Crime & Courts
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations launched Operation Predator, which shares with the public photos of and information about fugitives and suspected child predators.
The 47-year-old woman reported to police at about 2:30 p.m. she was walking on a gravel road east of the B-Line Trail. Two men approached her and one of them attempted to steal her backpack when she punched him in the face.
An unidentified suspect called CVS Pharmacy, 2701 E. Third St., at 5:11 p.m., Friday and said there was a bomb on the property, said Sgt. Ian Lovan of the Bloomington Police Department.
Former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett has been cleared of any wrongdoing in reference to claims he made grade adjustments for certain state schools last year, according to a report released by the state legislature Friday.
The first robbery charge to Christopher P. Sowers, 33, was a result of Monday’s offense that occurred at about 1 p.m. The second charge was for his attempt to rob the same bank at about 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5, according to the release.
A 20-year-old woman told police she was walking near East Eighth Street and North Lincoln Street at about 1 a.m. when a man got out of an SUV and attempted to bring her in. She then kicked the man in the face, and the occupants drove off.