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As expected heavy rains today especially parts of Jefferson and Orange Counties as deep tropical moisture continues to move north along with upper level disturbances. A break possible tonight before more storms again toward daybreak Sunday. True tropical air in place so some will be heavy once again early Sunday. Some drier air ...
Complete Beaumont crime stats are now in and reveal violent crimes down 1 percent
BEAUMONT - The 2013 crime stats for the city of Beaumont are now complete.
On Thursday night, we told you that crime was up one percent from the previous year, but it was only taking into consideration the crimes in January through November.
We now have the December numbers, and overall violent crimes have gone down by 1 percent.
There were four more murders in 2013 than 2012, 17 fewer rapes, 10 more robberies and 15 fewer aggravated assaults. Those numbers reveal 18 fewer violent crimes in 2013 than in the previous year.