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May 9 at about 9:30 a.m., the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to man who was acting suspicious, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release.

The man was reportedly pacing back and forth on the High Island Bridge.

When units arrived, it was discovered that he did jump from the bridge into the intracoastal canal. He was assisted by an unidentified person to the shoreline.

He was later transported to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston by medical helicopter. He suffered a broken leg and other possible injuries.

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St. Anthony Cathedral School's National Junior Honor Society held its candlelight induction ceremony at the honors banquet on Sunday, April 30, in the school's gym and convocation center, director of development Geneva Dixon-Peters said in a release.

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German Pellets Texas has established a website where the community can get information and updates about the April 15 incident that occurred at GPTX’s storage facility and shipping terminal located in Port Arthur, GPTX spokesperson Brendan Byrne said in a release May 8.

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Traffic along US 90 in Devers from TX 61 to Gates Street will be down to one lane on May 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., as crews work on the Whites Bayou Bridge, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

Expect possible delays.

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Fifteen illegal aliens working under false identities have been arrested on charges out of the Eastern District of Texas, Acting United States Attorney Brit Featherston announced May 8.

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