Thousands of Texans remain without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Hanna
Padre Island's Bob Hall Pier was closed after portions of the structure collapsed from damage due to Hurricane Hanna. Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times via REUTERSTwo days after Hurricane Hanna touched down in South Texas, thousands remained without power and communities were grappling with how to deal with the damage caused by flooding and strong winds. Hanna unleashed more than 15 inches of rain in parts of South Texas, resulting in serious flash flooding, according to The Washington Post. As of 1 p.m. Monday, American Electric Power Texas, one of the state's largest electric providers, reported more than 58,000 power outages in Corpus Christi, Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley. Boat owners survey the damage at Harbor Del Sol Marina the morning after Hurricane Hanna in Corpus Christi.
A photo published by a Texas newspaper was called ‘fake.' The paper’s editor clapped back showing it was indeed real.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Tx – The editor of the Corpus Christi Caller-Times clapped back at readers for calling a photo taken by one of her photographers “fake," when it later turned out to be something real. A photo of Bob Hall Pier, which was closed to the public due to coronavirus concerns, was taken by photographer Courtney Sacco. The clouds were positioned differently, and people who say they were at the pier say the conditions were drastically different compared to the photos. Sacco, a longtime Corpus Christi resident, was threatened via phone calls and social media messages. Corpus Christi Caller-Times, owned by USA Today, has an ethics policy which Cavazos briefly stated: “We don’t break the law to get information.