SEVERE WEATHER: Tornadoes Level Neighborhoods - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

SEVERE WEATHER: Tornadoes Level Neighborhoods

A destroyed neighborhood in Washington, Ill. (Ron Johnson / Journal Star via AP) A destroyed neighborhood in Washington, Ill. (Ron Johnson / Journal Star via AP)

WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) - The mayor of Washington, Ill., estimates that up to 500 homes in his town were either damaged or destroyed by a wave of fierce storms that brought damaging winds and tornadoes to 12 states yesterday.
    
Mayor Gary Manier says, "Everybody's without power, but some people are without everything."
    
At least six people in Illinois were killed and dozens more injured.
    
Washington resident Curt Zehr says his wife and adult son scrambled into their basement when Zehr spotted a funnel cloud.
    
Zehr says moments later, the house was gone, but his family was uninjured.
    
Forecasters say Illinois was the hardest hit. The National Weather Service say up to 40 tornadoes may have hit the Midwest.

  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?

    Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:58 AM EST2018-02-22 05:58:38 GMT

    In the aftermath of the latest mass school shooting, President Donald Trump has raised the idea of arming teachers.    Trump says that had one of the victims, an assistant football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, been armed, "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it."

    In the aftermath of the latest mass school shooting, President Donald Trump has raised the idea of arming teachers.    Trump says that had one of the victims, an assistant football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, been armed, "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it."

  • Spokane gas station's stolen propane tanks appear to be for sale online

    Spokane gas station's stolen propane tanks appear to be for sale online

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:31 AM EST2018-02-22 05:31:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. -  Last month thieves hit a gas station in north Spokane and were caught on camera getting away with 12 brand new propane tanks worth more than $500. The business, Divine's on Nevada and Wellesley, reported the theft to police and posted about it online. "We do a lot  with the community as far as working with SNAP and other agencies to fill propane for customers in need who use it to heat their home," said Divine's manager Sonya Bray.

    SPOKANE, Wash. -  Last month thieves hit a gas station in north Spokane and were caught on camera getting away with 12 brand new propane tanks worth more than $500. The business, Divine's on Nevada and Wellesley, reported the theft to police and posted about it online. "We do a lot  with the community as far as working with SNAP and other agencies to fill propane for customers in need who use it to heat their home," said Divine's manager Sonya Bray.

  • Montana boy accused of making school threats faces charges

    Montana boy accused of making school threats faces charges

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:27 AM EST2018-02-22 05:27:43 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana boy has been arrested and charged for allegations that he made threats against schools in Philipsburg. Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson said on Wednesday that the boy has been charged with felony intimidation and three counts of misdemeanor assault. He is being held at a youth facility. The Missoulian reports that no students were harmed in the incident, but the sheriff said with "recent events nationwide" all threats against ...

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana boy has been arrested and charged for allegations that he made threats against schools in Philipsburg. Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson said on Wednesday that the boy has been charged with felony intimidation and three counts of misdemeanor assault. He is being held at a youth facility. The Missoulian reports that no students were harmed in the incident, but the sheriff said with "recent events nationwide" all threats against ...

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.