Oklahoma

Cars lie around the northeast corner of Plaza Towers Elementary school after it was damaged by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Local Storm Chaser Describes ‘Sickening, Deafening Roar’ Of Oklahoma Tornado

A south suburban man whose hobby is chasing storms was in Moore, Okla., on Monday when a massive tornado devastated the town, killing at least 24 people.

WBBM Newsradio–05/21/2013

Carlos and Kim Caudillo stand in the debris of their home after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Deadly Oklahoma Tornado Serves As Reminder To Prepare For Disasters

“Tornado sheltering basics involved three steps – get in, get down and cover-up. The overall goal is to avoid flying and falling debris by putting as many barriers between you and the tornado as possible,” according to one expert at the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma.

WBBM Newsradio–05/21/2013

People assess the damage after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Chicago Red Cross Joining Tornado Relief Effort In Oklahoma

The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago has begun mobilizing to help with the relief effort in Oklahoma, after a devastating tornado killed dozens of people.

05/21/2013

Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls knocks the ball away from Nick Collison #4 of the Oklahoma City Thunder at the United Center on November 8, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thunder Overtake Bulls 97-91

Kevin Durant scored eight of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Chicago Bulls 97-91 on Thursday night.

11/08/2012

Cierre Wood #20 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs for a touchdown against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on October 27, 2012 in Norman, Oklahoma. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

No. 5 Irish Stay Unbeaten, Top No. 8 Sooners 30-13

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Everett Golson threw for 177 yards and plunged in for the decisive 1-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, Manti Te’o bolstered his Heisman Trophy candidacy with a late interception and No. […]

10/27/2012

Gregory Weiler II, 23, is accused of plotting to bomb several Oklahoma churches. (KOAM-TV)

Oklahoma Church-Bombing Suspect Has Ties To Chicago Area

Gregory A. Weiler, 23, has been arrested for allegedly trying to fire-bomb dozens of churches in Miami, Oklahoma.

10/06/2012

American Eagle Flight

Plane Makes Emergency Landing, Slides Off Runway At O’Hare

An American Eagle commuter plane slid off the runway during an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport Thursday morning, just a day after the very same plane made an emergency landing at the airport.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

(Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Super Tuesday Preview: Romney Hopes To Regain Front-Runner Status

Super Tuesday is seen as a major turning point in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary race; Mitt Romney hopes to extend his delegate lead and finally cement his front-runner status with multiple wins across the country.

03/06/2012

Tommie Harris

Former Bears DT Tommie Harris’ Wife Dies At 29

It is a tragic morning for former Bears Pro-Bowler Tommie Harris, as his wife died Sunday in Oklahoma.

02/13/2012

Bruce Weber

Bernstein: Weber To Oklahoma Would Make Sense

Today’s story involves whether Bruce Weber is going to leave Illinois for Oklahoma.

670 The Score–03/31/2011

Bruce Weber

Report: Oklahoma Wants Weber For Coach

A published report says Illini basketball coach Bruce Weber may be looking to leave for Oklahoma.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Pat Fitzgerald

Joe O’s College Pick 6: Week 8

By Joe Ostrowski– #7 Michigan St(7-0, 3-0) @ Northwestern(5-1, 1-1) MSU favored by 5 It’s very easy to fall into the trap of taking the Wildcats to hand Sparty their first loss of the season. […]

670 The Score–10/22/2010

New NCAA President favors tougher punishment for rule-breakers

INDIANAPOLIS — Incoming NCAA President Mark Emmert wants to get tough on rule-breakers. He also wants the governing body to get cozier with pro sports leagues and players’ unions. Sound like a strange combination? Emmert […]

09/14/2010

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