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34 La Porte assisted living residents and staff test positive for COVID-19

Officials say that 34 assisted living residents and staff have tested positive for coronavirus at the La Porte Health Center on South Utah Street. The facility is now under strict health control orders to ensure proper infection control. A few days ago, the Galveston County Health Department announced that 83 people at The Resort at [...]

By |2020-04-14T12:56:11+00:00April 14th, 2020|La Porte News|Comments Off on 34 La Porte assisted living residents and staff test positive for COVID-19

Five people test positive for Coronavirus at La Porte assisted living facility

According to representatives with the La Porte assisted living facility, five residents and staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. The center released a statement explaining that residents who tested positive have been hospitalized. Staff members are no longer working in the center and are following the advice of their doctors. This center is one [...]

By |2020-04-07T17:05:08+00:00April 7th, 2020|La Porte News|Comments Off on Five people test positive for Coronavirus at La Porte assisted living facility

Men escape truck before it rolls into a creek in La Porte

Two men were in an accident in La Porte and managed to escape from their truck before it rolled into a creek. Both men are expected to be okay. The men were on Highway 225, and the vehicle swerved to miss another accident. Another driver hit them and sent their Chevy off the road and [...]

By |2020-03-03T15:18:05+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Car Accidents, La Porte News|Comments Off on Men escape truck before it rolls into a creek in La Porte

Chemical incidents at La Porte plant

A series of "chemical incidents" were reported at the ALTIVA Chemical Complex in La Porte last Monday morning. Flaring and odors were noticed as a result of the chemical incidents. The La Porte Chemical Complex is the largest merchant producer of specialty and custom phosgene derivatives in North America. The complex is located at 1901 [...]

By |2020-01-28T15:53:08+00:00January 28th, 2020|Chemical Plant Accidents, La Porte News|Comments Off on Chemical incidents at La Porte plant

Missing La Porte man found safe

A La Porte man missing in the Grand Canyon for 11 days was found safe on the canyon's South Rim. Martin Edward O'Connor was located last Thursday on the New Hance Trail, one of the Grand Canyon's most difficult trails on the South Rim. O'Connor was flown out of the canyon to undergo a medical [...]

By |2020-01-07T18:07:13+00:00January 7th, 2020|La Porte News|Comments Off on Missing La Porte man found safe

Large plume of smoke over La Porte

A large plume of smoke over La Porte appeared around 9 a.m. Monday. According to officials at Total Petrochemicals facility, the plume of smoke is the result of a flare at the plant. Residents and workers east of Houston reported the large plume. Here is the official statement that was released to the public: Total [...]

By |2019-10-15T16:09:21+00:00October 15th, 2019|La Porte News|Comments Off on Large plume of smoke over La Porte

Man dies in La Porte hit and run

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a highway in La Porte. The man was reportedly attempting to cross Highway 146 at Main Street in La Porte when a vehicle struck him around 1 a.m. Monday. The pedestrian died at the scene. The suspect in the hit and run reportedly [...]

By |2019-10-01T14:10:43+00:00October 1st, 2019|La Porte News|Comments Off on Man dies in La Porte hit and run

La Porte High School student arrested for gun threat

A La Porte High School student who was suspended for making a gun threat against the school is now facing felony charges. On Monday evening, the Harris County District Attorney's Office that the student was arrested on the charge of making a terroristic threat. Over the weekend the student posted a gun threat on social [...]

By |2019-09-24T13:55:43+00:00September 24th, 2019|La Porte News|Comments Off on La Porte High School student arrested for gun threat

Missing La Porte Uber driver found safe

An Uber driver from La Porte was found safe near Dallas days after going missing. Guadalupe Nares, who goes by Angel, left home around noon on Tuesday to pick up passengers. The roommates of the 61-year-old didn't heard from him for days after he left. Authorities say that Nares was unharmed when found in Dallas. [...]

By |2019-09-03T15:46:28+00:00September 3rd, 2019|La Porte News|Comments Off on Missing La Porte Uber driver found safe

Pasadena officer in the hospital after being hit by another officer

A Pasadena police officer is recovering in the hospital as a result of being accidentally struck by another police officer. The incident happened Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of a fire station. The officers were on the way to help a La Porte police officer who got into an altercation with a man in [...]

By |2019-05-14T13:23:44+00:00May 14th, 2019|La Porte News, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Pasadena officer in the hospital after being hit by another officer