Deadly Winter Storms Just Latest Disaster To Befall The Needy In TexasThe winter storms that began on Valentine's Day in Texas, which experts say may have caused billions in damage, is just the latest disaster in recent years to disproportionately affect communities of color and poor residents in the state.
Texas Senators Cruz, Cornyn Urge President Trump To Issue Federal Disaster Declaration Following 2 HurricanesU.S. Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn wrote President Trump in support of Gov. Abbott’s request for a federal major disaster declaration following Hurricanes Laura and Hanna in Texas.
Hurricane Laura Now A Category 4 With Projected Surge Of Up To 20 Feet; 30 Miles InlandHurricane Laura is now a Category 4 hurricane, according to CBS 11 Meteorologist Scott Padgett.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott: Approaching Hurricane Laura Predicted To Have 'Unsurvivable Storm Surge'Wednesday afternoon Texas Governor Greg Abbott provided an update on the state's ongoing response to Hurricane Laura.
Some Texans Left Stranded At Home As Hurricane Laura Barrels Toward The Gulf CoastMandatory hurricane evacuation orders have been issued for cities all along the Texas Gulf Coast, but not everyone is leaving.
Category 3 Hurricane Laura Forecast To Be 'Catastrophic' Category 4 Storm By LandfallHurricane Laura is forecast to grow into a “catastrophic” Category 4 hurricane as it churns toward Texas and Louisiana.
Hurricane Laura Has Formed, Takes Aim At Louisiana & Texas As It Approaches The Gulf CoastMarco had weakened to a tropical depression when it made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River -- not far from New Orleans. But the Gulf Coast isn't expected to be as lucky when Laura rolls in.
Texas National Guard Mobilized Ahead Of Tropical Storms Marco And LauraAs a result of approaching Tropical Storms Marco and Laura, Governor Greg Abbott had mobilized the Texas National Guard.
Voluntary Evacuation Order In Texas City As Tropical Storm Marco Collapses And Gulf Coast Braces For LauraThe Mayor of one South Texas city is calling for a voluntary evacuation, as Tropical Storm Warnings for Marco are cancelled and the Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of Laura as a potential Category 2 hurricane.
Marco Downgraded To Tropical Storm As It Approaches Louisiana CoastAfter a day as a hurricane, Marco was downgraded to a tropical storm Sunday night as it approached Louisiana for an expected landfall around midday Monday.
EPA Watchdog: Health Monitoring After Harvey Was FlawedA new report by a federal environmental watchdog raises questions about public health assurances made after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast in 2017.
Trial To Determine If Government Liable For Harvey FloodingA trial started to determine if residents deserve compensation after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
FEMA Grants $20 Million To DPS For Hurricane Harvey AidMore than 1,800 DPS employees were deployed to areas affected by Harvey to set up barricades, direct traffic, provide airborne search and rescue missions.
FEMA Administrator Brock Long Announces ResignationLong oversaw FEMA's response to three major hurricanes — Harvey, Maria and Irma — during his time as administrator. The agency was sharply criticized in particular for its response to Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico and knocked out power for months.
American Airlines Packs Food For Florida Hurricane ReliefAmerican Airlines volunteers are gathering to pack 5,000 boxes of food for Florida communities affected by recent hurricanes.