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Christian Today
Church pastor accused of seeking sex with minor commits suicidebut was the undercover officer who had spoken to Brown online via the KIK messe
Church pastor accused of seeking sex with minor commits suicide
Christian Today / Posted 23 minutes ago
but was the undercover officer who had spoken to Brown online via the KIK messenger app. He was arrested and booked into Franklin County Regional Jail that day. He had been due a second preliminary hearing Tuesday June 28 at 1pm, but he... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Police say Indiana pastor facing sex charge killed himselfsay Brown was arrested in Frankfort, Kentucky, after traveling to meet the mino
Police say Indiana pastor facing sex charge killed himself
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 hours ago
say Brown was arrested in Frankfort, Kentucky, after traveling to meet the minor. Brown later was released from the Franklin County, Ky., jail on $10,000 bond. He was scheduled to appear for a court hearing Tuesday afternoon. Brown, who was... Read more
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Charleston Express
Franklin County ARES Team Kept Busy In June The Franklin County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) team participated
Franklin County ARES Team Kept Busy In June
Charleston Express / Posted 4 hours ago
The Franklin County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) team participated in two communications exercises during the month of June. On Saturday June 18th, in conjunction with the Arkansas Department of... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Ohio to get over $13M in VW settlementemissions measurement equipment, Mr. DeWine’s office said in a news release. S
Ohio to get over $13M in VW settlement
The Toledo Blade / Posted 10 hours ago
emissions measurement equipment, Mr. DeWine’s office said in a news release. Settlement terms will be filed with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas for approval within 30 days. The automaker is expected to implement a consumer... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Convicted felon released early from 42-year sentence shot by policemeth. He was freed after serving just 4 years. “I felt it was a little early t
Convicted felon released early from 42-year sentence shot by police
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 11 hours ago
meth. He was freed after serving just 4 years. “I felt it was a little early to let him out,” explains Melvin Wilhelm, Franklin County Prosecutor. Wilhelm was on Kinnaman’s case when he was a trooper found more than 5 grams of meth in his car... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Law-enforcement horses handle noise, smoke to train for Boompossible” from law enforcement, with the combined efforts of city police, State
Law-enforcement horses handle noise, smoke to train for Boom
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 hours ago
possible” from law enforcement, with the combined efforts of city police, State Highway Patrol, Homeland Security, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and other agencies. “This may be the doggoned safest place to be in the whole city,”... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus police begin carrying overdose drug naloxoneinfant who overdosed after nursing from an addicted mother. Perhaps as importa
Columbus police begin carrying overdose drug naloxone
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 hours ago
infant who overdosed after nursing from an addicted mother. Perhaps as important as police starting to use the drug, Franklin County Public Health Commissioner Teresa Long said, is the message that it sends about the dangers of... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Jeffersonville pastor accused of soliciting sex from a minor diesto be an underage girl. Instead, that girl was an officer working undercover o
Jeffersonville pastor accused of soliciting sex from a minor dies
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 15 hours ago
to be an underage girl. Instead, that girl was an officer working undercover online. Brown later was released from the Franklin County, Ky., jail on $10,000 bond. He was scheduled to appear for a court hearing Tuesday afternoon. After Brown's... Read more
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Salon.com
Prosecutor tells of accuser’s admitted lie, remorseAttorney Diane Wheeler provided the clearest details yet on why she dropped two
Prosecutor tells of accuser’s admitted lie, remorse
Salon.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Attorney Diane Wheeler provided the clearest details yet on why she dropped two felony sexual assault charges against the Franklin County Republican. McAllister faces four other charges, involving two other accusers, in a separate trial expected... Read more
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ABC News
Prosecutor Tells of Accuser's Admitted Lie, RemorseAttorney Diane Wheeler provided the clearest details yet on why she dropped two
Prosecutor Tells of Accuser's Admitted Lie, Remorse
ABC News / Posted 16 hours ago
Attorney Diane Wheeler provided the clearest details yet on why she dropped two felony sexual assault charges against the Franklin County Republican. McAllister faces four other charges, involving two other accusers, in a separate trial expected... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Pastor charged in Kentucky undercover sex sting diesof Jeffersonville, was charged with use of electronic communications to procure
Pastor charged in Kentucky undercover sex sting dies
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 17 hours ago
of Jeffersonville, was charged with use of electronic communications to procure a minor for sex. He was booked into the Franklin County Regional Jail on $10,000 cash bond. The church placed Brown on administrative leave following his arrest. In... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Prosecutor tells of accuser's admitted lie, remorseAttorney Diane Wheeler provided the clearest details yet on why she dropped two
Prosecutor tells of accuser's admitted lie, remorse
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 18 hours ago
Attorney Diane Wheeler provided the clearest details yet on why she dropped two felony sexual assault charges against the Franklin County Republican. Wheeler says the 21-year-old woman told a state's attorney's office staff member just after the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Nearly 14K Ohio vehicles eligible for VW recall, restitutionequipment, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office said in a news release.
Nearly 14K Ohio vehicles eligible for VW recall, restitution
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 hours ago
equipment, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office said in a news release. Settlement terms will be filed with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas for approval within 30 days. The automaker is expected to implement a consumer... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Saranac Lake clears hurdle for homeless shelterthe Samaritan House would accept residents by referral only. The Ecumenical Cou
Saranac Lake clears hurdle for homeless shelter
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 18 hours ago
the Samaritan House would accept residents by referral only. The Ecumenical Council, he said, has a contract in place with Franklin County Social Services, is working on a contract with Clinton County Social Services and is discussing an offer from... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Nearly 14K Ohio vehicles eligible for VW recall, restitutionequipment, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office said in a news release.
Nearly 14K Ohio vehicles eligible for VW recall, restitution
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
equipment, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office said in a news release. Settlement terms will be filed with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas for approval within 30 days. The automaker is expected to implement a consumer... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Players at Minerva Park Golf Club lament its closingZeppernick, the developer's vice president of land. M/I Homes purchased the pr
Players at Minerva Park Golf Club lament its closing
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
Zeppernick, the developer's vice president of land. M/I Homes purchased the property for $3 million, according to the Franklin County auditor's office. The developer's plan calls for about 40 acres of green space on the 100-or-so-acre site,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
John Glenn honored as Columbus airport is renamed for himspoke at the ceremony, along with Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, Senate president Keith
John Glenn honored as Columbus airport is renamed for him
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 20 hours ago
spoke at the ceremony, along with Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, Senate president Keith Faber, Columbus mayor Andrew J. Ginther, Franklin County Commissioner John O'Grady and airport authority board chairwoman Susan Tomasky. The bill to rename the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
The Good Life: Walkers at Franklin County shelter feed off canine interaction Twice a month, Life & Arts profiles a central Ohioan (or a group of central O
The Good Life: Walkers at Franklin County shelter feed off canine interaction
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Twice a month, Life & Arts profiles a central Ohioan (or a group of central Ohioans) whose actions make the world a better place.At a glance • At the Franklin County Dog... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Justice Insider: ‘Lost’ Lamborghini draws plenty of policealong with other fun officer selfies in honor of National Selfie Day.Rhyme not
Justice Insider: ‘Lost’ Lamborghini draws plenty of police
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
along with other fun officer selfies in honor of National Selfie Day.Rhyme not a crime A prison inmate wasn't happy that a Franklin County Common Pleas judge dismissed his lawsuit claiming that he soiled his pants because he was forced to stand in... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Body found on Saturday identified as Reynoldsburg woman Columbus police and the Franklin County coroner's office have identified a bo
Body found on Saturday identified as Reynoldsburg woman
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Columbus police and the Franklin County coroner's office have identified a body that was found behind an abandoned duplex on the Near East Side this past weekend. The woman who died was... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
‘It’s a very big shock’: family members react to triple homicideMONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP, FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police continue
‘It’s a very big shock’: family members react to triple homicide
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP, FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police continue to investigate a triple homicide in Franklin County. Police released the names of all three shooting victims Monday morning. Many neighbors said they move to Franklin... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Dayton June homicides one of highest in years2015, White was convicted of trafficking cocaine and sentenced to six months to
Dayton June homicides one of highest in years
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
2015, White was convicted of trafficking cocaine and sentenced to six months to be served concurrently with a case from Franklin County, court records show. Kenneth Atwater Jr., 28, of Dayton, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was shot... Read more
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York Daily Record
Gunshots often heard on property of weekend homicidehave said the suspect in the shootings is unknown. They have characterized the
Gunshots often heard on property of weekend homicide
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
have said the suspect in the shootings is unknown. They have characterized the incident simply as "homicide." The Franklin County Coroner's office on Monday remained on the property, securing it as an active crime scene. Some neighbors... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Former Hilliard teacher pleads to lesser charge in touching incidenta third-degree misdemeanor. He pleaded guilty to an amended charge of disorderl
Former Hilliard teacher pleads to lesser charge in touching incident
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
a third-degree misdemeanor. He pleaded guilty to an amended charge of disorderly conduct, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, in Franklin County Municipal Court. Municipal Court Judge Cynthia Ebner put Ribar on probation for two years and ordered him to... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Missing 11-year old in Franklin County found safeUpdate: The boy was found safe at a friend’s house around 5:00pm. FRANKLIN COU
Missing 11-year old in Franklin County found safe
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
Update: The boy was found safe at a friend’s house around 5:00pm. FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a missing 11-year-old boy near Beaufort, MO. Police were called around 4:00pm Monday. At that... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Third person ID'd in triple fatal in Greencastle, Pa.the name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania bar
Third person ID'd in triple fatal in Greencastle, Pa.
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
the name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania barn over the weekend. State police in Franklin County say the body of 47-year-old Brandon Cole of Fayetteville was found around 11:30 Saturday night in a barn in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Trio dead, found with gunshot woundsthe name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania bar
Trio dead, found with gunshot wounds
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
the name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania barn over the weekend. State police in Franklin County say the body of 47-year-old Brandon Cole of Fayetteville was found around 11:30 Saturday night in a barn in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Trio dead, found with gunshot woundsthe name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania bar
Trio dead, found with gunshot wounds
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
the name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania barn over the weekend. State police in Franklin County say the body of 47-year-old Brandon Cole of Fayetteville was found around 11:30 Saturday night in a barn in... Read more
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Salon.com
Trio dead, found with gunshot woundsthe name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania bar
Trio dead, found with gunshot wounds
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
the name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania barn over the weekend. State police in Franklin County say the body of 47-year-old Brandon Cole of Fayetteville was found around 11:30 Saturday night in a barn in... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Trio dead, found with gunshot woundsthe name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania bar
Trio dead, found with gunshot wounds
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
the name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania barn over the weekend. State police in Franklin County say the body of 47-year-old Brandon Cole of Fayetteville was found around 11:30 Saturday night in a barn in... Read more
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ABC News
Trio Dead, Found With Gunshot WoundsState police in Franklin County say the body of 47-year-old Brandon Cole of Fay
Trio Dead, Found With Gunshot Wounds
ABC News / Posted yesterday
State police in Franklin County say the body of 47-year-old Brandon Cole of Fayetteville was found around 11:30 Saturday night in a barn in Greencastle, which is part of Montgomery Township in Franklin County, about 55 miles southwest of... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Trio dead, found with gunshot woundsthe name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania bar
Trio dead, found with gunshot wounds
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
the name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania barn over the weekend. State police in Franklin County say the body of 47-year-old Brandon Cole of Fayetteville was found around 11:30 Saturday night in a barn in... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Third victim’s name released in Franklin County triple homicideMONTGOMERY TWP., Franklin County, Pa. — State Police have released the name of
Third victim’s name released in Franklin County triple homicide
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
MONTGOMERY TWP., Franklin County, Pa. — State Police have released the name of the third person killed in a triple homicide in Franklin County Saturday night. Brandon Cole, 47, of Fayetteville, was found dead inside a barn at a property on Welsh Run... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
'Smart' research can redirect buses25 percent large, 25 percent medium, and 50 percent small buses that operate wi
'Smart' research can redirect buses
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
25 percent large, 25 percent medium, and 50 percent small buses that operate with a spider web of routes covering all of Franklin County. And within such a system, there could be fixed routes as there are now, and flexible routes that can be... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Why does it cost more to demolish homes in Columbus?politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum p
Why does it cost more to demolish homes in Columbus?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know The Columbus and Franklin County land banks are spending an average of $12,000 to demolish vacant houses, about $4,000 more than the statewide... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Rain could include storms Monday and TuesdayNOW, FIRST ALERT WEATHER WITH CAITLIN NAPOLEONI. 5:15. SEAWAY VALLEY. WE HAVE T
Rain could include storms Monday and Tuesday
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 2 days ago
NOW, FIRST ALERT WEATHER WITH CAITLIN NAPOLEONI. 5:15. SEAWAY VALLEY. WE HAVE THAT OVER ST. LAWRENCE PRETTY SOON IN FRANKLIN COUNTY. IT WILL MAKE ITS WAY TO THE HOURS. OUT. THIS BAND OF RAIN WILL MAKE ITS WAY THROUGH AS THE DAY GOES ON. ONCE... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
One sniff, and you could ODa lab. The drug also is affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many
One sniff, and you could OD
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
a lab. The drug also is affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many investigations. Lt. Jason Grellner of the Franklin County (Missouri) Sheriff’s Department said undercover officers are being told to accept drugs in baggies or... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio's Special Olympians enjoy triumphsand Saturday afternoon. "They come with one bag and leave with three," said Li
Ohio's Special Olympians enjoy triumphs
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
and Saturday afternoon. "They come with one bag and leave with three," said Linda Zelms, who coaches roller skating for Franklin County. Sunday's schedule included track and field, the women's softball throw and bowling, which was held at... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
East Side man arrested in death of 16-oldMorgan of Oak Bend Boulevard is charged with reckless homicide in the death of
East Side man arrested in death of 16-old
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Morgan of Oak Bend Boulevard is charged with reckless homicide in the death of Damieon Tesfai, 16. He was taken to the Franklin County jail. SWAT officers found Morgan on Homestead Drive in South Linden at 3:10 a.m. Sunday. On Friday night,... Read more
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Business Insider
A drug more deadly than heroin is changing how police operatea lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many
A drug more deadly than heroin is changing how police operate
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
a lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many investigations. Lt. Jason Grellner of the Franklin County (Missouri) Sheriff's Department said undercover officers are being told to accept drugs in baggies or... Read more
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York Daily Record
3 killed in Montgomery Twp. shootingmotive is unknown at this time, police said. The investigation continues. Poli
3 killed in Montgomery Twp. shooting
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
motive is unknown at this time, police said. The investigation continues. Police were assisted on the scene by Franklin County Coroner's Office, and MMPW EMS, fire and fire police. Anyone with information should contact... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Fentanyl worries changing way narcotics officers operatea lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many
Fentanyl worries changing way narcotics officers operate
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
a lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many investigations. Lt. Jason Grellner of the Franklin County, Missouri, Sheriff's Department said undercover officers are being told to accept drugs in baggies or... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Complete list of Fourth of July eventsRoad; parade, 11 a.m., Main Street; noon-4:30 p.m., music at the Main Stage; fi
Complete list of Fourth of July events
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Road; parade, 11 a.m., Main Street; noon-4:30 p.m., music at the Main Stage; fireworks, dusk Hilliard: Parade, 10 a.m., Franklin County Fairgrounds; live music, 6 p.m., Roger A. Reynolds Park; fireworks, dusk New Albany: Parade, 10:30 a.m.,... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
State Police investigating a triple homicide in Franklin CountyMontgomery Township, PA. – Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a triple
State Police investigating a triple homicide in Franklin County
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
Montgomery Township, PA. – Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a triple homicide in Franklin County. Troopers responded to a home along Welsh Run Road in Montgomery Township just after 11:30 p.m. Saturday night. When troopers arrived, they... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Perry man killed walking along 98 near Lanarkgrass shoulder of US Highway 98.”Denmark was pronounced dead at the scene by La
Perry man killed walking along 98 near Lanark
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 2 days ago
grass shoulder of US Highway 98.”Denmark was pronounced dead at the scene by Lanark EMS. Assisting agencies on scene were Franklin County Sheriff's Office and Carrabelle Police Department.The report said Morton was weighing his seatbelt and that... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Complete list of Fourth of July eventsRoad; parade, 11 a.m., Main Street; noon-4:30 p.m., music at the Main Stage; fi
Complete list of Fourth of July events
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Road; parade, 11 a.m., Main Street; noon-4:30 p.m., music at the Main Stage; fireworks, dusk Hilliard: Parade, 10 a.m., Franklin County Fairgrounds; live music, 6 p.m., Roger A. Reynolds Park; fireworks, dusk New Albany: Parade, 10:30 a.m.,... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Street version of fentanyl poses added danger to policea lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many
Street version of fentanyl poses added danger to police
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
a lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many investigations. Lt. Jason Grellner of the Franklin County (Missouri) Sheriff's Department said undercover officers are being told to accept drugs in baggies or... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fentanyl worries changing way narcotics officers operatea lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many
Fentanyl worries changing way narcotics officers operate
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
a lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many investigations. Lt. Jason Grellner of the Franklin County (Missouri) Sheriff's Department said undercover officers are being told to accept drugs in baggies or... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fentanyl worries changing way narcotics officers operatea lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many
Fentanyl worries changing way narcotics officers operate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
a lab. The drug is also affecting undercover work, which is the basis of many investigations. Lt. Jason Grellner of the Franklin County (Missouri) Sheriff's Department said undercover officers are being told to accept drugs in baggies or... Read more
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FOX News
Admitted lie made state drop charges against senatoradmitted lie came on top of numerous inconsistencies in five sworn statements t
Admitted lie made state drop charges against senator
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
admitted lie came on top of numerous inconsistencies in five sworn statements the accuser gave in the case against Franklin County Republican Sen. Norman McAllister. It was those sworn statements that formed the basis for the two sexual... Read more
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