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September 26, 2012

City closes Sooner bridge between Covell and Coffee Creek

EDMOND — Based on the formal recommendation from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s contracted engineering firm, the City of Edmond will close the bridge on Sooner between Covell and Coffee Creek due to concerns with severe deterioration since the last inspection. The closure is expected to occur by 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The city is currently determining the scope of emergency repairs and will notify residents when information becomes available.

Residents are asked to determine the best alternate route for their travels. A time frame for the closure has yet to be determined.

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    One of the suspects grabbed a rifle and held a female resident at gunpoint and the male resident was physically assaulted, Monroe said. Several cell phones and a gun are believed to have been stolen from the home, Monroe said.
    Monroe said officers were looking for the suspects and developing description information.  

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    A Twitter message from the base advised all personnel to shelter in place.
    Family members gathered near the main gate of the sprawling military base as a stream of police cars approached. Service members throughout the base were not permitted to leave their offices and quarters, and those outdoors were immediately ushered inside.

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    A bank robbery took place at about 2:30 p.m. at the IBC Bank, 1812 E. 15th Street, according to James E. Finch, Special Agent in Charge of the Oklahoma City Division of the FBI.
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    No one was injured during the bank robbery. The subjects were last seen fleeing the bank, heading east on East 15th Street.

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