News and information from our partners

World and national news in brief

Explosion aftermath
THE BODIES of 12 people have been recovered after an enormous Texas fertilizer plant explosion that demolished surrounding neighborhoods for blocks and left about 200 other people injured, authorities said Friday. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Jason Reyes said it was “with a heavy heart” that he confirmed 12 bodies had been pulled from the area of the plant explosion in West, about 20 miles north of Waco and more than 200 people injured.

AP Photo/ Smiley N. Pool
Explosion aftermath THE BODIES of 12 people have been recovered after an enormous Texas fertilizer plant explosion that demolished surrounding neighborhoods for blocks and left about 200 other people injured, authorities said Friday. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Jason Reyes said it was “with a heavy heart” that he confirmed 12 bodies had been pulled from the area of the plant explosion in West, about 20 miles north of Waco and more than 200 people injured.



Fishermen rescued from Columbia River

UMATILLA (AP) — Rescue boats from the Umatilla County, Ore...

Get full access to The Dalles Chronicle!

To subscribe and read the full version of this story please click here.



Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment

CLOSE X

Information from The Chronicle and our advertisers (Want to add your business to this to this feed?)