Texas

Imelda dumps nearly 4 feet of rain on parts of Texas

HOUSTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 19: A school bus makes its way on the flooded Hopper Rd. on September 19, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (ABC News)- Texas residents are grappling with the effects of Imelda after the storm dumped nearly four feet of rain on parts of the Lone Star State. Imelda brought up to 43” of rain between Winnie and Beaumont in…

Texas police find 8-year-old girl safe after she was kidnapped walking down the street with her mother

Authorities have found an 8-year-old girl following a desperate overnight search after she was ripped away from her mother and pulled into a stranger’s car on Saturday afternoon. The girl was safely recovered by Fort Worth, Texas, police just after 2 a.m. local time Sunday, according to police. She was found safe and a suspect in the kidnapping has been taken into custody. Police…

US to stop detaining some migrant families apprehended at border

(ABC News)- U.S. Customs and Border Protection will start releasing some families apprehended near the border in south Texas as detention centers fill to capacity, an agency official said Tuesday. CBP will give some of the families apprehended in the Rio Grande Valley area notices to appear in court. Others will be released on their own recognizance, meaning they have a court date but…

Texas chemical fire still going after two days

DEER PARK T.X. (WOLO) – A  fire at a plant in Texas has been burning well over  two days. Officials say the fire at  the International Terminal Company, started Sunday morning with two tanks, spreading to six by Monday. Fire officials say the fire will continue until the fuel is either gone or no longer inside of the tank. Meanwhile,…