Statewide News

TEAM COVERAGE: West fertilizer plant explosion

KWKT was live with our sister station KETK in West, TX on Thursday as emergency crews and residents combed through the debris following Wednesday night's explosion.

Senator Cornyn to meet with West Officials and tour damage

On Friday, April 19, at 10 a.m. U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will tour the damage from the West, TX plant and explosion and meet with local officials. Following the tour, Cornyn will be available to the media at 11:45 a.m.

West explosion leaves at least five dead, hundreds injured

Authorities searched through mounds of rubble in hopes of finding survivors of the huge, deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant that flattened much of a small Texas town on Wednesday night.

Kaufman County DPS releases statement in regards to the recent murders

The Texas Department of Public Safety Director, Steven McCraw today made the following state regarding the announcement that the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office has charged Eric Williams and Kim Williams in the murders of Kaufman County Dis

Pope, Diocese respond to West tragedy

AUSTIN – On Wednesday evening, April 17, there was a massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Plant in West, which is in the Catholic Diocese of Austin.

Rangers pitching in to help victims of West explosion

The Texas Rangers announced today several relief initiatives to assist the victims of the devastating explosion and fires that took place in West, Texas on Wednesday evening.

There's Asthma But What Other Respiratory Conditions Are There?

The medical field consists of many different areas of healthcare. One of these areas is respiratory therapy. Breathing is a highly complex and crucial function for the human body.

How Easy is it to Develop an App?

Mobile apps have become an important part of marketing for many businesses. Both large and small enterprises are investing in mobile apps to improve brand awareness, generate leads and increase sales.

Witnesses give emotional account of West explosion

Immediately following Wednesday night's eplosion in West, witnesses recounted the horrible scene to our news crews.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Fertilizer plant explosion near Waco

A hotline has been set up for any people looking for loved ones possibly injured in the explosion. Here is the number: (254) 202-1100.