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Top 9@9 for September 19, 2012

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1. One teenager is dead in Scottsboro after what police are calling a murder and attempted suicide. It happened Monday night just after nine on Quincy street.

2. A UNA student was assaulted during a home invasion at her off-campus apartment. Florence Police say the suspect sexually abused the woman, then stole her purse Monday morning at the Summit Ridge Apartments on Helton Drive.

3. A Lawrence County man was arrested for threatening a Lawrence County student via text message. School leaders locked down the high school when a female student showed a counselor a threatening text message she received from her boyfriend.

4. A bank robbery took place Wednesday afternoon in Pulaski, TN. Police say a man wearing a white button down shirt and a New York Yankees cap passed a note to a teller demanding money.

5. A memorial service is set for the veteran pilot killed in the Moontown Airport Air Fly-in Sunday. Family and friends will gather Friday in his hangar at Moontown Airport.

6. Bill Gates is still the richest man in America, topping the Forbes 400 list for the 19th year in a row. Forbes Magazine says the co-founder of Microsoft is worth about $66 billion.

7. A bizarre accident was caught on tape in North Carolina. A police officer hit a high school because he says he swerved to avoid hitting a dog. Surveillance cameras that captured the accident do not show a dog.

8. A Florida man is facing a fine for placing a sign in his front yard advertising prayer and Jesus. The mayor says it is a matter of code enforcement after the man's neighbor complained.

9. A hair raising stunt in India involved a man pulling a forty ton train with his hair. The man already holds several records for pulling vehicles with his pony tail.

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