Archives: August 2017

Fatal Jeep crash renews criticism of recall fix to prevent fires

Fiat Chrysler maintains the vehicles do not contain a defect and comply with federal safety requirements....

House is said to plan vote on Harvey funds in mid-September

The U.S. House will most likely vote on the first phase of emergency relief money for Hurricane Harvey in mid-September after returning from summer recess....

Once Houston's flood waters recede, what damages will be revealed?

Property damage assessments can get underway when the water levels drop, but it's expected to be a difficult task for many owners....

Legal Aid begins offering legal advice to Harvey victims at Houston shelters

Legal aid staffers and volunteer lawyers are providing evacuees information on such topics as applying for FEMA assistance or how to avoid contractor fraud....

Arkema chemical plant in Texas explodes after storm damage

A Texas chemical plant was hit by explosions after floods caused by Hurricane Harvey knocked out power supplies needed to refrigerate volatile chemicals....