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FEMA frustrations build as displaced await answers

HITCHCOCK Tim Meade doesn't know what to do. It's been three weeks since he filed a claim with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, asking for help with rental payments. After being flooded in, and subsequently rescued from, his Dickinson apartment, he's looking for assistance paying for tempora

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:40:00

League City mayor visits hard-hit neighbors

Mayor Pat Hallisey stopped his pickup truck Friday in Clear Creek Village when he spotted one of his neighbors sorting through flood-damaged belongings in her front yard. "We're OK," she said. She walked over to the truck to tell him how unbelievable the devastation of Hurricane Harvey's flooding ha

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Pearland man charged with sexual assault of a child

A Pearland man was arrested in August after he allegedly took video of himself engaged in a sexual act with a young girl. Billy Joel Palacio, 33, is charged with sexual assault of a child and is being held in the Brazoria County Jail with bond set at $80,000, according to county records. Pearland

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 20:38:00

List of school districts with deficit budgets grows

Dickinson and Hitchcock public school trustees joined the list of those across Galveston County forced to adopt deficit budgets as they struggle with myriad issues. Trustees at Dickinson Independent School District called an emergency meeting, shortly after Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 50 inche

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:50:00

Texas Roadhouse to donate Sept. 27 profits to hurricane relief efforts

ROANOKE, Va. - Texas Roadhouse announced Wednesday that more than 500 of its locations nationwide will be donating all of their profits to The American Red Cross next week. On Sept. 27, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., 100 percent of profits will go to help those affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Tex

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-20 20:54:07

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

Smiling businesswoman is using her digital tablet in the city. (NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling fo

ALVIN SUN ADVERTISER - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

Nurse Assessing Stroke Victim By Raising Arms (NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools f

ALVIN SUN ADVERTISER - 2017-09-20 19:31:32

Pomona sees home sales increase as elementary school debuts and Harvey passes

Pomona Elementary, a new campus of Alvin Independent School District, is contributing to a 40 percent rise in sales in Manvel's Pomona community so far this year. Other factors include completion of the amenities center, and the addition of houses on 50-foot wide lots priced just under $300,000 by P

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Officials: Pickup will take a while

Some West of the Brazos residents likely will have to wait awhile before debris Harvey left behind is cleared. Crews still were a few days away Tuesday from beginning debris pickup in West Columbia, Mayor Laurie Kincannon said. "Yesterday Judge Matt Sebesta said that there is 250,000 cubic yards of

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Texas City man gets 15 years for arson

TEXAS CITY A Texas City man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for his role in a 2016 arson. Juan Luis Peralez, 50, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of arson after a trial had already begun, Assistant District Attorney Tiffany Alfred said. Texas City police responded Aug. 15, 2016, to a r

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 03:00:00

Pasadena ISD committee to meet Thursday to discuss possible bond projects

With barely a month left until early voting starts in Pasadena ISD's bond election, the district's Future Facilities Planning Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 to discuss projects to be included in the $135 million proposal. The committee meeting will be at the Carmen Orozco Profes

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 17:12:00

City changes stance on voluntary sewer connections

A motorist drives past a city sewer access point on Leisure Lane in League City on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. Residents farther down Leisure Lane will have to pay to have the city sewer connected to their homes.STUART VILLANUEVA/The Daily News LEAGUE CITY As rural areas of League City become more urba

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 03:00:00

Woman seeks damages from Progressive County Mutual Insurance after collision

GALVESTON - A League City woman is seeking more than $1 million in damages after she was allegedly injured in a collision. Jerrica Zarrella filed a complaint on Aug. 22 in the Galveston County District Court against Progressive County Mutual Insurance Co. seeking recovery under underinsured/uninsure

SETEXASRECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 20:14:01

Two hurricanes in the western Atlantic, the Fujiwhara effect and continued summer conditions here

First looking at our local weather: after a welcome taste of autumn weather following Harvey, summer conditions have returned with a vengeance. In addition to a sorely needed dry spell, temperatures have climbed back to summertime levels. Over the past six days, temperatures have run from 1-3 degree

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 19:05:00

Public intoxication suspects caught disrobing, yelling at cars in Friendswood

Two allegedly intoxicated people caused a stir in Friendswood last week, and wound up in jail as a result. On Sunday, Sept. 17 at 2:45 p.m., a witness reported a partially-undressed woman laying in a grassy area near the intersection of N. Friendswood Drive and Brandywyne Drive. When police office

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 18:10:00

In Harvey, some women delivered babies early

Astrid Mendoza holds her daughter, Hannah, who was born during Hurricane Harvey, on Sept. 5, 2017. Mendoza went into labor during Hurricane Harvey and was transported with a boat and an ambulance through floodwaters to get to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Dr. Olugbenga Ojo, ch

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 03:15:00

Ike Dike is an impractical and expensive dream

I disagree with the calls of Bill Sergeant and others for rapid investment in the "Ike Dike." That system may protect against storm surge, which ruined Galveston when Ike hit. But Harvey was a different kind of storm, and possibly a harbinger of more such events. Storm surge from Harvey was minimal.

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 03:00:00

Victoria's Secret fire mishap and falling windmills

A woman is suing Victoria's Secret in federal court, asserting the company didn't do enough to warn her about its products being flammable. Samantha Burke filed the lawsuit against Victoria's Secret Stores, Victoria's Secret Stores Brand Management and Victoria's Secret Direct Brand Management in th

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 03:00:00

Bloody Baytown: String Of Murders Shocks Community

In less than a year, Baytown has been the scene of at least six murders, with three of those reported within 30 days. BAYTOWN, TX - The sleepy blue collar town usually makes the news when it relates to the natural gas or oil industry, or if there is a natural disaster or industrial accident. But sin

PATCH - 2017-09-18 15:52:24

Mother's 911 call after son disappeared during Harvey flooding highlights emotions

LA MARQUE, Texas - There were thousands of emergency calls during Hurricane Harvey. They were made by people reaching out, hoping someone could help them during their darkest hour. One of those calls was a mother reporting her son missing in the floodwaters. It was the early hours of Aug. 27 and H

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-19 00:27:28