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Houston Police Officer Drowns In Floodwaters

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A Houston police officer drowned in his patrol vehicle due to the Harvey floodwaters Chief Art Acevedo confirmed.

Sgt. Steve Perez had been with the Houston police department for more than 30 years. 207 more words


Rising Waters/Levee Breach in Houston

Reuters news agency reports that the Harvey storm system, now in its fourth day, has killed at least nine people and led to mass evacuations in Houston, Texas. 204 more words

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Houston police make 3,400 rescues as Harvey gears up for another landfall

By Madison Park, CNN

Updated 11:13 AM ET, Tue August 29, 2017


Levees at Columbia Lakes in Brazoria County have been breached, according to the official Brazoria County website. 1,045 more words



Officials in Brazoria County are telling Columbia Lakes to evacuate immediately after a levee was breached.

Cell phone use should be limited to emergency calls only at this time. 47 more words


Columbia Lakes Levee In Brazoria County Breached, Officials Urging Residents To Evacuate

HOUSTON (CBSDFW/AP) – An official says that a levee protecting a subdivision of homes in a county south of Houston has been fortified after being breached but warns the threat is far from over. 234 more words


When I Grow Up,

I want to be like my daddy, setting out to rescue a loved one from a flood only to expand that rescue mission, fielding calls and finding boats for others. 163 more words

Texas Inmates Being Moved Due To Flood Risk

HOUSTON (AP) – Texas officials say they are evacuating about 4,500 inmates from three state prisons in Brazoria County south of Houston because the nearby Brazos River is rising from Hurricane Harvey’s heavy rain. 88 more words