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Nashville apartment Friday morning as 43-year-old Dalia Gutierrez
Sanchez who investigators say worked at the maximum security Riverbend
Prison since 2006.
The facility is home to 600 maximum and minimum security inmates including the majority of Tennessee's death row inmates.
police say it's too soon to tell if her job had anything to do with her
death but are asking for public's help in bringing to justice a man
they say shot and killed Gutierrez-Sanchez in front of her own home.
say the veteran officer was fatally shot outside her home at the
Longwood apartments in south Nashville just after 4:30 a.m. Friday.
Police say her purse was taken and the gunman ran off and was last seen
on Wallace road.
"We are saddened by officer Gutierrez s death,"
said Derrick Schofield, the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of
Correction. "Our thoughts and prayers are with her family."
said they are working with witnesses to get an accurate description of
the suspect and ask anyone with information to call crime stoppers at
Saturday, August 25 2012, 04:45 AM CDT
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.