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Cops & Kids 2015

Torrential downpour, thunderclaps and lightning blasts didn’t scare off thousands of visitors looking to enjoy a fun-filled day hosted by the Beaumont Police Department on Saturday, Aug. 22.

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school bus

School is back in session, and the Beaumont Police Department is offering some back-to-school safety tips meant to keep students safe.

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16-year-old Hamshire-Fannett High School student, Cameron Kaminsky

The District Attorney’s Office announced Aug. 26 that a Jefferson County grand jury voted to take no action after considering the circumstances of the fatal shooting involving a homeowner, who fired on a teen intruder in Hamshire.

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Marlboro Reds

Police are searching for a suspect who committed a “smash and grab” at a convenience store Aug. 12, reports the Beaumont Police Department. According to BPD and convenience store staff, the man got away with about $4,000 in Marlboro cigarettes.

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Get up close with nature at Botanical Gardens and Nature Center (2111 West Park Avenue) in Orange on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 2-2:30 p.m. Meet Wildlife Curator Robert Morgan as he features one or more animals that call Shangri La Gardens home. Enjoy this exciting informational program to learn about the critters of Shangri La, their adaptations, what they eat and what might eat them.

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Cody Melton

On Tuesday Aug. 25, at approximately 5:02 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call of a stabbing that had just occurred in the 12500 Block of LaBelle Road in LaBelle. The caller advised that a woman had been stabbed in the arm by her boyfriend, who had just left the scene in a white Dodge Pickup with a 4-year-old little girl. Responding deputies found the woman lying in the driveway with a significant wound to the left hand and arm.

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A JCSO deputy initiated a stop on a vehicle on Fannett Road at about 8:35 a.m.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies and officers with the Beaumont Police Department are still searching for a man who reportedly fled from a deputy during a traffic stop on the morning of Aug. 26, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Assistant Chief Deputy Rod Carroll reported at about 3:30 p.m.

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Police in Orange are searching for the suspect in a shooting incident that injured a local man on Aug. 25.

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The Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft departs from the International Space Station.

Half of the residents of the International Space Station will take a spin around their orbital neighborhood in the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft on Friday, Aug. 28. NASA Television coverage will begin at 1:45 a.m.

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Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, the Elmo Willard Library will be hosting Coloring Therapy for Adults, a weekly coloring get-together for adults every Monday at the library from 4 – 5 p.m.

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