The package that exploded overnight at a FedEx facility in Texas may have been in the process of being sent to an address in Austin, the same city where four other packages have exploded, killing two and injuring others this month.
ALABAMA — Almost three weeks after the first round of tornadoes swept across the mid-west, a dog that suffered two broken legs in the storms crawled back home to his owners. Although no one is exactly sure how far the injured animal had to crawl, the extent of damage to his legs was so severe […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Comedian Bill Cosby encouraged graduates of Birmingham’s Miles College to help rebuild the tornado-ravaged communities in Alabama. Cosby told the graduates Saturday to look for ways to help the survivors of the April 27 storms that killed more than 200 people across the state. He said the graduates need to “work it, […]
PRATT CITY, Ala. — Church groups, students and other volunteers worked aggressively Saturday to bring food, water and other necessities to communities ravaged by the second-deadliest day of tornadoes in history. Across the South, volunteers have been pitching in as the death toll from Wednesday’s storms keeps rising. At least 340 people were killed across […]
ATLANTA — Patty Bullion said the first thing she found floating into her Alabama yard after a fierce storm passed was a pregnant woman’s ultrasound photo. Family photos, pages from church hymnals and other scraps of strangers’ memories fell like a paper rain outside Bullion’s home in the small town of Lester on Wednesday night, […]
TUSCALOOSA — Survivors of the deadliest tornado outbreak since the Great Depression struggled to begin rebuilding their lives in the wind-wrecked landscape Friday, enduring blackouts and waiting in long lines for gas as their remaining possessions lay hidden in the rubble. President Barack Obama arrived in devastated Alabama to console victims whose emergency safety net […]
Below are photos of the devastation that occurred from the tornadoes that struck Alabama, specifically Tuscaloosa. While many residents of Alabama were hit hard, the damage that did this to African American communities in the state was unprecedented. RELATED: Stories on Alabama Tornadoes
Close to 300 people have been killed in the devastating tornadoes that hit Alabama this week. President Obama touched down in the state today and said he has never seen “devastation” like this before. Many Americans have been hurt by this tragic turn of events; but many African Americans have also been affected. There are […]
TUSCALOOSA — Saying he’d never “seen devastation like this,” President Obama Friday pledged “maximum federal help” to victims of the Tuscaloosa, Ala., tornado. Obama, flanked by Gov. Robert Bentley, Sens. Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions, Rep. Ike Sewell and Mayors William Bell of Birmingham and Walt Maddox of Tuscaloosa, drove through the streets of the […]
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