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Residents Join Lawsuit Against Arkema, Crosby Plant That Erupted In Explosions Post-Harvey

One of the most striking issues that bubbled up during Hurricane Harvey and the aftermath of the storm was how Arekma Inc., a chemical plant located in Crosby, about 30 miles southeast of Houston, had no back-up plan for how to keep the volatile compounds stored at the facility from breaking down an

HOUSTON PRESS - 2017-09-25 10:00:00

Crosby holds off Porter to improve to 3-0

Code Red is a message announcing an immediate danger. Craig "Sqwirl" Williams is definitely an immediate danger to opposing defenses. In front of a red raucous crowd at "the Jungle" Friday night, The Sqwirl was once again wreaking havoc. The Coogs topped the Spartans 42-35 to remain undefeated at 3-

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Crosby ISD approves engineer pending bond passage

The Crosby ISD school board approved a decision during the Sept. 18 meeting to use Casey Sledge, owner of Sledge Engineering, to manage future construction projects should the 2017 bond package pass the November election. The action as written approved Sledge Engineering as "project manager for fut

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 21:57:00

Kingwood woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after cutting elbow in flooded home, officials say

KINGWOOD, Texas - A Kingwood woman died last Friday from a flesh-eating bacteria after she fell and cut her left elbow in her flooded garage, officials said. Nancy Reed, 77, lived in the 3200 block of Sunny Knoll Court when she contracted necrotizing fasciitis, a serious bacterial skin infection, du

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-22 20:29:16

Baytown Halloween store scares up a good time

Entering Spirit Halloween, one is immediately greeted by a giant demon with huge claws, accompanied by scary noises, flashing lights and a werewolf ready to pounce on an unsuspecting victim. Manager Linda Smith says it is nothing to be scared of because it is all in fun.

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Bomb threat received; suspicious package found at Baytown Covestro site

Authorities are conducting a thorough search of Covestro, a Baytown industrial facility, after a bomb threat was received on Friday morning. A shelter-in-place is not needed at this time, officials said. Covestro said in a press release that a suspicious package was found on the site, and the Bay

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 16:24:00

Looking back on Old Baytown childhood

Though most of us didn't realize it at the time, growing up in Old Baytown was a unique experience. Maybe we just took it all for granted - like, attending Humble Oilers semi-pro baseball games smack in the middle of town or enjoying constant access to the nearby Humble Community House.

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Recognizing symptoms of AFib crucial to effective treatment

Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, affects an estimated 2.7 million Americans; making it one of the most common heart conditions in the U.S. according to the American Heart Association. Recognizing the symptoms of AFib is crucial in treating the disease in its earliest stages. With September designated a

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Academics debate value of homework

Fifth-grade teacher Mary Hooper is one of a number of Humble ISD teachers who no longer assign homework, but she encourages her students at North Belt Elementary to read at home. Hooper is in her ninth year of teaching and has focused primarily on lower and upper elementary grades. Assigning homewo

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 16:44:00

Woman accused of stabbing, killing her uncle in Spring residence

SPRING, Texas - A 29-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of her 67-year-old uncle. Harris County deputies said they responded to an unknown medical emergency at the 23400 block of Cranberry Trail Saturday night. Around 11 p.m., deputies arrived to find Robert Mit

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-24 15:32:20

Family pushes for answers in death of 14-year-old Houston-area girl

Alana Mock jolted awake about 2:30 a.m. Her 14-year-old daughter, Layla Ramos, hadn't come home, so Mock grabbed her cellphone. "Where are you at?" she texted. "Please come home I'm worried." An hour later, Layla sent a cryptic reply. She was at Walmart. Mock tried to call her daughter, but Layla's

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Man shot in face during dispute in SW Houston

A Houston man was shot in the face following a Sunday morning argument in Gulfton. Gunfire broke out around 1 a.m. near Mullins and Bissonnet, when a man started arguing with his girlfriend at the Cherry Cove Apartments, according to Houston police. Other men intervened in the fight to defend the

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-24 14:43:00

Houston Newsmakers Sept. 24: FEMA says there's still time to register

HOUSTON - Harvey recovery are the topics on this week's Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall. Peter Herrick Jr. is spokesperson for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and says those wanting or needing FEMA's help still have time to register. "We've still got about a month left and we're

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-24 14:34:14

Fugitives sought by Houston-area police (Sept. 22)

On Friday, Multi-County Crime Stoppers released a list of their 10 featured fugitives of the week. Of the 10 fugitives, two are wanted on charges of theft, two are wanted on charges of assault and one is wanted on a charge of murder. Each person on the list had an active arrest warrant as of Friday,

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 19:37:00

Bicyclist killed in NE Houston hit-and-run

HOUSTON - A bicyclist was killed Friday night after a hit-and-run in northeast Houston, Harris County Sheriff's deputies said. The accident was reported at 11 p.m. in the 6900 block of East Freeway. After striking the rear side of the bicycle, the driver fled the scene in a red SUV or pick-up truc

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-24 00:40:02

Finally: Houston may get some cooler weather this week

Last week, Texas laughed when the official start of Fall arrived but the city continued to experience its trademark searing heat. Fortunately, the National Weather Service for Houston-Galveston is predicting a cold front that may bring cooler and drier weather to the region. The cold front will rea

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-24 19:42:00

First Look at Prelude Coffee and Tea

First Look at Prelude Coffee and Tea I don't know about you, but I feel that every work week could be greatly improved with doughnuts. Artisanal biscuits are a distant dream near my workplace, but would elevate things to another level (with coffee demarcating the baseline of daily survival). Luckily

HOUSTON PRESS - 2017-09-25 10:00:00

New emergency shelter opens at Greenspoint Mall

The American Red Cross bussed more than 250 people over the weekend from NRG Center to a new emergency shelter in an empty department store at Greenspoint Mall, almost a month after Hurricane Harvey forced thousands from their homes. On Sunday, scores of storm victims with orange wristbands wandered

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-25 02:17:00

Gasoline prices maintain slow decline

Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle Updated 7:52 am, Monday, September 25, 2017 Gasoline prices are slowly, but steadily falling after skyrocketing in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Houston-area fuel prices are down to $2.42 for a gallon of regular unleaded, a 3-cent dip in the last week, while the

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-25 12:14:00

This Week in Harvey Relief: Saint Arnold and Southern Smoke Get In On The Cause

On Monday, October 2, hospitality industry leaders and diners around the country will come together for "One Night, One Meal, One Nation," to support the Hurricanes Harvey & Irma Hospitality Employee Relief Fund. Donations will benefit industry workers and organizations in affected areas, providing

HOUSTON PRESS - 2017-09-25 12:00:00