May 17th, 2013
12:35 AM ET

Deadly Texas explosion remains undetermined

The people of West, Texas, have been waiting for a month to find out what caused the horrific fertilizer-plant explosion that killed 15 people and leveled much of their town.

Today, state and federal authorities said they still can't get to the bottom of it.

Ed Lavandera is OutFront with the story.

Filed under: News • Texas plant explosion
April 18th, 2013
08:52 PM ET

Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst: "This was a horrific explosion... we still hope people are alive."

About half of the 2,800 residents in West, Texas were evacuated Wednesday night before the blast, including a nursing home.

Many of these residents remain displaced tonight as the blast zone is still considered very volatile and dangerous.

Outfront tonight: Texas Lt. Governor, David Dewhurst with the latest.

Filed under: News • Texas plant explosion