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Man shot during dice game in Beaumont

Beaumont police are searching for a 26-year-old man who fired several shots at a 23-year-old man in disturbance stemming from a dice game at about 1:30 am Saturday, at 5080 Helbig Road, Plymouth Village. The victim was shot several times in the legs. The suspect left. The victim is expected to be

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 09:30:57

Two People Arrested for Endangering a Child

Haven Iglesias, a 22 year old Beaumont woman, was located inside of the vehicle, holding her 4 month old baby. Due to Sanders' reckless actions during the pursuit, as well as Iglesias holding the baby during the pursuit, they were both charged with Endangering a Child. Sanders and Iglesias were tran

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 14:34:15

Breaking News: Port Arthur under Boil Water Notice

BREAKING NEWS: The entire City of Port Arthur, with the exception of Sabine Pass and Port Acres, is under a Boil Water Notice due to the large number of water line breaks and leaks in the city, according to information city spokeswoman LaRisa Carpenter provided to KFDM News and Fox 4 News. To ensure


Photographs and Memories: Statement on honey brought beekepers' rebuke

It turns out that before 1900, the cultivation of sugar cane and production of molasses and granulated sugar was not the only sweet industry in coastal Louisiana. There were commercial apiarists, honey farmers, "beekeepers," enough that a few kept abreast of that industry nationally. A Lafourche bee

DAILY COMET - 2018-01-21 07:01:00

Two Beaumont high schools to merge to create 6-A school

BEAUMONT - The number of public high schools went from three to two overnight. The Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers voted at their regular meeting on Thursday to merge Central High School with Ozen High School, creating a 6-A school. West Brook is the other 6-A public high scho

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:37:00

Burst of brilliance from Port Arthur

Port Arthur's on-again, off-again romance with Janis Joplin emerges at key dates, like Friday's. Born Jan. 19, 1943, the rock and blues icon would have turned 75 today, something that, for her contemporaries and children of the '60s, is near impossible to imagine. Born in Port Arthur, she was from t

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-01-19 17:47:03

Water pressure up in some parts of Port Arthur

UPDATE: The city of Port Arthur has lifted its boil water notice. Previous report below: It's been two days and Port Arthur is still under a boil water notice. Due to hundreds of pipe leaks throughout the city, pressure dropped, prompting that boil notice. PAISD closed schools Friday as a precaution

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-19 22:32:21

And Now You Know: J.W. Griffin, Backyard Wildcatter

A wildcatter is an American term for an individual who drillswildcat wells, which are exploration oil wells drilled in areas not known to be oil fields. Notable wildcatters include Glenn McCarthy, Thomas Baker Slick, Sr. and Mike Benedum, Joe Trees, Clem S. Clarke, and Columbus Marion Joiner; the la

ORANGE LEADER - 2018-01-20 22:48:26

Timmonsville man arrested in Florence night club shooting

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Police Thursday arrested a Timmonsville man wanted in connection with a Dec. 30 shooting at a Florence nightclub. Rontavis Kenardo Barshay Mckithen, 26, 450 Tobacco Street, Timmonsville, was taken into custody by the US Marshal's task force and the Florence County Sheriff's Office

SCNOW - 2018-01-19 20:18:00

Two men charged with attack in Florence

FLORENCE, S.C. - Two men have charged with attacking a person who was stabbed in Florence on Friday. According to the Florence County Sheriff's Office, the attack happened on Palomar Parkway when a dispute turned violent. The victim was taken to a hospital with stab wounds and other injuries. Jamael

SCNOW - 2018-01-20 23:54:00

Two houses damaged by fire in Florence

FLORENCE, S.C. - Two homes were damaged by fire Saturday on Red Tip Circle. Florence firefighters were dispatched at 5:26 to 651Red Tip Circle for a reported house fire, according to Fire Marshal Chris Johnson. Upon arriving, firefighters found two homes involved in fire. There was minor damage to t

SCNOW - 2018-01-21 02:00:00

Florence doctor offers in-office procedure

FLORENCE, S.C. - Patients having problems with their sinuses can breathe easy with the help of Dr. Shawn McKay, of Florence ENT. McKay, an ears, nose and throat specialist, offers an in-office sinus balloon procedure for patients with chronic sinus trouble. He says symptoms of sinus problems include

SCNOW - 2018-01-20 20:00:00

1 Sumter Historic District home destroyed, 1 damaged in double house fires

One house was extremely damaged and another destroyed after a fire broke out on a residential property in Sumter Historic District on Friday afternoon. A neighbor on McQueen Street and Hampton Avenue reportedly called 911 about the blaze in the 500 block of McQueen Street about 2 p.m. According to S

ITEM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Wallace man sentenced on federal gun charge

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A Wallace man was sentenced to seven years in prison for his guilty plea to a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm. United States District Judge Bryan Harwell of Florence sentenced Bobby Joe Drakeford, Jr., to 84 months in federal prison with three years of supervised

SCNOW - 2018-01-20 16:29:00

Florence residents plead guilty to counterfeit money related charges

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Two Florence residents have pleaded guilty to charges related to counterfeit money. Shanteley Latrice Howard, 33, and Kermit Lee Smith, 29, pleaded guilty in federal court in Florence, according to a release issued by United States Attorney Beth Drake's office. Howard pleaded guilt

SCNOW - 2018-01-19 19:12:00

Flames Engulf Warehouse, Prompting Street Closures in Sumter

Firefighters in Sumter, South Carolina, battled a large warehouse blaze through the early morning hours of January 18, prompting multiple street closures in the area. The fire - and its smoke plume - were so large they could be seen on weather radar, according to the National Weather Service. No inj

YAHOO! - 2018-01-19 17:34:47

Woman found dead after crash in Bourbon County

BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A woman is dead after a crash on Saturday in Bourbon County. The Bourbon County Coroner says Drema Robinette, 48, of Scott Depot, West Virginia, was pronounced dead at 2:20 p.m. on Saturday. The coroner says she lost control of her car and it went off the side of the ro

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-21 04:24:00

Coroner: Homicide investigation in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Fayette County Coroner's Office is investigating a homicide that happened early Saturday morning. 37-year-old Myron Wilkerson was found at 7th Street and Dakota Street, according to the coroner's office. They report he was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Cente

WTVQ - 2018-01-20 16:18:26

Chris Johnson's Forecast | The warm up continues, rain chances set to increase

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Talk about a nice warm up to kick off the weekend! Highs in many spots warming into the upper 40's, even some low 50's to our south and southeast. No complaints about that! Tonight, look for mostly cloudy skies to take over as light drizzle or a even a few showers become po

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-20 22:56:00

Man killed in Wayne County crash

WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a crash that killed a man in Wayne County Friday night. The crash, which involved one vehicle, happened around 7:45 p.m. on East Highway 92, about three miles outside Monticello. Wayne County Coroner Forrest Hicks says a

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-20 13:57:00