Tornado death toll climbs

Photo by Dave Beech

Photo by Dave Beech

Joplin, Missouri - An overnight search turned up more victims of the Sunday tornado that devastated Joplin, Missouri. As of Wednesday morning, the death toll is up to 125.

Cadaver dogs and heavy equipment were used to search the wreckage for victims and survivors as stormy weather persisted. No new survivors were located.

About 1,500 people are still missing.