Judson softball falls short of UIL Class 6A State title in 1-0 loss to Deer Park
An RBI-single in the top of the 6th ended up being the difference in a classic pitchers duel, as the Judson softball team's magical season comes up one run short of the UIL Class 6A State title in a 1-0 loss to Deer Park.
Mexico to buy Shell share of Texas refinery for $600 million
Mexico said Monday it will buy Shell’s 50% share in the jointly owned Deer Park refinery near Houston for about $600 million. The move comes as part of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's central policy to build, acquire or renovate oil refineries, in an era when most countries are trying to reduce their reliance on fossil fuels. “We are going to stop buying fuel abroad ... we will become self sufficient by 2023,” said López Obrador, who is spending about $9 billion to build a similar-size new refinery in his home state of Tabasco.news.yahoo.com
Two years after disastrous chemical fire, Texas close to creating new safety rules for industry
Sen. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, spent years negotiating with industry groups to get new regulations placed on the chemical industry after the ITC fire in 2019. The bill has passed both chambers, but small changes need to be ironed out before it is sent to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Deaths of Deer Park mother, 3 children ruled a murder-suicide
Ashley Auzenne, 39, and her three children were found dead in their Deer Park home on Oct. 29, 2019. Their deaths were ruled murder-suicide in which Auzenne was the suspect on Oct. 31, 2019. The deaths of three children and their mother in their Deer Park home Tuesday have been ruled a murder-suicide following autopsies by the medical examiner's office, officials announced Friday. Deer Park officers discovered the four bodies when they conducted a welfare check at a home on New Orleans Street near Georgia Avenue Tuesday morning. The mother, 39-year-old Ashley Auzenne, was determined to be the suspect in the murder-suicide, according to KPRC.
Chemical leak set off fire at Mitsui's ITC Houston-area terminal: U.S.
FILE PHOTO: A thick layer of smoke hangs in the air from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, east of Houston, Texas, U.S., March 18, 2019. ITC has been cooperating with the CSB and other federal, state and local regulatory authorities in their respective investigations of the March fire at the Deer Park facility, said a company spokesman. The safety board plans to pursue the piping and other possible ignition sources for the blaze. Mitsui faces criminal charges for spilling chemicals into waterways around the ITC terminal in the Houston suburb of Deer Park, Texas, after the fire was put out. Vopak, which operates a storage terminal adjacent to ITC, sued in May for at least $1 million in lost business and damages.feeds.reuters.com