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On this day: October 18

POSTED: 1:34 PM Oct 17 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 18 2013

Herman Melville's masterpiece is printed, the U.S. takes possession of Alaska and Puerto Rico, "West Side Story" premieres, and Reggie Jackson goes deep three times in the World Series, all on this day.

OTD October 18 - Benazir Bhutto
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2007: A suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto (pictured here in 2004) kills 139 and wounds 450 more. Bhutto herself was not injured, but she would be killed in another attack two months later on Dec. 27, 2007, two weeks before the scheduled 2008 general election in which she was a leading opposition candidate.

Crime Report

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Domestic violence call ended in standoff, charges

A domestic violence call at a home in Washington County, Tennessee ended with a three-hour standoff.

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Police: Shoplifting suspect asked to borrow plain clothes officer's phone

Kingsport Police say a theft suspect asked a plain clothes officer to borrow his phone after walking out of a grocery store with items worth over $600.

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