Costs From Major Natural Disasters Stressing State BudgetsA summer of natural catastrophes has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.
Irma Bears Down On Florida, Taking Aim At The Entire StateIrma weakened slightly Friday but remained a dangerous and deadly hurricane taking direct aim at Florida, threatening to march along the peninsula's spine and deliver a blow the state hasn't seen in more than a decade.
Florida Governor To People Defying Evacuations: LEAVE!Gov. Rick Scott said, "You rebuild your home ... you cannot recreate your family."
Houston's Businesses Inching Back To Work As Waters RecedeMore than a week after Harvey poured more than 4 feet of rain on Houston, killing at least 65 people, destroying thousands of cars and leaving hundreds of thousands of families with flood-damaged homes, America's fourth-biggest city is striving to reopen for business.
'Don't Touch Me. I'm Dying.' Harrowing And Heroic Harvey Stories EmergeOne man used his last words to save a friend's life, another died checking on his uncle, several were last seen helping people out of floodwaters.
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.
Texas DPS Says 37,000 Homes Suffered Major DamageThe Texas Department of Public Safety reports that more than 37,000 homes have sustained major damage and nearly 7,000 have been destroyed.
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.
Flood Insurance Policies Plunge In HoustonMany residents fleeing Harvey's floodwaters have no financial backup to fix their homes and will have to draw on savings or go into debt
The Fan: Help Us Rebuild A Playground For Youth WorldYouth World is a non-profit that provides resources to hundreds of children across Southern Dallas. Their mission: Impact high crime, low income environment through education, music, and life-skills programs.
Stranger Helps Canton Tornado Victim Recover Precious ItemsA couple may have lost their home in the deadly tornadoes, but with the help of a complete stranger they were reunited with some irreplaceable items.
House OKs Limiting Insurer Liability On Storm Damage Claims The Texas House has given preliminary approval to a bill limiting liability for insurance companies sued by policyholders following storm damage to property.