Texas

Landlords Demand Rent for Flooded Homes From Hurricane Harvey Victims

Victims of Hurricane Harvey have spoken out after landlords demanded rent from their flooded, uninhabitable homes. As they piece their lives back together, buying new furniture and other belongings after replacing those lost and finding alternate accommodation, some have been slapped with fees from landlords, who demand rent for the flooded homes the victims had to flee. Read entire…

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Two Explosions Reported At Arkema Chemical Plant In Texas

When the CEO of Arkema America, Richard Rowe, warned late Wednesday that the company is powerless to prevent an imminent explosion at its Crosby, TX chemical plant, all we could do was wait for the inevitable. We didn’t have long to wait, because just a few hours later, on Thursday morning, Arkema said it has been notified about…

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Chick-Fil-A Rescues Grandparents In Houston After Call For Help

An elderly couple trapped in their Houston home were rescued earlier this week after calling a local Chick-fil-A for help. Karen and J.C. Spencer planned to stick-it-out through Hurricane Harvey as the hurricane rocked Houston until Monday when the couple’s home started taking in a significant amount of water, ABC News reported. Unsure of who to…

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Jaw-Dropping Before-And-After Images Show WAVES Rolling Across a Texas Highway After Harvey Brought Worst Rainfall in Continental US History

The effects of Tropical Storm Harvey – which brought 19 trillion gallons of rain to the continental US – are made horrifyingly clear in these startling images. This before-and-after sequence shows how a Texas highway was completely submerged by water – so much so that waves can be seen rolling feet above the asphalt. Read…

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Private Companies Are Stepping In To Help Hurricane Victims

As the death toll in Texas rises to 14 after the devastating hurricane Harvey left its mark, private companies are stepping in. Doing more to help than the government ever could, the much-hated and demeaned corporations are putting profits on the line to save people. Private companies coming together to aid in relief efforts will…

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There Is “Eight Feet Of Water” On Houston Roads, And It’s About To Get Much Worse

Amid desperate efforts to save stranded citizens – police report over 3,000 rescues alone – and the arrival of the so-called ‘cajun navy’ to assist, Harvey continues to pummel Texas, paralyzing Houston as the region braces for yet more rain after the Tropical Storm recharged over warm waters and heading back in-land. “This is, if not the largest, it has to be categorized as…

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Some “Charitable Humans” Aren’t Very Giving Toward “Red State” Texas

The social media manager of Charitable Humans didn’t sound particularly giving in a series of despicable tweets directed toward Texas yesterday. This isn’t the only nasty-spirited tweet by the organization, which describes itself as a “progressive tax-exempt nonprofit organization seeking new and innovative approaches to address issues in our world and advance humanitarian causes.” Someone…

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Looters Attack Cajun Navy With Guns During Attempted Rescue In Houston [VIDEO]

A volunteer organization formed after Hurricane Katrina attempted to rescue a group of people in Houston who they thought were victims but ended up being a group of looters attempting to steal their boats. The Cajun Navy posted on their Facebook page on Monday the alleged attack happened as they were trying help victims of Hurricane…

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Officials Release Water From Reservoirs In Desperate Attempt To Save Dams From Total Collapse

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began releasing water from two flood-control dams Monday morning in an effort to save homes from catastrophic flooding as Tropical Storm Harvey continues pounding southeast Texas. Officials say that the move is necessary to prevent uncontrollable flooding of the greater Houston area as water levels rapidly rise. Engineers started the process…

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Harvey Expected To Make Landfall As Category 3 Hurricane: All The Latest Updates

Hurricane Harvey, which until this morning a Tropical Storm, is now set to be the first hurricane to strike the Texas coast since 2008. According to the NHS, which issued a hurricane warning from Port Mansfield to Matagorda, TX including Corpus Christi, Harvey is “rapidly intensifying”, and is forecast to be a “major hurricane.” The hurricane, whose…

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