DPS statement on plant explosion in West

AUSTIN – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today issued the following statement regarding Wednesday’s fertilizer plant explosion in the city of West:

BREAKING: FBI releases images of Boston Marathon bombing suspects

The FBI has released the photos of the persons of interest in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings. There are two suspects known as "Suspect #1" and "Suspect #2."

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.

Waco Salvation Army responds to West, Texas

The Salvation Army is responding after a large explosion at a fertilizer plant devastated the small city of West, Texas, just before 8:00 PM, Wednesday evening.

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.