tornadoes

Tornado rips through Louisiana college town

Strong storms killed at least five people in Texas and Louisiana and left severe damage across parts of both states Wednesday and Thursday -- including at Louisiana Tech University and its host city of Ruston, where the mayor says a tornado struck overnight.

Alabama turns its attention to recovery efforts, funerals

All of the people initially reported as missing after a string of deadly tornadoes tore through Alabama have now been accounted for, Lee Smith, the spokeswoman for the Lee County Emergency Management Agency, confirmed to CNN Wednesday.