‘The monster returned’: Front pages from Oklahoma

At least 24 people were killed Monday when a massive tornado struck Moore, Okla., and south Oklahoma City. Berry Tramel’s front page story in The Oklahoman compared the tragedy to a tornado that struck Moore on May 3, 1999: “The monster returned,” his piece begins.

All images courtesy the Newseum.



Correction: I changed the number in the lead sentence of this post after the Oklahoma medical examiner lowered its estimate of the tornado’s death toll.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/zephirlaguerre Max la Menace

    I am French and I am wholeheartedly with the people of Tulsa Oklahoma, the loss of friends and family, I parrainne the grave of a soldier colleville american cemetery in Normandy, Billie Jo Montgomery number 06952852 Tulsa

  • http://www.facebook.com/zephirlaguerre Max la Menace

    I French,I agree wholeheartedly with the people of Moore Oklahoma, for the loss of loved ones and family