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Man Allegedly Made Hash Oil During Explosion

A Central Texas man has been charged with arson and child endangerment after a 2013 explosion damaged a house with his year-old son inside.

09/30/2014

Child-welfare officials say a Houston mother kept her 9-year-old daughter's body in a refrigerator for six months after her death. (Getty Images)

Report: 262 People Hurt In West Fertilizer Blast

A health report on the impact of the West fertilizer plant explosion says 262 people were injured in the blast.

06/24/2014

Valley Mills Fire Department personnel view the railroad tracks near to the fertilizer plant that exploded. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

More Tests Planned To Solve West Explosion – But Not Until 2014

State officials say some testing that could identify what caused the deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant is not scheduled until 2014.

08/26/2013

File photo of oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo by ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Unsafe Welding Led To Fatal Gulf Accident

A report for a Texas-based company says a deadly 2012 explosion on its Gulf of Mexico oil platform off the Louisiana coast happened when workers for a subcontractor used unsafe welding practices.

08/21/2013

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Three Injured After House Explodes

At least three people were injured including an infant, after a house exploded in Montgomery County Tuesday morning.

06/11/2013

Smoke rises from the rubble of a housenext to the fertilizer plant that exploded yesterday afternoon on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Group: Texas Plant Blast Loss Likely Exceeds $100M

An insurance industry trade group estimates losses from a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in a tiny Texas town will likely exceed $100 million.

04/24/2013

File photo of some of the damage left by the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Perry: State Oversight Not To Blame For West Blast

Gov. Rick Perry said Monday that spending more state money on inspections would not have prevented the deadly explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. plant that was last investigated by Texas environmental regulators in 2006.

04/22/2013

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Obama To Attend Memorial For West, Texas Explosion Victims

According to White House officials, President Barack Obama will attend a memorial service for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, Texas. The memorial scheduled for Thursday at Baylor University.

04/22/2013

File photo of some of the damage left by the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Church Holds Service In Hayfield After Blast

On the first Sunday after a fertilizer plant explosion leveled part of a tiny Texas town, pastor John Crowder stood atop a long flatbed overlooking a hayfield and spoke to his congregation.

04/21/2013

File photo of some of the damage left by the fertilizer plant  explosion in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Official: No Sign Of Criminal Activity In Blast

A state fire official says there’s no sign of criminal activity in the explosion of a fertilizer plant in Central Texas that killed 14.

04/20/2013

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