A Silsbee woman wants justice for her dog she said was shot and killed by a neighbor, in front of her teenage son.
The Hardin County Sheriff's Office responded Friday to a call on White Ln. Rd. in Silsbee about a fatally wounded pit bull.
Port Arthur police say there were people inside a home that was the target of a drive by shooting overnight. It happened at 5282 12th Street around 1:45 Sunday morning.
United Steelworkers Local 13-423 is inviting the entire community to attend an interfaith service Sunday.
The Texas Department of Public Safety answered numerous 911 calls Saturday afternoon from motorists reporting speeding and reckless driving by people driving high performance cars on Interstate 10 eastbound.
An anti-bullying petition is gaining signatures after posted on the Marshall Middle School Parent Chat Facebook page.
There is a shortage of vehicle inspection stickers in Southeast Texas. On a normal day PM Texaco does car inspections but on Saturday they cannot because they are all out of the stickers that typically go in the windshield.
What was supposed to be a nearly one-hour flight turned into a nine-hour ordeal for passengers on board an American Airlines plane delayed for hours because of icy conditions and a mechanical problem.American Airlines flight 382 was scheduled to leave for Oklahoma City from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport at 1:45 p.m. CT Friday, but the plane was grounded until 10:48 p.m. CT.
HOUSTON – Get ready for a big change the next time you go to get your vehicle inspected.Starting Sunday, you won't be getting a new inspection sticker for your windshield anymore.The state is calling it the "Two Steps, One Sticker" program. In the future just one sticker will prove that your car was both registered and inspected.
The ATF is considering a ban on some 5.56 millimeter bullets. ATF announced last week it's reviewing whether to block ammo dealers from selling some kinds of armor piercing ammunition that has been legal to sell to the public since 1986.
Some teachers at a Beaumont Independent School District middle school say they no longer feel safe on campus.
The Marshall Middle School educators say their fear was worsened after a big fight on campus Thursday. BISD administrators claim the incident wasn't as bad as teachers describe.
Powerlifting isn't just for guys. The girls have been holding their own at the weight racks for years now but there still seems to be some misconceptions surrounding the sport. When you think about girls in powerlifting, you think about how tough the athlete needs to be to compete. the concentration they bring to the weight rack is etched across their face and you can see the drive in their eyes; the resolve to out-lift the other girls in their group.
Emergency crews are working a major accident on Interstate 10 near Walden Road.
Drivers should expect delays near the accident.
One person was taken to the hospital Friday after a car went through a large drainage ditch in Beaumont.
The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. near Phelan between Major and Dowlen Road.
On August 9, 2007, Emery Bowie was riding a Caterpillar bulldozer while working on the Motiva refinery's expansion in Port Arthur. According to court documents, he got out of the seat, and stood on the the bulldozer's tracks to signal at a truck driver also working on the project. The bulldozer suddenly went into reverse.The lawyer for Bowie's family, Gilbert Adams, said, "He was caught between the tracks and the fender, his body was terribly mutilated."
Surveillance images from a robbery in Pinehurst have been released.
The robbery happened around 5:30 a.m. Friday at the Kwick Stop convenience store located at 1427 Strickland Drive in Pinehurst.
A spokesperson for Shell told 12News that negotiations with the United Steel Workers will resume on Wednesday.
Joshua Latham, the Texas man set to stand trial in connection with the death of a Sulphur woman in 2013, has been captured.
A gunman went door to door in a small south-central Missouri community late Thursday, fatally shooting 7 people before driving to an adjoining county and apparently killing himself, State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Kinder said Friday.
Shortly after news of the death of a 22-year-old woman in an accident Thursday night, messages of sadness and disbelief began being posted about a life who touched so many.
"Your were amazing person as aunt to Kaiden," Terra Moore posted to the 12News facebook page.
Leonard Nimoy's son Adam says the "Star Trek" star has died in Los Angeles.
One person was taken to the hospital by air ambulance following a rollover accident on 1442 near Bridge City Thursday afternoon.
The accident happened around 4:14 p.m. near the intersection of FM 1442 and Thomas Drive.
Police have questioned a suspect who may have been involved in a hit and run accident that killed a Beaumont man Friday night.
Terrel Segura, 48, was found dead in the middle of College St. at the Lindbergh intersection. The person who hit him did not stop, but police found the truck abandoned two days later.
BASF plant employees from Port Arthur and Beaumont spent Thursday training for high-altitude rescues.
A suspect has been detained in the stabbing of a 4 year old in northwest Houston, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said.
Beaumont neighbors are sharing their stories about the homeless man who died in a fire on Calder Ave. Tuesday night.
According to police, William Ray Rogers, 68, was a transient originally from Seattle, but was well known in Old Town.
The Chambers County Sheriff Office has released a surveillance photo from a robbery that happened Friday at the Taco Bell in Winnie.
A house in Jasper County was destroyed by fire Thursday morning.
Officials say the fire was reported around 6 a.m. at a house on Highway 96 just south of the Jasper City limits. A child who lives at the house woke up the rest of the family and got them out to safety.
Suspect Joshua Latham is once again a man on the run. He was set to stand trial for the 1st degree murder of Tami Higginbotham but failed to show up Monday morning in Newton County Texas.
For Southeast Texas old-timers, the work stoppage is history repeating itself, and a labor leader at the forefront of Southeast Texas' last major strike in 1982 hopes a new generation can learn from that experience.
At the time, about 4,000 Texaco refinery workers in Port Arthur went on strike to protest reductions in pension benefits.
Synthetic Marijuana; a substance that used to be readily available in gas stations and smoke shops, is still cropping up in Southeast Texas long after being banned. Reports of new versions of the drug causing serious medical complications heightened awareness of the drug this year.Born and raised in Port Arthur, a man who doesn't want to be identified, says he tried synthetic marijuana for the first time about four years ago.
Drivers who frequently cross the eastbound lanes of the Purple Heart Memorial Bridge said road signs aren't sufficiently warning drivers of lane closures. They believe most drivers don't know the right lane is closed until they top the bridge, giving them little time to react.
Nearly 1,800 job seekers packed the MCM Elegante on Wednesday morning to attend a job fair organized by 12News HD.Wi thin the first five minutes, 300 people filed in -- resumes in hand, looking for a job.
Leo W. Gerald, International President of the United Steelworkers and Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Union have issued a joint statement about the strike.
Beaumont police say there does not appear to be any signs of foul play after a body was found by firefighters who responded to put out a fire along Calder.
A woman injured in an accident that shut down a portion of Interstate 10 in Beaumont for around an hour-and-a-half Tuesday night has been released from the hospital.
Family members of a Houston-area girl who list her life to pediatric cancer were in Beaumont Tuesday night as part of their effort to raise money for a foundation in her name.
The striking workers outside the Motiva refinery in Port Arthur have been picketing on some of the coldest days this winter. But union members say the cold has been made bearable thanks to the heartwarming community support. Brian Strohm is on Motiva's workmen's committee for the United Steelworkers. He said, "We're still staying real strong, no members have crossed the picket line, and we've got tremendous support from all the community."
Beaumont animal services seized a dog Tuesday afternoon that neighbors say had been left outside—day and night for the past month in the bitter cold and rain.
Many changes are coming to the Port Arthur Independent School District.
Voters approved a $195 million bond in November. Those changes will soon take effect.
A former Marine was convicted on Tuesday in the deaths of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and Kyle's friend at a shooting range.
Baptist Orange Hospital will discontinue most inpatient services on June 1, a spokesperson for the hospital confirmed to 12News.
A student at a local high school was beat up and robbed while delivering pizzas in an Orange neighborhood—but the only thing stolen were the pizzas. Orange police officers said two young men assaulted a Little Cypress-Mauriceville High school student.
Sergeant Jermey Houston has worked with the Port Arthur Police Department for 13 years.Tensions between law enforcement and some communities across the country reached new peaks last year.Even though those events did not take place here, Sergeant Houston says one of the biggest mistakes parents make is how they present officers. Houston said many time parents threaten their children with the police anytime they do something wrong. He their role in the community is not to be the bad guy.“At th...
Traffic is flowing again on Highway 69 in Mid County following a three car collision.
A man from Orange has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for child pornography.
No injuries were reported in a Port Arthur house fire Tuesday afternoon.
The fire was reported just after Noon. It originated in the attic of a home located in the 3200 block of 11th Street.
Investigators have released surveillance video of a trailer being stolen from a church in Vidor.
The Warren Volunteer Fire Department spent much of the early morning hours Tuesday out in the cold battling a house fire.
They were called to the fire at 295 CR 1300 at about 2:15 a.m.
The national work stoppage in the oil industry began February 1st when talks for a new three-year contract broke down between the United Steelworkers union and the lead negotiating oil company, Shell Oil. The stalemate rippled to Southeast Texas, when 800 workers and USW members at Motiva in Port Arthur walked off the job Saturday at midnight
The cold and rainy weather did not hold back refinery strikers in Port Arthur Monday. Members of the United Steelworkers union and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union marched at the largest refinery in the nation – Motiva Enterprises.
Texas Department of Transportation crews are monitoring road conditions across Southeast Texas amid the threat for possible icy conditions.
Firefighters were called to a home in the 3100 block of Forest Oak shortly before 6 p.m. Monday.
A spokesperson for the Orange County Sheriff's Office said Monday afternoon that deputies have located an LC-M student who was reported missing.
Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found along with his car under water in a lake in Bridge City.
The deceased is identified as Charles Huffman, 49, of Lake Charles. His family has been notified.
Galveston County Sheriff Detectives have identified the man whose body was found on the beach near High Island.
More than 1,000 flights into and out of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport have been canceled today because of freezing rain, sleet and sub-freezing temperatures.
The investigation revealed dispatchers have trouble finding victims so often, the Federal Communication Commission's new goal is to locate just 40% of cell phone callers two years from now.
A fire in Lumberton last week resulted in a dangerous delay when the 911 call was answered by Jefferson County instead of Hardin County.
The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has launched a homicide investigation after a man's body was found on a beach between Gilchrist and High Island.
A strike involving 800 union workers began at midnight Saturday at the Motiva plant in Port Arthur, following an announcement by the United Steelworkers. 24-hour strike notices were also delivered at Motiva's two Louisiana refineries near New Orleans. Strikes there were expected to begin at midnight Sunday.
Motiva on Saturday announced it had activated contingency plans following the strike of 800 union workers at its facility in Port Arthur. More workers were expected to walk-out at midnight Sunday at two of Motiva's facilities near New Orleans.
A spokesperson for the Beaumont Police Department has released the name of a man who died after he was hit by a pickup Friday evening.
The deceased is identified as Terrel Segura, 48, of Beaumont.
Jefferson County Clerk Carolyn Guidry said the judge's ruling in Austin that allowed the gay marriage there was just limited to that specific case, and Guidry says it gives her no authority to give gay couples marriage licenses right now.
But she's convinced that will change in months. Guidry expects the nation's highest court will legalize gay marriage in June.
The Beaumont Independent School District will not be headed up by former West Brook High School principal Dr. Rodney Cavness.
The Port Neches-Groves superintendent said despite several calls urging him to return to BISD, he will be taking his name out of the hat.
Thousands of local students are in danger of not graduating this June because they didn't pass all five of the state-required standardized exams. State senators are proposing a law to change this, but right now – students are blaming the exams for holding them back.
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 at College Street were shut down for hours Thursday evening following an accident involving an 18-wheeler.
A man wanted by the Jasper County Sheriff's Office for an aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury has turned himself in to authorities in Orange County and has bonded out.
Babies born addicted to drugs is increasing in Southeast Texas and a Neonatologist at Christus Hospital Saint Elizabeth says prescription drugs are a doing a fair share of the damage. A proposed solution could mean all of your medication history is just a click away for thousands of doctors."There have tremors they just shake and that's hard to watch and a lot of times they just cry they just cry and cry," said Jaclyn Phillips who has been a foster mom for almost a decade.
Police in Las Vegas are continuing their search for a killer involved in a road rage attack on a mother. Tammy Meyers was shot in the head after getting into an altercation with someone she felt was speeding. As that case continues to develop, Southeast Texans are reminded of the grim consequences possible when drivers try to seek revenge behind the wheel. Texas Department of Transportation data shows at least 6 road rage related crashes happened last year in Jefferson County.
A Lumberton family lost three goats Thursday afternoon when a goat pen in the back of a house caught fire. The family lost a dozen chickens in the fire as well. Firefighters were able to prevent the flames from spreading to the house.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the 40 day Lenten season. Many people give up something during Lent such as food, television or other activities. Others use Lent as a chance to re-evaluate those new years resolutions that may be tougher to keep than they thought. Southeast Texans are getting creative in keeping their healthy goals.
The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a man wanted for an aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury.
Deputies are looking for John Klinkhammer, who goes by the name "Jake." Investigators say he is a fitness trainer.
12NewsHD has been closely following the area participation in Mardi Gras festivities in Louisiana.The Central High School marching band made an annual trip to a parade on Tuesday.It was one of almost a dozen parades held around the Lafayette, Louisiana area today.And the Port Arthur Memorial Band was also in full Mardi Gras spirit - as you can see in our 12News video.The Central Jaguars and Memorial Titans often cross the state line as well to be part of Fat Tuesday festivities.
A 38-year-old Vinton, Louisiana man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking in Orange County.
A 53-year-old Port Arthur man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography.
Officials in Lumberton evacuated Lumberton Intermediate School after receiving a report of smoke in one of the classrooms around 11 a.m. Tuesday.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Mack Brady Meadows, 64, of Beaumont, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
A Liberty County man is in critical condition after he was shot five times during an argument over a relationship, according to a spokesperson for the Liberty County Sheriff's office.
Firefighters in Kountze were able to prevent flames from spreading to a nearby house from a storage barn, but two vehicles in the barn are a total loss. Although the flames were kept from the house, it did receive smoke damage.
Emergency crews are working a major accident on Interstate 10 west at Hwy 365.
Labelle-Fannett Fire Chief Charles Sonnier told 12News that at least five people were injured in the accident.
Emergency crews worked a single-vehicle accident at the overpass located at 9th Avenue at Highway 73 Monday afternoon.
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