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DPS releases name of Highway 96 fatality accident victim

State troopers say Colt Kirkendall, 23, of Buna, died in a crash at about 9:45 p.m. Sunday on on Highway 96, one mile north of Silsbee.

KFDM-TV - 2018-04-23 10:21:06

Leads sought in West Side shooting

A man is in critical condition after he was shot while in a vehicle Sunday afternoon. Port Arthur Police received a call of shots fired around 2:15 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 14th Street across from Prince Hall Apartments on the city's West Side. While there they found the victim, described as a

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-04-23 19:23:00

WO-S Beach brawl suspect arrested after skipping court date

A former West Orange-Stark football player allegedly involved in a 2017 Spring Break beach brawl with three other players was arrested last week after missing a court hearing last month, according to court records. Rufus Joseph was arrested on April 18 and is being held on $40,000 bond, according to

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-04-23 20:54:14

Port Arthur Police respond to shooting on West 14th Street

Police have confirmed that they are responding to a shooting at 914 West 14th Street in Port Arthur.The call came in at about 2:15 p.m. Sunday.12News has a crew headed that way. We will update with more as soon as we receive confirmed information.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-04-22 19:27:03

Beaumont man dies in Orange County motorcycle accident

A Beaumont man died in a motorcycle crash early Sunday morning in Orange County. DPS responded to the one-vehicle crash around 3:00 a.m. where Lane Floria, 37, apparently lost control of the motorcycle and crashed near mile marker 870 on IH-10 Eastbound. Floria was pronounced dead at the scene. The

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-04-22 21:43:00

Deputies arrest nine in Silsbee, seize half pound of methamphetamine, other drugs, weapons, cash

Authorities seized one half pound of methamphetamine, two pounds of synthetic marijuana along with other drugs, guns and over $1,000 in cash.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-04-23 22:29:08

Mugshots: 9 arrested for trafficking in Silsbee

Jeremiah Ray, 27, of Kountze – Delivery of Controlled Substance. Photo: Hardin County Sheriff's Office

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-04-23 22:08:12

Victim identified in fatal Orange County motorcycle wreck

"The Texas Department of Public Safety can confirm that Layne Floria, 37, of Beaumont, was the victim of the fatal motorcycle crash that occurred earlier this morning on Interstate 10 in Orange County.

KFDM-TV - 2018-04-22 12:13:14

JCSO: Cocaine, pot seized after Mid-County traffic stop

Two people were jailed Thursday on drug-related charges following a traffic stop in Mid-County, according to information from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Nalah Felish Castillo has been charged with possession of a controlled substance. Tyler Blaine Womack has been charged with possession


Fatal auto-pedestrian crash in Orange Co.

At approximately 4 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to an auto-pedestrian crash on Highway 62 in Orange County. The crash occurred near Daily Road.


Driver, passenger arrested for alleged drug possession after traffic stop in Jefferson County

(left) Tyler Blaine Womack and Nalah Felish Castillo are charged with drug possession. NEDERLAND, Texas - Marijuana and cocaine were seized Thursday during a traffic stop that resulted in the arrest of a man and woman in the Nederland area, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Tyler B


Workforce has opportunities: Cash in!

Eight months back, our economy gurgling under 5 feet of floodwater, we might not have envisioned that. Back then, people here were just struggling to keep their heads above water, peering into the distance for dry land.

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-04-22 09:37:00

Jefferson County deputies arrest man, woman on drug charges in Nederland after finding pot, cocaine

The deputy speaking to the female passenger, Nalah Felish Castillo, noticed that she appeared very nervous and asked her if she had anything illegal with her the release said.


Man dies after being struck by car while crossing Memorial Blvd Thursday night in Port Arthur

Detective Sadie Guedry told 12News the victim, a man, 51, was trying to cross the 3900 block of Memorial Blvd. just before 8 p.m. Thursday. He was struck by a passing vehicle. The man was taken to Christus Southeast Texas St. Mary Hospital, but doctors could not save his life.


Nederland to talk unfinished store's fate

NEDERLAND - The fate of a Nederland Avenue store that has been under construction for more than six years is in the balance. Nederland councilmembers will discuss and possibly take action regarding the rehabilitation or condemnation and demolition of the abandoned and dilapidated structure at 2423 N


Creating a video inventory in case of a disaster

Floodwater surrounds a home after torrential rains pounded Southeast Texas following Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey causing widespread flooding on September 3, 2017 in Orange, Texas. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-04-22 18:18:36

Victim not yet identified following fatal accident on Hwy 62 in Orange County

A person struck and killed while walking along State Highway 62 in Orange County has not yet been identified by investigators. A spokesperson for the Department of Public Safety early Tuesday told 12News troopers are working to positively identify the deceased. The accident happened around 4 a.m. On


1 dead in Orange County after being struck by pick-up

A person walking down an Orange County highway died early Tuesday after being struck by a passing pick-up, according to information from the Department of Public Safety.The pedestrian was walking along Texas 62 near Daily Road at about 4 a.m. when hit by a Toyota Tundra traveling southbound, DPS sai


Orange County firefighters battling house, barn fire

Firefighters in Orange County are battling a fire at a home and barn on FM1131. Firefighters from Orange County Emergency Service District One are fighting the fire with assistance from firefighters from the Evadale Volunteer Fire Department. Currently the 2800 block of FM 1131 is closed due to the


Train carrying corn derails in Vidor

Four railroad cars derailed in Vidor this morning, spilling corn and temporarily closing Main Street, Vidor Police Chief Rod Carroll said. The four cars "became dislodged" on Old U.S. 90 around 6:30 a.m., Carroll said. They were carrying corn, he said, not grain, as they initially thought. Main Stre