Newtown, Conn. — He spoke for a nation in sorrow, but the slaughter of all those little boys and girls turned the commander in chief into another parent in grief, searching for answers. Alone on a spare stage after the worst day of his tenure, President Barack Obama declared Sunday he will use "whatever power" he has to prevent shootings like the Connecticut school massacre.
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SC man gets 15 years in alleged drug murder plot
A federal judge has sentenced a Columbia, S.C. man to 15 years in prison for his participation in a cocaine and marijuana trafficking conspiracy.
Federal audit confirms cheating at El Paso schools
A federal audit confirms several schools in El Paso cheated on high-stakes accountability tests during the tenure of now-convicted superintendent Lorenzo Garcia.
Crews battling Colo. wildfire hold flames in check
Authorities lifted evacuations in a wide swath of terrain outside Colorado Springs on Friday as they said a surprise rain shower helped them expand containment of a wildfire that has destroyed 400 homes.
Gov. Perry Signs Religious Freedoms Bill
Gov. Rick Perry today signed House Bill 308, which allows public school students and staff to use traditional holiday greetings and display religious scenes and symbols on school property.
Leader wins 11 awards at Southeast Texas Press Club banquet
The Orange Leader editorial staff took home 11 awards this past Friday at the annual Southeast Texas Press Club Awards Banquet.
Quirante named Male Athlete of the Year
Vidor High School can proudly say it is home to The Orange Leader’s Athlete of the Year.
Roy named Female Athlete of the Year
No time to rest. That pretty much sums up Little Cypress-Mauriceville graduate Kayleigh Roy.
All-Time Orange Leader Athletes of the Year
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