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  1. Train falls from TX bridge onto highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    HOUSTON - Authorities are trying to figure out why part of a train fell off an overpass Thursday morning. No injuries were reported, and no hazardous materials were spilled.

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  2. Latest on flooding: Rain-weary Houston gets a new stormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By The Associated Press 5:40 p.m. Thunderstorms have been battering areas of rain-weary Houston with heavy downpours and small hail. The city's primary electric provider, CenterPoint Energy, reported more than 18,000 customers without power as the late afternoon storms moved through.

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  3. Latest on flooding: Texas rain brings no major new problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By The Associated Press 8:30 p.m. As much as 3A1 2 inches of rain has fallen in parts of Houston and surrounding Harris County, leaving some streets under water but no major new problems. Conditions on Saturday don't appear nearly as severe as earlier in the week.

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  4. Another round of rain brings more serious flooding in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JUAN A. LOZANO and SETH ROBBINS Associated Press HOUSTON - Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms that have killed at least 20 people and left 14 missing. The line of thunderstorms that stalled over Dallas dropped as much as 7 more inches overnight.

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  5. Officials eye river levels in Texas, with focus on HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JUAN A. LOZANO and SETH ROBBINS Associated Press HOUSTON - Officials are closely monitoring the levels of rivers in Texas engorged by the deluge of last weekend. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto Rivers near Houston are the focus of attention for officials as floodwaters from North and Central Texas move downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico.

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  6. Heavy rain eases Texas drought, but high water could lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JUAN A. LOZANO and SETH ROBBINS Associated Press HOUSTON - This week's record rainfall in Texas eased the state's drought and swelled rivers and lakes to the point that they may not return to normal levels until July, scientists said Thursday. Just weeks ago, much of the state was parched with varying levels of drought.

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  7. Storms ease in Texas, but runoff could mean more floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JUAN A. LOZANO and SETH ROBBINS Associated Press HOUSTON - Although the deadly thunderstorms that lashed much of Texas have tapered off, many cities were still in danger Thursday as the runoff kept pouring into rising rivers, and officials warned about the risk of more flooding. The Houston area got a respite from rainy weather a day earlier, but heavy rains from earlier in the week were still flowing downstream.

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  8. Swollen rivers cause Texas cities to worry about floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JUAN A. LOZANO AND SETH ROBBINS Associated Press HOUSTON - While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered off, several cities aren't out of danger, as officials warn about possible flooding as the week goes on from rivers swollen by rainfall. In suburban Houston, the rains have sent the San Jacinto River above flood stage, and its waters were expected to cover streets in subdivisions along the west fork of the river, possibly stranding people their homes for several days if they didn't leave.

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  9. The Latest on flooding: Houston confirms 4th fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By The Associated Press 6:30 p.m. CDT Houston officials have confirmed another fatality from flash flooding. A city statement says the latest fatality from flooding late Monday and early Tuesday is an Asian man whose body was found in Braes Bayou.

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  10. The Latest on flooding: 1000s of cars abandoned in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By The Associated Press 12:40 p.m. Houston emergency management coordinator Rick Flanagan says virtually every part of the city was affected by floodwaters, most notably central and southwest Houston. He said Tuesday that fire crews responded to about 530 water rescues overnight, mostly from people stranded in their vehicles.

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