The News

Melissa Ringhardt, the babysitter on duty at the time of 5-year-old Vidor resident John “Johnny” Read’s accidental shooting death in October 2013, has been located and arrested by deputies of the Pope County Sheriff’s Department in Russellville, Arkansas, according to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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Beaumont Police Department

At about 9:29 p.m. last night, patrol officers responded to a reported shooting at the Lancaster Cornwall Apartments located at the corner of Dowlen Rd. and Phelan Blvd. According to a press release, when officers arrived, they found two 18-year-old brothers suffering from non-life threatening injuries they claim occurred in an alleged robbery attempt.

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The John Minor Wisdom U.S. Courthouse, home of the Fifth Circuit, New Orleans

In a decision by Judge Jennifer Elrod, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit lifted the district court’s injunction Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, allowing HB 2 to immediately go into effect.

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Curtis Breaux, Kaylee Breaux, Alex Breaux and Lisa Breaux

The Crime Stoppers of Jefferson and Hardin counties awarded Kaylee Breaux with the 2014 Larry Beaulieu Scholarship.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 1, at approximately 10:53 p.m. officers responded  to 1650 W. Cardinal (Express Mart #29) in reference to an aggravated robbery that had just occurred.

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