Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:04:25 GMT
As reports emerge from Moore, Oklahoma, that nation has learned that schools caught the full impact of Monday's EF-5 tornado.Alabamians have also seen their share of devastation. Eight students died atMore >>
Tuesday, reporter Karen Church investigated how Alabama's newest schools, like Concord Elementary, are being designed to save lives. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:16 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:16:08 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:14 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:14:22 GMT
Jodi Arias (Source: CBS 5 News)
It is now in the hands of the 12 jurors to decide if Jodi Arias will live her life behind bars or if she'll be executed. The defense and prosecution gave their closing statement Tuesday afternoon andMore >>
It is now in the hands of the 12 jurors to decide if Jodi Arias will live her life behind bars or if she'll be executed.More >>
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -
A 1,527-foot tower used during the atomic age was demolished Wednesday at Nevada's National Security Site, formerly the Nevada Test Site.
The structure, known as the Bare Reactor Experiment – Nevada Tower, has been labeled a safety risk to aircraft and surrounding workers.
The tower's height marked the altitude at which the atomic bomb "Little Boy" was detonated over Hiroshima, according to the National Nuclear Security Administration website.
It had been used to monitor radiation during above-ground nuclear experiments in the 1960s but would require more than $1 million in repairs to make it suitable for further research.
Officials at the site remarked that its demolition will be a world record. The tower is the largest free-standing structure west of the Mississippi River, and is taller than such notable landmarks as New York's Empire State Building, Chicago's Trump Tower, and the Stratosphere in Las Vegas.
FOX5's Doug Johnson has details on Wednesday's demolition on FOX5 News at 5.
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