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Continuing Coverage of Tornado Outbreaks in North Texas

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 at 12:24 PM CST

Six Dead After Tornadoes; Missing People Found

Six Dead After Tornadoes; Missing People Found

Communities in North Texas are beginning the process of recovery after an outbreak of 16 tornadoes killed 6 people, injured up to 100 people, and damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:05 AM CDT

Straight-Line Winds Caused Damage, Not Tornado

Straight-Line Winds Caused Damage, Not Tornado

Experts with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth have so far determined it was straight-line winds, not tornadoes, that caused the damage from Thursday’s storms.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:04 AM CDT

North Texas Volunteers Head to Tornado-Damaged Areas

North Texas Volunteers Head to Tornado-Damaged Areas

As families impacted by this weekend’s tornadoes pick up the pieces, volunteers from North Texas are headed that way to help.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:03 AM CDT

Three Confirmed Tornadoes Spawned Thursday

Three Confirmed Tornadoes Spawned Thursday

Severe thunderstorms are believed to have spawned three tornadoes in North Texas Thursday, while peppering Denton and Collin counties with hail as large as softballs.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:02 AM CDT

Hail, Tornadoes Cause $300M in Insured Losses

Hail, Tornadoes Cause $300M in Insured Losses

The Insurance Council of Texas estimates that last week's hailstorm and tornado outbreak caused about $300 million in insured losses.

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Storm Chances Increase Late Afternoon

Storm Chances Increase Late Afternoon

More storms are expected tonight into Wednesday morning.

Arlington SWAT in Standoff after 1 Shot Inside Home

Arlington SWAT in Standoff after 1 Shot Inside Home

Arlington SWAT officers are involved in a standoff outside a home where a man was shot Tuesday morning, police say.

Cowboys Re-Sign TE Jason Witten to 4-Year Extension

Cowboys Re-Sign TE Jason Witten to 4-Year Extension

The Dallas Cowboys have re-signed tight end Jason Witten to a four-year extension, according to a report.

Mother Outraged Over TSA's Treatment of Son at D/FW Airport

Mother Outraged Over TSA's Treatment of Son at D/FW Airport

A mother is "livid" after she said her young son was detained for more than an hour at D/FW International Airport Sunday morning.

Amid Outcry, Nunes Won't Step Down From House Russia Probe

Amid Outcry, Nunes Won't Step Down From House Russia Probe

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes rebuffed calls to step aside from the Russia investigation Tuesday as demands grew for him to recuse himself as head of that probe. "Why would I?" Nunes said. The calls for him to resign came after revelations about his meeting with a secret source on White House grounds raised questions about his and the panel's independence. House Speaker Paul Ryan continued to express confidence in Nunes Tuesday, saying there is no need for the chairman to resign. Nunes acknowledged Monday that he reviewed intelligence reports at the White House complex and met a secret source behind his statement that communications involving associates of President Donald Trump were caught up in "incidental" surveillance.

1 Dead, 3 Injured in Crash on Dallas North Tollway in Frisco

1 Dead, 3 Injured in Crash on Dallas North Tollway in Frisco

Police say one person was killed and three others were injured in a crash on the Dallas North Tollway in Frisco Monday night.

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