Fertilizer Plant Explosion

A cartoon depicting Texas Gov. Rick Perry and an explosion appeared in the April 25, 2013 edition of the Sacramento Bee. (CBS)

Sacramento Bee Cartoon Depicting Explosion Disgusts Texas Governor

Gov. Rick Perry said Friday he’s disgusted a California newspaper ran a cartoon that depicts him boasting about booming business in Texas, then shows an explosion, a week after a fertilizer plant explosion killed 14 people in a Texas town.

04/27/2013

Blown out plate glass windows lay shattered on the sidewalk and street after the West Fertilizer Company exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Search For Survivors In Massive Texas Fertlizer Plant Explosion

Rescuers searched the smoking remnants of a Texas farm town Thursday for survivors of a thunderous fertilizer plant explosion, gingerly checking smashed houses and apartments for anyone still trapped in debris or bodies of the dead.

04/18/2013

Flames rise from the scene where an explosion leveled a fertilizer plant in West, texas. (CBS News)

Up To 15 Dead, 100+ Hurt In Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Rescue workers searched rubble early Thursday for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others. The blast left the factory a smoldering ruin and leveled homes and businesses for blocks in every direction.

04/18/2013

Flames rise from the scene where an explosion leveled a fertilizer plant in West, texas. (CBS News)

60 Dead, Hundreds Hurt In Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

A fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas on Wednesday night killed as many as 60 or 70 people and injured hundreds more.

04/17/2013

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