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
Facebook Picture Sparked Deadly Good Samaritan Shooting

Facebook Picture Sparked Deadly Good Samaritan Shooting

Quinisha Johnson, the wife of accused gunman Ricci Bradden, said a picture she posted on Facebook led to the deadly chain of events which took place outside a Walgreens in Arlington.

Manziel Pays Dallas County Bond, Expected in Court Thursday

Manziel Pays Dallas County Bond, Expected in Court Thursday

Quarterback Johnny Manziel posted bond after being booked in Highland Park Wednesday on a family violence charge brought forward in Dallas County, his attorney says.

Brandon Bevers Has Found Peace With God After Wife's Killing

Brandon Bevers Has Found Peace With God After Wife's Killing

As the investigation into the murder of Missy Bevers continues, her husband, Brandon Bevers, continues to cooperate with police and says he's found peace and strength by leaning on God.

Delays Keep Growing for DPS to Issue Licenses to Carry

Delays Keep Growing for DPS to Issue Licenses to Carry

Thousands of North Texans who have passed their license to carry exams and sent off their paperwork still don't have their licenses after several months.

Trump's Open Path Causes Agony for Some in GOP

Trump's Open Path Causes Agony for Some in GOP

Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party's presumptive nominee and launching him toward...

North TX Woman Wins $2.5 Million Scratch-Off Prize

North TX Woman Wins $2.5 Million Scratch-Off Prize

A Grand Prairie woman has claimed a $2.5 million prize in a Texas Lottery scratch-off game.