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Thousands Pay Tribute To Victims Of West Explosion

There wasn’t an empty seat at Tokio Baptist Church where thousands came to pay tribute to the 12 first responders, who died when the West fertilizer plant exploded on April 17, 2013.

5 hours ago

Buffalo Valley Event Center in Denton.
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Popular Wedding Venue Burns Before Busy Season

Tucked away in Denton is a sprawling ranch that’s become a popular wedding venue.

CBS 11–6 hours ago

Site where an apartment complex once sat in West, Texas. Most of the complex, which was near the West Fertilizer Co. plant, was completely destroyed in the April 17, 2013 blast. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Officials In West Considering Building New Fertilizer Plant

As the state remembers West, Texas on the one-year anniversary of a deadly explosion, the mayor in the town acknowledged that local officials are considering building a new fertilizer plant.

7 hours ago

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Local Man Builds His Own Memorial For West First-Responders

There is a permanent memorial to the first responders who died in West, Texas, but it’s not actually in West. The monumental tribute was built by just one man, who didn’t have a lot of money to spend and received no help.

CBSDFW.COM–7 hours ago

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Abortion Doctors Sue To Recover Admitting Rights

Two doctors who perform abortions have sued a Dallas hospital alleging that their admitting privileges were illegally revoked after a court upheld strict new Texas abortion restrictions.

7 hours ago

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Police Believe “Person Of Interest” Has Info On Deadly Hit & Run

Dallas police may have a break in the search for the hit-and-run driver that crashed into a car with a mother and son inside. Ethan Vasquez, 13, was killed and his mother remains in critical condition.

CBS 11–7 hours ago

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Chelsea Clinton attends Edun - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 at Skylight Modern on February 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Vivien Killilea/Getty Images)

Chelsea Clinton Has A Bun In The Oven

Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.

8 hours ago

Former President George W. Bush watches the play during Day 2 of The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 29, 2012 in Medinah, Illinois. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

G.W. Bush’s Ride For Wounded Veterans Scheduled For May

Former President George W. Bush’s annual mountain bike ride for U.S. military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will be held this year at his Crawford ranch in Central Texas.

8 hours ago

Marshall Pittsinger (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

Police Arrest Man For Stealing Gas

Police in Fort Worth arrested Marshall Pittsinger, 31, for engaging in organized crime after he tried to steal gas.

10 hours ago

Suspect (Credit: Grapevine Police Department)

Grapevine Police Seek Suspected Serial Burglar

Grapevine Police are searching for a suspected serial burglar connected to as many as 14 crimes in the DFW area.

11 hours ago

The world headquarters of General Motors in Detroit (Photo credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Texas Judge Won’t Order Recalled GM Cars To Be Parked

A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.

11 hours ago

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Opponents To Speak Against Home Rule Proposal

A group of North Dallas education advocates is scheduled to speak today against the home rule proposal.

CBS 11–12 hours ago

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