West Orange

Simoniz Car Wash salutes veterans with free car washes, the company announced in a release.

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A West Orange elementary school teacher has been placed on leave after allegedly duct taping a first-grade student to the chair before spring break. According to reports, the allegation was not made known to officials until the week of March 27.

West Orange-Cove CISD spokesperson Lorraine Shannon issued a statement on behalf of the district confirming an educator is on leave pending investigation but stated that procedure would not allow for the release of much information at this point.

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Pinehurst police picked up an armed suspect in possession of methamphetamine while the man was reportedly in the process of burglarizing a storage facility, reports Chief Fred Hanauer III.

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former Beaumont Independent School District superintendent Timothy Chargois

Sources close to former Beaumont Independent School District superintendent Timothy Chargois have confirmed the ousted education administrator has applied for the West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District superintendent position. 

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West Orange Police arrested an Orange woman after she reportedly brandished a gun at employees of a local car dealer, police report.

According to Assistant Chief Jesse Romero, officers arrested 25-year-old Chelsea Kindle of Orange for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on May 1 after employees of Granger Chevrolet in West Orange reported the woman came in bearing a firearm and demanding to see an employee of the business.

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West Orange Police are still searching for the man who robbed the Firestone Community Federal Credit Union at 2101 Macarthur Drive in West Orange on Sept. 6. Witnesses describe the gunman as about 6 feet tall and 200 pounds. During the robbery, the suspect wore dark coveralls, a maroon ski mask covering his face and head, sunglasses and gloves on his hands. Tellers gave the thief an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect fled the scene.

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