Day 1 of the trial in the 1st Reardon lawsuit against St. Francis hospital began with opening statements, witness testimony and graphic pictures depicting the horrible abuse on hundreds of young victims as young as 8 years old. The children all raped and sexually abused by a doctor they say lured them in on the premise of a child growth study.
Diana Swenson came within just minutes of becoming a tornado victim, but instead she survived to tell her story. Her home in Joplin, Mo., was among the hundreds that were recently battered and destroyed by a vicious tornado. The 200 mph winds sheared off her roof, puncturing large holes in her ceiling. Her furniture thrown everywhere. Her windows shattered.