Forecast more >
Higher moisture levels continue to move in off the Gulf which will result in mostly cloudy skies through Saturday. A few showers will be possible Friday with widespread showers and thunderstorms expected Saturday evening into Saturday night. Some of the storms could be severe.
Jefferson County grand jury indicts man charged with driving drunk and causing crash that killed woman
KFDM News - The Jefferson County grand jury indicted a man accused of driving drunk and causing an accident that claimed a Groves woman's life.
Twenty-seven year-old Leroy Rideaux, Jr., is facing a charge of intoxication manslaughter and a charge of intoxication assault.
Police say he crashed into the back of a Ford Focus stopped at a red light at Memorial Boulevard and 39th Street in Port Arthur on Feb 23.
The driver of the Focus was taken to the hospital with critical injuries where she died a short time later.
A male passenger in her car was also injured.
Intoxication manslaughter is a second-degree felony. If convicted, Rideaux could face 20 years in prison.