FOX 26 News Brief for July 5, 2018

Mayor Sylvester Turner said the city is more prepared to handle flooding, thanks to Hurricane Harvey. He said July Fourth's flash flooding was a good trial run and the city quickly responded.

Incredible video shows Harris County Precinct 5 constable deputies helping a woman who drove into floodwaters last night at the 59 - Westpark Tollway interchange.

The Johnny Steele Dog Park is closed tonight because of yesterday's flooding. It had just reopened three weeks ago after Hurricane Harvey.

The Bayou City will be seeing lots of pink and green over the next week, thanks to one of the largest African American sororities in the world. Alpha Kappa Alpha is hosting its convention in Houston. 

A former teacher is speaking out tonight. He said physical force is used on a daily basis to control disabled children sent to the Harris County Department of Education. In a statement, the HCDE said its staff are trained in both behavior management techniques and acceptable restraint methods.

With so much attention on what's going on at the southwest border, FOX 26 spoke with residents in the Rio Grande Valley to find out their thoughts.

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