Willie Nelson turns show into benefit for West

The recent fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas hit Willie Nelson close to home. The legendary singer/songwriter hails from Abbott, Texas, not far from West in the central part of the state.

14 bodies recovered, 60 people unaccounted for after Texas blast

Breaking news update 4:08 p.m. Friday] The death toll has risen to 14 in an explosion at a Texas fertilizer factory, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Jason Reyes told reporters Friday.

Boston bombing suspect tweeted 'stay safe'

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has tweeted since the Boston Marathon bombings on what two friends of his tell CNN is his Twitter account.

West, Texas Firefighter and EMS Fallen Hero Fund

In light of the tragic event in West, Texas on Wednesday and in cooperation with local support efforts, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has established a national fund to accept monetary donations to assist the survivors and coworkers

West Explosion Relief

West victims have received an overwhelming amount of donations, with the tremendous response of everyone. Currently monetary and blood donations would be of the greatest help.

Scott & White West patient update

CENTRAL TEXAS – (April 19, 2013) The five patients admitted to Scott & White hospitals from the Wednesday night explosion in West, Texas, all remain in the hospitals.

Boy Scouts proposing to allow gay youth but not gay adults

In February, the Boy Scouts of America embarked on the most comprehensive listening exercise in its history to consider the impact of potential changes to its membership standards policy on the organization and gather perspectives from inside a

Tiger cubs celebrate their first birthday

Waco, Texas – Sumatran Tiger Cubs, Bimo, Kemala, and Riva will celebrate their first birthday with a party at Cameron Park Zoo on Sunday April 21st at 11:30. The cubs, two females and one male were born April 19, 2012.

First Responders and Survivors in West, Texas, Receive Ongoing Support from The Waco Salvation Army

Waco, TX (April 19, 2013) – As day break arrived the enormity of the task facing first responders in West, Texas, became apparent following the massive fertilizer plant explosion that devastated the city.

UPDATE: 1 Boston bombing suspect dead, another on the loose

UPDATE (10:52am): Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, delivered his condolences to the victims of the bombings and said he was shocked that the children of his brother might have been involv