Orange

Motorcycles are a popular mode of transportation in Texas with more than 440,000 of them registered in the state. With an increase in the use of motorcycles in the last decade, motorcycle safety and awareness is of great concern to riders and law enforcement. Motorcycle operators are encouraged to wear safety gear at all times and to drive defensively, while car and truck drivers are cautioned to watch out for the two-wheeled machines motoring along the highways and byways along with them.

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Speedboats of the Deep South Racing Association (DSRA) will be roaring down the Sabine River in Orange at speeds of more than 100 mph during the Shootout on the Sabine, with plenty of high-octane outboard action on Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, plus a special concert with American Idol fan favorite Kree Harrison.

Admission to the event is free, and there will be food and adult beverage vendors onsite. No pets or coolers allowed.

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Officer with the Orange Police Department (OPD) are investigating a shooting at the Sabine Apartments April 29 that sent two men to local hospitals with gunshot wounds, reports OPD. 

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A man trying to cross the highway was struck and killed in an auto-pedestrian accident April 28, reports the Orange Police Department (OPD). 

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If you’re ever in the Orange area, be sure to stop off at a little slice of heaven called Old Orange Cafe. The restaurant, opened in 1990 by Susan Childers, serves everything from Caesar salads and Cajun grilled shrimp to burgers and BLTs.

David Claybar, the current owner of Old Orange Cafe, began cooking in college with his grandmother and mother.

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Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a woman they believed shot herself, OCSO Deputy Janois Strause reports.

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An officer investigating a parked car at Lion's Den Park after hours April 11 arrested a Houston woman with numerous local outstanding warrants, reports the Orange Police Department.

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The time has finally come! After years raising funds and planning, the renovation of the historic Southern Pacific Depot at 1210 Green Avenue in Orange is scheduled to begin this Spring. The Friends of the Orange Depot is inviting everyone to come out and join them at the depot for a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the momentous occasion on April 23 at 10 a.m.

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Officers with the Orange Police Department and deputies from the Orange County Sheriff's Office teamed up to execute a search warrant on April 11, arresting the resident of the home after discovering what they believe to be methamphetamine and marijuana.

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Police in Orange arrested a man who allegedly stole a single beer and assaulted a store clerk working at a Shell station in the 1400 block of 16th Street April 2, Orange Police Department Captain Robert Enmon reported April 5. 

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