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Lewisville Residents Escape Four-Alarm Apartment Fire

Residents at an apartment complex in Lewisville escaped injury on Friday morning after a four-alarm fire heavily damaged three buildings.

08/30/2013

A woman donates blood. (credit: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

Red Cross Issues An “Emergency Call” For Donors

Calling it an “emergency request,” the American Red Cross is in urgent need of platelet and blood donors of all blood types. According to the Red Cross, someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2013

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Watchdog Group Keeps Its Focus On Nonprofits

Days after the Moore, Oklahoma tornado donations from across the country poured into the American Red Cross. But a watchdog group that keeps a close eye on non-profits, like the Red Cross, raised some red flags when they realized not all of the money would go to the victims of the Moore disaster.

06/27/2013

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Crews Battle Apartment Fire In Dallas

Emergency crews in Dallas battled a four-alarm fire at an apartment complex in the northern part of the city.

06/17/2013

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after a three-point shot against the Los Angeles Lakers during Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 21, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Thunder Star Kevin Durant Makes $1M Tornado Pledge

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is pledging $1 million for tornado relief through his family foundation and is urging others to give.

05/21/2013

A Goodwill donation station is surrounded by debris after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Ways To Help Tornado Victims In Oklahoma

After disaster strikes, many North Texans begin looking for ways to help out. Several DFW area groups are already reaching out to our neighbors in Moore, Oklahoma.

05/21/2013

Vehicles pass a sign in West, Texas, on April 20, 2013, three days after the April 17 fertilizer 
plant blast which killed and injured residents. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Boil Water Notice Lifted In West

A boil water order has been lifted for the town of West as they continue to recover from a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 people and damaged dozens of buildings.

05/02/2013

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Cash Donations Coming In For West Residents

At the Czech Stop Bakery in West, a white bucket on the counter is as hot as the kolaches coming out of the oven.

CBS 11–04/30/2013

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

Hundreds Seek Help After West Plant Explosion

Red Cross officials say nearly 300 families have visited a relief center since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion decimated a Texas town.

04/29/2013

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City Of West Mourns; Questions Remain

The city of West has essentially shut down due to the number of memorials scheduled in the small community. Little more than a week after the tragedy, people are weary and still want to know what happened…

CBS 11–04/24/2013

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Local ROTC Cadets Raising $ For Explosion Victims

Some North Texas Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets have launched a grassroots effort to raise money for victims of the explosions at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–04/19/2013

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I-Team: West Plant Owner Interview

CBS 11′s Ginger Allen spoke exclusively with the owner of the fertilizer plant in West where hundreds were injured Wednesday evening.

CBS 11–04/17/2013

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