Mourners Remember Texas Mom Who Died In Harvey FloodingServices have been held for a southeast Texas mother who died in Hurricane Harvey flooding but her 3-year-old daughter survived by clinging to the woman's body.
Mnuchin: Congress Should Tie Harvey Aid To Debt Limit BillCongress needs to combine a $7.9 billion disaster relief package for Harvey with a contentious increase in the nation's borrowing limit, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says, arguing it is needed to ensure storm victims in Texas get the help they need.
Mayor Says Houston 'Open For Business' Despite Huge HurdlesHouston's mayor insists that America's fourth-largest city is "open for business," but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes, and billions in damage to repair, major disasters that Harvey created are by no means resolved.
City Struggles To Restore Water Service In Harvey AftermathA Texas city that lost its drinking water system to Harvey's floodwaters struggled Saturday to restore service.
Beaumont Leaders Don't Know When City Will Get Safe WaterAccording to the 2015 census Beaumont is the 29th most populated city in the state.
Harvey Death Toll Surpasses 30; More Fatalities ExpectedNow that the sun is finally shining and the murky, brown floodwaters are slowly receding in much of the Houston area, grim reality is setting in. Harvey is about to release its dead.
Beaumont Loses Water Supply Due To Harvey FloodingOfficials there say the city has lost service from its main pump station due to rising waters of the Neches River caused by Harvey.
Shivering Tot Found Clinging To Drowned Mom In Texas FloodsAuthorities found a shivering toddler clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in Southeast Texas after the woman tried to carry her child to safety from Harvey's floods.
Texas Prison Chaplain Sentenced To Prison For SmugglingAuthorities said that a southeast Texas prison chaplain who smuggled tobacco and cigarettes to federal inmates must serve a year and a day behind bars. He faced a possible 15-year prison term.
Texas School Bus Crash Sends 23 Children, 1 Adult To HospitalsTwenty-four people — 23 of them fourth-graders — were sent to Southeast Texas hospitals after an accident involving their school bus, a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler.
Ex-Detective In Texas Gets Prison For Money LaunderingA former detective with a Southeast Texas sheriff's office must serve a year and a day in federal prison for money laundering in a public housing scheme.
ExxonMobil Investigates Threat At Beaumont RefineryAuthorities are investigating an alleged bomb threat at the ExxonMobil plant near Beaumont, Texas.