Texas

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A one-vehicle crash on FM 1006 in Orange County claimed the life of a Bridge City man March 26, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reported in a news release. 

According to Trooper Davis, the crash occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. in front of the DuPont Plant, just one mile south of Orange. A 2000 Toyota passenger car was southbound on FM 1006 when the driver lost control of the vehicle and traveled off the roadway. The vehicle rolled over several times before coming to rest off-road.

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Eastbound and westbound lanes of I-10 near the Texas-Louisiana that were closed due to flooding have reopened, Texas Department of Transportation spokesperson Sarah Dupre announced in a news release March 18.

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Police report that a burglary suspect attempting to break into a house in Orange was at the hospital receiving medical treatment March 15 after the homeowner of the residence fought back against the imprudent intruder. 

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The City of Pinehurst Police, Fire, Water and Street Departments are going door to door making contact with businesses and residents that they expect to be affected by rising flood waters, Police Chief Fred R. Hanauer III said in a news release Monday morning, March 14.

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Southeast Texas cities and the State of Texas are taking measures to prevent impaired driving and related traffic accidents during Spring Break as tens of thousands of high school and college students across the state are released from classes for the holiday.

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Devon Lynn Lestage (Facebook.com)

A 19-year-old bicyclist injured in the early morning hours of Feb. 23, 2016, when struck by a Orange Police Department patrol car has died.

Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating the accident involving an officer with the Orange Police Department and a cyclist that occurred on the eastbound service road of Interstate 10 at Adams Bayou shortly after midnight.

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Mauro Cano Moreno, 30, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, around 11:30 a.m., Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputies observed a white Volvo tractor trailer truck travelling eastbound failing to drive in a single lane. Deputies initiated a traffic stop on eastbound Interstate 10 near the 861 mile marker.

During the traffic stop, consent to search the vehicle was given; during the search of the vehicle, deputies located 60 bundles of cocaine determined to weigh about 132 pounds with an approximate street value of $4.8 million.

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As the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) continues to report cases of Zika virus disease in the state — the number of cases was at 10 as of Tuesday, Feb.

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