Residents at senior apartment complex go over a week without water
“Thank God!” said Tyrone Evan, who has been a resident at the senior living apartment complex for the last five years. Evan said residents, who are all 55 years old and older, were without running water for over a week. “When you get water and stuff from the pool, you can’t bathe and stuff in that water. You know what I’m saying.”Harris County Precinct 3 Commissioner Tom Ramsey secured the trucks to bring water to the complex. “These are senior citizens, here they are not able to carry buckets of water like a lot of other folks,” said Ramsey.
How to shop around for homeowner’s insurance
Before you switch, some insurance companies plan to raise rates over the next couple of months. KPRC2 Investigates got the data from the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) about which companies are getting ready to raise their rates in March 2021 for new policies. Chubbs Lloyds Insurance Company of Texas will increase 17.8%. Those were filed long ago.”AdCompare coverageWhen you’re looking to switch, shop around and make sure you’re comparing the same amount of coverage. “Ask us to correspond with that insurance company... or maybe it’s a formal complaint,” said Gonzalez.
Hundreds of families displaced after tornado rips through Texas City overnight
TEXAS CITY, Texas – The storm blew through Texas City around 6 p.m on Wednesday night and left a trail of damage behind. Strong winds ripped the sides off of a convenience store and displaced around 400 residents at a nearby apartment complex according to Texas City officials. Margaret Bjerke is a resident at the Trade Winds Apartment Complex and said she was still waiting for her power to be restored on Thursday morning. A convenience store in Texas City was demolished and residents at a nearby apartment complex are now displaced after storms moved through the area last night. Blocker Middle School, Texas City High School and Industrial Trade Center delayed classes until 9 a.m. on Thursday morning.
Heavy rain, strong winds send trees crashing down in southwest Houston
HOUSTON – Storms overnight caused headaches for residents in southwest Houston. Residents on West Ridgecreek Drive heard Mother Nature leaving her mark early Saturday morning. “I thought it was a train coming through the house,” said resident Preston Henry. “In two minutes, [my porch] was gone.”The storm destroyed a his porch, wrecked his roof, and caused water damage inside his home. “I’m waiting for [the cleanup crews] to clear out, so I can go to work,” said neighbor Charles Palmer.
At Chicago's last lowrider mechanic shop, community built around Damage Chicago car club
LANSING -- In the south suburb of Lansing, the last Chicagoland lowrider mechanic runs a busy shop. "As a kid growing up in Little Village, lowriding actually helped me from getting into any kind of trouble. I mean, never ran with the gangs, never did drugs, nothing," Chalifoux said.Instead, Chalifoux worked DJ gigs and mowed lawns with friends to raise money for lowriders. He started out by rigging bicycles, but eventually moved onto cars.Years later, as the customer base grew at the auto shop, other lowriders started planning a car club. "He pulled up with the Love Machine, I was like, 'Man, I'm gonna name my car the Love Machine.abc13.com
Hurricane Patricia spares Mexico from major damage
At its peak, Hurricane Patricia was the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Western hemisphere, but it weakened significantly after making landfall in Mexico. WBZ chief meteorologist Eric Fisher joins the "Evening News" to discuss the storm prediction business.cbsnews.com