Rachel Hubbard appears in the following:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
In Oklahoma, state lawmakers are debating a bill that would axe the teaching of Advanced Placement courses in U.S. history. The reason? Some believe the classes focus too much on what is "bad about America." The bill, which passed easily through a committee this week, outlines what should and shouldn't be taught in the classroom.
Friday, January 16, 2015
More than 8 months after Oklahoma officials struggled to perform an execution, the state executed Charles Frederick Warner who was convicted in the 1997 rape and beating death of an 11-month-old girl.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
After a tornado hits, emergency crews looking for survivors in storm shelters face a problem: Streets and landmarks are suddenly unrecognizable. One Moore, Okla., firefighter developed an app to help.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
One year ago, the third violent tornado in 15 years struck Moore. But people aren't leaving the town; despite the devastation, more and more new residents are actually moving to Moore.
Friday, May 09, 2014
The execution of Charles Warner has been delayed while the state investigates last week's botched execution. Details of the bungled execution have ignited debate, and invigorated legal challenges.
Friday, August 16, 2013
To understand how and why tornadoes form, some researchers are taking to the skies with small unmanned aircraft. The drones, outfitted with an array of sensors, can provide valuable data about the storms, and don't require people to be in harm's way. The goal is to increase the warning time before storms become deadly.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
School resumes on Friday in Moore, Okla., the site of May's deadly tornado. The twister killed 24 people and destroyed huge parts of the city including an elementary school filled with students.
Monday, May 27, 2013
Determined to rebuild, people in Moore, Okla., have already cleared mountains of debris. But with two monster tornadoes in the last 15 years, does anyone want to leave? At least two women say they've finally had enough.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
In Moore, Okla., cleanup continues from Monday's tornado. One family is debating what to do next. The tornado destroyed the Phillips' home that they built after the 1999 tornado destroyed their previous one.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
It's been a difficult day in Moore, Okla., as crews go house-to-house searching for survivors from Monday's tornado. Authorities have tightened access into areas with the worst damage.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A huge tornado tore through parts of Oklahoma City Monday, killing many and injuring hundreds. The tornado is said to have produced winds of 200 M.P.H. that leveled buildings and whole neighborhoods. Among the buildings damaged were two elementary schools, including the Plaza Towers Elementary School in the suburb of Moore, which was full of children at the time the tornado struck.
Monday, May 20, 2013
A huge storm swept through swaths of the Midwest this weekend creating tornadoes that touched ground in Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma. Rachel Hubbard is associate director at KOSU in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where the first tornado touched down about a half mile from her house.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Joseph Myers a Joplin, Mo. resident describes what it was like to be in Joplin as a tornado hit down, destroying the town and killing at least 89 people. "It came quick... it was like a train coming and then all of a sudden gusts of wind and then rain, real strong rain, hit the area. We're like two blocks away when this happened, mind you, and me and my friend were like, 'we're gonna die.' It was very, very close. It came in quickly and it left quick." Rachel Hubbard, general manager and news director at KOSU reports on the recovery efforts, which have kicked into gear.