Mnuchin: Congress Should Tie Harvey Aid To Debt Limit BillCongress needs to combine a $7.9 billion disaster relief package for Harvey with a contentious increase in the nation's borrowing limit, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says, arguing it is needed to ensure storm victims in Texas get the help they need.
Mayor Says Houston 'Open For Business' Despite Huge HurdlesHouston's mayor insists that America's fourth-largest city is "open for business," but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes, and billions in damage to repair, major disasters that Harvey created are by no means resolved.
City Struggles To Restore Water Service In Harvey AftermathA Texas city that lost its drinking water system to Harvey's floodwaters struggled Saturday to restore service.
Harvey Death Toll Surpasses 30; More Fatalities ExpectedNow that the sun is finally shining and the murky, brown floodwaters are slowly receding in much of the Houston area, grim reality is setting in. Harvey is about to release its dead.
Beaumont Loses Water Supply Due To Harvey FloodingOfficials there say the city has lost service from its main pump station due to rising waters of the Neches River caused by Harvey.
Shivering Tot Found Clinging To Drowned Mom In Texas FloodsAuthorities found a shivering toddler clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in Southeast Texas after the woman tried to carry her child to safety from Harvey's floods.
Karate Studio Owner Gets Prison Over Viewing, Sharing Child Pornography The owner of a Southeast Texas karate studio has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for viewing and sharing child pornography.
Marijuana Advocate Claims She Was Kicked Out Of Church For Her HabitFaith Bodle asserts she was asked to leave her church after appearing on local television to support the medical use of cannabis.
U.S. Says Head Of Gulf Cartel In CustodyDEA claims Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez took control of the drug smuggling operation after the arrest of Mario Ramirez-Trevino in 2013.
Man Convicted Of Drug Trafficking, Leading Cops On ChaseA Louisiana man faces life in federal prison after being convicted of drug trafficking counts linked to a chase following a 2013 traffic stop.
Man Deliberately Ruined His $1M Car To Collect Insurance Money Federal authorities say an East Texas man has admitted to deliberately driving his $1 million car into Gulf waters so that he could collect insurance on the vehicle.
Man Dies After Swallowing Alleged Cocaine