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Baby Faith Mason

UPDATE: Baby Faith's parents were arrested on charges of injury to a child Sept. 27, 2013: http://theexaminer.com/stories/news/baby-faiths-parents-arrested

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Salute

When the detonation of two pressure cooker bombs caught runners by surprise during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, killing three and injuring 264 others, Americans were shocked by the carnage that Monday afternoon and the intensive manhunt that followed. Many of us still do not know how to respond to such a catastrophe, much less know how to react within the first few minutes when help is needed most.

But for first responders like Joseph O’Hare, deputy superintendent of dispatch operations at Boston EMS, it was second nature.

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Beaumont fire and police responded to a residential gas leak Wednesday, Aug. 21, that caught some businesses on Concord off guard.

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A 12-year-old boy in Port Arthur locked himself in a bedroom and called police when he heard strange noises outside his home Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20. When police arrived, they arrested two men who were apparently attempting to burglarize the boy’s home.

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UPDATE: The missing teen from Vidor, 13-year-old Haily Breanne Benavidez, returned home, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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Officers with the Orange Police Department are currently investigating a burglary that occurred sometime between 5 and 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, in the 1000 block of Clairmont Drive in Orange. 

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Detectives with Port Arthur Police Department's Major Crime Unit are currently investigating a report of possible child abuse after receiving a call from a local hospital regarding life-threatening injuries to a one-month-old child.

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Port Arthur Police took four men into custody as suspects in an aggravated assault in the 1300 block of Delaware Drive Saturday night, August 17.

According to a news release from PAPD, officers were dispatched to Delaware Drive at approximately 9:35 p.m. in reference to an assault victim. Upon arrival at the scene, officers located the male victim who had sustained "several injuries," police reported. Witnesses advised police the man was assaulted by several armed suspects.

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U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Judges on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia Brett M. Kavanaugh, Ellen Segal Huvelle and Rudolph Contreras issued a ruling on multiple requests from the Beaumont Independent School District and the Department of Justice to intervene in any upcoming school board election with a resounding “no” to all case filings.

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