Van Zandt County

Flyer dropped in front of several homes in Van Zandt County.
Andrea Lucia - CBS11

KKK Flyers Dropped In Van Zandt County

The flyers were sealed in plastic bags with rocks and chucked onto people’s lawns or driveways.

05/20/2015

Volunteers feeding residents and other volunteers during cleanup efforts in Van Friday.
Steve Pickett - CBS11

Five Days After Van Tornado Neighbors Help Neighbors In New Ways

Volunteers like Laura Darcy are feeding anyone who would appreciate a meal during the massive cleanup of the small town.

05/15/2015

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Couple Killed During Sunday’s Tornado In Van Laid To Rest

Friends and family packed the Van United Methodist Church to say their final farewells to Brenda and David Tapley. The couple were the only two people killed during Sunday’s tornado in Van Zandt County.

CBSDFW.COM–05/15/2015

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Tornado Leaves Behind $40M Worth Of Damage In Van

An emergency official says a deadly tornado that blasted an East Texas town left behind about $40 million in damage.

05/14/2015

Police in Van tighten security to prevent looting.
Jeff Paul - CBS11

New Information On Van Tornado As Early Curfew Take Effect

The National Weather Service says the twister’s path was 10 miles long and 700 yards wide.

05/12/2015

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Van Works To Rebuild After Deadly Tornado

Gov. Greg Abbott declared Van Zandt County a disaster area, and Van officials asked people to pray for the city. But many people have done even more.

05/12/2015

A look at Van, TX Monday night. 
Jeff Paul-CBS11

Citizens, Authorities In Van Take Precautions To Thwart Looters

While most people are doing all they can in Van to help their neighbors, there are concerns the situation could bring out the worst in some folks.

05/11/2015

David Tapley and his wife were killed in the Van tornado Sunday.

Remaining Missing Van Tornado Victims Found Alive

Two people have been confirmed dead after a tornado hit the town of Van, just east of Dallas. During a Monday afternoon press conference officials confirmed that the number of people unaccounted for was down from 14 to three.

CBSDFW.COM–05/11/2015

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Storms Leave Behind Damage In Van

About two dozen people were injured and some homes destroyed after a severe storm struck the small town of Van in northeast Texas, an emergency management official said.

05/11/2015

Michael Vincent Moore (credit: Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office)

Uncle Guilty In Niece Alicia Moore’s Murder

Alicia Moore went missing in November of 2012 after getting off a school bus near her home in Greenville.

05/08/2015

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Woman Declared Innocent After Deadly GM Crash Talks With CBS 11

Prosecutors in Texas may pursue criminal charges against General Motors, after the automaker publicly admitted its ignition switch defect is linked to the 2004 death of a Van Zandt County man.

CBSDFW.COM–11/24/2014

The judge's podium in a courtroom. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Manslaughter Conviction Overturned, Attorney Says Faulty GM Part Is To Blame

A judge in Van Zandt County has reversed a guilty plea and manslaughter conviction for a woman who was the victim of one of General Motor’s faulty ignition switches.

11/24/2014

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