Forney

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Passengers Hurt In East Texas Bus Crash

Authorities say at least 10 passengers suffered apparent minor injuries when a westbound Greyhound bus and a car collided about 20 miles east of Dallas.

01/10/2013

Tornado damage in the City of Forney. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Forney Families Happy To Be Home For The Holidays

There’s no place like home for the holidays, claims the popular song. In Forney’s Diamond Creek neighborhood, though, families are still trickling back, eight months after a tornado struck.

12/24/2012

Forney hotel manager Kennian Short. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Forney Hotel Manager Honored For Being A ‘Silent Hero’

A Forney hotel manager who came to the aid of North Texas tornado victims is being honored as a silent hero.

09/05/2012

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Truck Stolen From The Home Of Deployed Forney Airman

Spring says her husband left his tan 2002 Ford 350 in their driveway when he was deployed overseas. There wasn’t one problem with it until last Tuesday.

09/04/2012

A Bank of America sign it seen outside a bank branch. (credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Brothers Accused Of Robbing Forney Bank Twice

Federal prosecutors announced the indictment of James Robert Cleveland Butler and Johnny Charles Butler. The siblings allegedly held up a bank in Forney last November and again in May.

08/22/2012

Injured Army Sergeant Kevin Bowden received a free home from the Military Warriors Support Foundation. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Foundation Donates House To North Texas Soldier

A North Texas veteran, unable to work since he was injured by an IED in Iraq, received a key for the “American Dream” — a free house.

CBS 11–07/05/2012

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Wounded Soldier Gets New Home In Forney

Thursday is a special day for a local wounded soldier. He and his family will get the keys to a brand new home in Forney.

07/05/2012

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Tornado Damaged Elementary School Reopens

Drop-off Monday morning at Crosby Elementary School had a festive atmosphere. Students were welcomed back to the campus with hugs and high-fives. It was their first time back at the campus since a tornado hit the area last Tuesday.

04/09/2012

Cambrie Thornton and Royal Thornton sit outside their destroyed home after a tornado on April 4, 2012 in Forney, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Online Database Of Donors Helps Forney Tornado Victims

A Harvard graduate chose Forney as the first city to benefit from an online donor database.

04/07/2012

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

UPDATE: Official National Weather Service Tornado Count Up To 14

On Thursday, the National Weather Service (NWS) concluded that on Tuesday two weak tornadoes touched down in Irving and in Grand Prairie. The newly declared EF-0 twisters bring the official tornado count up to 13.

04/05/2012

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Perry Touring North Texas Tornado Damage

Governor Rick Perry will be in Lancaster on Thursday, touring areas that were devastated by powerful storms and tornadoes on Tuesday afternoon.

04/05/2012

Lancaster residents were allowed to return to their homes Tuesday (Jay Gormley/CBSDFW)

Storm Cleanup – The Latest

Many North Texans spent the day Wednesday cleaning up from Tuesday’s tornado outbreak.

04/04/2012

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