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Lancaster Tornado

Tornado near the Lancaster/Red Oak area - Credit: Patrick Miller

Lancaster Still Rebuilding After Tornado Last Year

A grim anniversary is looming; next week will be the one year since a tornado ripped through North Texas and hit Lancaster especially hard.

03/31/2013

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Official: $17 Million In Public Costs For Storm Damage

The state’s emergency management chief says tornadoes and storms that slammed North Texas last week have cost public agencies almost $17 million so far.

04/11/2012

(credit: Atmos Energy)

Tornado Cleanup Crews Warned To Look Out For Gas Lines

A warning for residents, volunteers and crews cleaning up damage from last Tuesday’s tornadoes — watch for natural gas lines. A number of dangerous natural gas situations were discovered during surveys of tornado damage in Lancaster.

04/09/2012

CBS 11 Photojournalist Vince Bosquez was given a tour of damage in Lancaster the day after a tornado ripped through the city.

Perry: Emergency Response To Storms Very Good

Perry toured Lancaster by air Thursday and spoke to local officials.

04/05/2012

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

“We Had Guardian Angels Watching Over Us”

A South Dallas couple is counting their blessings after a huge truck trailer landed on their house in Tuesday’s tornadoes.

04/04/2012

A home builder works on constructing a house. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Beware Contractor Scams After Damaging Storms

Many area residents will be requiring assistance from contractors after Tuesday’s storms. But consumers should watch out for potential scammers.

04/04/2012

Tornado damage in Northwest Lancaster near Wintergreen Rd. on April 3, 2012. (Credit: Jay Gormley/KTVT)

Lancaster Curfew Lifted But Some Areas Still Prohibited

One of the twisters that tore across southern Dallas County directly hit the City of Lancaster. Damage and debris in the city is so expansive that a mandatory, citywide curfew began at 7 p.m. Tuesday night and ended at 7 a.m. today.

04/04/2012

Speedy Oil in Mesquite - Pat Charlton

North Texas Cleaning Up After Damaging Tornadoes

North Texas is reeling on Wednesday morning after tornadoes destroyed hundreds of homes on Tuesday and left about 10,000 people without power.

04/04/2012