Hurricane Harvey
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4 years ago

Houston braces for impact 3 years after devastation of Hurricane Harvey

The city is also battling major COVID-19 outbreaks with over 100,000 cases in that county as residents prepare to deal with the effects from the hurricane.
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VIDEO: Houston braces for impact 3 years after devastation of Hurricane Harvey
5 years ago

Hurricane Harvey survivor reflects 2 years on

Iashia Nelson, a Hurricane Harvey survivor, reflects two years after the storm.
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Iashia Nelson seen here is a Hurricane Harvey survivor living in Houston.
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Hurricane Harvey survivor tells her story 2 years after the disaster

Iashia Nelson details her harrowing experience surviving the Category 4 hurricane that flooding Houston.
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VIDEO: Hurricane Harvey survivor tells her story 2 years after the disaster
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J.J. Watt’s incredible update on Hurricane Harvey relief fund

Sara Haines reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
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VIDEO: J.J. Watt’s incredible update on Hurricane Harvey relief fund
6 years ago

NFL star's Hurricane Harvey effort raises $41.6M

The football star sent out a detailed statement on where the funds have gone.
6 years ago
NFL player J. J. Watt attends the Super Bowl LII pregame show at U.S. Bank Stadium, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
6 years ago

'Don't take it for granted': Family who lost home in Hurricane Harvey reflects

The Weeks family lost their home and welcomed a new baby during the storm.
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Baby Loralynn Weeks, who was born three days after Hurricane Harvey made landfall, smiles at a beach in Padre Island, Texas.
6 years ago

Chemical company indicted for plant explosion caused by Hurricane Harvey

The chemical plant in Houston had a major fire in the wake of Harvey.
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In this Aug. 30, 2017 photo, the Arkema chemical plant is flooded from Hurricane Harvey in Crosby, Texas, northeast of Houston. Nearby residents complain of a 'bitter taste' about the sparse information authorities provided when chemicals at the plant caught fire.
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Man who sang 'Happy Birthday' says Hurricane Harvey left him homeless, not hopeless

A homeless man in Houston, Texas, who enchanted thousands when he sang for a woman on her birthday, was reunited with her.
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6 years ago

Rockport, Texas, homeowners return to devastation

Homeowners are starting to trickle in and see what’s what left in the property.
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Christina and Jared Jellison assess damage to their vacation home caused by Hurricane Harvey in Rockport, Texas on Aug. 28, 2017.
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As Harvey slams Texas, an expectant mother's scheduled C-section may be in jeopardy

Danielle Weeks was forced to evacuate her home and hunker down in a hotel.
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Expectant mother Danielle Weeks and husband William Weeks at a hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas, on August 25, 2017, after being forced to evacuate their home due to the arrival of Hurricane Harvey.
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People make their way through a flooded street during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston.  Floodwaters have breached a levee south of the city of Houston, officials said Tuesday, urging residents to leave the area immediately.
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VIDEO:  Hurricane Harvey victims still displaced
6 years ago

Texas high school reopens for the 1st time since Hurricane Harvey

"There's been a lot of smiles this morning," the superintendent said.
6 years ago
Humble ISD Assistant Superindendent Trey Kraemer straightens a sign welcoming Kingwood High School to the Summer Creek campus, Jan. 5, 2018.
6 years ago

VIDEO: How to support Disney's Day of Giving
6 years ago

Teen's social media post saves family's bakery on the brink of closing after Hurricane Harvey

A teen's post on Twitter about her family's failing bakery helps breathe new life into the business.
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La Casa Bakery and Cafe in Houston, Texas, was in danger of closing after Hurricane Harvey until the owner's daughter Jackie Garza posted a video on Twitter asking others to share her post.
6 years ago

VIDEO: Early Christmas present for family that lost their home during Hurricane Harvey
7 years ago

Woman in Alabama brings Christmas to nearly 200 families affected by Harvey

Courtney Adams started a Facebook group, Holidays for Harvey.
7 years ago
Courtney Adams, of Auburn, Alabama, poses with her children in this undated photo.
7 years ago

Harvey survivor who was rescued from the roof on rebuilding: 'God is looking out for me'

"When something bad happens, I always look for the good," she said.
7 years ago
Iashia Nelson, the woman whose plea for rescue from the roof of a Houston building during Hurricane Harvey went viral, speaks out two months after the Harvey.
7 years ago

VIDEO: 'Mattress Mack' to open up his furniture store to all on Thanksgiving
7 years ago

VIDEO: Catching up with 2 Hurricane Harvey survivors live on 'GMA'
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VIDEO: Iashia Nelson, who was stranded for hours on a roof during Hurricane Harvey, speaks out about how her family is coping more than 2 months after the hurricane.
7 years ago

'Houston Strong' mantra rings true after Astros' World Series win

The Astros won their first World Series title.
7 years ago
Marwin Gonzalez, #9 of the Houston Astros, celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven to win the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium, Nov. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles.
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Houston's 'Mattress Mack' sends Hurricane Harvey first responders to the World Series

"I was taught in school, ‘The essence of living is giving,’” McIngvale said.
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VIDEO: Businessman James McIngvale, aka Mattress Mack, chartered a flight to take Astros fans to game six of the World Series.
7 years ago

Sen. Ted Cruz: 'After Harvey, a World Series win would be great for Texas'

The Texas senator said that after Harvey, the state could use the win.
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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and wife Heidi at Game 4 of the World Series in Houston, Texas, on October 28, 2017.
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J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans looks on during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 14, 2017, in Cincinnati.
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Bride whose dream gown was destroyed in Hurricane Harvey gets new dress

A Texas woman who lost her dream wedding dress in Hurricane Harvey cried happy tears this morning after receiving a new gown from Kleinfeld Bridal.
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Myrna Orozco and her fiance, Stephen Gallos of Texas, appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America," Oct. 20, 2017, where Orozco chose a dress out of 20 designer garments, after losing her original gown in Hurricane Harvey.
7 years ago

Bride and groom hit hard by Hurricane Harvey gets free wedding of their dreams

"It was amazing. I felt not only beautiful but so immensely blessed."
7 years ago
Chloe and Timothy Waterreus of Kingwood, Texas, were surprised with a free dream wedding after their home and original wedding plans were ruined by the storm.
7 years ago

Strangers reunite woman with daughter's missing baby album after Harvey

Kristie Fudge and her daughter, Hannah, lost their home in Baytown, Texas.
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Kristie Fudge's Baytown, Texas, home was ruined by Harvey floodwaters and her daughter's baby album was recovered blocks away.
7 years ago

Houston Superfund site leaked toxic chemicals after Harvey: EPA

New test results found very high levels of dioxins.
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EPA diving teams assess the cap at the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund site on Sept. 15, 2017.
7 years ago

VIDEO: Houston health officials warn about slight uptick in diseases after Harvey
7 years ago

VIDEO: Texans' quarterback's emotional donation Deshaun Watson donated his first game paycheck to three cafeteria workers at NRG Stadium.
7 years ago

Texas woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria caused by Hurricane Harvey

She contracted the bacteria after falling into Harvey floodwaters this month.
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An overhead view of the flooding in Houston, from Buffalo Bayou on Memorial Drive and Allen Parkway, Aug. 28, 2017.
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Teen collects over 2,000 homecoming dresses for high school students who lost everything in Harvey

A Texas teen is keeping high school students from missing their homecoming dance after they've been affected by Hurricane Harvey.
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Ashley Reel of Spring, Texas, has collected over 2,000 evening dresses for high school students all over the Houston area who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.
7 years ago

Uncertain future for the EPA Houston lab assisting with Hurricane Harvey response

EPA will not renew current lease and job postings unclear for local scientists.
7 years ago
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) logo is displayed on a door at its headquarters, March 16, 2017, in Washington, DC.
7 years ago

Lester Hernandez, 29, of Las Vegas brought home an 8-month-old collie mix named Houston from the city of Houston after meeting the dog in the aftermath of the storm.
7 years ago

VIDEO: Americans respond to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma with "Hand in Hand" benefit
7 years ago

Funeral held for Houston police sergeant who died on his way to work during Harvey

Sgt. Steve Perez "was bravely serving" the city when he died, police said.
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Cheryl Perez, center, is hugged by Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, while standing with her children Maverick, left, and Sabrina, right, during a funeral service for her husband, Houston Police Sergeant Steve Perez, Sept. 13, 2017, in Houston.
7 years ago

"Although he will be forever missed, I feel inspired knowing he could accomplish more than he could ever dream," Maverick Perez said during a funeral for his father, who died trying to get to work during Hurricane Harvey.
7 years ago

Texas couple takes wedding photos in Harvey debris, will donate $5K wedding reception funds to people affected

The couple planned to hold their wedding reception at a venue in Houston.
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Shellie Schoellkopf and Robert Callaway, both 33, decided to donate the money they were going to use for their wedding reception to people affected by Hurricane Harvey.
7 years ago

Why Houston is prone to flooding

Houston is expected to receive historic amounts of rainfall.
7 years ago
Interstate highway 45 is submerged from the effects of Harvey seen during widespread flooding in Houston, Aug. 27, 2017.
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VIDEO: Millions of cars and trucks were soaked in flood waters after the storm
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VIDEO: Experts warn of the dangers of flood-damaged cars
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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have caused up to $200 billion in damage, comparable to Katrina

Moody's estimated the storms caused damage costing $150 billion to $200 billion.
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A fallen tree lies atop a row of cars on Sept. 10, 2017 Miami, in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
7 years ago

Janet Jackson breaks down in tears at Houston tour stop while performing 'What About'

The singer brought her "State of the World" tour to the hurricane-ravaged city.
7 years ago
Janet Jackson performs during the Dubai World Cup horse racing event, March 26, 2016 at the Meydan racecourse in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai.
7 years ago

VIDEO: JJ Watt gets standing ovation for Harvey relief efforts
7 years ago

Fire ants use their waxy bodies to survive Hurricane Harvey's deluge

The fire ants were seen floating at Brazos Bend State Park near Houston.
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Texas State Parks tweeted a video of the ants at Brazos Bend State Park near Houston.
7 years ago

Missing Texas real estate agent's body found, ex-husband charged with murder

Crystal McDowell disappeared as Hurricane Harvey was barreling down on the area.
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Crystal McDowell is seen here in this undated file photo.
7 years ago

Beyonce's message to Hurricane Harvey victims: 'Today is a celebration of survival'

The singer said, "This today is a celebration of survival."
7 years ago
Beyonce poses in the press room at the 59th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles.
7 years ago

House approves $15 billion in hurricane aid, funds government until December

The House passed a package for hurricane relief and Trump signed today.
7 years ago
In this aerial photo, a neighborhood near Addicks Reservoir are flooded by rain from Tropical Storm Harvey Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston.
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VIDEO: Piles of debris line driveways following Hurricane Harvey