Vidor

Orange County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible kidnapping in Orange after a passerby saw a young woman who appeared to have been assaulted and who was bound with rope near the edge of the roadway in the 7100 block of Bessie Heights in Orangefield at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 17.

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An Orange resident running for chair of the Orange County Republican Party was arrested at a polling facility Feb. 18 after he reportedly assaulted a poll worker with whom he was arguing, Vidor Police report.

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A single-car wreck in Vidor on Friday afternoon injured the vehicle's driver, who was later arrested in relation to the accident.

According to DPS Trooper Stephanie Davis, troopers responded to an accident involving a Mercury passenger car on Interstate 10 East in Vidor around mile marker 860 at approximately 4:50 p.m. on Feb. 14.

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Lance Cpl. Dustin Luse, left and inset, demonstrates how to operate the M240B.

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. — Introduced to traveling frequently at a young age, Lance Cpl. Dustin Luse learned to love this unique lifestyle.

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Press release from U.S. Attorney's Office:

A 34-year-old Vidor man was sentenced today for his role in a March 2011 murder committed in as part of the SWS criminal enterprise in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

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Monday, Dec. 9, drivers may have noticed a difference when making a left turn at some traffic lights in Vidor.

Instead of a solid green light for a permitted left turn in a left turn lane, drivers will find a flashing yellow arrow reminding them to take caution when turning. Green and red arrows for protected left turns will remain.

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A woman claiming to be someone else was arrested for marijuana possession and failure to identify after police say they caught her behind a Vidor business collecting copper wire.

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A report of a reckless driver in Vidor led police to the arrest of a man they believe to be responsible for damaging a pole at a railroad crossing there.

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Press release from TxDOT:

Beginning Dec. 2, Vidor drivers will begin to notice a difference when making a left turn at a traffic light. Instead of a solid green light for a permitted left turn in a left turn lane, drivers will find a flashing yellow arrow reminding them to take caution when turning. Green and red arrows for protected left turns will remain.

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A tragic accident in Vidor has resulted in the arrest of a 19-year-old, the death of a 5-year-old boy and the devastation of a family reeling from loss.

According to reports from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, 5-year-old John “Johnny” Allen Read of Vidor was killed Monday, Oct. 21, when a semi-automatic .40-caliber revolver went off in his hands and struck him in the head.

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