Deaths, damage after Historic flooding hits Houston area

The Houston area is recovering from widespread flooding after heavy downpours caused at least four deaths and severe damage overnight.

Cops: Casket with body inside found in SW Houston

A casket with a body inside was found in southwest Houston Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

WATCH LIVE: Extended severe weather coverage

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties until noon Wednesday.

School delays, closures due to severe weather

Several Houston area schools closed or had a delayed start to classes Wednesday due to current inclement weather conditions and predicted forecasts.

HFD boat capsizes in Brays Bayou, 3 people carried away by current

A Houston Fire Department rescue boat capsized Tuesday in Brays Bayou.

School closures, delays in Houston area after flooding

Houston ISD said the district has been granted a waiver by the Texas Education Agency and schools will not have a makeup day on Friday.

Woman rescued after driving into floodwater near downtown Houston

A woman was rescued after she drove her car into floodwater near downtown Houston Tuesday morning.

7 confirmed fatalities, 2 remain missing in Houston's historic flooding

Seven people are dead and two people remain missing after heavy storms caused historic flooding in the Houston area, officials have confirmed.

Man dies helping a stranger caught in floodwaters

A man found outside a parking garage died while trying to help a stranger caught in the floodwaters Monday night.

HPD investigates after woman drowns in SW Houston

The Houston Police Department is investigating a drowning death Tuesday near the intersection of Ranchester Drive and Harwin Drive.

Dangerous conditions near downtown Houston

Water is going down very slowly on Memorial Drive at Shepherd Drive. The Buffalo Bayou left its banks early Tuesday morning. By 3 a.m., several cars were underwater. By 6 a.m., five cars and an 18-wheeler were in the high water.

Brays Bayou causes flooding issues in Bellaire, Meyerland homes

High water in Brays Bayou is causing flooding issues in the Bellaire and Meyerland areas Tuesday.

Crews clearing storm debris find body near pickup along West Loop service road

A man's body was found outside a pickup truck along the West Loop service road Wednesday morning.

Fans stranded at Toyota Center hours after Rockets game

About 200 Rockets fans were stranded at Toyota Center hours after the game Monday and well into Tuesday morning.

Mayor Parker gives update on Houston flooding

Houston Mayor Annise Parker speaks with KPRC 2 after floods devastated the Houston area.

Police find 66 pounds of cocaine on Galveston beach

The Galveston Police Department said that more than 66 pounds of cocaine washed ashore May 25.

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Texas floods: 13 missing, more rain to come

Here we go again.

After days of deadly torrential rains and flooding, some Texas residents got hit by another round Wednesday, including a fresh barrage of intense precipitation in Houston and a new threat to a dam outside Dallas.

The endangered dam is...

18-wheeler accident blocks I-10 East Freeway eastbound at Lockwood

An 18-wheeler accident blocked two main lanes on the  I-10 East Freeway eastbound at Lockwood, Wednesday morning.

Meyerland woman, 92, tries to salvage belongings after flooding

While many families are focused on cleanup and the future after Tuesday's historic flooding, one Meyerland woman is trying to salvage the past.


FIFA corruption dubbed 'World Cup of fraud'

FIFA's Ethics Committee has banned 11 individuals from soccer-related activities amid U.S. allegations of corruption, FIFA said. Several of the banned individuals were named in a Wednesday indictment outlining corruption allegations.

Body found in vehicle in southeast Houston

Witnesses found a body Tuesday in the 5400 block of Ardmore Street in southeast Houston.

Report: Houston Texans on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

Your Houston Texans will be featured on this season's edition of HBO's 'Hard Knocks,' according to multiple reports.


Texas mom, kids among missing after floods

The McComb family is not giving up hope.

Laura and Jonathan McComb and their two children -- Leighton and Andrew -- were at a cabin in Wimberley, Texas, on Saturday night when the skies opened, dumping record-breaking rains. Water soon swept the house...

Houston man rescues neighbor from storm drain

A Houston man is thanking his neighbor for pulling him to safety from a storm drain.

Body pulled from bayou near Texas Medical Center

A body was pulled from Brays Bayou Tuesday afternoon near the Texas Medical Center. An investigation is underway to determine if the death is weather-related.

HPD: Clerk fights back against crook

A store that has gotten robbed several times time year falls victim again, but this time the clerk fought back, according to Houston police.

Gunman loose after fatal shooting in NW Houston

A gunman is on the run after a drive-by shooting in Northwest Houston.

Woman missing after car found submerged in ditch in Rosenberg

A Fort Bend County woman is missing after her vehicle was found submerged in a ditch Tuesday afternoon in the Rosenberg area.

Extra officers patrol Meyerland area as families begin cleanup

Scam artists and thieves are out and ready to take to advantage of vulnerable flood victims, according to Houston police.

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K-9 officer saves deputy's life during ambush

A Mississippi deputy who was attacked by three men is injured but alive after quick action by his K-9 officer.

Deputy Todd Frazier was driving on a deserted road during his night shift last week when he noticed a car at a rest stop in Pearlington, Mis...

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