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Plano Man Pleads Guilty To Attempted Pipeline Bombing On Eve Of Trial

Anson Chi of Plano has once again pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a natural gas main in Plano two years ago.

07/01/2014

Blue flames rise from the burner of a natural gas stove. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Most Of North Texas City Without Gas Service Or Heat

Texas Gas Service (TGS) was forced to shut down the gas supply to the entire city of Jacksboro Thursday. Most businesses and residents had no heat, on a day when temperatures struggled to get out of the teens.

CBS 11–02/06/2014

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Milford Pipeline Repairs Continue, Evacuations Still In Force

The fires at the site of a pipeline explosion in Milford lit up the sky all day Thursday, but tonight are burning lower. Residents remain evacuated, as Chevron crews work to secure the explosion site.

CBS 11–11/15/2013

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Evacuated Milford Residents To Return Home Briefly

Milford Residents will be allowed to briefly return to their homes on Friday, as crews continue to secure the area surrounding the site where a natural gas pipeline caught fire and exploded Thursday morning.

CBS 11–11/15/2013

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Chevron Establishes Claims Hotline After Pipeline Explosion

Some 700 Milford residents are away from home tonight. The entire town was evacuated after workers punctured a Chevron gas pipeline — causing a huge explosion. Chevron set up a claims hotline for people forced to evacuate.

CBS 11–11/14/2013

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Young & Old Rushed From Homes After Pipeline Explosion

Keyshia Smith heard the explosion and watched flames rise just beyond her porch. She says, a sheriff’s deputy arrived. “Banging on the door saying, ‘…The pipeline is under your house. You need to go before your house explodes.’”

CBS 11–11/14/2013

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After Explosion, Some In Milford Concerned About Air Quality

Deputies are keeping residents out of the town of Milford. Roadblocks are up at every entrance — on the other side environmental agencies are busy testing air quality. Workers told CBS 11 News crew’s initial tests show the air is not toxic.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2013

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Alleged Violations Against Atmos Energy After Gainesville Explosion

Last January, Rick Trammell watched the Gainesville house he and his family owned for 20 years explode into a ball of flames. Now, the Railroad Commission of Texas sent Atmos Energy, which operated the natural gas line in question, a letter outlining alleged violations.

CBS 11–10/08/2013

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Plano Man Admits To Trying To Blow Up Gas Main

The man accused of planning to set off a homemade bomb near a gas pipeline in Plano has admitted to the crime. Just hours before a pretrial hearing was to begin, Anson Chi agreed to a sentence of 22 years for trying to blow up a gas main in Plano last June.

CBSDFW.COM–06/03/2013

Anson Chi. (Credit: Collin County)

Judge Rules Plano Bomb Suspect Competent

A federal judge ruled Monday morning that a Plano man, accused of attempting to blow up a natural gas main, is competent to stand trail.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2013

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Plano Pipeline Bomb Suspect Due In Court

The man accused of planning to detonate a homemade bomb near a gas pipeline in Plano is set to appear in court on Monday morning.

03/04/2013

A picture shows pressure valves on a gas pipeline. (credit: Getty Images/Sergei Supinsky/AFP)

Report: Old Texas Gas Lines Vulnerable To Rupture

Thousands of major natural gas transmission lines laid decades ago in Texas are vulnerable and may need costly replacement, a newspaper reported Monday.

CBSDFW.COM–11/15/2010