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Hot weather poses new risk as thousands remain without power after deadly Houston storm

May. 18, 2024 15:28 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — As the Houston area works to clean up and restore power to hundreds of thousands after deadly storms left at least seven people dead, it will do so amid a smog warning and scorching temperatures that could pose health risks. National Weather Service meteorologist...

Some in Houston facing no power for weeks after storms cause widespread damage, killing at least 4

May. 17, 2024 21:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Power outages could last weeks in parts of Houston, an official warned Friday, after thunderstorms with hurricane-force winds tore through the city, knocking out electricity to nearly 1 million homes and businesses in the region, blowing out windows on downtown high rises and...

Once-in-a-generation wind event caused deaths, extensive damage across Houston, meteorologist says

May. 17, 2024 19:45 PM EDT

Exceptional windstorms that could leave some Houston residents without power for weeks were a once-in-a-generation event and the damage left in their wake is comparable to that caused by a hurricane, meteorologists said Friday. “We believe this windstorm is the most significant...

PrimeEnergy: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 17, 2024 16:22 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — HOUSTON (AP) — PrimeEnergy Corp. (PNRG) on Friday reported earnings of $11.3 million in its first quarter. The Houston-based company said it had profit of $4.41 per share. The investor in the oil and gas industry posted revenue of $43 million in the...

Power outages could last weeks in some parts of Houston after storms caused extensive damage, county official says

May. 17, 2024 11:22 AM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Power outages could last weeks in some parts of Houston after storms caused extensive damage, county official says.

At least 4 killed as powerful storms move through Houston, mayor's office says

May. 16, 2024 22:52 PM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — At least 4 killed as powerful storms move through Houston, mayor's office says.

Lawyers discuss role classified documents may play in bribery case against US Rep Cuellar of Texas

May. 16, 2024 19:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys on Thursday discussed whether classified documents might play a role in the planned trial of U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas, who is facing federal bribery and conspiracy charges over accusations he accepted nearly $600,000 in bribes from an...

Texas judge orders new election after GOP lawsuit challenged 2022 election result in Houston area

May. 16, 2024 14:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas judge has ruled in favor of a Republican candidate challenging the results in a 2022 judicial race and ordered that a new election be held in the nation’s third-most populous county, a Democratic stronghold that’s been beset by GOP efforts to dictate how ballots are...

Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of off-duty New Orleans officer and his friend in Houston

May. 15, 2024 12:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of an off-duty New Orleans police officer and his friend during a holdup at a Houston restaurant in 2021, prosecutors announced Wednesday. As part of a plea agreement, Frederick Jackson pleaded guilty to two murder...

Ziopharm: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 09:06 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — HOUSTON (AP) — Alaunos Therapeutics, Inc. (TCRT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $1.7 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 11 cents. The drug developer posted revenue of $1,000 in the...