Property damage

Edward Woods takes a break from cleaning up his mother's home, which was destroyed by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
September 03, 2017 - 7:50 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities launched a controlled burn Sunday at a chemical plant damaged by Harvey that had already seen several explosions, saying highly unstable compounds inside needed to be neutralized. Officials announced "proactive measures" to ignite the six remaining trailers at the Arkema...
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A man prays as he attends services for parishioners from flood-damaged St Ignatius Loyola Catholic Community Church in the auditorium of Klein High School Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Klein, Texas. As clean up and repairs continue at the church just outside of Houston, parishioners turned this high school auditorium into their sanctuary on a Sunday that was declared National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 03, 2017 - 5:39 pm
Debris and muck were all that remained where homes once stood, tens of thousands spent the night in shelters, and others would weather another long day without safe drinking water or electricity. Yet, in churches across storm-ravaged South Texas, parishioners saw hope amid the devastation, and...
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Church members gather to pray around flood victim Carlos Ochoa during Sunday service in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Humble, Texas. The church building was flooded with two feet of water from Hurricane Harvey prompting services to be held in the parking lot. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
September 03, 2017 - 3:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities went door-to-door Sunday in parts of storm-battered Houston, warning that more flooding was coming, while a nearby city that lost its drinking water system struggled to restore service and officials kept watch on a crippled chemical plant that's already triggered...
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Rock Moye, from Austin, Texas, prepares brisket to serve to volunteers and flood victims in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Cypress, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
September 03, 2017 - 12:06 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvey and its aftermath (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Authorities in the Houston enclave of Bellaire say people who have suffered losses from Harvey are complaining about scavengers descending on their neighborhoods, picking through flood-damaged items piled up in...
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Paul England Jr., right, helps Michael Brown move bedroom furniture floating in his flooded home in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey, in Port Arthur, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 03, 2017 - 1:23 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A city that lost its drinking water system is struggling to restore service and a crippled chemical plant that twice has been the scene of explosions remains a concern nine days after Harvey ripped across Texas. Officials in Beaumont, population almost 120,000, worked to repair their...
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A submerged pickup truck remains in a neighborhood which was flooded when the Barker Reservoir reached capacity in the aftermath of Harvey Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Katy, Texas. Residents gathered at the checkpoint to vent their frustrations about not being able to get back into their homes which will remain flooded for several more days while the reservoir drains. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
September 02, 2017 - 8:40 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvey and the storm's aftermath (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Friends and family have gathered to remember a former Texas high school football and track coach who disappeared while driving during Harvey. The Tyler (Texas) Morning Telegraph reports that about 200 people...
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A submerged pickup truck remains in a neighborhood which was flooded when the Barker Reservoir reached capacity in the aftermath of Harvey Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Katy, Texas. Residents gathered at the checkpoint to vent their frustrations about not being able to get back into their homes which will remain flooded for several more days while the reservoir drains. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
September 02, 2017 - 7:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvey and the storm's aftermath (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The mayor of Houston has ordered mandatory evacuations for people who haven't left their homes in part of the city that remains flooded more than a week after Harvey dumped 50-plus inches of rain in spots...
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President Donald Trump and Melania Trump meet people impacted by Hurricane Harvey during a visit to the NRG Center in Houston, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. He lifted this girl into his arms to give her a kiss. It was his second trip to Texas in a week, and this time his first order of business was to meet with those affected by the record-setting rainfall and flooding. He’s also set to survey some of the damage and head to Lake Charles, Louisiana, another hard-hit area. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 02, 2017 - 4:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvey and the storm's aftermath (all times local): 3:30 p.m. NBA star James Harden says he will donate $1 million to the city of Houston to aid in Harvey recovery. The Houston Rockets point guard made the announcement Saturday with Mayor Sylvester Turner. They spoke at...
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President Donald Trump and Melania Trump meet people impacted by Hurricane Harvey during a visit to the NRG Center in Houston, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. He lifted this girl into his arms to give her a kiss. It was his second trip to Texas in a week, and this time his first order of business was to meet with those affected by the record-setting rainfall and flooding. He’s also set to survey some of the damage and head to Lake Charles, Louisiana, another hard-hit area. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 02, 2017 - 4:23 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvey and the storm's aftermath (all times local): 3:20 p.m. President Donald Trump has made a quick pit stop near a church in suburban Houston to speak with residents affected by Harvey and its flooding. Trump on Saturday chatted with people who told him that the now-...
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In this Aug. 30, 2017, photo, barges are secured by tugboats in the flood-swollen Burnet Bay along the Houston Ship Channel in Houston. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
September 02, 2017 - 9:18 am
HOUSTON (AP) — One week after Harvey roared into the Gulf Coast, residents of a Texas city struggled with no drinking water, fires continued to erupt at a stricken chemical plant and funerals began for some of the mounting toll of victims. In Beaumont, Texas, home to almost 120,000, people waited...
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