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Police in Orange are searching for the suspect who robbed a local barber shop at gunpoint, reports Orange Police Department Capt. Charlie Stephenson. 

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A kayaker at Spindletop Bayou in Jefferson County drowned after getting trapped against the salt water barrier on Aug. 14, reports the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

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A flash fire at Sunoco Logistics at 2300 Twin City Highway in Nederland that injured seven contract workers on Aug. 12 remains under investigation, Sunoco Logistics reported in a statement on Aug. 13.

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At 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, Port Neches Police reported they are currently searching for two gunmen in black masks who just robbed the Smoke Shop at 2nd Street and Magnolia. The two men were last seen running west in the 2100 block of 2nd Street toward Nederland. The suspects are considered armed and dangerous.

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Cars, travel and sundresses in exotic prints are just a few of the luxuries former Triangle Area Network (TAN) executive director Peggy Lynn Gibson financed with the $312,000 she stole while heading the medical nonprofit in 2013 and 2014. Also among the “frivolous crap” Gibson said she used the money for were Christmas gifts, flapper gowns and concert tickets.

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