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photo by Clay Thorp

When BPD officer Joshua Jackson first came upon the Paradise Market in the 1000 block of Washington Boule­vard to find 34-year-old April Danna bleeding profusely and begging for him to save her life, the 4-year midnight shift officer said the police-issue rain coat he used to try and stop Dan­na’s bleeding did little to keep the mortally wounded Danna alive

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Brad Arena, Ashley Campbell and David Schwartz

Students from Franklin Pierce University volunteered their time to help Habitat for Humanity build a home for a Beaumont resident through the Collegiate Challenge, a nationwide alternative spring break program.

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Beaumont police arrested one man for car theft and evasion after he allegedly rolled a stolen car into a canal in the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 26.

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Jornae Tranise Johnson

Wednesday, March 19, around noon, Beaumont Police Detective Division obtained an arrest warrant for Jornae Tranise Johnson, a 24-year-old woman from Port Arthur, for hindering apprehension.

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An Orange resident apparently napping in a car was arrested for marijuana possession for the second time this month, police report.

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A disturbance at a hospital in Orange on Tuesday, March 25, at a little after 6 p.m. left one police officer injured after being attacked by a female juvenile, police report.

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photo by Brandi Haskett

The Meals On Wheels Association of America kicked off Community Champions Week on Monday, March 17, as part of the 12th annual March for Meals.

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photo by Brandi Haskett

Thursday, March 13, Calder Woods Retirement Village commemorated the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Girl Scouts with a Girl Scout cookie social.

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Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested one man for methamphetamine possession while investigating a suspicious vehicle parked on Four Oaks Ranch Road in Vidor on Sunday, March 23 at approximately 2 a.m., Chief Deputy Clint Hodgkinson reports.

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U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Manda M. Emery

UPDATE: The Bolivar ferry resumed 24/7 operations as of 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 26. Ferry operators asked that passengers remain in their vehicles during transit as there is still oil in the water.

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Efforts to contain and recover oil spilled after a collision that occurred Saturday, March 22, 2014, in the Houston Ship Channel continue with an aggressive deployment of all available response resources, the Coast Guard said in a press release Sunday.

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