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Many signs of the deadly tornado's impact remain in Granbury. (credit: Joel Thomas)

Granbury Tornado Survivors More Thankful Than Ever

The signs of the deadly Granbury tornado that killed six people still litter the rolling hills on the outskirts of the city.

11/28/2013

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Landspout Touches Down In Denton County

A landspout formed near Ray Roberts Lake Saturday afternoon. It was reported at 2:35 p.m. by a weather observer at the Denton Municipal Airport, according to the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office.

10/12/2013

Highland East Junior High Moore, OK

New School Year Awaits Kids Who Survived Twister

Oklahoma school officials hope Friday’s start of a new school year will help pupils put the memory of the deadly May 20 tornado behind them.

08/16/2013

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Thieves Steal From Gabby’s Sanctuary ARK

Thieves stole saddles, stirrups, bridles, halters, reins, bits and harnesses from Gabby’s Sanctuary Park Thursday night.

07/26/2013

Kambry Donnell, a 13-year-old resident of the town of West, attends Camp Carter in Fort Worth. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Young Tornado & Plant Explosion Victims At Local Camp

On the three-month anniversary of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, some kids from that town, and another where disaster struck this past year, are enjoying summer camp in Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–07/17/2013

A worker drills holes into the cement pad to anchor a safe room shelter. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Online Signups For Storm Shelter Rebate Wait List Continue

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is in its first full week of online signups for the Metro Safe Room Rebate Program wait list.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2013

Volunteers and Habitat for Humanity workers busy rebuilding the home of Olga Hernandez and her four children, in Granbury. (credit: CBS 11 NEWS)

Home Destroyed By Tornado Rebuilt For Granbury Family

Volunteers 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.

06/26/2013

Granbury, TX was devastated by a half-mile wide tornado which destroyed many homes, including some that were wiped clean off of their foundations. (credit: stormassist.org)

Mission Granbury Going Strong But Could Use Help

Many of the national groups that were originally in Granbury to help after a tornado tore though the community, killing 7 people, have left. But Mission Granbury is still lending a helping hand.

06/15/2013

James Buescher, driver of the #31 Great Clips Chevrolet, looks on in the garage during practice for the Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Buescher Humbled By Moore Tornado Victims

James Buescher is looking for more ways to help tornado victims in Oklahoma after the defending NASCAR Truck Series champion spent a day helping clear debris.

06/07/2013

Piles of debris lie around the north side of Plaza Towers Elementary School after it was damaged by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Moore Teachers Honored At Texas IndyCar Race

Two teachers from an Oklahoma school demolished by a tornado will be co-grand marshals at the IndyCar Series race Saturday night in Texas.

06/06/2013

A worker drills holes into the cement pad to anchor a safe room shelter. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Safe Room Rebate Program Closed After Less Than 5 Hours

It was a touted as program to help some North Texas residents foot the bill for storm shelters and safe rooms, but few people knew how few reservations were available and apparently even fewer predicted how quickly the spots would be snapped up.

CBSDFW.COM–06/05/2013

A worker drills holes into the cement pad to anchor a safe room shelter. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Get Reimbursed For Storm Shelter Construction

The odds of a tornado hitting your home are extremely small. But, if it were to happen, you would need a place to stay safe. That has pushed many people into building storm shelters.

06/05/2013

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