Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:52:00 -0500One of the two former Vigo County School Corp. officials facing federal fraud charges in connection with an alleged kickback scheme is asking the court for permission to be on school grounds for certain occasions.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:46:00 -0500John R. White had a sparkle in his eye after winning a 2017 Chevrolet Spark on Wednesday.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:44:00 -0500While thankful for projects undertaken largely by out-of-town investors, Mayor Duke Bennett says Terre Haute must invest in itself for a better future.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:41:47 -0500U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon says flexibility and the expansion of health savings accounts are keys to keeping health insurance premium costs down as Republicans work to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:36:55 -0500City Controller Leslie Ellis presented the Terre Haute Redevelopment Commission a report Wednesday showing $10.1 million in the department's cash pool.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:32:36 -0500The United Way of the Wabash Valley will review the year past and look at the challenges ahead Tuesday night at its annual dinner meeting.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:32:39 -0500Even though January is generally a slow time of year for Vigo County Board of Health meetings—and Tuesday afternoon's was no exception—there were a few items of interest discussed.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:32:37 -0500President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, began trying to convince Congress on Wednesday that he'll protect the environment despite having filed several lawsuits to block the agency's regulations.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:30:54 -0500Indiana State Police troopers from the Putnamville District Meth Suppression Team executed a search warrant at 2350 Morton Street on Wednesday afternoon.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:50:29 -0500A rural Greencastle man accused of pointing a gun at sheriff's police, and whom police say was shot as a result, was arrested Wednesday afternoon upon his release from an Indianapolis hospital.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:01:00 -0500UTICA — Many of the roads and bridges projects around Indiana in the last decade were funded through the private lease of the Indiana Toll Road in 2006. The deal dumped $3.9 billion into the state's pockets, kickstarting among other…
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 -0500INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush addressed ongoing judicial initiatives and recognized local court and law enforcement officials Wednesday during the annual State of the Judiciary at the Statehouse.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:30:00 -0500Students entering their senior year of high school in the fall of 2017 in Indiana will be advised to receive the vaccine that protects specifically against meningitis B – the Meningococcal Serogroup B vaccine (MenB). For those that follow them,…
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:00:00 -0500A good deed that many people might call above and beyond the call of duty was all in a day's work for a Zionsville Police Officer.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:53:22 -0500Indiana Supreme Court Justice Robert Rucker will retire this year after 18 years on the court.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:29:23 -0500The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Tuesday and Wednesday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and…
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:41:22 -0500Under a new bill proposed Tuesday, cities and towns in Indiana wouldn't be permitted to ban short-term rentals that are found on websites like Airbnb.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:56:00 -0500Authorities say a car crossed into oncoming traffic on a northern Indiana highway, causing a crash that killed three people and critically injured two others.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:29:00 -0500A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at Houston's Methodist Hospital to address a respiratory problem from pneumonia.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:53:21 -0500Illinois' elected leaders are split on whether they're attending President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:24:52 -0500The girlfriend of a man who authorities say made and planted an explosive device that led police to evacuate part of the Muncie's downtown in December is accused of trying to hire a hit man.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:27:00 -0500Fort Hood officials released the name of the soldier who was found unresponsive Jan. 12 in his barracks room.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:09:00 -0500Attorney General Hill: regulations in place are an unjust overreach by federal government
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:57:51 -0500An organization that provides support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Hoosiers says it has relocated to a new headquarters after raising $1.75 million over the last six months as part of a $2.6 million capital campaign.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:42:00 -0500Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Jan. 18:
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Vigo County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution supporting the location of a casino in Terre Haute.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:59:00 -0500Vigo County Commissioners did not vote on a site for a new Vigo County Jail Tuesday but say they must have "something substantial" in place with project milestones to present to a federal judge Feb. 28.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:56:00 -0500The suspect in a Friday morning shooting in Terre Haute was charged with murder Monday in Vigo Superior Court.Robert Jonathan Price II, 37, of Rosedale, is accused of shooting Katie L. Nash, 28, of Terre Haute, in the abdomen about…
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:46:03 -0500A Chicago man accused of leading police on a multi-county chase after beating his former girlfriend will return to Vigo Superior Court 3 on Friday for filing of formal charges.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:11:06 -0500Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb recommended a tax hike to fund roads and bridges, one of his new administration's five pillars he presented during his first State of the State speech Tuesday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:23:25 -0500A Waveland man was injured after his car left the road and struck several boats on U.S. 36 at The Boat Place in Parke County.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:42:00 -0500The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Friday through Tuesday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and…
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:33:54 -0500Police say three people have died and two others are critically injured following in a four-vehicle crash on U.S. 20 in northern Indiana.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:39:00 -0500The suspect in a Friday morning shooting in Terre Haute was charged with murder this morning in Vigo Superior Court.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:28:00 -0500Vigo County Commissioners today unanimously approved a resolution supporting the location of a casino in Terre Haute.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:26:00 -0500Vigo County Commissioners did not vote on a site for a new Vigo County Jail today but say they must have "something substantial" in place with project milestones to present to a federal judge Feb. 28.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:58:12 -0500Charter schools and school choice are expected to be a major focus of education policy under the new Trump administration.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:01:27 -0500General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:38:00 -0500New Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is expected to call for a long-term infrastructure plan that will likely include a tax increase during his first State of the State speech Tuesday evening.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:26:21 -0500Police say two people were wounded in a shooting outside an Indianapolis nightclub that apparently began with a dispute inside.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0500Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:06:00 -0500Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Jan. 17:
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:30:00 -0500High school senior Precious Sandifer found inspiration to pursue her dreams, while student Bryson Stevens saw people from different races and backgrounds come together as one.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:20:00 -0500As a young boy, Rich Moore couldn't be peeled off the seat of his bicycle. He fought back a smile recalling an accident at 8-years-old that knocked out a number of teeth, but said not even that deterred him from…
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:08:00 -0500Wabash Valley residents will make their way to the inauguration to see Donald Trump sworn in as the nation's 45th president and former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as the country's 48th vice president on Jan. 20.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:01:10 -0500Sylvester Edwards, president of the Greater Terre Haute NAACP branch, says president-elect Donald Trump should be given an opportunity to deliver on the pledges he made in his election campaign.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:00:00 -0500Without hesitation, Charlie Waggles stepped onto the wing of the Piper Cherokee 140 and bounded into his spot behind the pilot. For an 8-year-old on his first flight, he showed no fear.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:01:00 -0500Recent Rose-Hulman graduate Kevin Trizna, the engineering institute's senior class president in 2015-16, isn't surprised that the Wall Street Journal mentioned Rose as leading Midwestern private schools in highest median salary among graduates.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:13:00 -0500Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," has died. He was 82.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:59:00 -0500Clark County, Ill. authorities say they have found a man who was reported missing.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:58:00 -0500As a new year dawns, people commonly resolve to lose weight, exercise more or spend less time watching television. But local environmentalists are issuing a different challenge to Hoosiers: Reduce your everyday impact on the environment by measuring your carbon…
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:52:00 -0500Hundreds of Hoosiers rallied at the Statehouse Sunday to protest Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and overhaul Medicare.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:15:00 -0500In April 2008, Bionca Gambill introduced Barack Obama to an enthusiastic crowd at Terre Haute North Vigo High School during a town hall meeting.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:00:00 -0500Newspapers are remarkable things. It seems to me that it takes a bit of magic to get them into my paper box — or “in-box” — each morning. Grammatical warts, discouraging news and all, I love newspapers, and I can’t…
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:40:10 -0500South Bend’s progressive Democratic mayor, Pete Buttigieg, is miles apart politically from the state's former conservative Republican governor, Vice President-elect Mike Pence.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:39:00 -0500Below are some of the local events scheduled for today, which is Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:50:21 -0500Republican legislative leaders say they want to unwind stiff regulations they imposed on Indiana's vaping industry, which created a stranglehold on the burgeoning market for one company and prompted an FBI investigation.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:22:00 -0500A Chicago man has been arrested on multiple charges in connection with a “road rage” incident and battery of a woman who had to be taken to the hospital.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:00:00 -0500Braving the cold and the risk of icy roads, residents packed the Vigo County Public Library's downstairs meeting room Saturday morning to hear local legislators discuss their legislative initiatives for the 2017 session of the General Assembly.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:13:00 -0500ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in…
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:10:44 -0500As a teen-ager in the 1960s, Susan Edmondson lacked the resources to take part in the era's protests. Watching from afar as others demonstrated against the Vietnam War and about other issues changed how she thought about things.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:30:00 -0500This is a note of hope to the General Assembly’s Funding Indiana's Roads for a Stronger, Safer Tomorrow Task Force, known by its friends and family as the FIRSST task force.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:15:00 -0500Changes in technology and consumer habits are making it harder for employees in several career fields to find jobs in the coming years.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:15:00 -0500Jan. 16 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — a national holiday and a day of remembrance. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to creating and fostering equal rights for African Americans, and he died during his efforts to…
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500Two employees have been promoted at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Carlisle.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500The Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce has set its annual dinner for Feb. 2 beginning with networking time at 5 p.m. CST and dinner at 6 in Sam’s Steakhouse, 105 W. Treves Drive, Marshall, Ill.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500The numbers are in and Greene County’s Frieda Stefancik is the new Accountant 4 at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Carlisle. Stefancik, a 20-year WVCF staffer, will serve as the assistant business administrator.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500Residential mortgage lender Ruoff Home Mortgage announced that Mark Reyher was the top loan originator for their Terre Haute office in units in 2016. Dan Dayhuff was the top loan originator in volume during 2016.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:55:00 -0500The Indiana Health Care Association/Indiana Center for Assisted Living recently announced the launch of carefortheaging.org, the first website to offer comprehensive information on skilled nursing and assisted living careers in Indiana.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:12:51 -0500The Lilly Endowment is handing out $100 million in grants to 15 human service organizations to help improve quality of life in Indiana. Officials announced Friday that the organizations include 10 neighborhood community centers in Indianapolis and wi
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 16:53:25 -0500The public is invited to cut certain downed trees for firewood inside Raccoon State Recreation Area.In January and February, some trees that have died naturally or were affected by the emerald ash borer (EAB) will be available to cut and…
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:43:07 -0500Indiana State Police detectives continue to investigate a police-involved shooting that occurred late Thursday northwest of Greencastle in rural Putnam County.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:44:00 -0500As congressional Republicans start repealing the Affordable Care Act, a controversial idea likely to included in a new health plan pushes down premiums for younger people while raising them for anyone older than 46.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:42:58 -0500The 181st Intelligence Wing at Hulman Field has a new commander.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:14:00 -0500A Terre Haute woman has died and two people have been arrested in connection with a Friday morning shooting in the 1300 block of Fourth Avenue.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:00:53 -0500A routine traffic stop in Carlisle led to the arrest of a Terre Haute man on several charges.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:27:00 -0500Donations have raised the total reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for killing a whooping crane in Greene County to $6,500.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:41:00 -0500The Vigo County School Corp. has announced the following athletic events have been cancelled for Saturday because of weather:
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500A bill intended to ban transgender individuals in Indiana from changing a birth certificate to reflect their gender identity will not receive a hearing.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:44:00 -0500State Rep. Bruce Borders, R-Jasonville, has introduced legislation that would ban transgender individuals from changing a birth certificate to reflect the gender they live as every day
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:59:00 -0500INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health is urging residents to take precautions amid recent increases in flu-like illnesses in several areas of the state. Four Indiana residents have died of the flu since the influenza season began in…
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:08:23 -0500The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Thursday and Friday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and…
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:23:22 -0500Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly says he'll push President-elect Donald Trump to follow through on his campaign pledges and take action to retain American manufacturing jobs.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:25:00 -0500A motel room once used by Martin Luther King Jr. to plan civil rights protests is the centerpiece of a new national monument in Alabama.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:06:07 -0500The Chicago Police Department has violated the constitutional rights of residents for years, permitting racial bias against blacks, using excessive force and killing people who did not pose threats, the Justice Department announced Friday after a yearlong investigation.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:59:22 -0500Federal authorities say a man charged in the 1999 abduction and sexual assault of a southern Indiana girl assumed the identity of a car crash victim as he avoided arrest until this week in Oregon.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:39:00 -0500Terre Haute police are investigating a shooting near 13th Street and Fourth Avenue that occurred at about 10:30 a.m. No suspects in custody at this time.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:37:00 -0500Novelist and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, a former Jesuit school valedictorian who conjured a tale of demonic possession and gave millions the fright of their lives with the best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie "The Exorcist," has died. He was 89.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:32:00 -0500Indiana State Police detectives from the Putnamville Post continue to investigate a police-involved shooting northwest of Greencastle near Morton in rural Putnam County.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:40:00 -0500One man was shot and another battered during a residential burglary early today in the 1900 block of Woodlawn.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:48:00 -0500Putnam County man who brandished a gun at police was hospitalized late Thursday after being shot twice in the torso.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:44:00 -0500Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Jan. 13.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:55:03 -0500Two Vigo County educational leaders have concerns about the location of a new jail on property that was previously part of International Paper on South First Street.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:48:55 -0500The afternoon drive home from work could get more interesting than most of us would like, and the culprit is likely to be familiar -- ice.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:50:00 -0500Hear all that coughing and sneezing? It's one sign influenza season is upon us.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:44:31 -0500Hoosiers used iceboxes to keep their eggs, milk and meat cold in 1911. Home refrigerators hadn't been marketed yet.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:46:07 -0500Vigo County residents can now receive real-time alerts of emergency situations or impending weather through "Nixle 360" -- a public safety alert system through texts and email.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:44:30 -0500The Terre Haute City Council on Thursday put off a decision on $4 million in short term borrowing from banks until it learns how much would be available interest free from city redevelopment funds.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:43:00 -0500A Terre Haute man was hit with a 60-year prison sentence for killing another man on New Year's Eve 2013.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:52:09 -0500Vigo County recorded more than 109,500 calls for 911 emergency service last year, the most since 2011, according to Vigo County 911 Department's 2016 year end report.