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Smoke still rises from the rubble of a house next to the fertilizer plant that exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

New Park Planned For Explosion-Damaged Texas Town

Plans have been unveiled for a renovated park with a playground and memorial in a Central Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion claimed 15 lives.

01/08/2014

A Valley Mills Fire Department personnel walks among the remains of an apartment complex next to the fertilizer plant that exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Investigators Eyeing Battery-Powered Golf Cart As Cause Of Deadly Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Investigators working in the remnants of an exploded Texas fertilizer plant sifted by hand through untold kernels of corn, moved tons of debris and conducted more than 400 interviews, while searching for the missing piece to solve what many officials compared to an extraordinary puzzle.

05/17/2013

File photo of some of the damage left from the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Sources: Crime Not Ruled Out In Texas Blast

Investigators have 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, two officials familiar with the findings said Thursday.

05/16/2013

File photo of some of the devastation from the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Launches Criminal Probe Into West Plant Explosion

Texas law enforcement officials are launching a criminal investigation into last month’s deadly fertilizer plant explosion.

05/10/2013

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

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

Some Residents Allowed Back Home After Texas Blast

After days of waiting, the first group of residents who fled their homes when a fertilizer plant exploded in a blinding fireball were allowed to go home Saturday to find out what remained.

04/20/2013

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

Small Fires Stop West Residents From Returning Home

Gas tanks damaged by a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant are leaking and have triggered small fires that are keeping displaced residents from returning to see what’s left of their homes, officials said Saturday.

04/20/2013

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

Safety Rules Limited For Small Fertilizer Plants

Small fertilizer plants nationwide fall under the purview of several government agencies, each with a specific concern and none required to coordinate with others on what they have found.

04/20/2013

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

Search And Rescue Finishes In West Plant Explosion

A state search and rescue team has completed its mission in a Central Texas town battered by a fertilizer plant explosion.

04/20/2013

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