"My granddaughter had a friend killed, so that's pretty bad," Wilson said. "My 10-year-old granddaughter that lives here, she was very frightened. She was frightened forever since then, she's been scared."
Perry told The Associated Press on Monday that he remains comfortable with the level of state oversight following last week's blast at the West Fertilizer Co. He says Texas residents have sent the same message through their elected officials.
Investigators say they have yet to determine what caused the explosion. Most of the dead were firefighters and emergency medics.
State environmental regulators last inspected the plant in 2006.
Perry has long heralded the state's low regulatory climate as an incentive for companies to relocate to Texas and bring jobs.
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Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg heads to court this week as a defendant in a civil trial that could oust her from office.
A 55-year-old man died in a single-vehicle crash just after midnight Monday morning near Lakeway.
More than 100 trees covered in lights now shine bright throughout Zilker Park. The Trail of Lights is open for another season.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.
Travis County non-profit Center for Child Protection will benefit next March from an all day fundraiser at the Circuit of the Americas that will see plenty of donors racing on the track.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.