Monday, May 20 2013 10:26 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:26:16 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.More >>
By CHRIS TALBOTT AP Music Writer Ray Manzarek, the keyboardist who was a founding member of The Doors, has died. He was 74.More >>
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Monday, May 20 2013 9:17 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:17:01 GMT
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley issued this statement following the devastating tornado that killed numerous people in Oklahoma Monday:"Dianne and I are offering prayers of support for everyone in Oklahoma. TheMore >>
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley issued this statement following the devastating tornado that killed numerous people in Oklahoma Monday:More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastMore >>
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.More >>
Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.More >>
After falling woefully out of fashion, Yahoo wants to be cool again while catering to the capitalistic demands of its shareholders. That goal led CEO Marissa Mayer to make a $1.1 billion bet on online blogging forum Tumblr...More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
New state legislation that would help deter metal theft passed its first hurdle Wednesday in the Arizona House.
An amended version of House Bill 2262, sponsored by Rep. Tom Forese of District 17, received unanimous support by all nine members of the House Commerce Committee.
The legislation amends current law to authorize the creation of an unprecedented theft notification system that will be free to use.
It will allow law enforcement personnel to send detailed descriptions of stolen items to recycling operations and other law enforcement agencies within at least a 100 mile radius of a theft site in real-time.
Aside from those measures, the legislation also authorizes the creation of a state registration for scrap dealers.
The bill stipulates that the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House will appoint a joint legislative committee on metal theft that is to be composed of legislators who will review the effectiveness of the bill's provisions once it is signed into law.
The committee will be required to report its findings to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House by Dec. 1, 2023.
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