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Harris County

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  • Harris County Preps for Gustav

    As Hurricane Gustav picks up speed in the Gulf of Mexico, planning is underway in Austin and at Harris County Tran Star. Governor Rick Perry has already issued a disaster declaration for 61 counties, in case Gustav strikes Texas. Planners in Harris...
  • Katy Mom Accused of Offering Three Children for Sex

    A Katy mother is arrested accused of offering to let a man have sex with her young son and two other children. Police say the woman met the man on the internet and arranged to meet with him in Texas. Harris County prosecutors say Stephanie Hays told a...
  • Hurricane Info

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || || Hurricane Tracking Charts: Western Atlantic (PDF File) Atlantic Basin (PDF File) Coastal Southeast Texas Evacuation Routes: Houston Area Evacuation Routes Viewing Area Evacuation Routes Get Adobe Acrobat Reader...
  • "Hurrication"

    Residents along the Louisiana coastline and Texas' Jefferson County were advised to evacuate north, but many decided come to the Houston area. The problem now is they found no public shelters here and ended up at local hotels and RV parks. As...
  • Harris County Evacuations

    Decision-makers at Harris County's Transtar will monitor Hurricane Ike and the evacuation traffic flow. "The people seem to be getting out of Galveston alright,"said Ed Emmett, Harris County Judge. "Out of our low lying areas, so we are going to keep...
  • Couple Indicted for 2003 House Fire

    A Houston couple is indicted for murder, accused of setting a fire that killed their 8 year old daughter and the 16 year old son of their minister. The fire happened five years ago, but David and Sharon Watkins were only indicted a few days ago. Now...
  • Food Stamp Offices Will Open Saturday

    Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) offices in Harris County and Southeast Texas will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday to help hurricane victims apply for disaster food stamps. Offices in those areas also will continue to offer...
  • Child Safety

    The Harris County Hospital District kicked off Baby Safety Month Friday with a focus on children left in cars. It's a subject much in the local news as of late. This year, at least six Texas children died after being left in hot vehicles. Half of...
  • Looter Crackdown

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, added patrols are in Texas City to protect property from looters. Criminals found storm-spawned crime of opportunity, smashing their way through a Firestone tire store, and taking every tire on the display wall. Crooks...
  • School Closures

    School Closures Aldine ISD - Closed Mon. 9/15 - Wed. 9/17 Alief ISD - Closed Monday 9/15 Alvin ISD - Closed Mon. 9/15 & Tues. 9/16 Angleton ISD - Closed Monday 9/15 Barbers ISD - Closed Monday 9/15 Brazosport ISD - Closed Mon. 9/15 & Tues. 9/...
  • FEMA Criticized

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is being criticized for it's response to Hurricane Ike. FEMA is said to have lied about the speed at which it could respond to the storm. US Rep. Nick Lampson, (D) Texas says "Today we learned that instead of...
  • More FEMA Supplies being distributed in Houston

     The City of Houston and Harris County opened their first Points of Distribution locations on Sunday night, only one day after one of the worst hurricanes to hit East Texas. In addition to the 5 sites that opened on Sunday afternoon, 14 more POD sites...