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Shooting suspect Tammy D. Pryor and her vehicle

On Oct. 22 at about 10:45 p.m., the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office (CPSO) received a call about a shooting at a motel on Highway 90 in Lake Charles.

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A 31 year old Galveston man died of flesh-eating bacteria Oct. 16, Galveston County Health District (GCHD) has confirmed. This is the only known case of necrotizing fasciitis in Galveston County related to Hurricane Harvey, officials said.

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The day after the city of Beaumont lost water, 18-wheelers loaded full of water began arriving at Beaumont’s First Baptist Church.

This was part of the relief stage of the church’s efforts.

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Ashley Furniture HomeStores in Southeast Texas donated several truckloads of furniture and mattresses to United Way chapters in North Jefferson County, Mid and South Jefferson County and Orange County.

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The Lumberton Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be holding a Drug Take Back Day Oct. 24-28. During the week, the department will be accepting drop offs between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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