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.

Carter BloodCare: Make appt. to donate blood today

Carter BloodCare can confirm, since the explosion of the fertilizer plant in West, the blood supply needs for area hospitals have been met for today.

Baylor University hosting Dia Del Oso benefit for West explosion victims

Baylor University is coming together to support the victims of the tragedy that occurred in West on Wednesday night.

Governor Perry provides update on State response to tragedy in West

Governor Rick Perry met with state officials on Thursday to discuss Texas’ response to last night’s explosion and fires at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas.

West Post Office responds to local disaster

WEST, TX - Due to an explosion late yesterday at a nearby fertilizer plant, which caused severe damage to many homes and business across the city, postal operations at the West Post Office, located at 301 W Columbus St, will be adjusted as needed to

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.