The News

An Orange County man had to seek medical treatment on Aug. 22 after accidentally shooting himself in the leg while attempting to rid his property of an unwelcome pest.

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Police in Orange are searching for three suspects caught on tape robbing Sun Loans on 16th Street on Aug 24.

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Christine Johnson holding baby Faith Mason

Jury selection is underway in the case against accused abusive mother Christine Johnson, who allegedly yanked her one-month old daughter Faith Mason causing the infant severe injuries in what was a highly publicized incident in 2013.

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At approximately 2:15 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 24, officers with the Beaumont Police Department responded to the 5500 block of Calder in reference to an alarm and were soon notified that a robbery had just occurred at the convenient store. According to the clerk, a black male 5’7” approximately 160 lbs, dressed in all black and wearing a camouflage mask and gloves entered the store with a pistol and demanded money from the clerk.

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Justice of the Peace Brad Burnett

Starting Sept. 1, juveniles not attending class as mandated by law will no longer face stiff criminal penalties should they not comply with compulsory attendance, according to new legislation passed in Texas this summer.

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