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Scott Binns of Baxter Springs, Kan., searches for personal items in his family's tornado-damaged car at a shopping center in Joplin, Mo., Monday, May 23, 2011. A destructive tornado swept through Joplin on Sunday evening, killing at least 116 and injuring hundreds more. Binns' wife and daughter were in the fabric store seen at rear when the tornado struck and survived.

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Joplin search focuses on big-box stores, apartments

Crews busted holes in concrete slabs and sifted through strewn home goods Tuesday as rescuers focused on crumpled big-box stores and apartment complexes in Joplin in a frantic search for survivors of the deadliest single U.S. twister in about 60 years.


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