HOUSTON (AP) – The Newest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all occasions native):
The Rockport-Fulton Preventing Pirates will not take the sector Friday for his or her season opener, however a few of their gamers took to the sector Tuesday to assist clear it up.
Winds from Harvey final week sheared the uprights from each objective posts, stripped a lot of the metallic from the stadium scoreboards, scattered sheet metallic by way of the stands and destroyed the gymnasium the place the women’ volleyball staff performs.
By phrase of mouth, some soccer and volleyball gamers met Monday afternoon to start the cleanup. Much more gamers confirmed up Tuesday.
Athletic director Jay Seibert stated that after three weeks of apply and a scrimmage, his gamers at the moment are scattered everywhere in the state after evacuating the coastal city close to Corpus Christi and that the Pirates will be unable to play this week.
Proper guard Angelo Trevino stated that returning to the sector will assist the group restoration effort.
Harvey made landfall close to Rockport final Friday as a Class four hurricane.
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Officers say they’ve acquired disturbing stories of individuals impersonating Homeland Safety particular brokers and telling residents to evacuate so as to rob their houses.
The town of Houston says individuals ought to ask anybody knocking on their doorways for official badges and credentials with their identify and group. The town’s assertion additionally notes that in Harvey aid efforts, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement just isn’t conducting immigration enforcement operations within the space.
The town additionally says in a tweet in each English and Spanish that it isn’t checking the immigration standing of anybody coming into shelters.
The dying toll from Harvey has risen to no less than 18 as three extra fatalities have been confirmed within the Houston space.
The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences up to date its storm-associated deaths Tuesday night time to incorporate an 89-yr-previous lady, Agnes Stanley, who was discovered floating in four ft (1.2 meters) of floodwater in a house. A seventy six-yr-previous lady was discovered floating in floodwater close to a car. Her identify was not launched. A forty five-yr-previous man, Travis Lynn Callihan, left his car and fell into floodwaters….