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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, Donald Neely poses for a photo in Houston. Neely, who was led by a rope by two white officers on horseback has sued the city of Galveston, Texas, and its police department for $1 million, saying he suffered humiliation and fear during his arrest. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)

Black man who police led by rope sues Texas city for $1M

Oct. 11, 2020 7:41 PM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Black man who was led by a rope by two white officers on horseback has sued a southeast Texas city and its police department for $1 million, saying he suffered humiliation and fear during his arrest. A lawsuit filed last week in Galveston County district court on behalf of Donald...

Grace Belaire, 7, and her brother, Mason, 5, look for worms and tadpoles in their driveway after Hurricane Delta pushed water around their home in southwest Louisiana on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Chris Granger/The Advocate via AP)

The Latest: Delta's remnants raise inland flood, storm risks

Oct. 10, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Delta (all times CDT): ATLANTA — Remnants of Delta have triggered heavy rainstorms in parts of the Southeast, prompting flash flood and tornado warnings in the Atlanta area and other parts of Georgia. There were no immediate sightings of any confirmed tornadoes but...

Floodwater covers a road just southeast of Lake Charles, La., following Hurricane Delta on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Chris Granger/The Advocate via AP)

Delta adds insult to injury in hurricane-ravaged Louisiana

Oct. 10, 2020 4:42 PM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — The day after Hurricane Delta blew through besieged southern Louisiana, residents started the routine again: dodging overturned cars, trudging through knee-deep water to flooded homes with ruined floors and no power, and pledging to rebuild after the storm. Delta made landfall...

This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image taken Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, and provided by NOAA, shows Hurricane Delta in the Gulf of Mexico. Landfall is expected Friday evening. (NOAA via AP)

Hurricane Delta inflicts new damage on storm-weary Louisiana

Oct. 9, 2020 11:16 PM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Ripping tarps from already damaged roofs and scattering debris piled by roadsides, Hurricane Delta inflicted a new round of destruction on Louisiana as it struck communities still reeling after Hurricane Laura took a similar path just six weeks earlier. When Delta came ashore...

ADDS CITY - Danielle Fontenot runs to a relative's home in the rain with her son Hunter ahead of Hurricane Delta, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Lake Charles, La. Forecasters said Delta — the 25th named storm of an unprecedented Atlantic hurricane season — would likely crash ashore Friday evening somewhere on southwest Louisiana's coast. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

The Latest: Delta barely a hurricane, weakens moving inland

Oct. 9, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Delta (all times CDT): 9:45 p.m. Forecasters say Delta remains barely a hurricane with top sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph). The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Delta is moving further inland over southwestern Louisiana as a weak Category 1 hurricane....