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A homeless Vidor man was arrested after an altercation at an apartment complex on Orange Street in Vidor on Jan. 2 in which the man allegedly attacked multiple victims while in possession of two hatchets and a knife, reports the Vidor Police Department.

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Port Arthur Police officers were called to Cedar Ridge Apartment complex on 9th Ave. in reference to an Aggravated Robbery on Jan. 10.  According to a press release, at approximately 5:16 p.m., officers located the victim, who advised them that a subject approached her from behind and held a knife to her back while demanding money.

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Police in Orange are searching for suspects in the armed robbery of a hotel that caused injury to an employee of the business on Jan. 7.

According to a news release from OPD, officers were dispatched to the Executive Inn in the 4300 block of North 27th Street in Orange at 10:19 p.m. in reference to an aggravated robbery.

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Robbery at Dollar General

Police in Beaumont are searching for suspects in an aggravated robbery of a local chain store, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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A local business owner trying to warm up during recent cold weather accidentally ignited a fire at his plant nursery when his heater malfunctioned on Jan. 7, Beaumont Fire/Rescue reports.

According to a news release, just before 7:30 p.m., the owner of Sunshine Plant House in the 3400 block of Concord Road in Beaumont reported a fire at the business. Firefighters responded and found part of a greenhouse in flames. They were quickly able to control and extinguish the blaze, which reportedly caused moderate damage to the structure.

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Officers and EMS personnel responded to more than 50 overdoses they believe are related to use of a “particularly vile” batch of synthetic marijuana being sold in Beaumont that they warn could result in death for users.

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A drunken night of revelry ringing in the new year led to the death of a 38-year-old Vidor man over the holiday, reports the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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Kate Robards performs her play Mandarin Orange, a charming recount of growing up

San Francisco theatrical producer Kate Robards will be performing a one-woman tale of her juicy journey from her hometown of Orange, Texas, to Shanghai, China in the cleverly named production Mandarin Orange on Friday, Jan.

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Four talented musicians and actors were handpicked by Louise Harrison, sister of

Who would have thought that four teenagers in Liverpool, England, would go on to form the greatest rock band of their era and some 50 years later still remain as relevant and influential as they were back in 1962?

No real introduction is needed for Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, the late John Lennon and George Harrison — simply known as the Beatles.

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Lesa Veitch with Orange County Community Supervision and Corrections Department

The Muscular Dystrophy Association raised over $29,000 in gross proceeds by rounding up Orange top executives and business leaders on Wednesday, Dec. 17, in the annual Orange Lock-Up. Forty-six prominent citizens were “arrested” with the special help of the Granger Chevrolet, Mid-County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and the Orange County Sherriff’s Department.

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