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Testimony to begin today in Scott Afanador trial 

BEDFORD – A Bloomington man is on trial this week in Lawrence County Superior Court I. Scott M. Afanador is facing charges of auto theft and being a habitual offender. The jury is scheduled to begin hearing testimony this afternoon. Judge John Plummer III is presiding….

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Police investigating shooting on Indy’s near northeast side 

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating a shooting that left one person critically wounded Saturday. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said the shooting happened at the intersection of East 38th Street and North Sherman Drive. When crews arrived, they found one person suffering from injuries consistent…

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Oklahoma City Police Kill Inmate Who Took Officer Hostage 

Oklahoma City police officers fatally shot an inmate who took a correctional officer hostage at a county jail Saturday, authorities said. Officers had tried to deescalate the situation at the Oklahoma County Detention Center, but authorities fired their weapons after the suspect held something against…

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Prosecutors add 3 fraud charges against Missouri lawmaker 

LIBERTY, Mo. – A Missouri state lawmaker already indicted on 20 charges related to a fraud scheme involving medical treatments now faces three more charges alleging she fraudulently sought federal funding for COVID-19 services at her southwest Missouri clinics. Federal prosecutors announced Friday that a…

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Man arrested for stealing money from Speedway 

BEDFORD – A Bloomington man was arrested on a warrant Wednesday after Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department detectives were called to Speedway on December 18, 2020, after a report an employee stole money. According to police, the store manager reported 35-year-old Jeffrey Hubbard, who was an employee,…