The News

Several people were injured, including a teenager and three other minor children, when a truck towing cattle in a trailer collided with an SUV in Jefferson County Aug. 1, reports Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis. 

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Nederland police car

Police in Nederland report a 2-year-old child died from drowning after he apparently snuck outside his home and entered the family pool on Aug. 1.

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Two men in a stolen U-Haul knocked over an ATM at DuGood Credit Union in Beaumont Aug. 1, but couldn’t cash in because they couldn’t get the cash out of the machine, reports the Beaumont Police Department. One of the men is in custody, and police are searching for his accomplice.

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The 21-year-old passenger of a truck traveling down Major Drive in Beaumont late Saturday morning shot himself accidentally while handling a revolver and died as a result, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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Police in Beaumont have arrested a 55-year-old Beaumont man for aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed his neighbor Saturday.

According to a news release from BPD, officers responded to 3255 Elmira in reference to an aggravated assault at 4:26 p.m. Investigating officers determined that Alvin Hicks, 55, used a knife to stab and slash his 50-year-old neighbor. The two men were reportedly involved in an ongoing disturbance that turned physical. Hicks went to the kitchen to get a knife, then stabbed the neighbor in the torso and slashed him across the neck.

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