Fertilizer plant explosion levels several blocks of small Texas town

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 11:58 AM CDT

West Breaks Ground on New Schools

West Breaks Ground on New Schools

The city of West breaks ground on a new high school and middle school Thursday, marking a milestone on its way to recovery from a fertilizer plant explosion.

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 02:46 PM CDT

First Bill Since West Blast Met With GOP Pushback

First Bill Since West Blast Met With GOP Pushback

The first bill drafted by Texas lawmakers in response to the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is already getting pushback from Republicans.

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 05:56 AM CDT

Report: 262 People Hurt in West Fertilizer Blast

Report: 262 People Hurt in West Fertilizer Blast

A health report on the impact of the West fertilizer plant explosion says 262 people were injured in the blast.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 08:11 AM CDT

Probe Finds Scant Oversight of Chemical Plants

Probe Finds Scant Oversight of Chemical Plants

The government has no way of fully knowing which U.S. chemical facilities stock ammonium nitrate congressional investigators say.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 11:48 PM CDT

Texas Agency Said Firefighters Unprepared for Blast

Texas Agency Said Firefighters Unprepared for Blast

The men who died last year fighting a fire at a Texas fertilizer plant that then exploded have been called heroes, but they have also been called victims of a failed system.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 04:49 PM CDT

A Year After West Blast, Less Than Half Donations Given

A Year After West Blast, Less Than Half Donations Given

A year after the West disaster, the foundation overseeing about $3.6 million donated afterward has approved less than half of that for residents in need.

About Us
Complete coverage of a massive fertilizer plant explosion that leveled the small Texas town of West. Five to 15 people are estimated to have been killed and over 160 have been injured.
Top Stories
Gunman Arrested for Killing Sheriff's Deputy

Gunman Arrested for Killing Sheriff's Deputy

A sheriff's deputy has died after he was shot at a suburban Houston gas station.

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Irving Shooting: Police

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Irving Shooting: Police

One person is dead and another is injured after a double shooting Saturday afternoon in southwest Irving.

TX Teen Pushed 3-Year-Old Into Pond Who Drowned: Police

TX Teen Pushed 3-Year-Old Into Pond Who Drowned: Police

Officials say an East Texas teen has been accused of pushing a 3-year-old boy into a pond in a drowning allegedly to make room for his pregnant girlfriend's child to live at a residence.

Three-Alarm Fire at Dallas Bulk Mail Facility

Three-Alarm Fire at Dallas Bulk Mail Facility

Dallas firefighters have extinguished a three-alarm fire late Friday at the U.S. Postal Service large bulk mail center in North Oak Cliff.

First Look at Dallas City Water Parks

First Look at Dallas City Water Parks

Now, finally, we have some idea where the city could sink those water parks.

Man Guilty in Sex Assault Posted to Facebook

Man Guilty in Sex Assault Posted to Facebook

A man is guilty in the 2013 sexual assault of an Arlington woman which was recorded and posted on Facebook, a Tarrant County jury found.