Agency: Texas Chemical Plant Lacked Plan For Harvey FloodsThe federal agency that investigates industrial accidents is offering muted criticism of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded last year during Hurricane Harvey.
Texas Minister, Family Sentenced In Hurricane Relief Fraud CaseWalter Diggles, 66, the former executive director of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, was sentenced Tuesday to nine years behind bars.
Dallas Principal Feels Betrayed By Man Who Posed As Student To Play Basketball“It’s a painful thing for us to process,” said principal Chris Bayer. “There’s kind of like a grieving process for us. We’re still kind of in the shock phase”
25-Year-Old Arrested After Posing As Dallas ISD High School StudentA 25-year-old man faces a felony charge after posing as a high school at a Dallas ISD high school -- and even joined the school's basketball team.
Gov. Abbott OKs Harris County Flood Control Bond Election After Harvey FloodingGov. Greg Abbott has granted Harris County's request to hold an August special election in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects.
Residents Critical Of Program To Repair Harvey-Damaged HomesSome Texas homeowners who have participated in a state-run program to repair homes damaged during Hurricane Harvey say their houses are worse off than before.
Hurricane Names Harvey, Irma, Maria And Nate Being RetiredThe names of four deadly hurricanes that slammed parts of the United States, Central America and the Caribbean last year are being retired.
Harris County Plans Billboard Campaign To Push Flood Insurance After HarveyThe Harris County Flood Control District estimates more than 80 percent of the county's 1.4 million buildings lacked flood insurance when the storm devastated the region.
EPA To Clean Up Toxic Site Damaged By Hurricane HarveyFederal environmental regulators have reached an agreement with the owners of a polluted toxic waste site in Texas that was damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Harvey Looter Caught At Closed Store Gets 20 Years In PrisonThomas Gamelin already was on parole last August for a drug conviction when police driving by the store saw a van that appeared to have been used to smash open a door at the Walmart and then saw Gamelin carrying a television.
Houston Approves New Post-Harvey Flood Construction RuleUnder the rule, new structures in the 100-year and 500-year flood plains would be constructed 2 feet above the ground or above the projected water level in a 500-year flood, an event in which 17 to 19 inches of rain falls in 24 hours.
Houston Delays Vote On New Building Regulations After HarveyCity leaders have delayed a vote on new building regulations that will dictate how high new homes and other structures must be elevated to avoid floodwaters.
Hurricane Harvey's Toxic Aftermath More Impactful Than ThoughtMore than a half-year after floodwaters swamped Houston, the extent of Hurricane Harvey's environmental assault is just beginning to surface.
Governor Abbott Visits Homes Being Rebuilt After Hurricane HarveyGovernor Abbott spoke with volunteers to thank them for helping their fellow Texans in need as well as homeowners impacted by the devastating storm.
Trump Recognizes World Series Champion Houston Astros President Donald Trump recognized the Houston Astros on Monday for their first World Series win, an "incredible victory" that Trump said was even more special following the devastation Hurricane Harvey wrought on the Texas city.