St. Augustine's University student returns to Bahamas to help neighbors recover from Hurricane Dorian

St. Augustine's University student returns to Bahamas to help neighbors recover from Hurricane Dorian

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — A month after Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas, a St. Augustine’s University student returned home to help with recovery efforts. Becario Bodie, a senior at the historically black university traveled to Freeport in the grand Bahama Islands. He says many parts of the island are still without power. Over the weekend, Bodie and members of his fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha, helped unload, unpack and delivery relief items. Bodie is from Nassau,…

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Swimmers warned to avoid ocean due to Hurricane Lorenzo

Swimmers warned to avoid ocean due to Hurricane Lorenzo

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Ocean waves (Photo: WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (AP) — The National Weather Service is warning swimmers in North Carolina to avoid the Atlantic Ocean because of rip currents created by Hurricane Lorenzo. Although the National Hurricane Center puts the center of Lorenzo more than 1,000 miles southwest of the Azores, the weather service says elevated rip current risks exist along the coast for most of the week. – Advertisement –…

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Pender raises almost $6,000 for Ocracoke School damaged in hurricane

Pender raises almost $6,000 for Ocracoke School damaged in hurricane

Kindergarten friends from Ms Dobel’s class are “paying it forward” to help the Ocracoke community as they recover from Hurricane Dorian. (Photo: Topsail Elementary School) BURGAW, NC (WWAY) — Last year, the Pender County community banded together to persevere through the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Generosity from groups and organizations around the state, region and nation helped area residents get back on their feet. Following Hurricane Dorian, the Ocracoke community suffered similar hardships. Pender County…

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Tracking the tropics: Hurricane Lorenzo threatens the Açores

Tracking the tropics: Hurricane Lorenzo threatens the Açores

WASHINGTON — We’re tracking Hurricane Lorenzo in the tropics. LORENZO:Lorenzo was upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane Saturday night. There has never been a hurricane this strong east of 55°W Longitude. While this is a historically strong storm, it poses very little threat to any land areas at this time. The storm will continue to weaken in the next few days. The storm will impact Flores Island (Açores) as a weaker hurricane Wednesday. RELATED: Donations…

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Public invited to veteran's funeral in Sarasota

Public invited to veteran's funeral in Sarasota

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Dog found chained during Imelda flooding has been adopted

Dog found chained during Imelda flooding has been adopted

Editor’s note: The above video is from the original version of this story that aired Sept. 18 when this poor pup still needed a home. HOUSTON — Some happy news for your Sunday: “Cho-Larry,” the poor dog who was found chained up to a fence as Imedla flooded Houston, has a new home. The Houston SPCA on Sunday shared a photo of the kind woman giving Cho-Larry a second chance at life. Cho-Larry has a…

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Sikh Deputy 'Trailblazer' Fatally Shot In Houston-Area Traffic Stop

Sikh Deputy 'Trailblazer' Fatally Shot In Houston-Area Traffic Stop

A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed Friday afternoon in the Houston suburbs during a routine traffic stop. Sandeep Dhaliwal was the first observant Sikh to become a sheriff’s deputy in Harris County, where the city of Houston is located. He was a “hero” and a “trailblazer,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez told reporters on Friday. “He wore the turban. He represented his community with integrity, respect and pride,” Gonzalez said. “And again, he was…

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Tracking the tropics: Lorenzo Makes History; Becomes Category 5 Hurricane

Tracking the tropics: Lorenzo Makes History; Becomes Category 5 Hurricane

We’re tracking hurricane Lorenzo in the tropics.  RELATED: Donations for Dorian: DC community members pack supplies for those impacted by hurricane RELATED: Weather Forecast for DC metro area LORENZO:Lorenzo was upgraded to a category 5 hurricane Saturday night. This is the strongest a hurricane as ever been east of 55°W Longitude. While this is a historically strong storm, it poses very little threat to any land areas at this time. The storm will continue to…

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U.S. Senate candidate Chris Bell

U.S. Senate candidate Chris Bell

HOUSTON (FOX 26) – He has served our community on Houston City Council and in the House of Representatives. Now former Congressman Chris Bell is aiming for a new job, representing all Texans in the United States Senate. What’s Your Point host Greg Groogan, talks with Chris Bell about why he’s running for Senate, and other topics including, immigration, asylum, flooding and climate change, and the prospect of Texas turning Blue in 2020.

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Public welcome at fallen deputy's funeral services

Public welcome at fallen deputy's funeral services

HOUSTON (FOX 26) – A public service will be held on Wednesday for fallen Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal, who was killed on duty this week during a routine traffic stop by a fugitive. The funeral ceremony for Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal will be Wednesday 10/2 at the Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress. Sikh religious ceremony at 10:30 a.m., law enforcement ceremony at 11:30. Public welcome at both, space permitting. #hounews — HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) September 28, 2019 Sheriff Gonzalez described Dhaliwal, who…

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Remembering Dep. Dhiwali, Texas' first Sikh deputy

Remembering Dep. Dhiwali, Texas' first Sikh deputy

HOUSTON (FOX 26) – Harris County Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal, who died in the line of duty after being shot during a traffic stop, was more than just a deputy. MORE: Deputy dies after being shot from behind during traffic stop Sheriff Ed Gonzalez called him a trailblazer and a leader, who represented the true diversity of our community. Dhaliwal joined the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in 2009 as a detention officer. He grabbed the nation’s…

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Deputy dies after being shot during traffic stop

Deputy dies after being shot during traffic stop

HOUSTON (FOX 26) – A Harris County deputy has passed away after being shot in the line of duty. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal was shot while conducting a traffic stop on Friday afternoon. The shooting occurred on Willancy Court near West Road in northwest Harris County around 1 p.m.  Sheriff Gonzalez says a male suspect approached the 10-year veteran from behind and shot him a couple of times. I’m sad to share…

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Yes, There's An Election In Texas In November. Here's What's On The Ballot.

Yes, There's An Election In Texas In November. Here's What's On The Ballot.

Voters in Texas will decide on 10 constitutional amendments this Election Day, Nov. 5. The propositions range from prohibiting an income tax from ever being collected in the state to allowing law enforcement animals to stay with their handlers when they retire. Sometimes the language on a ballot can be confusing. Here’s an explanation of what voters are being asked to decide, with an assist from the League of Women Voters. What you’ll see on…

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Hurricane Lorenzo isn't a threat to land… for now

Hurricane Lorenzo isn't a threat to land… for now

An intense hurricane is gaining strength over the Atlantic Ocean, but the storm is going largely unnoticed due to its remote location. Hurricane Lorenzo, currently spinning over the central Atlantic, first became a hurricane on Wednesday, but by Thursday afternoon, it had rapidly intensified into a major Category 4 hurricane. On Thursday evening, Lorenzo was packing maximum sustained winds of 140 mph, but AccuWeather Meteorologists believe that it could continue to strengthen and eventually become…

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2 teens shot while being chased in east Houston

2 teens shot while being chased in east Houston

80° × News Local News Texas News National News International News Isiah Factor Uncensored Entertainment The News Edge You Decide Featured Videos Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo kicks off with parade Friday Football Fever Klein Oak Panthers and Jack Yates Lions show their pride! Friday Football Fever – Jack Yate HS and Klein Oak showing their school spirit Baby on board: Airline introduces child seat map to allow passengers to avoid sitting next to…

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After saving thousands, Austin firefighters return from Tropical Storm Imelda rescue efforts

After saving thousands, Austin firefighters return from Tropical Storm Imelda rescue efforts

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Fire Department and other agencies worked hard in southeast Texas and helped save around 1,500 people. RELATED: Austin Fire, ATCEMS units deploy to southeast Texas to assist in rescue efforts after flooding emergency RELATED: Beaumont emergency room floods in Imelda, keeps treating patients in makeshift ER “A huge statewide effort, these teams came together and did marvelous work,” said Division Chief Palmer Buck with the Austin Fire Department. “Our crews,…

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Halloween 'One Tree Hill' event cancelled due to Hurricane Dorian damage

Halloween 'One Tree Hill' event cancelled due to Hurricane Dorian damage

Friends with Benefit Charity Events has cancelled its Haunted Villaweek Bash because of water damage to the Tric warehouse WILMINGTON – Thanks to Hurricane Dorian, “One Tree Hill” fans will have to make other plans this Halloween. Although the storm largely spared the region from the brunt of its strength earlier this month, it didn’t pass by without leaving a mark on a landmark filming location from the Wilmington-shot series. The South Front Street warehouse…

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Terrifying video shows lightning illuminating tornado against the night sky

Terrifying video shows lightning illuminating tornado against the night sky

A confirmed tornado on Tuesday night in Wisconsin caused heavy damage to vehicles and a home. Striking near the Chippewa-Dunn County line, west of Eau Claire, at least three semi-trucks were overturned according to officials. The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that the tornado struck near Elk Mound and Wheaton at 7:53 p.m. CDT. In response, Elk Mound High School opened its building as a shelter for any residents who needed it. “In the morning,…

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League City residents collect donations for Winnie

League City residents collect donations for Winnie

LEAGUE CITY, Texas – League City residents are rallying to help flood victims in Winnie by paying it forward after their city flooded during Hurricane Harvey. League City dodged a bullet this time around when Imelda hit, but residents who flooded during Hurricane Harvey said they’ll never forget how outsiders helped them. Now they are collecting donations for those devastated by flooding in Winnie. “We just kicked into high gear right away,” Janice Hallisey, the…

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Houston SPCA heads to Bahamas to aid animal victims of Hurricane Dorian

Houston SPCA heads to Bahamas to aid animal victims of Hurricane Dorian

PHOTOS: Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc on BahamasHumans are not the only victims of Hurricane Dorian. Thousands of stray animals were left to their own devices, while others were displaced from their owners after they sought refuge.>>>See more for photos of the devastation from Hurricane Dorian… less PHOTOS: Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc on BahamasHumans are not the only victims of Hurricane Dorian. Thousands of stray animals were left to their own devices, while others were displaced…

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Spaghetti models for Tropical Storm Karen & Hurricane Lorenzo are just 1 tool for forecasting their paths

Spaghetti models for Tropical Storm Karen & Hurricane Lorenzo are just 1 tool for forecasting their paths

People love to talk about Spaghetti Plots when it comes to tropical storms and we’ll take a look at a couple. First, what exactly IS a spaghetti plot? It is a tool we use to forecast hurricane tracks. We can take a model, change certain types of weather in the model, and plot out the path a storm might take. It will make a line. We then change a variable, and run the model again,…

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Big rig hits cow, loses load of plywood on US-90

Big rig hits cow, loses load of plywood on US-90

85° × News Local News Texas News National News International News Isiah Factor Uncensored Entertainment The News Edge You Decide Featured Videos Puppies dance while drinking mom’s milk in adorable video Released memo shows Trump prodded Ukraine to probe Biden HPD: Driver ran away after running over homeless man & woman under bridge 28 wild horses killed in Hurricane Dorian ‘mini tsunami’ off North Carolina coast Most Recent Stories Puppies dance while drinking mom’s milk…

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Worst appears over for Puerto Rico as Tropical Storm Karen heads north

Worst appears over for Puerto Rico as Tropical Storm Karen heads north

Tropical Storm Karens projected path as of 5 a.m. on September 25, 2019 (Photo: CBS / NOAA / National Hurricane Center) SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO (CBS) — Authorities in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands reported limited power outages, flooding and landslides as Tropical Storm Karen swirled away from the northeast Caribbean early Wednesday. Forecasters cautioned that more rain was in store for the region through the day but it was forecast to dissipate…

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Earth's Oceans Are Getting Hotter And Higher, And It's Accelerating

Earth's Oceans Are Getting Hotter And Higher, And It's Accelerating

As the world’s climate changes, ocean warming is accelerating and sea levels are rising more quickly, warns a new report by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report is a synthesis of the most up-to-date climate science on oceans and ice, and it lays out a stark reality: Ocean surface temperatures have been warming steadily since 1970, and for the past 25 years or so, they’ve been warming twice as fast. Sea levels…

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Hurricanes trade defenseman Justin Faulk to St. Louis

Hurricanes trade defenseman Justin Faulk to St. Louis

RALEIGH, NC (AP)–The St. Louis Blues acquired All-Star defenseman Justin Faulk from the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday in exchange for defenseman Joel Edmundson and a prospect. The Blues also announced Faulk had signed a seven-year contract extension worth $45.5 million that goes into effect following this season with the defending Stanley Cup champions. – Advertisement – “The team’s in a position right now where they’re trying to win and keep that success going,” Faulk said…

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Chambers County surveys damage, begins recovery efforts after Tropical Storm Imelda

Chambers County surveys damage, begins recovery efforts after Tropical Storm Imelda

CHAMBERS COUNTY, Texas – Officials with the Chambers County Emergency Management announced its plans to begin its recovery efforts after Tropical Storm Imelda’s flooding.  To better assess the damage and provide assistance in the most efficient way, officials are asking Chamber County residents affected by Imelda to complete the Imelda Damage Survey on the Chamber’s County Website.  The objective to the survey is to: assess and identify damages and needs in the community, allocate money,…

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Flooding, proposed tax hike discussed at Commissioners Court

Flooding, proposed tax hike discussed at Commissioners Court

HOUSTON – Harris County Commissioners Court held its first meeting since Tropical Storm Imelda hit the area less than a week ago. On Tuesday, flooding, along with a proposed tax hike, were the two hot topics of the day inside the court.  County Judge Lina Hidalgo said according to county engineers, so far, they have counted 741 homes that flooded in the unincorporated areas of Harris County. This doesn’t include the city of Houston or other…

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EPA gauging damage from San Jacinto barge crash

EPA gauging damage from San Jacinto barge crash

HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS – Four and a half years ago, Sherry Griggs saw the risk of breakaway barges on the San Jacinto River. She raised the alarm and no one with any power listened. “I know that sooner or later I’m afraid one of them is going to hit that cap,” Griggs said. “We are going to back to day one as far as what we’ve been fighting for, getting this river cleaned up.” Griggs’…

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Update on Tropical Storm Imelda's impact on USPS

Update on Tropical Storm Imelda's impact on USPS

HOUSTON – What happened Many Houstonians haven’t received mail since Wednesday as a result of Tropical Imelda Storm’s impact on several post offices east of Houston and near Beaumont. What’s new Officials with the U.S. Postal Service still won’t tell KPRC 2 if the roof collapse at the nation’s largest processing and distribution center in north Houston had anything to do with delays in deliveries. All they could tell us Tuesday is that customers should start…

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Bus drivers criticize HISD after working during Imelda's flooding event

Bus drivers criticize HISD after working during Imelda's flooding event

HOUSTON – Houston Educational Support Personnel Officials and bus drivers for Houston Independent School District want answers from the district about its decision to keep its schools open during dangerous weather conditions. HESP President Wretha Thomas said Tuesday the decision endangered the lives of its employees, students and bus drivers. Thomas wants answers from the district about its decision to not cancel classes. “I sent a letter to the superintendent and asked her why they didn’t close the…

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Houston School Bus Drivers Say District Made Them Drive In Floods ‘Like An Ocean’

Houston School Bus Drivers Say District Made Them Drive In Floods ‘Like An Ocean’

Houston bus driver Cloria Witherspoon said she faced flooding “like an ocean” during her route last Thursday. Houston Educational Support Personnel, the local union for bus drivers and other school workers, said the Houston Independent School District should act faster when flooding hits, citing treacherous conditions for bus drivers last Thursday. “Just when Mayor Turner said ‘everybody stay put’, HISD was sending our bus drivers and our bus aids out on this dangerous journey to…

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Kids in Bahamas stranded with schools damaged by hurricane

Kids in Bahamas stranded with schools damaged by hurricane

By MELISSA HERNANDEZ of Fresh Take Florida news service, Fresh Take Florida, a news service of the University of Florida GREAT ABACO ISLAND, Bahamas — As unimaginable winds from Hurricane Dorian pushed the Atlantic Ocean into inland neighborhoods far from the seashore in parts of the Bahamas, homes and schools flooded beneath a wall of water more than 20 feet high. An additional 3 feet of rain poured from the skies as the slow-moving storm…

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How Texas A&M vets helped save 100 animals after Tropical Storm Imelda

How Texas A&M vets helped save 100 animals after Tropical Storm Imelda

The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) has spent the last two weeks helping treat hundreds of animals including more than 200 malnourished animals found at a warehouse in Texas as well as nearly 100 cattle and other animals that are still wading through Imelda’s floodwaters in Jefferson and Chambers counties. less The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) has spent the last two weeks helping treat hundreds of animals including more than 200 malnourished…

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Deshaun Watson invites Aldine player who saved mom, toddler from Imelda's floods to Texans game

Deshaun Watson invites Aldine player who saved mom, toddler from Imelda's floods to Texans game

HOUSTON — The Aldine High School football player who is credited with saving a mom and her kid from Imelda’s floodwaters last week has been invited to a Texans’ game by none other than Deshaun Watson himself! The quarterback called the Jayden Payne “a real-life hero” and invited him to this Sunday’s game against the Panthers. Vinitta Williams got trapped in the flooding rain Thursday while trying to get her 2-year-old daughter, Ava, home from…

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North Carolina wild horse manager says 28 horses died in Hurricane Dorian

North Carolina wild horse manager says 28 horses died in Hurricane Dorian

CEDAR ISLAND, N.C. — A North Carolina wild horse manager says more than half of one herd is thought to be dead after Hurricane Dorian storm surge slammed their island home. Manager Woody Hancock told McClatchy news that 28 of the 49 horses on Cedar Island, between the Outer Banks and the mainland, are suspected dead. He says the herd is lesser-known than the Corolla herd on the northernmost parts of the Outer Banks. That…

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Wilmington: Tropical Storm Karen worth watching

Wilmington: Tropical Storm Karen worth watching

The system, now moving over Puerto Rico, is expected to eventually turn toward the U.S. mainland SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — The tropics are busy, and September is historically the most active — and the most destructive — month of the Atlantic hurricane season. But does that necessarily mean more trouble for storm-weary Southeastern North Carolina? It could, especially with Tropical Storm Karen plodding northward out of the Caribbean, but it’s just too early to know right…

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28 Wild Horses off Outer Banks believed dead after Hurricane Dorian

28 Wild Horses off Outer Banks believed dead after Hurricane Dorian

CEDAR ISLAND, N.C. — A North Carolina wild horse manager says more than half of one herd is thought to be dead after Hurricane Dorian storm surge slammed their island home. Manager Woody Hancock told McClatchy news that 28 of the 49 horses on Cedar Island, between the Outer Banks and the mainland, are suspected dead. He says the herd is lesser-known than the Corolla heard on the northernmost parts of the Outer Banks. That…

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