The National League of Cities (NLC) has selected Waco as one of the 21 cities nationwide to participate in a leadership academy that will help the city reduce childhood hunger by leveraging federal funding.
Damage assessments show that the tornado that struck central Oklahoma on Monday was an EF5, meaning it had winds of 200 mph or greater, for at least some of the time it was ravaging an area near Oklahoma City, the National Weather Service says.
Whether Jodi Arias lives or dies is now in the hands of a jury. She will address its members directly Tuesday morning. Arias said earlier this month that she would rather die than endure a lifetime behind bars.