Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on the Texas Coast, dumping more than 50 inches of rain in parts of the Houston area, flooding thousands of homes and killing more than 80 people. The devastation was swift, and the recovery is far from over. The Texas Tribune has assigned a team to examine Harvey's aftermath, including rebuilding efforts, the government's response, and what Texas is doing to prepare for future storms. You can help by sending story tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arkema Inc. said the Harris County Emergency Operations Center notified the company at 2 a.m. Thursday of explosions and black smoke coming from its Crosby plant, which was inundated by Hurricane Harvey's floodwaters.
Hurricane Harvey did more than transform cityscape by turning highways into rivers; it also upended life for farmers and ranchers across dozens of counties that Gov. Greg Abbott declared disaster zones.
Twelve years ago this month, then-Houston Mayor Bill White opened the doors of his thriving city to a traumatized flood of homeless Katrina evacuees. Now, after Hurricane Harvey, he is in need of shelter himself.
On this week's TribCast, Patrick talks to Aman, Jim and Brandon about the state's response to Hurricane Harvey, the latest in redistricting litigation and a number of immigration issues that are coming to a head in Texas.
Despite Hurricane Harvey, class has started at many universities across Texas. But it's been hard — and in some cases impossible — for students from storm-ravaged areas to return to normal life on campus.
After Hurricane Harvey hit, Texans from near and far heeded calls from law enforcement to rescue trapped neighbors, rallying kayaks, canoes and fishing boats. In Houston, Chris Ginter took it to a whole new level — with a monster truck.
Stephanie Goodman, the Texas Department of Insurance’s deputy commissioner for public affairs, talks about what policyholders need to know about filing property damage claims before a new insurance law takes effect Friday.
Though school districts in the Houston area have postponed classes at least until next Tuesday, their buildings and employees are central to providing relief for people needing shelter during the Hurricane Harvey floods.
Hurricane Harvey's direct — and seemingly endless — hit on Southeast Texas has left a path of destruction and unprecedented flooding. Take a look at what the region's residents and first responders are facing.
by Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune, Neena Satija, The Texas Tribune and Reveal and Al Shaw and Lisa Song, ProPublica
As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to pummel an already devastated Houston, many residents are terrified that the dams on two of the region's massive reservoirs will fail. Here's why government officials say that is not going to happen.