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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.

National prescription drug take-back day

As part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, UT Health Northeast Police Department will be accepting unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m..

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

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.

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.

Officials: Prosecutors' deaths may have stemmed from ex-employee's grudge

If this all shakes out the way authorities say it will, the deaths of two local prosecutors, the panic that gripped a city and a massive manhunt that ensued may all stem from the theft of some computer monitors and a disgraced lawman who held a

Cowboys' preseason schedule will be on KETK and FOX 51

The Cowboys will start their preseason schedule on KETK at the Hall of Fame Game August 4 against the Dolphins. The rest of the Cowboys' preseason games will be on FOX 51.

Witnesses give emotional account of West explosion

Immediately following Wednesday night's eplosion in West, witnesses recounted the horrible scene to our news crews. "Everybody was trapped," said witness Heather Cox.

Charges filed in fatal Camp Co. crash

Wednesday night troopers obtained an arrest warrant Omar Robles, 19, of Pittsburg, charging Robles with Criminal Negligent Homicide. Camp County deputies served the warrant on Robles.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: At least 5 killed in TX plant explosion

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