"He served others. And I'm happy to live in a city where if this happened to me, people would do the same for me". But that can not happen until the roads now closed because of floods open again. That proved too little for county officials who set up their own location as an outbreak of looting and armed robberies prompted the city to order an indefinite curfew from midnight to 5 a.m. (0500 to 1000 GMT).
Mayor Sylvester Turner and Police Chief Art Acevedo said Tuesday they were aware of the report but would not confirm it.
The American Red Cross expects 1,500 people to pack into the shelter. So despite everything, she says she thinks the people running the convention center are doing a good job, given the situation. "We just want them not to be displaced".
The convention center will be open for a few more days.
The CH-47 Chinook helicopters are stationed in Grand Prairie, Texas, as part of a decades-long partnership between the Republic of Singapore Air Force and Texas National Guard.
After five consecutive days of rain, Harvey set a new continental US record for rainfall for a tropical system. The church, once home to the Houston Rockets, seats 16,000 people.
There isn't an official count of the number of people who evacuated for Hurricane Harvey, but it's estimated to be tens of thousands.
Organizations including the Red Cross, Dallas County, Parkland Hospital, the Salvation Army, Children's Hospital and several volunteer agencies are now working to have the shelter taking people in by Tuesday morning, NBC News reports.
Port Aransas officials began to let residents return Tuesday, but the town has spotty cellphone service, major gas leaks and no working utilities. Federal and local agencies said they had lifted more than 13,000 people out of the floodwaters in the Houston area and surrounding cities and counties.
The state of Texas has 250 buses in Houston, waiting to take people out of the city if necessary.
Demetrius Washington and his mother, Ramona, learn that his grandmother is safe Tuesday, Aug. 29 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.
One family after another flocked to the zoo to evacuate the reality they're all facing back home.
"Of course, many individual donors are also coming by", he added. I know we are looking at all available space that we have. Dulcie Alexander, 44, was trapped along with several other drivers by heavy water on a highway Saturday night.
Shawn Rosales and her two daughters walked through water up to their necks before they took refuge at the convention center on Sunday night. City officials prepared to vote Wednesday to allocate $20 million to storm relief, said city Controller Chris Brown.
Evacuees are pulled from flooded homes in Northeast Houston on Monday. And then yesterday they said, 'Stay where you are.
"It's the first time that I've lost everything", said Ms Kapua Kauo, 41, a home health care worker, inside the Houston convention centre that, before the disaster, had planned to host a gun show and a contemporary art fair in the months ahead.
The Kardashian family announced Tuesday that they would be donating $500,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts . John's in downtown Houston ) to implement a plan to help as many as we can", she told the Houston Chronicle .
Besides the visors and motion controllers from HP, Dell and others, the holiday push will include Windows Mixed Reality PCs. The headset's price is supposed to be "affordable", but it's really not cheap at all compared to more established headsets.
Whitman said last week on Twitter she hadn't even considered leaving her role: "We have a lot of work still to do at HPE". The ban was lifted early after the company paid a penalty of 190 million Philippine pesos (£2.88m; $3.72m).
The White House had said that transgender people would be allowed to continue serving until Mattis had completed such an analysis. The US official added that for now, the current policy in respect to transgenders serving in the military remains in effect.
CiCi Bellis of the United States was serving for the match at 5-3 in the third set but lost to Nao Hibino of Japan 6-3, 4-6, 7-5. I knew she had a hard first match here so I used that as confidence. "I knew it was going to be a tough match from the get-go".
Authorities weren't able to confirm the incident early Monday afternoon, but three family members verified the story to KHOU. Witnesses told the station that emergency crews in the area were not able to reach the van in time to rescue the six inside.
Open because of a hip injury, adding to the lengthy list of top players who will miss the year's last Grand Slam tournament. They were drawn Friday into the same half of the bracket, meaning they could only meet in the semifinals in NY .
At Long Last, Sean Spicer Gets to Meet Pope Francis
And many commentators said they felt bad for Spicer, who attends Mass regularly and would have been deeply moved to meet the Pope. Spicer, who is Catholic, was serving as US President Donald Trump's press secretary when Trump travelled to the Vatican in May.
Economic Growth Reached 3 Percent in Second Quarter Rebound
Increases in personal consumption expenditures (PCE) and in nonresidential fixed investment were larger than previously estimated. The Commerce Department issues its second look at the performance of the overall economy for the April-June quarter.