The News

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Construction of a deep bore sewer line under the Kansas City Southern railroad track crossing near the corner of South Dewitt Road and Old Highway 90 West in Vidor that has caused some inconvenience for drivers who are used to using Dewitt to access Interstate 10 from their homes in the area is nearing its end.

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Christopher Philmon

A man who was living with his uncle in Orange is in custody after police say he stabbed his uncle to death before fleeing in the deceased man's vehicle with his girlfriend, who police say he kidnapped.

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A man who was living with his uncle in Orange is in custody for homicide after police say he stabbed his uncle to death before fleeing in the deceased man's vehicle. 

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Police are currently searching for the culprit behind a rash of cigarette burglaries. 

According to a BPD press release, officers are trying to find the person or persons behind at least three Dollar General burglaries wherein at least one suspect has been forcing his way through the doors, breaking open the cigarette container and stealing numerous cartons of cigarettes. 

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Dijon V. Cooper

Police say they’ve caught the suspect responsible for kidnapping a woman and her children before he sexually assaulted the mother of two.

According to a BPD press release, Dijon V. Cooper, 20, of Beaumont, was detained Friday, Sept. 20 for a Sept. 11 aggravated kidnapping that began at the Elmo Willard Library on East Lucas Drive in Beaumont. Police say that’s when Cooper abducted a 36-year-old female who was just leaving the library with her newborn and 1-year-old child.

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