Mayor Turner Confirms Three Harvey-Related Deaths, Says to Stay Off Roads

Mayor Turner Confirms Three Harvey-Related Deaths, Says to Stay Off Roads”

But Houston received a bit of good news Thursday.

More than 500 people - along with dozens of dogs, cats, a lizard and a monkey - took shelter at the Max Bowl bowling alley in Port Arthur after firefighters popped the lock in the middle of the night, said the establishment's general manager, Jeff Tolliver.

Two more shelters were cleared to open Tuesday in Houston as the George R. Brown Convention Center reached almost double its maximum capacity, Gov. Greg Abbott told CBS News. The crowds included many from outside Houston.

People exempt from the curfew include flood relief volunteers, people seeking shelter and people going to and from work, Turner said.

At least eight Rice players know their apartments or houses near campus have flooded, along with numerous vehicles, Bailiff said.

And the city's Addicks Reservoir, which was overwhelmed and caused widespread flooding this week, has also peaked.

The city's police chief Art Acevedo said he had recommended the move to the mayor after several reports of looting in what is America's fourth largest city.

Letter from CITGO to the Mayor of Houston
Letter from CITGO to the Mayor of Houston

Houston police board an airboat as the search for flood victims and other rescue operations continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Tuesday.

Once the dive team got to the scene, it was "too treacherous to go under and look for him", Acevedo said. In the city of Houston, you've got thousands of people that are impacted, (and) we need a lot of FEMA workers on the ground registering and processing those applications, we need to be able to give them the assurance, some sort of temporary housing, permanent housing for them.

Perez worked with the Houston Police Department's traffic enforcement division.

Six members of a family were feared dead after their van sank into Greens Bayou in East Houston.

"In the short term, the catastrophe suffered by the Houston area will be an antidote to the extreme partisan politics", Jones said.

On Sunday, the National Hurricane Center urged residents to stay put, warning that most deaths from hurricanes occur in the waters afterwards. But the releases were not enough to relieve the pressure after the relentless downpours, Army Corps of Engineers officials said.

With the world watching post-Harvey, the political stakes will be sky high for both Turner and Abbott. "Get out Now!" Brazoria County officials told residents, after water from the Brazos River broke over the levee at Columbia Lakes. Perez was a 34-year veteran of the force and was on his way to work on Sunday when his patrol auto became trapped in flood waters.

Like this



02 September 2017
5-Alarm Fire Tears Through Building in Tribeca
Lower Manhattan has filled with acrid smoke from a large fire in a building just a few blocks from the World Trade Center. The smell of smoke carried all the way to Brooklyn as the building burned just one block away from City Hall.

02 September 2017
Investors Catching Stocks Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI)
Investors may also be paying close concentration to some simple moving average indicators on shares of Gold Fields Limited (GFI ). Over the last five days, shares have managed 8.25% gains and now is up 26.74% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $3.65.

02 September 2017
Shares Holding Above Moving Averages: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE)
Natixis, a France-based fund reported 3.68 million shares. $238,000 worth of stock was sold by Moglia Peter M on Friday, June 16. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.31% of its portfolio in Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE).

02 September 2017
Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) Quarterly growth Review
Tudor Inv Corp Et Al invested 0% of its portfolio in SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL). 450,000 are owned by Heartland Advisors. Ubs Global Asset Management Americas Inc acquired 322,370 shares as Encana Corporation Com Npv (ECA)'s stock declined 8.34%.

02 September 2017
West Bengal Police allegedly shoots Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporter!
Its reported that medical team from Gangtok shall reach to Namchi Hospital for postmortem tomorrow 02 Sep. This is a gross violation as far as Sikkim's security is concerned", he said.

02 September 2017
Badgers-Utah State pregame notes
The senior threw for 2,389 yards with 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions, completing 58 percent of passes past year . Utah State is also 20-27-1 (.427) all-time in games played on Friday, including a 7-4 (.636) record under Wells.

02 September 2017
Child in Fresno Amber Alert recovered, but police still searching for father
CHP said the suspect Jose Rosario Gastelum was last seen driving a 2011 white Honda Accord with California license plates 7LUE318. He has brown hair and brown eyes, and he was last seen wearing a purple tank top and shorts.

02 September 2017
NY Suspends Road and Bridge Construction Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend
In the event of a crash or breakdown, GDOT advises motorists to never get out of the vehicle on a freeway, unless your life is in imminent danger.

02 September 2017
Seahawks send CB Tramaine Brock to Vikings
He finished 2016 with a career-high 58 tackles, while adding an interception and his first career forced fumble. He appeared in 80 games with the franchise during his tenure.

02 September 2017
Seongju residents angered by Defense Ministry letter concerning additional THAAD deployment
A group of anti-THAAD activists and residents living near the deployment site forced two US military vehicles to turn back. The launchers would be temporarily deployed at Seongju, in North Gyeongsang province.