Explosions

Frances Breaux cries as she talks about her fears for two close friends who live near the Arkema Inc. chemical plant Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Crosby, Texas. Breaux said her close friends, an elderly couple that live close to the plant, have not been heard from Thursday. The Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in extensive floods was rocked by multiple explosions early Thursday, the plant's operator said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 31, 2017 - 11:39 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Gasoline prices in Texas and across the country have increased by at least 10 cents since Harvey came ashore and caused record flooding in places. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump...
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Floodwaters fill the road running through the Lakes On Eldridge North subdivision in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 11:22 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Fires and two explosions rocked a flooded Houston-area chemical plant early Thursday, sending up a plume that federal authorities described as "incredibly dangerous" and adding a potential new hazard to the aftermath of Harvey. The blasts at the Arkema Inc. plant, about 25 miles (40...
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Floodwaters fill the road running through the Lakes On Eldridge North subdivision in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 11:22 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Fires and two explosions rocked a flooded Houston-area chemical plant early Thursday, sending up a plume that federal authorities described as "incredibly dangerous" and adding a potential new hazard to the aftermath of Harvey. The blasts at the Arkema Inc. plant, about 25 miles (40...
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Frances Breaux cries as she talks about her fears for two close friends who live near the Arkema Inc. chemical plant Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Crosby, Texas. Breaux said her close friends, an elderly couple that live close to the plant, have not been heard from Thursday. The Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in extensive floods was rocked by multiple explosions early Thursday, the plant's operator said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 31, 2017 - 10:45 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 9:45 a.m. One of the nation's largest convenience store chains plans to stop selling gasoline at about half of its 135 stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, as it anticipates shortages due to refinery and pipeline shut...
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Frances Breaux cries as she talks about her fears for two close friends who live near the Arkema Inc. chemical plant Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Crosby, Texas. Breaux said her close friends, an elderly couple that live close to the plant, have not been heard from Thursday. The Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in extensive floods was rocked by multiple explosions early Thursday, the plant's operator said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 31, 2017 - 10:45 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 9:45 a.m. One of the nation's largest convenience store chains plans to stop selling gasoline at about half of its 135 stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, as it anticipates shortages due to refinery and pipeline shut...
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Floodwaters fill the road running through the Lakes On Eldridge North subdivision in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 10:24 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Fires and two explosions rocked a flooded Houston-area chemical plant early Thursday, sending up a plume that federal authorities described as "incredibly dangerous" and adding a potential new hazard to the aftermath of Harvey. The blasts at the Arkema Inc. plant, about 25 miles (40...
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Floodwaters fill the road running through the Lakes On Eldridge North subdivision in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 10:24 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Fires and two explosions rocked a flooded Houston-area chemical plant early Thursday, sending up a plume that federal authorities described as "incredibly dangerous" and adding a potential new hazard to the aftermath of Harvey. The blasts at the Arkema Inc. plant, about 25 miles (40...
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Frances Breaux cries as she talks about her fears for two close friends who live near the Arkema Inc. chemical plant Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Crosby, Texas. Breaux said her close friends, an elderly couple that live close to the plant, have not been heard from Thursday. The Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in extensive floods was rocked by multiple explosions early Thursday, the plant's operator said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 31, 2017 - 10:15 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 9:15 a.m. The U.S. Navy is sending two ships to provide humanitarian aid to areas affected by Harvey. News outlets report that the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge and the dock landing ship USS Oak Hill are set to...
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Frances Breaux cries as she talks about her fears for two close friends who live near the Arkema Inc. chemical plant Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Crosby, Texas. Breaux said her close friends, an elderly couple that live close to the plant, have not been heard from Thursday. The Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in extensive floods was rocked by multiple explosions early Thursday, the plant's operator said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 31, 2017 - 10:15 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 9:15 a.m. The U.S. Navy is sending two ships to provide humanitarian aid to areas affected by Harvey. News outlets report that the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge and the dock landing ship USS Oak Hill are set to...
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Floodwaters fill the road running through the Lakes On Eldridge North subdivision in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 9:50 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Fires and two explosions rocked a Houston-area chemical plant early Thursday in the wake of Harvey and its devastating floods even as floodwaters from days of relentless rain receded there and the threat of major dangers from the storm centered near the Texas-Louisiana line. Despite...
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