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Murder in a small town

February 24, 2012


“rain slowly slides down the glass as if the night is crying.” — Patricia Cornwell, Trace   By Feb. 7, I’d already covered a fire that destroyed businesses, three fatal car crashes and a  pit bull attacking a police officer during a drug raid. I thought I’d seen the worse that the crime beat had […]

Covering crime in Marion

February 1, 2012


Those who follow Marion news have seen quite a few crime and safety beat stories in the last 11 days. For those of you who may not follow it as closely, let me recap: Jan. 22 – Marion residents fed up & Block watches help shorthanded police Jan. 23 – Marion police officer loses weapon […]