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Tornado Damage

Brimfield (credit: Bernice Corpuz/CBS)

Conn. Man Accused Of Stealing $12K In Disaster Relief After 2011 Mass. Tornado

A federal grand jury in Connecticut has returned an indictment charging a 41-year-old man with fraudulently securing federal assistance by claiming that he was a victim of a series of tornadoes that killed four people and destroyed more than 1,400 homes in central and western Massachusetts.

01/25/2014

Juan Guerrero's wife was killed when the tornado came through West Springfield.

Family Of Woman Killed In Tornado Gets New Home

Angie Guerrero died while shielding her daughter in the bathtub of their West Springfield home last year.

06/01/2012

The town of Monson was hit hard by a tornado in 2011.

Tornado Victims Say Insurance Companies Are Hurting, Not Helping

One year ago, a series of tornadoes swept through Central and Western Massachusetts killing three and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage.

06/01/2012

A damaged house on June 2, 2011 in Springfield, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

One Year Later, Many Still Recovering From Mass. Tornadoes

As the anniversary of four destructive tornadoes arrives, parts of Massachusetts are still undergoing a facelift.

05/26/2012

A tornado approaches Monson, Mass. in June of 2011. (File Image courtesy: David Bradway)

2011 Mass. Tornado Damage Estimated At $200 Million

Massachusetts officials say last June’s tornadoes caused about $200 million in damage to insured personal and commercial property.

05/22/2012

Tina and Corey Partlow's temporary home.

Monson Considers Emergency Mobile Home Lots

The Monson planning board is considering changes to allow trailers on emergency lots in the future, even if it won’t help families now.

07/19/2011

This home in Monson was one of several in town that was destroyed. (Photo by Karen Twomey)

Mourning, Coping & Cleaning Up After Deadly Tornadoes Shake Western Mass.

“Under the circumstances, it’s a blessing that there haven’t been more people hurt,” Gov. Deval Patrick told WBZ-TV Thursday.

06/02/2011

This home in Monson was flipped off its foundation in the June 1 tornado. (photo by Karen Twomey)

Tornadoes Topple Homes In Monson, Trap Residents

The small town of Monson, southwest of Worcester on the Connecticut border, was devastated by Wednesday’s tornadoes.

06/02/2011