Month: September 2011

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  • September
    30 2011

    Bluebonnet Electric Company Sued for Causing Recent Devastating Texas Wildfire in Bastrop

    According to reports from Fort Worth, Texas, a lawsuit against Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative has been filed by homeowners who lost their homes in one of the most destructive wildfires in state history. The law suit alleges that the utility company had knowledge of the wildfire dangers caused by recent drought and failed to remove dead […]

  • September
    29 2011

    Head on Collision in Northwest Houston

    On September 29, 2011, a man was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash in northwest Houston. Investigators say the driver of a Toyota Camry was traveling on state Highway 6 and tried to turn onto Groschke Road when a Nissan Altima hit the Camry head-on. Investigators say the driver of the Altima was pinned in […]

  • September
    28 2011

    3 Houston Area Teens Killed in Rollover Wreck

    On September 28, 2011, authorities say that three Houston area high school students were killed and two more injured after a rollover wreck near Sorters Road and North Plantation Estates Drive in New Caney. Investigators say the teenagers lost control of the vehicle and went off-road causing the vehicle to flip. Reportedly, the survivors of […]

  • September
    23 2011

    Insurance Companies Respond to Texas Wildfire Claims

    Insurance agents have set up temporary work stations inside vans and tents in order to respond to damage claims resulting from the unprecedented wildfires which scorched several parts of Central Texas last week. It has been reported that a spokesman for Farmer Insurance has stated that he has received many claims of total losses. The […]

  • September
    22 2011

    Feds Criticized For Loose Petroleum Pipeline Regulation

    Reportedly, in the summer of 2011, an Exxon Mobil pipeline transporting oil across Montana burst open and flooded Yellowstone River with around 42,000 gallons of crude oil. Sources say that just weeks previous to the incident, a federal and company inspection found nothing seriously wrong with the pipeline. Further, sources say that a 35 mile […]