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Daily Local News – August 31, 2017

Monroe County Commissioners declared today Overdose Awareness Day; Bloomington Police announced that they will be setting up sobriety checkpoints and increasing patrols over the Labor Day weekend; The Indiana Department of Transportation will be hosting a series of Interstate 69 public meetings next month; Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson cautions Hoosiers to watch out for opportunistic scams in the …

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Daily Local News – June 28, 2017

Community members, food pantries and the Bloomington mayor are pressuring the Monroe County Community School Corporation to change its lunch policy. July 1st will see more than 250 new laws take effect in Indiana. The Indianapolis International Airport is still working to obtain its first transatlantic flight. Independence Day Fireworks displays begin this weekend in the Monroe County area. FEATURE …

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Police Presence Downtown Debated by Task Force

This afternoon a group of about a dozen people were sitting or lying down on the sidewalk on East Kirkwood Avenue, alongside shopping carts full of belongings and various other items. The group congregated in front of the site where construction crews are building a new boutique hotel, The Graduate. At least some members of the group have been regular …

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Third Suspect Arrested in Murder Investigation

Police arrested a third suspect today in an apparent robbery that ended in the killing of a 26-year-old Bloomington woman. This morning, Dennis Webb was taken into custody in Indianapolis, according to a statement from Bloomington Police. Two other suspects, Johnny Moore and Billie Jean Edison, were arrested yesterday. Police have accused the three of attempting to rob 26-year-old Brittany …

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Daily Local News – June 30, 2016

Earlier today a federal court granted Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky a preliminary injunction regarding Indiana’s new abortion law; Bloomington police are searching for witnesses and a suspect after an attempted abduction on the B-Line Trail; A program aimed at saving three endangered languages has taken a Bloomington-based nonprofit group to North Dakota this summer; Eleven dimly lit intersections …

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Local Police Recieve Grant To Buy New Audio & Video Equipment

Local police are planning to spend a $29,000 grant on new audio and video recording equipment. The Monroe County Commission accepted the County’s portion of the funding at a meeting May 30. County attorney Jeff Cockerill said the money would be split between the County Sheriff’s Department and the Bloomington Police Department. “This fund is to prevent violent crime,” Cockerill …

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Interchange – Below Zero and Homeless

Host Alycin Bektesh speaks with Police Chief Mike Diekoff, Forest Gilmore of the Shalom Center and Elaine Guinn of New Hope Family Shelter about options for warm shelter in Bloomington.

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