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Phone app launched to track sexual predators

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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.

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Woman punches man during attempted robbery

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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.


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Pharmacy evacuated after bomb threat Friday

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.


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Report analyzes grading system

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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.


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Police arrest bank robbery suspect

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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.


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Angle convicted in 2011 murder

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A jury in the Monroe County Circuit Court reached the verdict Friday evening after about three hours of deliberation and three days of evidence, testimony and argumentation.


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Woman fights off abductor with kung fu skills

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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.




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Man strangles girlfriend during fight

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A 21-year-old male, Hao Xie, was arrested Sept. 2 after pinning his girlfriend against the wall, Bloomington Police Department Sgt. Joe Crider said.