Tag: hurricane

Cameron County Housing Authorities file lawsuit against Port Isabel

In the legal documents, Cameron County Housing Authority and Community Housing and Economic Development Corporation allege federal funds were lost in 2015, due to a discrimination against low-income and Latino residents after hurricane dolly struck in 2008. Ben Riemer, the attorney representing the corporation tells Fox News, “The leaders in Port Isabel prevented my client from proceeding my client from re-developing this property ” Riemer continued saying it’s city commissioners and planning and zoning commission violated federal fair housing act. Port Isabel City Manager Jared Hockema responded saying they did the job correctly. “We just categorically deny that. We’ve...

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Update on Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

As Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and left destruction as it made its way across the island, the monster storm also left the U.S. territory without power. Strong winds taking down trees, fences, and leaving vehicles under water. Anabell Ramos, says family members prepared for Hurricane Maria at home, even making room for others who feared for their safety but, after Maria unleashed its fury on puerto rico and the caribbean, valley residents have been unable to communicate with their family members on the island. Puerto Rico’s office of emergency management, confirms that 100% of the U.S. Territory lost...

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Hurricane Harvey Donations Delivered!

Our first trailer has made it to Pearland Texas and has delivered your donations at the Crossroad Community Church. Here are some photos. A very special thank you to all Fox viewers who participated and donated their time and money to get these badly needed supplies to those who need them. This is Crossroad Community Church in Pearland Texas!! This is Crossroad Community Church in Pearland Texas!! This is Crossroad Community Church in Pearland Texas!! This is Crossroad Community Church in Pearland Texas!! This is Crossroad Community Church in Pearland Texas!! Thank you to our amazing viewers, listeners and...

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Fox News South Texas kicked off day one  of our four day supply drive to help victims of Hurricane Harvey

But we still need your help to make it possible.  Our goal is to fill up a trailer with items needed to assist those affected in the coastal region.  We are accepting donations including: Non-perishable easy open food items, baby and adult diapers, baby food, hygiene and feminine products, and pet food.   You can stop by from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm tomorrow, Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday of next week outside our studios located at 801 North Jackson Road in...

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Harris Judge asks anyone with high-water vehicles to help evacuate trapped residents

In a Sunday press conference, Harris County Judge Ed Emmet asked for anyone with high-water vehicles to help evacuate residents trapped.  In their homes and get them to high ground.  If anyone can volunteer their boats or other high-water vehicles, they’re asked to call the Harris County Fire Marshall at (713) 881-3100. He says quote:  “We are asking the public to help,” he said. “We need you to...

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