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One dead after car found submerged in canal Wednesday morning off Hwy 73 in west Jefferson County

LA BELLE — One person was killed Wednesday morning after a car left the road in west Jefferson County and ended submerged in a ditch.A Jefferson County deputy on the scene confirmed that one person has died in the wreck along the eastbound side of Texas 73 about five miles west of La Belle Road.A di

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-17 13:38:01

Coast Guard staff member dies after vehicle ends up in canal off Hwy 73 near Port Arthur

The driver, a 28-year-old man, died at the scene. Justice of the Peace Ray Chesson ordered an autopsy. The man's identification listed a Florida address and DPS Troopers are in the process of notifying next of kin.

KFDM-TV - 2018-10-17 10:29:10

Concerns of street flooding in Port Arthur rising

"I haven't seen a city worker, not one," says Vidalier. "They come and pick up the debris, but as far as working on the drainage system I haven't seen them at all. We've been waiting to see them."

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-16 23:57:41

Beaumont police make arrest in fatal shooting - Port Arthur News

Staff reportBeaumont police have charged a suspect in the Tuesday shooting death of a local victim.In an issued statement, police said they responded to a call at 2:41 p.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of Ewing after a report about a man being shot. Officers found the deceased male — he had been shot se

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-10-17 15:20:27

For Port Arthur makeup artist makeup is all you need for Halloween and even year-round

BEAUMONT — Some people only think about costume makeup in late October but one Port Arthur makeup artist keeps it on her mind, or face, year-round.Ariel Fontenot has been serious about costume makeup since 2016 when she made herself up for an alumni dance recital at her childhood dance studio.The da

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-17 13:56:24

Four Beaumont Men Arrested for Gun and Drug Charges

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 7:45am, Officers responded to the 2600 block of Houston Street in reference to a suspicious vehicle parked near a residence.

KFDM-TV - 2018-10-16 17:09:34

Man with warrants from several law enforcement agencies arrested in Lake Charles

Mark Herford, Chief Deputy with the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office, says they released video earlier this week asking the public’s help in finding a suspect for burglary and damage to property near Dry Creek.

KPLC TV - 2018-10-17 04:40:00

4 found in car with drugs, weapons - Port Arthur News

Larry Williams, 27, charged with possession of controlled substance, felon in possession of a firearm, theft of firearm.Bryan Wilturner, 27, charged with possession of controlled substance, felon in possession of a firearm, theft of firearm and parole violation.Aaron Kimble, 23, charged with possess

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-10-17 15:50:31

Beaumont Police investigating homicide on North Street; 29-year-old Bradison Mims killed

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 2:41pm, Officers responded to the 600 block of Ewing in reference a victim of a shooting.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-16 20:20:36

Controversial billboard ad taken after many call it offensive

Advertisements of restaurants, entertainment, and deals flash across a billboard located off Highway 365 in Nederland.

KFDM-TV - 2018-10-16 18:42:10

Update: Person of interest in custody

Thursday, Oct., officers responded to the 3100 block of Gilbert in reference to a victim of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim, a 31-year-old Beaumont man, laying in the doorway of his residence with a gunshot wound under the left armpit. The victim told officers he knew the su

THEEXAMINER.COM - 2018-10-16 16:22:00

Family of man shot, killed by off-duty Beaumont Police officer in 2016 files lawsuit in fed court

BEAUMONT — The family of a Vidor man who was shot and killed by an off-duty Beaumont Police officer in 2016 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the officer and the city.The lawsuit, filed Friday in U.S. District for the Eastern District of Texas, by Chaz York's family contends that he had bee


Two men wanted after robbing Port Arthur laundromat at gunpoint

Two men entered Truong's Washateria on 9th Avenue on Saturday night, Oct. 14 at 7:51 p.m. The suspects were two black men brandishing weapons and demanded money, Port Arthur police said in a news release.


PAPD seeking suspects in robbery

At approximately 9:16 p.m. on Oct. 12, Port Arthur Police responded to a report of a robbery at 1039 Ninth Ave.According to a statement from PAPD, officers responded and discovered that two subjects had entered the business armed with handguns and robbed the clerk. The subjects fled with an unknown


MACKE: Is a ‘Pothole Posse’ in Port Arthur’s future? - Port Arthur News

Residents who say they are tired of waiting for the city to repair public roads have started filling potholes on their own after learning how to do it on YouTube.It all started when one citizen, who lives on 28th Street, got fed up with reporting the potholes pitting the streets near his house. He c


19-year-old Beaumont man dies after shooting his brother, then himself

BEAUMONT — Beaumont Police have confirmed Jacorian Williams, 19, of Beaumont, died at 11:40 a.m. Sunday from a self inflicted gun shot wound.


Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring brother

Saturday, October 13 at 5:07 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to a shooting in the 6800 block of Broadleaf.


Beaumont police want to talk to this man after another man found shot in his own doorway

Beaumont Police are looking for a person of interest in a recent shooting.Police received a call about a shooting victim in the 3100 block of Gilbert Street at 2:44 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Officers found a 31-year-old Beaumont man laying in the doorway of his home with a gunshot wound under his left


SETX stores remain open amid Sears bankruptcy

Beaumont Sears customer Wally Valdez says "I don't know what to say about that, where else would I go?"

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-16 00:42:32

4 Migrants Found Dead on Texas Border in as Many Days

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents found the bodies of four migrants who died while attempting to cross the border from Mexico into Texas. They apparently drowned in the Rio Grande River during a four-day period.Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector Marine Unit observed a migrant floati