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Rapist Gets 31 Days in Jail, Now on House Arrest

January 31, 2013

A Mitchell man who originally faced up to 40 years in prison pleaded guilty to rape this week and was sentenced to house arrest having […]

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ISP Investigating Death in Mitchell

December 23, 2012
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Note: This article was updated at 10:27 a.m. with a statement from Mitchell Police Chief Mike Hardman (see below). MITCHELL — Although few details are […]

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Child Molester Released From Prison, Resides in Mitchell

November 22, 2012
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A 26-year-old man convicted of child molesting in 2007 was recently released from prison and is now residing in Mitchell. At 10:44 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, […]

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WANTED: Dylan Rayhill

November 19, 2012
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Missing Teen Found; Father Issues Statement

November 9, 2012

Bailey Harris, the 15-year-old Bedford girl who went missing this past week, was reunited with her family Thursday afternoon before being taken to a juvenile […]

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Missing: 15-Year-Old Bailey Harris

November 8, 2012
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UPDATE: Bailey Harris was brought to the Mitchell Police Department by another person around 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, November 8th. According to reports on the […]

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Burn Ban Lifted in Lawrence County

August 19, 2012

Due to the tremendous amount of rain received in the area Thursday evening, the burn ban that was in place for Lawrence County has been […]

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Bedford Man Confesses to Molesting Boy at Church

August 19, 2012
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Derick Sanchez, Bedford, was arrested and charged with two counts of child molesting as a Class A felony after he was found in a storage […]

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East Oolitic Crime Watch Meeting to be Held

August 15, 2012
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A crime watch meeting for East Oolitic residents will be held Tuesday, August 21st, beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting is hosted by the East […]

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State Investigating Possible Child Abuse At Day Care

August 15, 2012
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The Department of Child Services and the Family and Social Services Administration have launched an investigation into allegations of possible child abuse at the Rainbow […]

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Silver Alert Issued for Missing Man

August 14, 2012
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A statewide Silver Alert has been issued in the disappearance of a 59-year-old man. Douglas H. Denzel was last seen on July 27, 2012, at […]

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Police Looking For Missing Bloomington Teen

July 12, 2012
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UPDATE, July 13th: Ashley has been found. Bloomington Police are looking for 16-year-old Ashley Noel Gibson, who was last seen Tuesday around 6 p.m. Ashley […]

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Man Stabs Prowler After Being Attacked

May 1, 2012
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At 1 a.m. this morning, the Mitchell Police Department received a call from a man who reported that he had just stabbed a prowler outside […]

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Authorities Searching For Unregistered Sex Offenders

April 22, 2012
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Starting Monday, Sheriff’s Departments from around Central Indiana will be teaming up with the U.S. Marshal’s Service in an attempt to locate 40 sex offenders […]

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Missing IU Student’s Mother Releases New Letter

October 20, 2011

The mother of missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer released a new letter today, in response to an anonymous letter she received at the Post […]

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