Lana Shadwick

Lana Shadwick

PHOTO ESSAY: Inside One of Houston’s Largest Evacuation Shelters

HOUSTON, Texas — The line to get into the evacuation shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston was long and growing, housing 10,000 and over capacity. Breitbart Texas went to the shelter and listened as people told their devastating stories. We also visited near flooded areas to capture victims being brought to safety. The photos and videos tell their story.

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Houston Police Officer Drowned in Harvey Floodwaters

A Houston Police Department (HPD) officer lost his life when driving a patrol car on Sunday morning. The vehicle became submerged in the flood waters at Interstate-45 and the Hardy Toll Road.

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*** LIVE WIRE *** Day 5 of ‘Harvey,’ Houston Sees ‘Glimmer of Hope,’ Says Flood Control Official

Houston area shelters filled to capacity as hundreds of thousands of people flee catastrophic flood waters in the ongoing tragedy of now-Tropical Storm Harvey. Floods that have claimed the lives of up to 14 people continue and concerns shift from flooded roadways to overflowing rivers, creeks, and bayous. President Donald Trump is slated to visit the areas of the Texas Coastal Bend that are starting to recover from the destruction of Category 4 Hurricane Harvey that marched in five days ago.

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WATCH: Harvey Flood Victim Catches Fish in Living Room

HOUSTON, Texas — A video of a man catching a fish in his flooded living room in Houston is going viral on Facebook. The unidentified flood victim and a female off camera are laughing as he chases the large fish in his home.

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*** LIVE WIRE *** ‘Harvey’ Moves ENE in Gulf, Up to 15 Dead, More Rain Coming

Tropical Storm Harvey continues to move away from the middle Texas coast but continues to dump torrential rains in southeast Texas. As many as 15 people are feared to be dead — nine officially. Rain predictions by the National Hurricane Center call for up to 50 inches of total rainfall in the Houston area and parts east. The storm is moving northeast, toward the Texas/Louisiana border.

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*** LIVE WIRE *** Catastrophic Floods Hit Houston, ‘Harvey’ Begins March Back to Gulf

Texans are facing what may become the worst flooding event in the state’s history as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to dump record levels of rainfall on the central and upper Gulf Coast region. Houston emergency management officials have run out of boats and other rescue equipment used to respond to people trapped in their flooded homes. Houston 911 officials are adding additional staff to handle the overwhelming number of calls being received.

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Houston Rescuers Inundated — More Boats Needed

Search and rescue teams and the 911 system has been inundated with people needing to be rescued in Houston. Now the Harris County judge is reported to say that boats and high-water vehicles are desperately needed and that additional rescue assets cannot get into Houston.

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Climate Change Advocates Use ‘Harvey’ to Tout Global Warming

Activists wasted no time in using Hurricane Harvey to tout their political agenda of climate change and global warming. Some even said those in the region deserved the storm because of their disbelief in the climate notion. Others jabbed at the president for his policies.

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VIDEO: ‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, These Racist Statues Have to Go!’

HOUSTON, Texas — Communists, Democratic Socialists, Brown Berets, anarchists, Black Lives Matter, and other supporters of the “Destroy the Confederacy!” movement marched in the sweltering 99-degree heat in Houston on Saturday to demand that city officials tear down the “Spirit

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‘Do NOT Bring Children’ Warns Texas ‘Destroy the Confederacy’ Organizers

A Facebook post for a protest dubbed “Destroy the Confederacy” at Sam Houston Park in Houston on Saturday warns “*Do NOT bring children.” A group “committed to protecting Texas and Texas History,” “This Is Texas Freedom Force” (TITFF), says demonstrators plan to tear down a Confederate statue. They also warn there will be violence.

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First Trump Inauguration ‘Blac Bloc’ Anarchist Sentenced to Prison

A federal judge sentenced one of the 234 people arrested during rioting in Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day to prison. The defendant admitted he joined with 200 others to form a “Black Bloc” wearing black, gloves, scarves, ski masks, gas masks, and goggles to conceal their identities. He also carried a black flag, a hammer, and a gas mask. He is the first to be sentenced in connection with the riots.

Members of the anarchist group Black Bloc protest against the FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 30, 2014. Brazil has been hit by a wave of strikes and protests against the more than $11 billion being spent on the tournament in a country that desperately needs …

Wounded Baton Rouge Officer Sues Black Lives Matter, Five Leaders

A police officer who was badly wounded in the ambush and execution of three Baton Rouge officers on July 17, 2016, filed a lawsuit against Black Lives Matter (BLM) and five of its leaders on Friday. The officer urges that BLM and its leaders “not only, incited the violence against police in retaliation for the death of black men shot by police, but also did nothing to dissuade the ongoing violence and injury to police.”

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Trump DOJ Urges Court to End Texas Voter ID Lawsuit

The Trump Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a pleading Wednesday saying the judge should take no more action in the voter ID lawsuit against Texas because the State’s new law “eradicates any discriminatory effect or intent” of the prior law. Moreover, the new law is “constitutionally and legally valid.”

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Texas Supreme Court Curbs Same-sex Marriage Benefits

The Supreme Court of Texas held that the U.S. Supreme Court opinion recognizing the right of same-sex couples to marry does not automatically entitle them to spousal employment benefits. The unanimous court held that the 2015 opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges did not address the right to tax, insurance, or other benefits–only the right to marry.

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