Scott Podsednik played high school baseball on a since-abandoned field in the shadow of a fertilizer plant that exploded last April in the former major league outfielder’s small Central Texas hometown.
Plans have been unveiled for a renovated park with a playground and memorial in a Central Texas town of West, where a fertilizer plant explosion claimed 15 lives.
Nearly nine months after the fertilizer plant explosion, many people in West have not even started to rebuild their homes, and much of the donated funds have yet to be released.
Even after a devastating blast left the city of West decimated, some residents are finding a reason to be thankful this holiday season.
Crews have started tearing down West High School after it was severely damaged during the fertilizer plant explosion that rocked the town and claimed 15 lives in April.
The executive director of the The Long Term Recovery Center in the city of West is resigning.
A former paramedic in the Texas town of West, where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people earlier this year, was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty in a pipe bomb case that isn’t linked to the blast.
A former Texas paramedic faces sentencing on charges that he tried to assemble a pipe bomb, in a case unrelated to the fertilizer plant blast that devastated his town.
Organizers say the free food on Thursday included a dining opportunity for some people whose homes were destroyed in the April 17 blast.
The NBA season was barely over for two weeks, and the Houston Rockets found themselves in another heated competition to gain ground in the Western Conference.
The company that operated the West fertilizer plant that exploded and killed 15 people has been cited with 24 serious safety violations and a proposed fine of more than $118,000.
A former West paramedic is expected to plead guilty after being accused of collecting materials for a pipe bomb, in a case unrelated to the deadly fertilizer plant explosion.