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Great Barrington Officer Was ‘Distracted’ When He Failed To Send Ambulance, Internal Investigation Says | New

Andres Huertas is shown in 2017, when he became a full-time officer in the Great Barrington Police Department. EAGLE FILE PHOTO GREAT BARRINGTON – A police officer who delayed dispatching an ambulance for more than 25 minutes said he was distracted by the station’s 911 communications center when that call …

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Brainerd man faces assault charge after allegedly hitting doctor

A 58-year-old man from Brainerd faces a fourth-degree assault charge for allegedly hitting an emergency room doctor in Crosby. James Julius Herman appeared for a solo felony on July 8 in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd. The charge stems from a 911 call made at 9:56 p.m. on …

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The revitalization of the Pittston region is exemplary

Another big event took place last week, putting the Pittston town belt up a notch. Restaurant sur le Pont, a concept taken from the pages of Paris, France, where Parisians would organize an event in the streets of Paris. In this case, it was the bridge that connects West Pittston …

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Dedication set for bathing dock and commemorative bench

The 9 a.m. event at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Campgrounds Bathing Dock will recognize the Corps’ partnership with the Greater Crosslake Area Foundation and the Whitefish Chain Yacht Club to build the new dock. The dock is used by campers and serves as a site for swimming …

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Police blotter – July 15

HARASSMENT – Monday, July 12 report of people staying under the Paul Bunyan Bridge off Highway 210 harassing runners and cyclists using the trail. The report also said people made rude comments and threw bottle caps. Police will provide additional patrols in the area. ARRESTS – A 35-year-old man was …

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Police rally: HPD still seeking help in identifying assault suspects | New

HUNTINGTON – The Huntington Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify people who were witnesses or suspects who were involved in the malicious assault of a 17-year-old man on June 13 in Block 200 from 10th street. Detectives obtained stills from security footage of a new …

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Guest opinion: Tackling climate change is good land management

With extreme drought hitting the entire area, we actually started haymaking as soon as I got back to my ranch after the National Farmers Organization National Council meeting in Iowa on June 25th. I got off the plane and walked home, then started cutting two hours after walking. through the …

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No US force plans Haiti, but helps send assassination investigation | Voice of America

Since Washington-The United States has not developed a military plan against Haiti after asking Haiti to send troops after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. Haiti is deploying troops to protect key infrastructure during a conversation between Acting Haitian Prime Minister Claude Joseph and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken …

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ODOT says noise barrier is not designed for impact like fatal accident

A young woman was killed and two others were seriously injured on Wednesday when a noise-reduction wall panel fell on top of a car in a single-vehicle traffic accident on Interstate 71 north near the highway 161, Columbus police reported on Friday. Police say Kayleeana Pannell, 18, of South Linden, …

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Niles Improvements Approved | News, Sports, Jobs

NILES – The city’s dispatch center and lighting service will benefit from some upgrades. At Wednesday’s board meeting, two agenda items relating to the modernization of the police department’s dispatch center and approval of the construction of a secure building were passed unanimously. Mayor Steve Mientkiewicz said dispatch center upgrades …

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