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North Galveston jetty crash: Coast Guard suspends search for *1 missing boater after 3 hospitalized and 1 boater dead

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-07-07 17:18:36

SUMMARY: The Coast Guard suspended their search for a second missing boater after a deadly boat crash into a jetty in , Texas. One boater was found dead on Saturday afternoon. The accident occurred Friday night with five adults on board. Search efforts continued for two missing individuals on Saturday morning, but only one body was recovered. Concerns arose about weather complications from approaching Beryl potentially hindering the search. Three rescued adults were taken to the hospital, but their conditions remain unknown. For live updates, coverage is available through ABC13's livestream.

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How to get help after Beryl: Hurricane Recovery Fund launched and FEMA funding now available

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abc13.com – Pooja Lodhia – 2024-07-15 19:20:44

SUMMARY: Hurricane Beryl struck Harris County, Texas, a week ago, causing significant damage and power outages. Local officials announced the Hurricane Beryl Recovery Fund, which has amassed $3 million for trusted nonprofits to distribute aid. Over 68,000 homes were damaged, with 142 destroyed. FEMA funding and a $750 short-term assistance program are available, with applications encouraged despite ongoing power issues. Major donors include HEB, Sarofim Foundation, and CenterPoint’s foundation. For more information, visit the Greater Houston Disaster Alliance site or call 211. Follow Pooja Lodhia for updates on Facebook, X, and Instagram.

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Who is Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle?

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www.kxan.com – Lauren Sforza – 2024-07-15 18:28:17

SUMMARY: Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle has been thrust into the spotlight following an attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump during a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. House Republicans are calling for her testimony over security lapses that allowed a gunman to shoot from a rooftop, grazing Trump's ear. The shooter and one rally attendee were killed, while two others were critically injured. President Biden has ordered an independent review of the incident, and Cheatle has pledged full cooperation. Having served 27 years in the Secret Service before working at PepsiCo, Cheatle was sworn in as Director in September 2022.

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APD identifies victim in deadly northeast Austin stabbing

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www.kxan.com – Andrew Schnitker – 2024-07-15 18:19:01

SUMMARY: The Austin Police Department identified Edgar Yudiel Granados, 31, as the victim of a stabbing that occurred early Friday morning on Grayledge Drive in northeast Austin. Officers arrived at approximately 4:02 a.m. on July 12, following a report from a caller who indicated that someone had been stabbed and the suspected perpetrator fled the scene. This incident marks Austin's 33rd homicide in 2024. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Austin Police Department or submit tips anonymously via the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program for a potential reward of up to $1,000.

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