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May 21, 201304:49 PM

Cheat Sheet: May 21, 2013

The storm of all storms

Today, Tuesday, May 21, rescue crews are searching through the rubble left over after the massive tornado that ruined Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon. The tornado completely destroyed neighborhoods and two elementary schools. According to Amy Elliott, a spokeswoman for the medical examiner’s office, a total of 24 people have been confirmed dead so far. Elliott cautioned that the number of fatalities will likely rise. Several children were found in the remains of what was once an elementary school. Fortunately a few children were found alive among the debris. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol spokeswoman Betsy Randolph told CNN, 101 people had been pulled out alive from the collapsed buildings. (Source)

Police investigate armed robbery at Suffolk gas station

On Monday at 10:45 p.m. the Exxon gas station in the 800 block of West Constance Road in Suffolk was robbed. Authorities say a man wearing a ski mask displayed a firearm and robbed the store. The amount of money taken is still unknown. No injuries were reported. (Source)

Man called hero after saving girl from burning car

Donelle Davis pulled Brittany Jones out of her burning car and saved her life. Brittany Jones, daughter of Linda Jones crashed into a gas pump at an Exxon station at Mercury Boulevard and Big Bethel Road in Hampton. The crash started as a small fire that grew quickly, and Davis says he didn’t have time to think. Davis ran into the flames “with God as his guide.” Brittany was taken to the hospital for treatment of a cut to her foot, but she is now home resting. No one else was injured during the incident. Brittany has been charged with reckless driving. (Source)

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