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  1. Imelda's death toll in Houston rises to 5 as damage assessments begin

    Fox Business via Yahoo FinanceSep 21 21:27 PM

    Deputies in Harris County — where Houston is located — responded to more than 1,000 weather-related calls, including 422 high-water rescues. The Texas National Guard and a state ...

  2. Houston Begins Cleanup After Almost 4 Feet of Rain Falls

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 20 12:31 PM

    In Jefferson County, just east of Houston, 43.15 inches (109.6 centimeters) fell, said Lara Pagano, a forecaster at the U.S. Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland. The rainstorm ...

  3. America’s Great Climate Exodus Is Starting in the Florida Keys

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 20 14:49 PM

    The Great Climate Retreat is beginning with tiny steps, like taxpayer buyouts for homeowners in flood-prone areas from Staten Island, New York, to Houston and New Orleans — and now Rittel’s ...

  4. Tropical storm floods Houston with damage that may rival Harvey

    Fox Business via Yahoo FinanceSep 19 22:48 PM

    More than 10 inches had fallen in just 24 hours in parts of Harris County, where Houston is located, and more than 20 inches had fallen in some parts of neighboring Montgomery ...

  5. Ed Gonzalez, sheriff for Harris County, which includes Houston, confirmed the second death from the storm. The other victim of the storm was electrocuted southeast of Houston while ...

  6. Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others trapped and stranded

    Fox Business via Yahoo FinanceSep 20 5:49 AM

    Officials in Harris County, which includes Houston, said there had been a combination of at least 1,700 high-water rescues and evacuations to get people to shelter during a relentless ...

  7. No injuries in Houston-area chemical plant transformer fire

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceSep 18 16:03 PM

    The Galveston County Daily News reports officials are seeking the cause of Tuesday's late-morning fire at an Ashland plant in Texas City, 35 miles (55 kilometers) southeast of Houston ...

  8. 'Storm Area 51' proves a close encounter of the profitable kind

    Fox Business via Yahoo FinanceSep 21 13:21 PM

    The long-rumored alien invasion finally occurred near Nevada's notorious Area 51, but the beings who filled up hotels and restaurants were from other states and countries, not planets. While ...

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