Clear Springs’ Craig Dailey did what almost no other head coach would do at halftime of a closer-than-expected game. He gathered his players together for a team photo.
A grim-faced Tom Herman could hear the whoops and hollers of SMU players as the Houston coached tried to explain a shocking 38-16 loss to the Mustangs on Saturday night.
Lawsuits, multiple investigations on the state and federal level, plus the USW Union and BP's own investigation created thousands of pages of documents related to the 2005 explosion at the Texas City refinery that killed 15 people and injured more than 170.
TEXAS CITY — With refinery units hissing in the background and a bagpiper playing “Amazing Grace,” more than 150 people marched in front of Marathon Petroleum’s Galveston Bay Refinery Monday night.
TEXAS CITY — When attorney Jim Galbraith looks back on the March 23, 2005 explosions at what was then BP’s Texas City refinery, he recalls the chaos created by the series of explosions that killed 15 people and injured more than 170.
In the days, months and first few years following the fatal explosions at BP’s Texas City refinery, investigators, regulators, oil industry officials and labor activists promised sweeping changes within the refining industry.
TEXAS CITY — Much has changed at the refinery where 10 years ago 15 people were killed and more than 170 injured. The biggest change is that the refinery has a new owner and a new name.
HOUSTON - For years, Glenn Alexander said he didn’t want to sleep. These days he doesn’t want to wake up.
GLENMORA, LA. — Becky Calloway is not one to dwell on anger, deep sorrow or who is to blame for the 2005 explosions at BP’s Texas City refinery that killed her husband, Dan Hogan.
Glenn Alexander wasn’t the only member of the family who struggles with what happened that day 10 years ago. Brandon Alexander was 16 when his mother was killed.
Ten years and millions of dollars received in a court settlement withs BP have not curbed Eva Rowe’s anger.
TEXAS CITY — At about 1:20 p.m. on March 23, 2005, an overflow of highly flammable material shot from a sub-unit at the BP Texas City refinery’s isomerization unit and was ignited by a truck’s idling diesel engine. That set off a cascade of explosions that leveled nearby office trailers, killing 15 people and injuring more than 170.
TEXAS CITY - Donna Johnson remembered March 23, 2005, was a quiet day right up until the moment the doors of the dispatch office in the Texas City Police Department shook.
TEXAS CITY - Texas City firefighters and other first responders did not need a call to know their help was going to be needed the day there was an explosion at the BP Texas City Refinery.
At about 1:20 p.m. on March 23, 2005 an overflow of highly flammable material shot from a sub-unit at BP’s Texas City refinery’s isomerization unit and was ignited by a truck’s idling diesel engine. That set off a cascade of explosions that leveled nearby office trailers killing 15 people and injuring more than 170. Starting Saturday, The Daily News will publish a series of features marking the 10th anniversary of the fatal blasts.