Renovations for Houston’s streets, libraries, community centers and sewer plants may be delayed for years as city money set aside for those projects is redirected to repair facilities damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
A bus carrying high school band members home to Texas from Disney World ran off a highway and plunged into a deep ravine Tuesday in Alabama, killing the driver and injuring many passengers, authorities said.
Houston-area officials want sediment removed from the San Jacinto River to protect communities near Lake Houston from a repeat of the flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey.
Houston has been awarded $9.4 million to install red warning lights and high-water sensors in 40 flood-prone traffic intersections as recovery continues from Hurricane Harvey.
Houston City Councilman Larry Green has been found dead at his home.
A 38-year-old Houston woman has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to defrauding more than $1.1 million from a Catholic mission that supports schools in Mexico and Colombia.
Nearly 9,000 homes and other buildings will remain in the floodplains of four Houston-area waterways despite multimillion-dollar flood control projects.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has chosen the Houston schools superintendent to lead the nation’s largest school system.
Houston police say a suspect has been charged in the slaying of a man who put on a bulletproof vest during a party before being shot in the chest.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicted ahead of Hurricane Harvey’s arrival that reservoirs in Houston would fill to record levels, flooding adjacent neighborhoods, but never shared the concern with the public, government records reveal.