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Latest Evansville Tornado of November Stories

2005-11-07 17:26:23

By John Gress EVANSVILLE, Indiana (Reuters) - Shocked survivors of a tornado that killed 23 people in Indiana returned to shattered homes on Monday thankful to be alive but stunned by the destruction. "The reality sets in. I came back today and just lost it," said Sherri Hudson standing near the one wall that was left of her house in the town of Newburgh. She and her husband, Jerry, survived, she said, only because of a frantic telephone call from their son, Casey, telling them to...

2005-11-07 12:08:45

By John Gress EVANSVILLE, Indiana (Reuters) - No more victims were likely to be found in the remains of a mobile home park shredded by a tornado that killed 22 people in Indiana, rescue workers said on Monday. Vanderburgh County officials said searches would continue throughout the day at Eastbrook mobile home park in Evansville, where 17 people died, but it was believed everyone there had been accounted for after Sunday's twister. Sheriff Brad Ellsworth said the tornado could not...

2005-11-07 10:07:39

By John Gress EVANSVILLE, Indiana (Reuters) - Rescue workers tore at the shredded remains of an Indiana mobile home park on Monday, looking for possible survivors of a tornado that killed at least 22 people in the state but fearing they might find more dead. Search efforts were centered on the Eastbrook mobile home park in Evansville where Sunday's middle-of-the-night tornado dealt the deadliest damage, killing victims ranging from children aged two, five and six to a 78-year-old...

2005-11-07 07:22:01

NEWBURGH, Indiana (Reuters) - A powerful tornado tore through southern Indiana and parts of Kentucky early on Sunday, killing at least 23 people and injuring more than 200, many caught sleeping when the twister hit, officials said. At least five people were confirmed dead in Warrick County and at least 18 were killed in Vanderburgh County, according to county officials. Three area hospitals reported treating more than 220 people. At St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, the...

2005-11-06 17:00:16

NEWBURGH, Indiana (Reuters) - A powerful tornado tore through southern Indiana and parts of Kentucky early on Sunday, killing at least 23 people and injuring more than 200, many caught sleeping when the twister hit, officials said. At least five people were confirmed dead in Warrick County and at least 18 were killed in Vanderburgh County, according to county officials. Three area hospitals reported treating more than 220 people. At St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, the...

2005-11-06 11:20:42

By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - A powerful tornado tore through southern Indiana and parts of Kentucky early on Sunday killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 100, many of whom were sleeping when the twister hit, officials said. At least six people were confirmed dead in Warrick County and at least 12 were killed in Vanderburgh County, according to county officials. Hospitals reported taking in at least 160. "We've had severe damage," said Newburgh...

2005-11-06 09:57:33

By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - A powerful tornado tore through southern Indiana and parts of Kentucky early on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 100, according to emergency officials. Four people were confirmed dead in Warrick County and seven were reported killed in Vanderburgh County and hospitals reported taking in at least 160, said Newburgh assistant fire chief Chad Bennett. "We've had severe damage," Bennett said. "Homes were totally...

2005-11-06 09:04:11

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - A powerful tornado tore through southern Indiana and parts of Kentucky early on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 100, according to emergency officials. Four people were confirmed dead in Warrick County and seven were reported killed in Vanderburgh and hospitals reported taking in at least 160, said Newburgh assistant fire chief Chad Bennett. "We've had severe damage," Bennett said. "Homes were totally devastated." Bennett...


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