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

Lancaster Prepares For More Severe Weather 11 Days After Tornado

Less than two weeks after a tornado, Lancaster homeowners are still recovering and bracing for more severe weather. Resident Albert Smith is packing up what he can, while he still can.

04/14/2012

Lancaster residents were allowed back in their homes Wednesday following Tuesday's tornado. (Jay Gormley/CBSDFW)

Nervous Tornado Victims Prepare For More Rain

Patricia Murphy says part of her roof collapsed after the tornado slammed their Southwest Dallas house last Tuesday.

04/09/2012

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Lancaster Police: 14 Arrested For Looting

Lancaster police have arrested at least 14 suspected looters in the last week while patrolling neighborhoods ravaged by tornadoes.

04/09/2012

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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

April Bridges pauses while digging through the remains of a house she was at when it was destroyed by a tornado on April 3, 2012 in Arlington. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Checking Your Insurance Policy Before The Storm

Tornado damage prompts North Texans to take a look at their insurance policies and learn why it is important to document their belongings.

04/07/2012

(Photo credit Jane Slater, KRLD)

Tornado Survivors Look To The Future

Families affected by Tuesday’s tornados work to get their lives back in the right direction.

04/07/2012

Lancaster Cleanup

Donations Pour Into Tornado-Ravaged Lancaster

All roads into Lancaster are back open and more residents are returning to their damaged homes. Donations are pouring into an indoor football field whiich is now place for victims to get help.

04/05/2012

Lancaster Cleanup

Gov. Perry Tours Damaged Area Of Lancaster

After touring Lancaster, one of the hardest hit areas by spring tornadoes Tuesday, Governor Rick Perry issued a disaster declaration for Dallas, Tarrant, and Kaufman Counties.

04/05/2012

Crews remove debris from one of the hardest hit neighborhoods in northeast Lancaster. (Jay Gormley/CBSDFW)

Lancaster Homeowners Frustrated By Delays Getting Home

It’s been two days since an EF-2 tornado tore through Lancaster—turning rows of neat and tidy homes into piles of exposed lumber, brick, and debris.

04/05/2012

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

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

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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

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