AP - The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade.
The resolution expected to be passed by the Charleston City Council on Tuesday offers a denouncement of slavery, a promise of tolerance in the future and a proposal for an office of racial reconciliation.
The vote will be full of symbolism when it is taken by a majority-whit Alice has received 8 inches of rain during this tropical event. Many roads are covered in water and creeks are at capacity. Alice Police Department says the creeks at Flourney Street and Highland and Sunset are at capacity and will overflow with any more rainfall. Here is a list of roadways you may want to avoid: Reynolds and Cecilia S. Main and Coyote Trail San Joe - completely flooded We are beginning to get notices of summer school cancellations due to the weather.
We will update this list as needed. Alice ISD has canceled summer school for today due to the weather. Classes will resume tomorrow at regular time. Summer classes and workouts have been canceled. AP - A British pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the U. S government will approve the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant, but parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory.
Food and Drug Administration is expected to decide by t If your morning commute involves driving over the Harbor Bridge, you may want to give yourself some extra time this morning. The Corpus Christi Police Department announced overnight that there was high water covering all three lanes of northbound Highway , going towards Portland. Some of that water has receded, however, officers on still on the scene guiding traffic as rain continues to fall in the area.
There are no closures at this time, but that could change de Aloft Corpus Christi and the Corpus Christi Sharks are hosting a Summer Fun Drive for CASA to collect items to provide children in foster care with a summer vacation full of laughter and fun; an opportunity to enjoy being a child. Currently items can be dropped off at Aloft Corpus Christi, located at Embassy Drive between 7am-7pm. More Storms, Possible Flooding Updated: More heavy thundershowers will roll over the region today as the weather system is overhead.
We could see an additional 4 - 6 inches of rain in the next two days. Friday and into the weekend will be partly cloudy with only isolated light showers. Periods of Heavy Showers. Periods of heavy showers. Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse Updated: Akron officials say Arthur Dean and Deann Eller were both placed on administrative leave on Monday while the city launched an investigation into the matter.
Flour Bluff residents concerned about homeless camp, trash piling up Updated: Residents in Flour Bluff say they're upset because piles of trash are being left behind by the homeless. Joshua White lives right behind the eyesore.
Tropical showers in the forecast Updated: A tropical wave will continue to advance slowly onto the Texas coast and bring some beneficial rain to the area over the next three days with the majority of the rain falling on Tuesday and Wednesday. Some areas will get more than others due to the nature of the tropical showers. Tonight will be very humid and warm with showers redeveloping near the coast and a low of