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Floodwaters from the Addicks Reservoir inundate a neighborhood off N. Eldridge Parkway in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30..
A Houston neighborhood is inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Aug. 29. Remember, the Harvey deluge just missed San Antonio, making ..
Jose Alarco shakes hands with his neighbor as he makes his way out of the Melrose Park neighborhood and his flooded home in Houston as Tropical Storm ..
Houston Police SWAT officer Daryl Hudeck carries Catherine Pham and her 13-month-old son Aiden after rescuing them from their home surrounded by flood..
22. Luigi’s Pizzeria 22. Luigi’s Pizzeria Photo: Courtesy Photo / Facebook 24. El Tiempo Cantina  The Tex-Mex cantina has been serving the Houston are..
Galveston Independent School District buses used to evacuate Galveston residents from Hurricane Rita leave Galveston County September 21, 2005, along ..
A boat runs past houses flooded by Hurricane Harvey in Spring. A committee of state lawmakers is expected to meet in October to begin reviewing the fe..
Houston after Harvey A new study by Rice University and Texas A&M-Galveston found that 75 percent of flood damage claims were missed by FEMA's 100-yea..
An abandoned Hobby Airport, closed by Hurricane Harvey, is shown on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. This year's active hurricane season has prompt..
Sgt. Destry Riggs scans flooded areas during a search and rescue operation run by the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade of the Texas Army national Guard ov..
Kerry Shook, pastor at The Woodlands Church, speaks during a gathering of local pastors to encourage them in long-term Hurricane Harvey recovery effor..
Kids leave food they don't want on a "No Thank You" table so others can pick it up at a community center in the East Texas community of Reklaw. See wh..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff The tally of flooded apartments in complexes across the Houston area is inching up, but it's still far below what some expe..
FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, Anna Ucheomumu, left, high fives Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt after loading a car with rel..
Holly Flynn Vilaseca, left, and Diana Davila, Houston Independent School District trustees, tour of A.G. Hilliard Elementary School, which was flooded..
What you can buy with Houston's Harvey insurance funds The head of the National Flood Insurance Program says estimates show that Hurricane Harvey will..
The refinery section of the Houston Ship Channel is seen as flood water rise on August 27, 2017 as Houston battles with tropical storm Harvey and resu..
Mary Pinales, with Blackmon Mooring, walks through Liberty High School, 6400 Southwest Fwy., where the walls were cut two feet up to dry out the schoo..
Photo: Brett Coomer /Houston Chronicle HOUSTON — As post-hurricane Houston dries out, cracks are appearing. Harvey’s floods exposed the clash between ..
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, with Houston Texans Shane Lechler, left, and J.J. Watt distribute relief supplies to people impacted by Hurricane Harv..
less ... more Mary Pinales, with Blackmon Mooring, walks through Liberty High School, 6400 Southwest Fwy., where the walls were cut two feet up to dry..
D'Onta Foreman (27) is a good fit for the run-happy Texans offense. Foreman was only the second running back in the history of UT to rush for at least..
Advento Lopez, Sr., 71, works to move debris closer to the street as city of Houston crews remove debris along Terminal Street in the Denver Harbor ne..
FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, Anna Ucheomumu, left, high fives Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt after loading a car with relief supp..
FILE – In this Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, Anna Ucheomumu, left, high fives Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt after loading a car with relief supp..
FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, Anna Ucheomumu, left, high fives Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt after loading a car with relief supp..
School supplies sit in a bin on the water covered floor of A.G. Hilliard Elementary School, which was flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, on Saturday, S..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle Overhead view of the floods from Buffalo Bayou on Memorial Drive and Allen Parkway, as heavy rains continued fa..
Photo: Via Facebook Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle Overhead view of the floods from Buffalo Bayou on Memorial Drive and Allen Parkway, as heav..
Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien talks to defensive end J.J. Watt during Texans training camp at the Methodist Training Center Tuesday, Aug. 11,..
Floodwaters from the Addicks Reservoir inundate a neighborhood off N. Eldridge Parkway in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle Overhead view of the floods from Buffalo Bayou on Memorial Drive and Allen Parkway, as heavy rains continued fa..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff An aerial view of cattle running through floodwaters on ranch land south of Damon, Texas, Sept. 2, 2017. The devastating ra..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle Overhead view of the floods from Buffalo Bayou on Memorial Drive and Allen Parkway, as heavy rains continued fa..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle "Find your happy place!" (Posted 1:09 p.m.) The workout began under a canopy of stars twinkling in the still-da..
George Strait's concert will be held at the Majestic Theatre to benefit Harvey victims. The one-hour telethon "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane H..
Family members react as a van is pulled out of the Greens Bayou with the bodies of six family members on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. The van..
Alma Castenda pulls her children's artwork off the walls as she cleans up her flood damaged home in the Verde Forest subdivision in the aftermath of T..
Alma Castenda pulls her children's artwork off the walls as she cleans up her flood damaged home in the Verde Forest subdivision in the aftermath of T..
Rhonda Skillern-Jones, Houston Independent School District board trustee, walks out of flood-damaged A.G. Hilliard Elementary School, following a tour..
Alma Castenda pulls her children's artwork off the walls as she cleans up her flood damaged home in the Verde Forest subdivision in the aftermath of T..
Photo: Jason Walle, MBR Photo: Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP "Mr. McNair and the #Texans are pledging $1 million dollars to the United Way ..
Alma Castenda pulls her children's artwork off the walls as she cleans up her flood damaged home in the Verde Forest subdivision in the aftermath of T..
Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey surround a Houston apartment complex on Tuesday. With as many as 120,000 apartment units across the region dama..
Alma Castenda pulls her children's artwork off the walls as she cleans up her flood damaged home in the Verde Forest subdivision in the aftermath of T..
Alma Castenda pulls her children's artwork off the walls as she cleans up her flood damaged home in the Verde Forest subdivision in the aftermath of T..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle Overhead view of the floods from Buffalo Bayou on Memorial Drive and Allen Parkway, as heavy rains continued fa..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff 'I have to keep this happy face' (Posted 5:01 p.m.) The Castañeda family's home was barely visible behind an eight-foot mou..
Driss Lassile walks through his house - heavily damaged by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey - after volunteers from Habitat for Humanity helped ..
Houston Independent School District President Wanda Adams embraces Rhonda Skillern-Jones, HISD trustee, as they tour flood-damaged A.G. Hilliard Eleme..