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Police Chase Ends With Attempted Suicide

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The Bloomington Police Department captured a suspect in connection with an attempted murder investigation. Brandon Richardson is wanted for allegedly tying up his girlfriend, beating, stabbing and strangling her over a period of three days. The woman reportedly told investigators at Monroe Hospital the assault began after the couple fought on Monday. Members of Bloomington Police Department’s Critical Incident Response …

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Daily Local News – March 20, 2018

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Middle Way House announces the shutdown of Food Works, a venture to employ victims of abuse; The Monroe County Domestic Violence Coalition invites the public to join its annual Spring Conference this Thursday; The Bloomington Plan Commission approves the city’s 2018 Comprehensive Plan;  The Bloomington Redevelopment Commission finalizes plans for Switchyard Park; The City of Bloomington Utilities Department reports a 50 percent …

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Prosecutors, Paramedics Training to Recognize Domestic Violence Strangulation

Monroe County prosecutors handled 50 strangulation cases in 2017. It’s hard to get domestic violence survivors to describe their experiences. It’s often re-traumatizing to talk about it, even among people they trust. Chidinma was waiting on a judge to sign her divorce papers when her estranged husband showed up at her house one night with a handgun and a machete. …

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