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Fail On Sept. 21, a Brandon deputy responded to the 900 block of Oakwood for an attempted home invasion. The complainant said between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m., the day before someone tried to force entry into her home....more >>

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Monday, October 4 - There was a report of a juvenile female hiding in a slide tunnel on Mechanic. An officer responded and learned that it was just kids playing. Sunday, October 3 - Someone stole a 2008 Yamaha from a unlocked shed on Sullivan sometime between Sept....more >>
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Born April 27th
1822: Ulysses S. Grant, Union general during the American Civil War, 18th President of the United States (1869-1877).
1840: Edward Whymper, the first man to climb the Matterhorn.
1900: Walter Lantz, cartoonist, creator of Woody Woodpecker.
1904: Cecil Day-Lewis, Irish poet, father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis.
1927: Coretta Scott King, civil rights activist, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
April 27th
in history
1813: American forces capture York (present-day Toronto), the seat of government in Ontario.
1861: President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus.
1861: West Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from the Union.
1863: The Army of the Potomac begins marching on Chancellorsville.
1865: The Sultana, a steam-powered riverboat, catches fire and burns after one of its boilers explodes. At least 1,238 of the 2,031 passengers--mostly former Union POWs--are killed.