Murmurs of a Special Session to assist Alabama's hardest hit public schools have begun around the Capitol and State House...More >> We've heard a lot about the cities and towns devastated by the tornado outbreak. But residents in Marengo County worry that they're being overlooked. The county was hit by multiple tornadoes on April 15th and April 27th. More >> Starting this week at the PLAYERS Championship, and through the TOUR Championship, Jason Dufner is going to donate $100 per birdie, and $500 for every eagle, to a fundraising program he created called "Birdies for Bama" to help raise money to assist with the rebuilding efforts in tornado-ravaged Alabama.More >> The number of storm-related deaths in Alabama as a result of the April 27th Tornado outbreak is being revised upwards.More >> After a week and a half of intense clean-up from the storms, it was hard to find storm victims working outside Sunday. First Baptist Church Eclectic provided a place for folks to take a load off and get a hot meal. The only thing was, there weren't many of them out and about...More >> In the wake of recent significant loss of life and property suffered by several states due to last week's horrific tornados and other storms, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen SebeliusMore >> Despite calls from Governor Robert Bentley, Jefferson County's Commission decided to employ the services of a Minnesota based company to spearhead its cleanup effort. According to Mark Kelly with theMore >> The tornadoes not only killed hundreds of people and destroyed thousands of people's lives; it also caused major damage to the state's poultry industry. Hundreds of chicken houses were destroyed, killing millions of birds. More >> Associated Press - May 5, 2011 6:24 AM ET MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Storm recovery jobs are beginning to show up in Alabama. State Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees says more than...More >> Hey all, Many Alabamians are still dealing with the aftermath of last week's tornadoes. Today, Governor Bentley meet with insurance company executives. He called the meeting "crucial" as the claimsMore >> Tuesday May 3, 2011 Good Morning! Preliminary estimates show there were more tornadoes in a single day last week than any other day in history. We'll take a look at how many tornadoes touched downMore >> Three members of one family in Elmore County all lost homes in the tornado. Jesse Sides is one of them. He's a former FEMA employee, who never expected he would need assistance.More >> Preliminary government estimates say there were more tornadoes in a single day last week than any other day in history.More >> The Alabama Department of Public Health recommends up-to-date tetanus vaccination for emergency workers and others involved in tornado cleanup efforts.
Alabama's death toll from Wednesday storms has now reached 238. In the hardest area of Tuscaloosa 45 people died. One of the dozens who died in Tuscaloosa was from the River Region. Loryn Brown grewMore >> Here's a list of key resources that can be helpful as Alabama recovers from the storms.More >> Elmore County High School in Eclectic is being used as a shelter. The Red Cross, Elmore County EMA and others have been providing food and other assistance to storm victims.More >> Frazer United Methodist Church is putting out a call for all trained Early Response Teams available to contact Dr. Chris Perry immediately. Church organizers are also offering a training session on SaturdayMore >>
The Associated Press reports that officials at Cullman Regional Medical Center confirm the hospital was struck by the suspected tornado.More >>