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After waiting until the last game of the season last year to score a rushing touchdown, the Lamar Cardinals have addressed that problem and then some in their season opener against Texas College, scoring three rushing touchdowns in the first quarter as Lamar is taking care of the Steers 21-0.

DePauldrick Garrett leads the way with nine carries for 68 yards and two touchdowns, including the first touchdown of the season, a one yard gallop over the left side.

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According to reports from Orange County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sgt. Chad Hogan, the agency received a call about 3:30 a.m. Sept. 1 that consequently ended with a detective's firearm being discharged.

The caller reported a burglary in progress at the Super Stop Convenient Store located at 2590 North Highway 105 in Vidor.

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John Wesley Nero was indicted by a Jefferson County Grand Jury on Thursday, Sept. 1, for capital murder and child pornography charges.

Nero is faces the death penalty for the death of Beaumont Police Officer Bryan Hebert, who was killed in the line of duty in July.

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Update: Police say a woman driving a '91 Toyota was killed during an accident that caused both directions of Interstate 10 to shut down to one lane Wednesday, Aug. 31. The woman was driving northbound in I-10 when she came to a stop at the top of the College Street overpass. Her vehicle was struck from behind by a Dodge pickup going at full speed and she was thrown from the vehicle over the median and into oncoming traffic.

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Quick thinking by an Orange police officer led to the arrest of two suspects believed to be part of a check forgery ring, possibly based in Houston.

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