Obama to attend memorial for victims of Texas plant explosion

WEST, Texas (CNN) -- President Barack Obama will join residents of West, a central Texas town still looking for answers, at a memorial service Thursday for the 14 people killed in a fertilizer plant explosion last week.

West shows support for Captain Kenneth Harris

Wednesday marks a week since the fertilizer blast in West. For the first time since the deadly explosion, media was let in to see the damage.

A&M student group donates $1 million to new engineering complex

It's by far the biggest student group donation in A&M history and probably one of the largest of its kind in the nation -- we're talking one million dollars.

Waco ISD teacher, husband deaths ruled murder suicide

Robinson police have ruled the deaths of a Waco ISD math teacher and her husband a murder-suicide. Police say Stancel Howard Price, Jr. shot and killed Nancy Ann Price before turning the gun on himself.

Monetary donations, volunteers still needed in West

Since the explosion on last Wednesday wreaked havoc through the town of West, donations from across the country have been pouring in.

Registered sex offender robs grandmother at gunpoint

A New Iberia man has been taken into custody after he allegedly pulled a gun on his grandmother and robbed her.

Town devastated by fertilizer explosion is guided by the West way

WEST, Texas (CNN) -- Next to the 24-hour Czech Stop off I-35 in central Texas, travelers line up to get a taste of the pastries and breads that define this community.

Powerful Texas blast left nearly 100-foot-wide crater

WEST, Texas (CNN) -- Walls warped or blown off entirely, even ones made of brick. Roofs sunken in, if they are still visible at all. Garage doors lying in yards.

A false tweet heard around the web

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A tweet by the nation's largest newswire about a catastrophe at the White House was nearly immediately shot down as false on Tuesday.

Hearing planned for 2nd suspect in Canadian terror plot

A hearing for the alleged accomplice in a Canadian terror plot is scheduled for Wednesday as authorities continue to gather information about the plan they say would have caused untold death and destruction.