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News 2 Know: Timeline of Deer Park chemical fire, teacher accused of sending nude photos and more
It's Thursday, and it's also National Common Courtesy Day. Celebrate by holding the door open for someone, or letting that car over that is trying to merge. On this day in 1975, Ethiopia abolished its monarchy after 3,000 years.
3 Dickinson schools placed on lockout due to search for chase suspect
DICKINSON, Texas - Three Dickinson Independent School District schools were placed on lockout mode Thursday due to police activity in the area, according to officials. Students at Dickinson High School, Silbernagel Elementary School and Dunbar Middle School were not allowed to leave until it was dee
Chase ends with flipped car, arrest of 2 teens in Galveston Co.
GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas — A chase ended Thursday with a flipped car and two arrests of teens allegedly involved in a drive-by shooting in La Marque. Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies were conducting surveillance on 17-year-old Isaac Brown and 19-year-old Cameron Tucker. They saw Tucker and Brown i
Kemah Police Department approves new weapon-mounted camera technology
KEMAH, Texas - The latest in weapons-recording technology for law enforcement has been given the green light by the Kemah Police Department. The FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera from Viridian Weapons Technologies weighs a little more than three ounces, can record up to six hours of footage and attach
Shelter-in-place ordered due to benzene levels in Texas city where chemicals facility burned for 3 days
National Guard troops have been called in and residents were told to stay inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected early Thursday near a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility that caught fire this week. Harris County officials said the Guard and hazardous materials teams have est
Expert: ITC fire could have been out in seconds
HOUSTON — A fixed fire protection system could have stopped the ITC fire in less than a minute. Marcelo D’Amico is the lead fire protection engineer and risk management consultant for Orcus Fire and Risk out of League City. He has nearly two decades of experience in the field and analyzed the ITC fi
Texas House passes bill legalizing lemonade stands run by kids; next stop is Senate
The Texas House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would legalize lemonade stands run by children. The bill, sponsored by Republican Rep. Matt Krause, sought to legalize what's typically considered a harmless hobby or fundraiser that kids participate in for fun. Lemonade stands and o
League City man gets 10 years in child's death
After three trials in three years, a League City man is headed to prison for his role in the 2016 death of his stepdaughter. After hours of deliberation, a Galveston County jury early Tuesday sentenced Evan David Nolan, 29, to 10 years in prison for the death of Whitney Williams, 6, his stepdaughter
Snake removers find 45 rattlesnakes underneath Texas house
Two Texas snake removers found 45 rattlesnakes underneath a house when responding to a call. The snake removers were able to successfully remove all of the animals from the home.
Man’s ‘badly decomposed’ body found inside closet in Texas, police say
A grisly discovery was made in Texas on Thursday when a man’s body was found inside a closet, authorities said. Officers with the San Antonio Police Department arrived at the scene in response to “a call for a DOA,” police said in a statement. At the address was an apartment building, MySanAntonio.c
Who's Hiring In Clear Lake: 109 Marketing Jobs Are Open
CLEAR LAKE, TX — If you have sales or marketing experience, and you live in Clear Lake, you can apply for any of the 109 open marketing positions today with ziprecruiter.com and Patch. Some don't require a marketing background and will train, while others are looking for a slid track record.
Rumors Of Deer Park Evacuation By National Guard Prove False
DEER PARK, TX — Rumors that the Texas Army National Guard was preparing to evacuate residents of Deer Park after city emergency management officials declared a shelter in place emergency were just rumors.
I-45 connector in Texas City to close Friday evening
The Texas Department of Transportation will close a ramp connecting Interstate 45 to FM 1764 in Texas City on Friday night and early Saturday morning, the agency said. The southbound connector ramp to FM 1764 will be closed at 9 p.m. on Friday until 8 a.m. on Saturday, the agency said.
P!nk Stops at Buc-ee's During Texas Road Trip
Singer P!nk is in the middle of her 'Beautiful Trauma' Tour and her and the family made a pit stop at Buc-ee's along the way!. The pop star posted on Instagram Thursday morning photos of her and the family inside the Texas-sized travel stop on Instagram.
Schools in Pasadena ISD, La Porte ISD, Deer Park ISD to remain closed Friday
Several school districts were closed on Thursday in the wake of the air quality incident. And on Friday, some districts have already announced they won't be open. The list of Friday closures include the following:
Brazoria County patient accuses Pearland medical practitioners of malpractice
HOUSTON – John Seguin of Brazoria County has filed a medical malpractice suit against Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital and Dr. Rajan Kadakia, alleging the defendants improperly treated him following a procedure more than a year ago.
Baytown man arrested with over 100 pounds of marijuana
Deputies with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama detained a Baytown man Friday after seizing almost $500,000 worth of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 10.
BREAKING: Deer Park fire flares up again
DEER PARK, Texas — Hours after firefighters extinguished the fire at the ITC tank farm in Deer Park, flames flared up again from at least one tank. Thick black smoke filled the air but fire crews attacked the flames quickly and had the fire out within minutes.
UPDATE: ITC provides deadline, additional info for incident claim forms
The fires that began Sunday at a Deer Park chemical plant owned and operated by Intercontinental Terminals Co. prompted the company to open a claims hotline and website on Wednesday.
BREAKING: ITC Deer Park issues shelter-in-place for personnel; odor may be noticeable in community
LA PORTE, Texas — The facility whose tank farm burned Sunday to Wednesday of this week issued the following alert early Thursday due to benzene levels:. This is a message from ITC Deer Park located at 1943 Independence Parkway Deer Park,TX 77536. At 02:30 on 3/21/2019, a(n) Chemical, Odor incident o