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Police in Orange arrested one woman after finding numerous prescription pills illegally in her possession while on the scene at an auto accident she caused, police reported.

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Photo by Tom Logan

A driver crashed through the front wall of Larry's Discount Beer & Wine on Memorial Drive in Port Arthur on Wednesday morning, Sept. 4. Police confirmed the manager's statement that there were no injuries in the crash. It's unclear who was driving at the time of the accident, but the vehicle is registered to a Maria Rodriguez who lives on Gober Street in Beaumont.

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Curtis Guillory and George Okeahialam present Faithful Steward Award.

“Many of us are good stewards, but few are good stewards who take a vision and make it a reality that affects the young, the old and the needy.”

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Spc. Matthew Williamson and Pfc. Ector Munoz

FORT HOOD, Texas — In an adaptable, ever-changing Army, equipment upgrades are to be expected. With those upgrades comes the need to keep soldiers trained on the latest and greatest pieces of equipment.

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Vidor police and Orange County SWAT responded to what now appears to be an erroneous report of a man barricaded in his home with a gun on Tannahill Street Monday night, Sept. 2.

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One man was taken to the hospital for treatment after a weekend stabbing in Vidor.

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Ray Anthony Grant

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at 6:48 p.m. officers responded to a report of a shooting victim in front of a residence in the 2500 block of N. 10th St. in Beaumont. Witnesses stated that the shooter left walking eastbound on Hoover Street toward N. Ninth Street.

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The search to find a missing Alzheimer patient has ended, and unfortunately, it has not ended well. At around 8:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a body had been discovered in the LNVA canal at the end of Sandringhamnear China.

The dogs all followed the odor of decay to the canal, said JCSO Deputy Rod Carroll.

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Colton Shane Guillory

Orange police say a 17-year-old Orange man molested a 5-year-old while he was babysitting the youngster. 

Colton Shande Guillory was indicted by a Jefferson County Grand Jury on Aug. 29 for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

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The freshman 15 – words that inspires dread and pre-semester dieting in young men and women entering their first year of college – commonly refers to weight gain, specifically a gain of 15 pounds, associated with the new college student lifestyle freshman experience in transitioning from high school, often including the consumption of more fast food than what they would have eaten while at home with mom and dad and probably more beer than parents would like to admit.

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