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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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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,…

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Bloomington capital fund growing in second cohort 

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A nonprofit entrepreneurship center in Bloomington has begun the second cohort of its capital fund for early-stage and high-potential startups. The Mill says the member-managed Flywheel Fund II has already quadrupled the membership of investors seen in the first cohort, and has…

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16-year-old suspect arrested in Bloomington homicide 

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.– Police say a 16-year-old suspect was arrested Thursday in connection with a deadly shooting. Police responded to the 1400 block of North Woodburn Avenue around 12:15 a.m. Thursday on multiple reports of shots fired. While en route, officers received a call about a…

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Bloomington woman fatally shot driving from attempted holdup 

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — An 18-year-old Bloomington woman driving away from an attempted robbery was fatally shot early Thursday, police said. Keisha Huntington was pronounced dead at IU Health Bloomington Hospital, police said. A 16-year-old male was arrested later Thursday morning at a Bloomington apartment, police…