Costs From Major Natural Disasters Stressing State BudgetsA summer of natural catastrophes has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.
Rowlett: One Year After The EF-4 TornadoLike so many streets, the EF-4 tornado hit Harbor Drive in Rowlett very hard one year ago.
Community Rebuilds One Year After Deadly Tornado OutbreakThe Rowlett community continues to rebuild one year after deadly tornadoes tore through North Texas.
Storm Aftermath: Avoiding Insurance ScammersAs people start rebuilding from the devastating storms, they need to be careful of scammers who are out there ready to take advantage.
Ennis Downtown Historic District Prospering After 2013 TornadoOn May 14, 2013, Ennis Mayor Russell Thomas went to sleep with his phone on silent. He woke up around 12:30 a.m. on May 15. “A police officer knocked on my door and said, ‘Mr. Mayor, you need to come downtown. We’ve been hit by a tornado.’”
Family Looks Ahead After Losing Son & Home In West BlastSome people in West lost family members the night of April 17, 2013. Some lost their homes and there are others who lost both. One of those families spoke with CBS 11 News about the last year and how they’re rebuilding their lives.
Officials In West Considering Building New Fertilizer PlantAs the state remembers West, Texas on the one-year anniversary of a deadly explosion, the mayor in the town acknowledged that local officials are considering building a new fertilizer plant.
Homebuilder Comes Out Of Retirement To Help Veterans In WestAt the age of 76, two years after he retired, Dan Pokluda never thought he would be building houses again.
Displaced by Deadly Blast, West Residents Rebuilding, Moving Back Into Their HomesIn only eight days, Steven Kuchera, his wife Stephanie, and twin 17-year-old sons Jackson and Nick will be moving into their new home in West.
Home Destroyed By Tornado Rebuilt For Granbury FamilyVolunteers in North Texas are helping a single mother of four rebuild her home after it was destroyed by the tornadoes that touched down in Granbury on May 15.
West Mayor "Pissed Off" At FEMA DenialThe Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide money to help rebuild the Texas town of West, where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous structures and killed 15 people.
North Texas Storm & Tornado Damage Could Reach $250 MillionRight now, the number stands at $250 million. According to the Insurance Council of Texas, that is the amount of insured damage caused by the multiple tornadoes that moved across North Texas on the May 15.