Family Looks Ahead After Losing Son & Home In West BlastSome people in West lost family members the night of April 17, 2013. Some lost their homes and there are others who lost both. One of those families spoke with CBS 11 News about the last year and how they’re rebuilding their lives.
Officials In West Considering Building New Fertilizer PlantAs the state remembers West, Texas on the one-year anniversary of a deadly explosion, the mayor in the town acknowledged that local officials are considering building a new fertilizer plant.
Local Man Builds His Own Memorial For West First-RespondersThere is a permanent memorial to the first responders who died in West, Texas, but it’s not actually in West. The monumental tribute was built by just one man, who didn’t have a lot of money to spend and received no help.
Family Remembers Dallas Firefighter Killed In WestA Dallas family remembers their father, Lucky, who courageously responded to the fire in West and never returned.
Memorial To Honor Victims Of West Explosion On One-Year AnniversaryFriends and family in the small town of West are preparing to honor victims of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion that occurred one year ago today.
State Awards $4.8M To Recovery Efforts In West State officials say an additional $4.8 million in disaster assistance will be provided to the Central Texas community of West as it continues to rebuild from the devastating fertilizer plant explosion last year that killed 15.
New Addition Helps Family Deal With Loss Of Loved One In West ExplosionThis week marks one year since the West Fertilizer Plant explosion. The blast killed 15 people -- including father and volunteer firefighter Perry Calvin. His family spoke with CBS 11 News about their unexpected loss.
Fire Chief Urges Changes Ahead Of West Anniversary The state fire marshal wants 46 facilities that store ammonium nitrate in Texas to make safety improvements following the deadly West fertilizer plant explosion last year.
Mass Held For 1 Year Anniversary Of West Explosion The landscape isn't the only thing that has changed in West, Texas, since a fertilizer explosion killed 15 people and destroyed more than 200 homes.
West Planning Remembrance Program On Explosion AnniversaryThe City of West is planning a remembrance program on the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people.
Feds Grant $20M For Schools Ruined In Fertilizer BlastA federal agency is granting $20 million to a rural Central Texas town to help rebuild two schools destroyed in last year's deadly fertilizer plant explosion.
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.
Hundreds Celebrate Community Thanksgiving In WestOrganizers say the free food on Thursday included a dining opportunity for some people whose homes were destroyed in the April 17 blast.
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.