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

89° × News Local News Texas News National News International News Isiah Factor Uncensored Entertainment The News Edge You Decide Featured Videos Decals honoring Deputy Dhaliwal raise money for family FDA cautions pet owners against dog food brand after sample shows salmonella and listeria Man accused of killing Deputy Dhaliwal had criminal past Send former President Jimmy Carter a birthday message as he turns 95 Most Recent Stories Decals honoring Deputy Dhaliwal raise money for…

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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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