Violent tornadoes tear through Okla., killing 5

Slaughterville fire chief Paul Long surveys the damage in the mobile home community of Prairie Creek Village in Slaughterville, Okla., after a tornado came through Monday, May 10, 2010. Long said that there were only two injuries reported at the site. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

May 11, 2010 3:13:35 PM PDT
Families picked through broken furniture and dented appliances outside their toppled homes on Tuesday as garbage trucks scooped up mattresses and other debris left over from violent storms that tore through the southern Plains, killing five people and injuring dozens.