Category Archives: CNN – US

This is the devastation tornadoes and floods wrought in central US

Violent storms tore through the central US this week, devastating parts of Missouri and Oklahoma, which were hit by dozens of tornadoes and flooding. Here’s what the carnage looked like after days of havoc. Missouri A large tornado slammed the Missouri capital of Jefferson City on Wednesday night, downing power lines and overturning cars at…MORE

The 10 deadliest US tornadoes on record

Tornadoes are capable of tremendous destruction and can have devastating consequences. They are most common in the Central Plains and southeastern US, but they have been reported in all 50 states, according to the National Weather Service. Tornadoes kill an average of 60 people a year in the United States, according to the National Oceanic…MORE

Missouri’s capital was hit by an EF-3 tornado that ‘felt like an earthquake’

A preliminary review by the National Weather Service found that the powerful tornado that ravaged Missouri’s capital Wednesday night rated at least an EF-3 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, indicating maximum wind speeds of 160 mph. Only about 5% of all tornadoes are rated EF-3 or higher, according to CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller. The tornado…MORE

Mario Batali faces criminal charge in alleged Boston groping incident

Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge in Boston after a woman reported that he groped her in March 2017. Batali is facing an indecent assault and battery charge in connection with an alleged incident on March 31, 2017 at a restaurant in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office…MORE