Wikipedia describes this as hanging of "quake survivors" but it's really hanging of looters
San Francisco 1906
They will probably not hang you in Texas for looting (anymore). Still, there is an excellent chance of you getting shot (if a private citizen catches you doing it to his or her home) or being arrested and vigorously prosecuted for it (if the police catch you). Texas will not tolerate mayhem. Texas is not Berkeley (even Austin is not Berkeley).
AoSHQ: Scenes from Houston (focus on the good)
Goodstuff's Cyber Blog: The Harvey Heroes (there is a lot of good)
Blue Lives Matter: Houston's Mayor imposes curfew to help stop looting
Daily Caller: Looting and Looters face potential life in prison (in Texas they likely face being shot)
Instapundit: Looters ransack store in Houston and Elderly just as street wise as youth (probably even more so), Eugene Volokh: Responding to Kevin Storey's tweet and job
TOM: Fortunately atheist, anti-American, gun stealing feminists are not running things in Texas (at least not yet)
Pirate's Cove Blog: CNN: It's too soon for Trump to go to Texas, Hurricane Harvey preview, and If all you see is...
EBL: How To Contribute To Hurricane Harvey Relief, American Exceptionalism and Waffle House, Fish In House, Harvey Girls and Harvey's Peggy Dow