Latest Texas hurricanes Stories

2008-09-18 09:00:07

By JON GAMBRELL By Jon Gambrell The Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas Residents of this hurricane-wrecked island city launched an ill- advised attempt to return to their crippled hometown Wednesday but instead fumed in hours of gridlocked traffic only to be turned away at the bridge.

2008-09-18 09:00:07

By Jon Gambrell Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas -- Residents trying to get back to this hurricane-ravaged city Wednesday spent hours fuming in gridlocked traffic, only to be turned away at the bridge by officials worried that the crippled island can't accommodate that many people.

2008-09-18 06:00:38

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Of the 29 natural gas treating facilities that took the brunt of the force when Hurricane Ike came ashore, an estimated 14 plants remain operational.

2008-09-18 06:00:28

By James C. McKinley Jr. Sheryl Gay Stolberg contributed reporting from Houston, and Thayer Evans from Galveston, Texas. * An army of line crews from 31 states has converged on eastern Texas to help deal with the largest power failure in this large state's history.

2008-09-18 03:00:12

Thousands of victims of Hurricane Ike settled in at shelters for what could be weeks, and others waited wearily in line for food, water, ice and gasoline yesterday. It became increasingly clear the disaster along the Texas coast would be measured not by its death toll but by the misery it spread.

2008-09-17 16:51:30

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Resources Inc. (Nasdaq:ROSE) ("Rosetta" or the "Company") today announced that it has completed a preliminary operations review following Hurricane Ike.

2008-09-17 09:05:00

Some areas of Texas hit by Hurricane Ike may be without electricity for several weeks, utility officials said.

2008-09-17 09:00:53

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Public Utilities Commission of Texas (Austin, Texas) estimates that Hurricane Ike caused up to 2.87 million homes and businesses to lose power.

2008-09-17 09:00:31

Gasoline supplies to be tight through September in Texas AUSTIN, the United States, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Due to damage caused by Hurricane Ike, gasoline supplies will be tight throughout September in Texas, local media said Tuesday.

2008-09-17 09:00:04

By Juana Long Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas -- The few hundred holdouts on Texas' ravaged Bolivar Peninsula will be required to leave in the next few days, and officials said Tuesday they are ready to use emergency powers to empty the barrier island scraped clean by Hurricane Ike.

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