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A senior adviser to Sierra Leone's president says a third doctor has died from Ebola, marking a setback in the country's fight against the virulent disease.More >>
A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping West Africa would get worse.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
One person is in custody after police received a call of a man with a gun at the VFW post on South Main Street in Bowling Green Friday morning.
Major Tony Hetrick of Bowling Green Police says the mother of a woman who was bartending at the post called police, saying her daughter felt threatened by her estranged husband and that he may have a gun. The couple has had domestic violence issues in the past.
Police responded and closed off South Main Street from Napoleon Road to Carr Avenue.
"There was supposedly a firearm involved, and they wanted to make sure the community was safe, that no one ventured into the area unknown to what was going on," explained Hetrick.
Matthew Smith was arrested without incident when police arrived, but did not have a gun on his person. He has been charged with aggravated menacing.
No one was injured in the incident.
Kenwood Elementary School went on lockdown after getting a call from BGPD around 11:45 a.m. Todd Cramer with Bowling Green City Schools says at 12:20 p.m. they were told the threat was no longer a concern. The school is no longer on lockdown. Notifications were sent to parents, including e-mails and phone calls.
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