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Metro Officer Jamie Rice tried to pulled over Walter Lewis at Dickerson Pike and Hart Lane because of expired tags, according to police reports. Lewis, however, didn't want to follow any commands and refused to turn his car off.
Police forced him out of the car with Lewis waving and flailing his arms, so much so that he hit one of the officers in the face, giving that officer a bloody nose. Lewis was tasered twice before he was calm enough to be arrested.
Officers claim that Lewis had a wild look in his eyes, had white foam around the mouth, and had behavior consistent with a person high on a narcotic or drug.
Lewis is here at the CJC this morning on a $27,000 bond on charges of resisting arrest, evading arrest, assault of an officer and DUI.
Friday, February 22 2013, 06:51 AM CST
Ky. veteran killed in Afghanistan blast
May 17, 2013 23:53 GMT
FORT THOMAS, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky veteran who was working as a civilian contractor in Afghanistan has died in an explosion in Kabul that killed at least 15 people including six Americans.
The father of 26-year-old Michael Robert Bradford of Fort Thomas said his son was smart, good in different sports and about to become a father.
Gary "Moose" Bradford, also of Fort Thomas, told The Kentucky Enquirer (http://bit.ly/12i0nVO ) he found about his son's death from Michael Bradford's wife, Sasha, on Thursday afternoon. He said he was in total disbelief.
The couple's first child is due in a few weeks.
Two American soldiers were killed along with four American civilian contractors with DynCorp International, based in Falls Church, Va.
Other survivors include his mother, Linda Bradford of Johnson City, Tenn.
Information from: The Kentucky Enquirer, http://www.nky.com
Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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IN THE NEWS: LABOR GROUP SAYS CONDITIONS AT APPLE PLANTS IMPROVING
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A labor group Apple joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are getting better.
ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.