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In this GOES-East satellite image taken Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 at 3:45 p.m. EDT, and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Irma, a potentially catastrophic category 5 hurricane, moves westward in the Atlantic Ocean toward the Leeward Islands. Hurricane Irma grew into a dangerous Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in over a decade, and roared toward islands in the northeast Caribbean Tuesday on a path that could eventually take it to the United States. (NOAA via AP)
September 05, 2017 - 6:33 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 6:30 p.m. People in the Florida Keys are putting up hurricane shutters and wooden boards on homes and businesses as powerful Hurricane Irma approaches the Caribbean on a path that could take it to the U.S. by the weekend...
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Graphic shows location of federal superfund sites around Houston, including flooded sites; updates with newly observed site; 3c x 4 inches; 146 mm x 101 mm;
September 05, 2017 - 6:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Harvey (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Officials say Houston's downtown criminal courthouse could be closed for up to a year due to damage from Harvey. Officials in Harris County, where Houston is located, said Tuesday the county courthouse's basement was...
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Graphic shows location of federal superfund sites around Houston, including flooded sites; updates with newly observed site; 3c x 4 inches; 146 mm x 101 mm;
September 05, 2017 - 5:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Harvey (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Red Cross volunteers and rescuers are bringing bodies to the Jefferson County Morgue between Beaumont and Port Arthur, but officials say they won't release details of storm-related deaths until body recovery is...
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In this geocolor image captured by GOES-16 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Irma, a potentially catastrophic category 5 hurricane, moves westward, Tuesday morning, Sept. 5, 2017, in the Atlantic Ocean toward the Leeward Islands. This image was captured as daylight moves into the area, right, with nighttime features on the left side of the image. Hurricane Irma grew into a dangerous Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in over a decade, and roared toward islands in the northeast Caribbean Tuesday on a path that could eventually take it to the United States. (NOAA via AP)
September 05, 2017 - 4:39 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Some small Caribbean islands are bracing for a big hit from Hurricane Irma. Forecasters say those in the path of the Category 5 storm include tiny Anguilla as well as the islands of Barbuda and Anegada. All will...
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This undated photo provided by the City of Fremont, Calif., shows a blinking sign warning drivers: "Don't Trust Your Apps," in Fremont, Calif. The sign was part of the city's response to combatting the congestion caused by traffic being diverted onto neighborhood and side streets by digital maps that direct motorists away from highway traffic jams. (City of Fremont, Calif. via AP)
September 05, 2017 - 9:52 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Digital maps that dodge traffic jams are saving time for millions of motorists, but they're also turning some neighborhood streets into headache-inducing escape routes from congested highways. The unsettling side effects of traffic-tackling technology are popping up more...
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A plume of smoke is seen from the 210 Freeway as a brush fire burns in the Verdugo Mountains in the Sun Valley neighborhood of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
September 02, 2017 - 2:53 am
The Latest on wildfires burning in U.S. West (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The Los Angeles Fire Department has issued a mandatory evacuation order for some residents in Burbank as a raging brush fire threatens their homes. Residents in the Brace Canyon Park area of Burbank were ordered to leave...
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Chris McCarty and Mike Taylor help carry Quintin Sanders, who has cerebral palsy, off a rescue boat in the north end of Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. McCarty came from Lufkin, Texas to help rescue people from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 10:33 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Three more people have been confirmed as Harvey-related deaths by the Harris County medical examiner. The new entries in a list kept by the Harris County Institute for Forensic Sciences brings to 42 the confirmed...
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A plume of smoke is seen from the 210 Freeway as a brush fire burns in the Verdugo Mountains in the Sun Valley neighborhood of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
September 01, 2017 - 10:14 pm
The Latest on wildfires burning in U.S. West (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Firefighters are battling a brush fire just north of Los Angeles that has shut down both sides of a key freeway for holiday weekend travel. The Fire Department says high heat and shifting winds helped the fire surge to 500...
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Chris McCarty and Mike Taylor help carry Quintin Sanders, who has cerebral palsy, off a rescue boat in the north end of Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. McCarty came from Lufkin, Texas to help rescue people from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 9:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Harris County residents have been calling meteorologist Jeff Lindner a hero for his frequent updates throughout Harvey and its flooding aftermath. A Houston man set up a GoFundMe page to send him on a vacation,...
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Chris McCarty and Mike Taylor help carry Quintin Sanders, who has cerebral palsy, off a rescue boat in the north end of Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. McCarty came from Lufkin, Texas to help rescue people from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 7:21 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 6:20 p.m. City officials in Beaumont, Texas, have revealed few details about plans to bring back municipal water service since Harvey's floodwaters knocked out their pumps. But a spokeswoman for ExxonMobil described how the...
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