Van Zandt County

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

Courtesy: Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office

Van Zandt Co. Man In Custody For Kidnapping

A Van Zandt County man is in police custody for holding two Fruitvale women at gunpoint

09/06/2014

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Ex-Prosecutor Wants Pardon For Texas Woman Involved In Fatal GM Crash

A former prosecutor has asked a Texas agency to pardon a woman who pleaded guilty in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance but which her attorney says was caused by a faulty General Motors ignition switch.

07/16/2014

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East Texas Jail Moves Dozens Of Inmates

There were no escapes from the main jail in Canton, but more than 120 inmates have been moved from the East Texas prison because the locks are not working properly.

07/02/2014

Stephen Garrett Martin is being held in Van Zandt county for attempted capital murder of a peace officer.

Man Opens Fire On Van Zandt County Deputy Sheriff

A Van Zandt county man is being held for attempted capital murder of a peace officer.

06/23/2014

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North Texas Woman Charged In 2004 Fatal Crash Sues GM

A North Texas woman, who pleaded guilty to a criminal charge in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance, is suing General Motors Co.

06/09/2014

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One Dead In Van Zandt County Home Explosion

A residential home explosion that occurred Sunday night in Van Zandt County has killed at least one person.

01/19/2014

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