'Look and Leave' Policy Creates Logistical Nightmare

The line of cars stretched for miles along I-45 South today, filled with evacuees who had been waiting since Saturday to return to their homes in Galveston, Texas, to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Ike. Galveston, one of the areas hardest hit by the storm's 100 mph winds, is now filled with obliterated homes. Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas announced today that residents could return to see what was left of their homes and businesses and "gather important belongings" as part of a "look...Full Story
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