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Tornadoes Cause Considerable Damage in Dallas, Texas

Posted April 3rd, 2012 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Residents of Dallas, Texas are cleaning up after at least two tornadoes ripped through the city midday Tuesday, causing widespread destruction. Weather forecasters described the storms as “large and extremely dangerous.” The twisters picked up large trucks and slammed them to the ground. They also tore through residential neighborhoods, demolishing homes, smashing cars, and uprooting […]

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Tornadoes Cause Considerable Damage in Dallas, Texas

Posted April 3rd, 2012 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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At least two tornadoes ripped through Dallas, Texas midday Tuesday, causing widespread destruction. Weather forecasters described the storms as “large and extremely dangerous.” They have issued a tornado watch for Dallas through Tuesday evening local time, meaning that more dangerous weather could be on the way. American Airlines canceled all flights at the Dallas-Forth Worth […]

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Tornadoes Cause Considerable Damage in Dallas, Texas

Posted April 3rd, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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At least two tornadoes ripped through Dallas, Texas midday Tuesday, causing widespread destruction. Weather forecasters described the storms as “large and extremely dangerous.” The twisters picked up large trucks and threw them to the ground. Lightning and large hail were also reported. All planes were grounded at the Dallas-Forth Worth Airport with the threat of […]

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2 Massive Tornadoes Cause Considerable Damage in Dallas, Texas

Posted April 3rd, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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At least two tornadoes ripped through Dallas, Texas midday Tuesday, causing widespread destruction. Weather forecasters described the storms as “large and extremely dangerous” . The twisters picked up large trucks and threw them to the ground. Lightning and large hail were also reported. All planes were grounded at the Dallas-Forth Worth Airport with the threat […]

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US Supreme Court Grants Reprieve for Texas Death Row Inmate

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 9:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States Supreme Court has granted a last-minute reprieve to a Texas man who had been scheduled to be executed. The Supreme Court issued a stay of execution Thursday evening for Duane Buck. Buck’s lawyers argued the 48-year-old had been unfairly sentenced because a psychologist testified during the punishment hearing that black men are […]

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Firefighters Gain Ground Against Texas Wildfire

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Firefighters in the U.S. state of Texas were for the first time gaining ground against a raging wildfire that has already destroyed nearly 800 homes. Authorities reported Wednesday the blaze was 30 percent contained, after burning out of control for several days. They said firefighters were helped by lighter winds now that Tropical Storm Lee […]

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4 Dead in Texas Wildfires

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 9:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The death toll from wildfires burning out of control in the parched U.S. state of Texas has risen to four with more than 1,200 firefighters struggling against the flames. Republican Governor Rick Perry cut short a presidential campaign appearance in South Carolina Monday to rush back to his home state. More than 180 fires have […]

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4 Dead in Texas Wildfires

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The death toll from wildfires burning out of control in the parched U.S. state of Texas has risen to four with more than 1,200 firefighters struggling against the flames. Republican Governor Rick Perry cut short a presidential campaign appearance in South Carolina Monday to rush back to his home state. More than 180 fires have […]

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Thousands Flee Texas Fires

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 10:21 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of people are fleeing from wildfires that continue to burn out of control in the southern state of Texas. Texas officials say 5,000 residents have been evacuated from the raging fires, which have already burned about 15,000 hectares of land and destroyed more than 1,000 homes. Two deaths – a 20-year old mother and […]

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Wildfires Ravage Texas

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 11:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The southwestern U.S. state of Texas is fighting wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and burnt nearly 15,000 hectares of land. Two fatalities have been attributed to the fires. Authorities say a 20-year old mother and her child failed to evacuate their home before fire consumed the dwelling. Sixty-three new wildfires have been reported […]

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