9:32 a.m. A man was urinating in bushes in the 3000 block of West Second Avenue.
12:06 p.m. Someone was dumping trash in the parking lot in the 800 block of Plymouth Drive.
4:16 p.m. Someone tried to run away from Mercy Regional Medical Center, 1010 Three Springs Blvd.
7:10 p.m. A man was yelling at kids in the 900 block of Main Avenue.
7:22 p.m. Three kids were vandalizing the dugout in Rank Park, 149 E. 22nd St.
10:52 p.m. A man urinated on a building and sign in the 600 block of Main Avenue.
Firefighters and medics responded to 18 calls Thursday, including six non-emergency transports and three brush fires.
Most items in this column are taken from logs of calls made to authorities. Their accuracy may not have been verified by an investigation.