Authorities say residents who were missing in the wake of this week’s destructive tornadoes in North Texas have been found safe.
The deadly storm system that spurred some 12 North Texas tornadoes moved from west to east. The storm system that took lives in Granbury and caused devastating property damage in Cleburne eventually moved through the city of Ennis.
In Johnson County the tornado that touched down in Cleburne has been given a preliminary EF-3 rating. Weather investigators say the most significant damage was just east of Lake Pat Cleburne.
Officials with the National Weather Service (NWS) have determined the strength of several tornadoes that touched down across North Texas Wednesday night. As of Thursday afternoon NWS officials estimate that 12 tornadoes touched down.
Ten tornadoes touched down in several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and hundreds homeless. Emergency responders were still searching for missing people Thursday afternoon.
At least six people were confirmed dead, more are missing, and extensive damage was reported after tornadoes slammed into the town of Granbury on Wednesday evening.
Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel recently got a speeding ticket near Dallas and a local judge thought it newsworthy enough to post something on Facebook.
A former Ennis High School teacher was sentenced to five concurrent five-year prison terms for having an improper relationship with students.
Antron Brown raced to his fifth Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday to move in to a tie for the points lead, beating teammate Spencer Massey in the final of the Texas NHRA Fall Nationals.
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