Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:53:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, April 27.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:04:00 -0400Plans are in the works for a third residential project in Terre Haute's rural health development corridor between Union Hospital and the Indiana State University campus.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:54:04 -0400Steve Witt and the Terre Haute Economic Development Corp. continue to build business relationships with Japanese companies. A three-person THDC recently returned from a trip to Japan.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:55:00 -0400Dan Bradley's announcement that he will step down as Indiana State University president in January caught many off guard, but it's been in the works for a few months, he said during a news conference Wednesday.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:43:30 -0400A request to rezone land for a new Vigo County jail has been delayed until June.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:45:00 -0400Pardon the guy holding the microphone on the Indiana Theatre stage next weekend if he tilts his head back, closes his eyes and seems to drift to another time. That happens, Doug Gray admits. The wistful flute intro kicks off…
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:45:00 -0400Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley announced Wednesday it has received a $1.2 million grant from the Economic Development Administration.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:41:00 -0400Insufficient airspeed on takeoff has been listed as probable cause of a June 2016 airplane crash near Rockville that killed the pilot and his passenger.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:28:23 -0400A Terre Haute woman was given a time-served sentence for a 2008 arrest in which she stabbed her boyfriend.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:05:52 -0400Although a northeast Indiana sheriff's deputy used a vulgarity while directing a suspect to take a breathalyzer test, he didn't violate proper procedures, the Indiana Court of Appeals decided Tuesday
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:58:19 -0400The Vigo County Capital Improvement Board has rescheduled and will meet at 1 p.m. May 15.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:55:19 -0400The 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, 26 Apr 2017 16:32:48 -0400Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law measures expanding the state's preschool pilot and allowing local governments to establish their own needle exchange programs.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400Daniel J. Bradley, Indiana State University's 11th president, announced this afternoon he plans to step down in January.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:34:17 -0400The Indiana Supreme Court has turned down the request of a Gary man accused of slaying seven women to look at the constitutionality of the state's death penalty statute before he goes to trial.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:52:18 -0400Police say the death of a southwestern Indiana college student whose body was found near a rural sports complex is being investigated as a homicide.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:13:18 -0400When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:12:01 -0400President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:50:47 -0400The administration of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says it wants a judge to decide whether state employees who were improperly hired under former Gov. Pat Quinn should keep union contract job protections.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:49:17 -0400Supporters of a historic church that has served as the gateway to a central Indiana community for more than a century are trying to raise more than $38,000 in just over a week to save it from demolition.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:15:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, April 26.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Gov. Eric Holcomb said Tuesday that he not only planned to sign legislation raising the gas tax by 10 cents a gallon but will also approve bills addressing prayer in schools and placing two troubled school districts in state hands.…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 -0400A public memorial service has been announced for Terre Haute banking, civic and motorsports leader Don Smith, who died Sunday. A public celebration of Smith's life is scheduled for 3 to 6 p.m. May 3 at Hulman Center.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:57:04 -0400Coal state lawmakers said Tuesday they’re cautiously optimistic Congress will preserve health care for 23,000 retired miners and their families before their benefits expire in four days.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:28:22 -0400not for a federal tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic buildings. The same might be said for more than 160 buildings throughout Indiana that have been restored through the federal Historic Tax Credit program since 2002.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:25:25 -0400Under the recently passed state budget, funding for the Vigo County School Corp. would increase less than 1 percent each of the next two years, according to estimates prepared by the Legislative Services Agency."It's much better than having less mone
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:27:00 -0400A project to renovate Hulman Center and construct an attached new convention center may be “almost dead” after the Indiana General Assembly denied a food-and-beverage tax to help fund the project, the president of the Vigo County Capital Improvement Board…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:26:00 -0400Top Guns’ new location at South Seventh Street and U.S. 41 will have one of the largest firearms and firearm accessory inventories in the Wabash Valley and will offer the community something it was lacking, owner Steve Ellis said.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:14:47 -0400Police at an Indiana university say the same man may have committed two sexual assaults there.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:16:17 -0400The Democratic-controlled Illinois House has approved public funding for all abortions.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:04:19 -0400The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:49:18 -0400Authorities say a former northern Indiana police officer has been arrested on four counts of rape.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:53:00 -0400More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday, saying their profits were even larger in the first three months of the year than analysts were expecting, including Caterpillar and McDonald's. The gains put U.S. indexes on track to add to…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:13:17 -0400Gov. Eric Holcomb will sign several sharply contested bills, including measures to increase parental abortion notification rights, permit the use of marijuana-derived medicine and allow Statehouse employees to carry guns.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:08:00 -0400A one-car rollover crash on Interstate 70 in Vigo County sent three teenagers to the hospital Monday night.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:44:00 -0400It was the most stunning political victory of the 21st century, one that brought shocked concern in many parts of the world and cheers in others. One uncontroversial certainty was that it would cause reverberations around the globe.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:49:00 -0400INDIANAPOLIS — The battles on hate crimes and minimum wage were just two hot topics in the legislature this session that failed to gain traction.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:17:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, April 25.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Union Hospital has been awarded The Advisory Board Company’s 2017 Workplace Transformation Award.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates in the Wabash Valley are lower this month when compared to the same time a year ago, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.However, the March 2017 unemployment rate in the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400A Sept. 7 trial date has been set for a university faculty member arrested on allegations he made false reports of anti-Muslim threats and reported an allegedly bogus attack. Azhar N. Hussain, an assistant professor at ISU, faces a felony…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400In rejecting the General Assembly’s plan for charging hourly fees for Hoosiers to obtain public records, Gov. Eric Holcomb issued on Monday his first veto.Holcomb turned down House Engrossed Act 1523, which had passed 44-3 in the Senate, where amendm
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400A June 27 trial date has been set for a West Terre Haute man accused of making a bomb and a look-alike bomb while he was on federal probation for a 2013 bomb-making conviction. Justin VanGilder, 27, appeared Monday in…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Robin Winston knows something about what it takes to have a successful school referendum campaign.His company, Winston-Terrell Group of Indianapolis, has worked with Indiana school districts on 22 referendums, and 20 of those have won voter approval.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Indiana Department of Transportation will have one lane closed on the Indiana 641 bypass between McDaniel Road exit and Moyer Road Bridge to place the top layer of asphalt on the roadway. The work is scheduled to last through…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Indiana Department of Transportation has scheduled rolling closures overnight tonight on eastbound Interstate 70 near the 10.5 mile marker. The closures will last up to 20 minutes and take place between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400A move by Vigo County's auditor to switch to a live auction for a certificate property tax sale has paid off. Vigo County last week sold 172 properties and collected $715,277 from the live action. That is compared to $350,940…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400An Indiana State University senior from Vigo County is one of 60 students nationwide invited to Washington, D.C., to participate in Posters on the Hill, an event emphasizing the importance of ongoing support for undergraduate research.Joshua Pigg, of
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400A Rockville man reportedly told police he punched his wife in the face for more than two hours—intending to kill her—and then watched her body for 30 minutes to make sure she was dead before he called police early Saturday…
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400An exhibit in the heart of Terre Haute is the latest effort by a Syrian-born artist to bring the suffering of that nation’s civil war into focus in the American Midwest.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:28:18 -0400A push to set aside divisive social issues during the legislative session has frustrated some social conservatives who say Republican leaders ignored what their constituents care about.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:28:17 -0400A southern Indiana man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty in the child abuse death of his former girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:28:00 -0400U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Monday after the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to…
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:04:18 -0400Illinois lawmakers are returning to the Capitol this week to resume work on trying to end the budget stalemate that has eluded them for almost two years.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:08:00 -0400A suspect is in custody. Matthew B. Bridgewaters, 32 of Clinton, has been booked into Vermillion County Jail with preliminary charge of armed robbery, a Level 3 felony, according to Sheriff Mike Phelps.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:07:00 -0400A Terre Haute man has been arrested following a vehicle pursuit in southern Vigo County.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0400Authorities say former "Happy Days" star Erin Moran likely died from cancer at her southern Indiana home.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:44:00 -0400President Donald Trump could avert the risk of a government shutdown next weekend by stepping back from his demand that lawmakers fund his promised border wall with Mexico in a must-pass spending bill, Congress' two top Democrats said Monday.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:19:19 -0400The Indiana Department of Transportation will have one lane closed on the Indiana 641 bypass between McDaniel Road exit and Moyer Road Bridge on or after today to place the top layer of asphalt on the roadway.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:49:19 -0400A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:26:00 -0400Years ago, we invited a teaching friend over for a weeknight spaghetti supper. He was a young bachelor, new to the profession, unmarried, living in a tiny apartment, and in need of a good meal, so when I mentioned how…
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:56:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, April 24.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400A state budget bill leaves Terre Haute and Vigo County still looking for a way to pay for renovation and expansion of Hulman Center, but a state lawmaker believes it can be done.Sen. Jon Ford, R-Terre Haute, managed to get…
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400April 10-13Establishments with violationsThornton’s Oil #450, 3333 S US Hwy 41, (2 Critical, 2 Non Critical)–Rag found in front hand wash sink; Found mouse droppings under storage shelf in dry storage room.Taco Tequilas, 423 Wabash Ave., (2 Critica
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Terre Haute police on Sunday arrested a man they had been seeking for more than a month. Thanks to a tip, Curtis Freeland, 31, was taken into custody without incident, according to a news release from Ryan Adamson, public information…
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Indiana State Police say a 7-year-old suffered a broken leg and possible other injuries Sunday in a car-bicycle accident on Farrington Street near 18th Street. Police say the brakes on the boy’s bike may have failed as he was riding…
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Patient safety is a priority at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, as confirmed by the facility’s fourth-straight “A”in the spring 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:45:00 -0400Kelli Britt was asleep after working a 12-hour shift as a licensed practical nurse when she was awakened about 8:30 a.m. Sunday by news no one wants to hear.“Cops came banging on the door and said, 'Get out! Your house…
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:47:00 -0400Don Smith, known in the Wabash Valley for banking and internationally for motorsports, died early Sunday at Cobblestone Crossings in Terre Haute.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:46:00 -0400Officials will have to go back to the drawing board to find a way to complete funding to renovate and expand Hulman Center. A proposed food and beverage tax for Vigo County was not included in the final state budget…
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:18:20 -0400The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Business meetings offered this week throughout the Wabash Valley.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Grabill is only 12 miles from New Haven. Both are within Allen County. You can drive from one to the other in less than 20 minutes.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:15:00 -0400Close races in Republican strongholds in other states have Democrats hoping to make Indiana's 8th Congressional District competitive once again. Political observers say breaking the Republican hold on the 8th District seat is a long shot but not totally out…
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:00:00 -0400Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:45:00 -0400Hundreds of people Saturday visited the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College for its annual Earth Day Celebration.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:38:00 -0400After graduating high school, Kelly Pierce attended Ivy Tech for about three years, mostly as a full-time student, and she also worked two part-time jobs.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:32:15 -0400President Donald Trump's proposal to turn over management of the nation's air traffic control system to a private entity is encountering nervous resistance from rural America.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:32:24 -0400An Indianapolis consulting firm that has worked with other communities on issues related to school referendums will address the Vigo County School Board on Monday.Robin Winston from the Winston-Terrell Group“is highly experienced in developing effec
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:32:18 -0400Millions of low to middle-income Americans face loss of health insurance if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to not fund $7 billion in subsidies to insurance companies that participate in the Affordable Care Act.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:30:00 -0400Parke County police are investigating a homicide in Rockville Saturday and have released the names of the victim and suspect
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:47:00 -0400Around 300 people congregated at the Wabashiki trail head Saturday morning for the 2nd annual Emily’s Walk.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:03:20 -0400The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:00:00 -0400According to the Census Bureau, nearly 57 million people are living with disabilities in the United States. Thirty percent of American adults help provide care for a sick or disabled family member. Caregivers provide physical and emotional support fo
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:42:00 -0400Noted historian and professor Ernie Freeburg talked with more than a dozen spectators Friday evening at the Eugene V. Debs Museum about the imprisonment of the early 20th-century socialist leader from Terre Haute in 1919.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:24:00 -0400The Indiana General Assembly passed a balanced biennial budget early Saturday that gave more funding to pre-K programs for lower income families and bumped up the state’s gasoline tax to cover road infrastructure.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:03:19 -0400Air-freight operator FedEx will spend $170 million to upgrade its hub at Indianapolis International Airport and hire more than 200 workers, most of whom will be part-time.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Convicted South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof is now on federal death row in Indiana.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:07:00 -0400A community garden dedicated to helping youths at Ryves Youth Center understand sustainability and provide life skills celebrated its ribbon cutting ceremony Friday afternoon.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:00:00 -0400The Wabash Valley Community Foundation on Friday awarded nearly $124,000 to community non-profit agencies that help make the valley a better place to live.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:48:29 -0400Work-ready employees, community outreach and a direct economic impact are all benefits Indiana State University provides Terre Haute and Vigo County, B.J. Riley, publisher of the Tribune-Star, Friday told members of the university's strategic planning team.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:48:52 -0400Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law a measure by state Rep. Clyde Kersey, D-Terre Haute, intended to improve voter turnout.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:45:00 -0400Indiana lawmakers have approved a plan to expand Indiana’s state-funded preschool program, although not to the extent some advocates had hoped for.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:22:50 -0400The 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, 21 Apr 2017 19:28:00 -0400A Sullivan County woman was trapped inside her car for eight hours Friday after it flipped into a ditch with standing water.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:30:00 -0400Azhar Hussain, an assistant professor at ISU has been arrested on charges alleging he made false reports of anti-Islamic threats against him and even reported an attack authorities say did not happen.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:52:48 -0400The state says Indiana's unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in March, the lowest it's been since 2001.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:49:00 -0400Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law a measure by state Rep. Clyde Kersey, D-Terre Haute, intended to improve voter turnout.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:25:00 -0400The top government lawyers from 19 states are telling President Donald Trump and the Republican leaders of Congress not to pass health insurance changes that would stop the flow of federal drug treatment money.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:23:00 -0400A judge on Friday ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests, blessing a deal negotiated by the government for a "massive fraud" orchestrated by the German automaker.