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• Burglars broke into a building sometime in the last three weeks and stole items from the 1500 block of West Fourth Ave.
• A home burglary was reported Tuesday in the 700 block of North 14th Street.
• A man reported that someone stole his cell phone out of his car Wednesday morning between 2 a.m. and 2:27 a.m. while it was parked in the 1500 block of East Beverly.
• A man advised police that he had been attacked by an unknown brown dog sometime around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.
• On Monday, a man reported that his medication had not arrived in the mail and he thinks it was stolen from his mailbox. The man lives on the Roane Road.
• A Penske truck hauling a Mac trailer got stuck underneath the First Avenue underpass around 3:30 p.m. Saturday when he thought the “low bridge” sign didn’t apply to his load. It did.
• A three-car pile-up took place around 5:30 p.m. last Friday in the 100 block of West Seventh Avenue when a driver wasn’t paying enough attention to the car in front, and slammed into him from behind. The front car then slammed into the car in front of him.
• A woman reported that her boyfriend hit her in the head with his hands and fist around 11 a.m. Monday in the 1200 block of West Third Ave.
• Child Protective Services was notified that a pregnant woman had been using drugs for the last few weeks in the 2100 block of West Collin.
• Child Protective Services was also notified Monday that a child was touched inappropriately by another child four years ago at a CISD facility.
• A woman reported being hit by a rock Sunday in the 300 block of East College.
• Two bicycles were stolen sometime last week from the backyard of a home in the 200 block of East College.
• Thieves cut the lock off a work trailer Sunday and stole the entire trailer from the 300 block of South Ninth Street.
• A man reported last Friday that an unknown person had taken out three cash loans in his name sometime between 2006 and 2008.
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It just took an extra year to finish.
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Three Rice High School students received UIL scholarships for competing in academic competitions at the state level, according to advisor Alan Lewis.
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