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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 21, 2018

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Black Lives Matter activists met with Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton at 3 p.m., this afternoon; The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will hear public comment over proposed wildlife rule changes, including a measure forcing animal control to euthanize captured raccoons, possums and coyotes; At least 1,300 customers in Brown County were without power for hours this morning, according to The Brown County …

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Daily Local News – February 27, 2018

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The city of Bloomington is holding two public meetings tonight, about the planned purchase of an armored vehicle for the city’s police department; The city of Bloomington announced they’ll be partnering with bike-share company Zagster to implement an agreement with Indiana University; Governor Eric Holcomb toured parts of southern Indiana yesterday, after torrential rain led state officials to declare a …

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City Announces New Meetings Over Armored Car

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The city of Bloomington will hold three public meetings this week, about the planned purchase of an armored vehicle for the city’s police department. The announcement of the planned purchase on February 6th drew criticism from Bloomington residents and Black Lives Matter advocates. Residents raised concerns about a lack of public input and the two-hundred, twenty five thousand dollar price …

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Daily Local News – February 21, 2018

The detention of an African-American family and two children in Bloomington over the weekend is spawning debate over active shooter threats to schools, community policing, and race.   Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation is planning to renovate and expand its facilities through three projects.   The Indiana Department of Transportation is funding a 4 point 3 million dollar renovation of Yellowwood State …

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School Shooting Threats Encompass National Debate – Gun Control, Public Safety, Racism

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The detention of an African-American family and two children in Bloomington over the weekend is spawning debate over active shooter threats to schools, community policing, and race. A Fairview Elementary School student and a Batchelor Middle School student posted threats against another Fairview student on Saturday, a day after a former high school student shot and killed 17 people in …

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Bloomington Town Hall

Bloomington Town Hall featuring local opinion on the purchase of an armored car, by Bloomington Police Department.

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City Council Hears Concerns Over Armored Car Purchase

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The Bloomington City Council is holding a Town Hall Forum tonight to address repeated outcry over the city’s decision to purchase an armored car for the Bloomington Police Department. Bloomington Chapter Black Lives Matter protesters and advocates are expected to voice their opposition to the nearly quarter million dollar purchase during public comment at this evening’s town hall. City of …

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Daily Local News – February 20, 2018

The Bloomington City Council is holding a Town Hall Forum tonight to address repeated outcry over the city’s decision to purchase an armored car for the Bloomington Police Department; A Democratic Candidate for Indiana’s 9th Congressional District, Liz Watson, is holding a Town Hall tomorrow in Bloomington over medical marijuana; The Indiana legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill today that would …

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Bring It On! – February 19, 2018

William Hosea and Jim Sims welcome Vauhxx Booker, Mike Diekhoff, and Cherrish Pryor PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Jim, along with Bring It On contributor Cornelius Wright, welcome Black Lives Matter organizer Vauhxx Booker and Bloomington Police Chief Mike Diekhoff. They join us to engage in a civil discourse on the merits and concerns regarding the purchase of …

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