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One woman is in serious condition and another man seriously injured after their motorcycle collided with pickup truck at the intersection of 4th and Crocket Streets. 

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A Southeast Texas man is behind bars after hundreds of sadistic images and video of children — some younger than 12 years old — were seized from his home. 

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The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a farm bill Thursday, June 20, that if signed into law, could have resulted in 171,000 Texans being immediately cut off food assistance.

H.R. 1947, a bill sponsored by Rep. Frank Lucas (R-Okla), was rejected by a vote of 195-234, with only 24 Democrats voting in favor of the legislation and 62 Republicans opposing the bill.

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After years of polluted runoff into an aging — and some would say outdated — waste water treatment system, the City of Beaumont has successfully navigated a 4.5-year extension with the TCEQ

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Artist's rendering of the 100-foot gator

When one thinks of 100-foot alligators, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a sci-fi horror flick.

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Police say one man is in custody after they executed a search warrant at the Spanish Villa Apartments in Beaumont. 

According to a BPD press release, at approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, Narcotics officers were assisted by Beaumont's Special Assignments Unit and a K9 officer in executing a narcotics search warrant. Upon entering and securing the home, police found more than 15 grams of heroin, pre-packaged and in pill form ready for sale on the street. 

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According to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff's Office, an armed homeowner confronted two people he caught attempting to burglarize his home.

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Police say Jason Richard (inset) took his own life at his home in Groves.

As thunder and lightning rolled overhead, police and SWAT teams in Groves rolled into the 6200 block of Jackson Street after a gunman barricaded himself inside his home Wednesday, June 19.

Multiple neighbors on the scene said Jason Richard, a father of two and a successful small business owner in Groves, was the man inside.

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