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Crime

After romp behind dumpster, woman arrested

A 36-year-old Bradenton woman was arrested Monday on charges of possession of controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia after she was found moments after being “intimate” with a 38-year-old man behind the dumpster at a local Walgreens store.

National

Tornadoes touch down in Illinois, kill at least 2

Tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system that move through part of the Midwest on Tuesday and Wednesday has killed at least three people, including two in Illinois. The National Weather Service said Wednesday that survey teams would catalogue damage and determine the number of tornadoes that touched down in Illinois.

Sports

Veteran surprised to find pilot is Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Goodyear gave Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Maj. Paul Siverson a ride in their iconic blimp at Daytona International Speedway before the Daytona 500. But, they didn’t tell him that Dale Earnhardt Jr. would be his pilot. Earnhardt Jr. also presented Siverson with a special donation from Goodyear to support the foundation NCServes.