Updated: 6:05 PM The Emergency Operations Center had a plan to accommodate the hundreds who eventually found a temporary home in the Brazos Valley. But the unexpected nature of this particular disaster is throwing officials for a loop. Not knowing how many evacuees would show up in the area, when, or where is still a challenge for planners.
Updated: 2:27 AM As we continue to bring you the stories of hurricane evacuees in the Brazos Valley, we want to highlight the good works of one retirement community that is providing homes for senior citizens.
Updated: 2:27 AM For some evacuees, their stay in the Twin Cities may become permanent. Others may head back to the Gulf Coast when the time is right. But a job right here, right now has become a major task.
Updated: 9:10 PM As Texas A&M University begins their new semester, they'll have a few more new students in class. That's because the university has extended an invitation to college students who attend schools damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Updated: 3:36 PM The number of evacuees in Huntsville is dwindling slowly as family members are being found and picking up their relatives. But while many are relieved to be away from the Superdome, they're still in search for their loved ones.
Updated: 3:37 PM Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist died Saturday evening of cancer, ending a remarkable 33-year tenure on the Supreme Court and creating a rare second vacancy on the nation's highest court.
Updated: 8:54 PM Hurricane evacuees began collecting supplies Saturday morning at the distribution center at 29th and Carter Creek in Bryan. One New Orleans family says they're thankful for the generosity of the Brazos Valley.
Updated: 9:10 PM Brazos County has capped the number of Katrina evacuees it will accept at Red Cross shelters.
Local law enforcement has determined the county can safely maintain and secure only 1,000 residents at the five shelters.
Updated: 10:27 PM A number of area organizations are planning food drives in the coming days. Twof the biggest are happening in the next three days in Bryan, College Station, and on the Texas A&M campus.
Updated: 5:36 PM Violence continues to escalate in the New Orleans area. Texas Task Force One temporarily halted rescues because of the civil unrest, but Thursday night they were able to execute two rescue missions.
Updated: 6:16 PM Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is alerting Texas consumers to be wary of door-to-door scam artists and others posing as representatives of charities in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Updated: 8:52 PM Seven counties are offering their computers to Katrina victims in need. The Brazos Valley Council of Governments and Workforce Solutions announced all counties in their region are allowing people from affected areas to log on with them to e-mail loved ones.