Posted 5:41 PM 5/17/2013 by Associated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a 1-year-old child left in a locked vehicle in an elementary school parking lot has died. Police say a witness who saw the child in the car at Frank Guzick Elementary School on Friday afternoon broke out a window, removed the child and started CPR. The (More)
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Posted 3:51 PM 5/17/2013 by Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The leader of Democrats in the Texas House says party members are happy with a budget deal that restores $3.93 billion to public education. Dallas Democrat Rep. Yvonne Davis confirmed that lawmakers reached a deal Friday that clears the way for a $2 billion water (More)
Posted 2:56 PM 5/17/2013 by Associated Press
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) - People who were missing in the wake of the destructive tornadoes in North Texas have been found safe, officials said Friday, but they didn't indicate when residents of one hard-hit neighborhood will be allowed to return to survey damage to their homes. The Hood (More)
Posted 11:39 AM 5/17/2013
CORPUS CHRISTI - Be prepared to fight rising premiums on your windstorm insurance after a State Senate bill hoping to control it fell one vote short.
The bill would have given the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association the ability to raise billions of dollars to pay claims in the event of a (More)
Posted 11:32 AM 5/17/2013
DALLAS (NBC News) - Hundreds of families across north Texas are working through the debris left after a string of deadly tornados ripped through the area.
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Posted 8:04 AM 5/17/2013
AUSTIN - Country star Randy Travis has sued two agencies to block the public release of patrol car video of his 2012 DWI arrest in North Texas.The Austin American-Statesman on Thursday reported the lawsuit filed in Austin names the Texas Department of Public Safety and the state (More)
Posted 7:56 AM 5/17/2013
GRANBURY - Habitat for Humanity spent years in a North Texas subdivision, helping build many of the 110 homes in the low-income area. But its work was largely undone during an outbreak of 16 tornadoes Wednesday night that killed six people and injured dozens.On Thursday, authorities (More)
Posted 6:03 PM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
WEST, Texas (AP) - Investigators have completed their scene investigation but not ruled out criminal activity as the cause of a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant that killed 15 people and flattened part of a tiny Texas town, officials said Thursday. The April 17 blast at West (More)
Posted 4:28 PM 5/16/2013
WEST, Texas (AP) - Authorities say investigators have completed their scene investigation but not ruled out criminal activity as the cause of a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant that killed at least 14 people and flattened part of a tiny Texas town. The April 17 blast at West (More)
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Posted 4:08 PM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A school bus carrying severely disabled students home from a trip to the zoo rolled over Thursday on a highway near Indianapolis, injuring a dozen people, including five children, state police said. Indiana State Police spokesman Rich Myers said a truck was (More)
Posted 3:20 PM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) - Ten tornadoes touched down in several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and hundreds homeless. Emergency responders were still searching for missing people Thursday afternoon. The National Weather (More) • Video (1)
Posted 11:33 AM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) - Forecasters say the tornado that claimed six lives and destroyed dozens of homes in North Texas is believed to have had winds up to 200 mph. The National Weather Service said the preliminary storm estimate for Wednesday night's tornado in Granbury was an EF-4 (More) • Video (1)
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