Devastated By Blast, West Residents Find Many Reasons To Celebrate ChristmasEven after a devastating blast left the city of West decimated, some residents are finding a reason to be thankful this holiday season.
West High School Razed After Plant BlastCrews 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.
ATF: Work On West Explosion Case Continues
21 Months For Former West Paramedic Who Built Pipe BombsAn emotional Bryce Reed walked into court surrounded by his family and friends. The former paramedic from West came to hear his punishment after pleading guilty to possessing a pipe bomb, and trying to hide the components.
Former West Paramedic Faces Bomb SentencingA 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.
OSHA Cites West Fertilizer Co. For 24 Violations, Proposes FineThe 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.
Guilty Plea Expected In West Pipe Bomb CaseA 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.
West Paramedic Reaches Plea AgreementThe attorney for a former paramedic in the Texas town devastated by a fertilizer plant blast said that he has reached a plea agreement on a case involving pipe bomb materials.
Officials: $30M In Unmet Needs For Blast VictimsThe local nonprofit group coordinating aid for residents of West estimates assistance to individuals is falling short by $30 million.
The Government Shutdown's Impact On DFWThe partial government shutdown affects a number of agencies and services here in DFW.
Governor Honors First Responders With Star Of Texas AwardsTexas’ everyday heroes were recognized and remembered today in Austin as Gov. Rick Perry called Texas police officers, firefighters and first-responders the “best the state has to offer” as he presented the ‘Star of Texas’ awards.
Texas Honors Killed & Hurt First RespondersGov. Rick Perry and hundreds of teary-eyed family members honored police officers, firefighters and first responders killed or hurt in the line of duty with Star of Texas awards.
West Celebrates Culture & Recovery At WestfestThe 38th Annual Westfest kicked off this Saturday in West, and organizers are expecting the biggest crowd in the festival's history.
First Westfest Since Explosion Set For TownWest is set hold its first Westfest since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion tore through the small community.
Football Returns To Texas Town After Fertilizer Plant Blast Four months after a fertilizer plant explosion tore through West, Texas, killing 15 people and damaging buildings for blocks around, the West Trojans opened their football season and recovered a degree of normalcy that's been missing.