Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:00:00 -0500While the city of Terre Haute's October financial report showed a $17.2 million general fund deficit, city officials anticipate year-end progress in reducing that deficit.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:45:00 -0500With war clouds building in Europe and Asia in 1939, William Swickard enlisted in the Army at 18. After basic training, he was sent to the Philippines with the 60th Coast Artillery to help defend what was then an American…
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:15:00 -0500Terre Haute's Remnant Church conducted its first services inside its new 20,000-square-foot building at 800 E. Haythorne Ave. on Sunday.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:10:00 -0500Buffalo Wild Wings defended itself Wednesday against an Anderson woman's federal lawsuit that alleges she was called a derogatory racial name by a staffer at the local eatery.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:05:00 -0500Police say two gunmen have ambushed and killed a former top figure in the Real IRA splinter group in the southwest Irish city of Cork.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:00:00 -0500Listening for a sound like Velcro tapes separating, Gay Ruddock pressed a stethoscope to the back of a mannequin to see if she could detect a sign of congestive heart failure.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:52:00 -0500Wearing jailhouse stripes was not in the vacation plans of four women headed to Mexico early Wednesday.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:00:00 -0500As John Clements, 82, stood in his Zionsville driveway last September, collecting mail while his dementia-suffering wife remained indoors, someone drove by and shot him.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:29:00 -0500Authorities have charged two juveniles for starting an East Tennessee wildfire that killed 14 people and destroyed or damaged more than 1,700 buildings.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:14:00 -0500Playworld Systems Inc. is recalling 1,300 slides that are used in school and municipal playgrounds after a defect caused two finger amputations in children.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:26:00 -0500In honor of their Fan Appreciation game on Jan. 1, the Indianapolis Colts are giving one lucky fan the opportunity to lead the singing of the National Anthem prior to kickoff.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:16:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednesday.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:13:25 -0500Aiming to reduce test-taking in America's classrooms, the Obama administration released final rules Wednesday to help states and school districts take a new approach to the standardized tests students must take each year.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:45:00 -0500A northeastern Indiana business owner has been picked to replace Republican U.S. Rep.-elect Jim Banks in the state Senate.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:32:46 -0500A former Monroe County jail administrator has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $260,000 in county money.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:20:00 -0500An Indiana lawmaker has proposed having teachers grade the state's new standardized test as major decisions for the replacement of the current ISTEP exams loom.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:47:46 -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, 07 Dec 2016 10:07:15 -0500A judge in southern Illinois has issued a temporary restraining order to keep Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration from imposing contract terms onto state workers.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:03:00 -0500U.S. stocks are mixed Wednesday morning as large drugmakers take losses and most other industries move slightly higher. Bond yields are falling, and investors are buying stocks that pay large dividends. That's leading to gains for real estate investment trusts,…
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:32:45 -0500Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to sign legislation that provides billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. so the power giant can keep unprofitable nuclear plants running in Clinton and the Quad Cities.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:34:14 -0500An Indian tribe in northern Indiana that recently celebrated becoming the first tribe in the state to have land returned to it from the federal government is ready to announce its plans to build a casino in South Bend.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:05:45 -0500INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—President-elect Donald Trump may have been able to keep 800 jobs at the Carrier furnace factory in Indianapolis but the chief executive of Carrier's parent company says there will ultimately be fewer jobs there.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:01:15 -0500INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Authorities say an early-morning fire at a residential hotel in Indianapolis prompted an evacuation and left several people injured.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:47:00 -0500Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Dec. 7:
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:19:00 -0500US Army Sgt. Richard W. Martin had just awakened after sleeping in the sergeant’s room at Fort Kamehameha, Hawaii.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:13:40 -0500The nearly $20 million upgrade of U.S. 40 through Brazil has had an "immeasurable" impact on what "may be the longest, smallest town in Indiana," Mayor Brian Wyndham said Tuesday during ribbon-cutting ceremonies marking completion of the three-year project.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:00:00 -0500The documentary film“The Story of Terre Haute”will premiere at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the historic Indiana Theatre in downtown Terre Haute.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:00:00 -0500This year’s“Put Your Orange On! to End Hunger”campaign raised enough money for the Terre Haute Catholic Charities Food Bank to provide nearly 29,000 meals to west-central Indiana families.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:42:00 -0500Investigators continued Tuesday to seek a cause of a fatal house fire in Brazil that left a teenage mother, her infant daughter and her brother dead. The victims were identified as Raven Elizabeth Rose Tedder, 18; her 4-month-old daughter, Zoiey…
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:26:00 -0500In accordance with a presidential proclamation issued this evening, Vice President-elect Gov. Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be lowered to half-staff at sunrise on Wednesday, December 7, in honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack…
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:13:15 -0500Indiana University's treasurer says financial models show the school will be operating at a net loss by of about $70 million by 2021.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:50:00 -0500Faculty at the University of Illinois' flagship campus have given Chancellor Robert Jones a petition asking that the school become a sanctuary for immigrant students illegally living in the country.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:23:45 -0500A massive gamers convention that once threatened to leave Indianapolis during intense public debate over LGBT rights has signed a contract that will keep it in the city through 2021.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:07:00 -0500Mrs. Debbi Fields’ presentation for the ISU Speaker Series is canceled due to a family emergency.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:40:33 -0500Lawmakers are tacking on money for security around Trump Tower in New York and funds for health care for retired coal miners to a stopgap spending bill that would avoid a government shutdown at week's end.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:31:16 -0500Police in northern Indiana say they aren't disclosing more information about the circumstances of a fatal weekend shooting of a 29-year-old man where two officers heard gunshots, ran to the scene and fired shots.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:28:00 -0500Vice President-elect Mike Pence is delivering a speech to a conservative group at Donald Trump's new hotel in Washington D.C.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:52:00 -0500Stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in midday trading on Wall Street.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:19:16 -0500The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement 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 and…
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:40:15 -0500A fraternity says it supports a decision by Indiana State University to place one of its chapters on probation following the accidental drowning of an 18-year-old freshman during an event in Illinois.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:08:00 -0500BRAZIL (AP) — Authorities say three people including two young children are dead following a house fire in Indiana.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:30:00 -0500Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Dec. 6.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:15:00 -0500Vigo County garnered a lot of global attention this year for its history of accurately voting for the winning presidential candidate, a trend that continued on Nov. 8 when Donald Trump carried the county and the national vote. But the…
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:10:00 -0500There were the old standbys such as dolls and trucks, but also a new favorite of children, Minions, as representatives of the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever brought 3,000 toys to Terre Haute Monday.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:05:00 -0500The Vigo County Animal Coalition took top honors in this year's Christmas in the Park contest at Deming Park.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:00:00 -0500Mason S. Crockett of Terre Haute was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday for the stabbing death of his brother, Zackery, on June 17.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:45:00 -0500The Tribune-Star took home 14 awards, including three for first place, and was runner-up for Indiana's Blue Ribbon Daily Newspaper in this year's Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:24:00 -0500Anti-smoking advocates who’ve long wanted to hike the cigarette tax see a clearer path with Gov. Mike Pence moving out of the Statehouse.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:24:00 -0500Sony DADC employees on Monday donated 10,636 pounds of food as part of the Miracle on 7th Street food drive, with the fruits — and vegetables — of their labor going to the 14th and Chestnut Community Center Grumbling Tummies…
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:00:00 -0500Greg Goodnight is a former union steelworker who watched with mixed emotion as President-elect Donald Trump swept into Indiana on Thursday as a job-saving white knight.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:30:00 -0500Terre Haute police Monday announced the arrests of three suspects in connection with robberies of pizza delivery drivers last week.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:23:47 -0500Chances and Services for Youth’s Bikes for Tykes fundraiser is need of donations to assist in providing bikes and helmets to Wabash Valley children.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:14:52 -0500Parke County Sheriff’s deputies and Rockville police arrested two people Sunday during the search of a house on High Street in Rockville in connection with a series of thefts during the past three months.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:44:46 -0500The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcementFriday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case…
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:31:00 -0500Vigo Superior Court Div. 3 Judge David Bolk today sentenced Mason Crockett of Terre Haute to 20 years in prison for the stabbing death of his brother, Zackery, on June 17.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:13:00 -0500Only two counties in Indiana had lower voter turnouts for the 2016 general election than Vigo County.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:59:00 -0500A 17-year-old was injured in a hunting accident Sunday in New Goshen, said Indiana Conservation Officer Nathan Lutz.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:43:00 -0500The death toll in the Oakland warehouse fire has grown to 36 and authorities say they expect the number to rise when they resume work later Monday following a temporary work stoppage. A wall is leaning inward, posing a safety…
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:38:00 -0500Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, setting another all-time high for the Dow Jones industrial average.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:26:57 -0500President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:09:00 -0500Frontier Airlines says one of its planes flying from Chicago to Florida was diverted to Indianapolis after an issue was reported with its fuel system.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:39:00 -0500Managers say a professional boxer from Chicago has died after he was shot in the head while returning from a midnight workout.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:13:00 -0500Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Dec. 5.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:25:00 -0500David and Tonia Whaley and their twin, 13-year-old sons, David and Thomas, spent some quality time together Sunday, playing games, making crafts and enjoying a holiday meal.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:20:00 -0500Sister of Providence Joni Luna said she is "cautiously optimistic," but urges vigilance, after the news that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:03:00 -0500Working as a middle school counselor isn't just about preparing students for the big transition to high school.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:01:19 -0500One of life’s great pleasures comes for me on those rare mornings when instead of heading out the door I am planted at the kitchen table with a cup of hot coffee in one hand and a chewed ballpoint pen…
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:10:00 -0500Nov. 21-23
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:15:00 -0500The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters, who argued the project…
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:32:53 -0500LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Dec. 3 about the fatal stabbing of a professor, The Associated Press misidentified the professor's school in the first paragraph in some versions. The professor was from the University of Southern California, not…
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:14:00 -0500In its first year, "A Woods Christmas" filled Saint Mary-of-the Woods College campus buildings with the sights and sounds of the holidays.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:10:00 -0500December is a time for making holiday memories.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:07:00 -0500A recent scare involving hepatitis A and frozen strawberries imported from Egypt led Indiana health officials to join an investigation last month into a multi-state outbreak of the foodborne disease.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:07:00 -0500Catarah Coleman started her own bakery, Southern Gal Desserts, out of her Los Angeles home. When she and her business partner appeared on Food Network’s popular series "Cupcake Wars," sales took off.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:49:16 -0500The Rotary Club of Terre Haute on Tuesday presented donations totaling $5,360 to five local non-profit organizations.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:30:00 -0500He didn’t ask, but I have some advice for our in-coming governor, Eric Holcomb. I’ve had advice for all our governors since 1970, but none has been taken. Nonetheless, we press on.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:15:00 -0500The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it family gatherings and familiar traditions. As you bustle about from place to place, sharing turkey dinners and catching up with loved ones, there’s one errand you can avoid — a visit…
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:00:00 -0500Terre Haute’s first-ever LongHorn Steakhouse will officially open its doors to the community at 4 p.m. Monday for dinner, and regular hours will begin the next day at 11 a.m.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:00:00 -0500Gas and electric utility companies across the United States and Canada are joining forces to protect customers from the long-running scam targeting customers of utility service providers, and Vectren joined the effort.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:00:00 -0500Jack Hendrix, executive director of the Indiana Department of Correction, has been selected for the 2016 Indiana Department of Correction Commissioner’s Award and recognized as IDOC Executive of the Year during the Indiana Department of Correction award ceremony recently in…
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:00:00 -0500The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 77th Recruit Academy. Anyone interested in beginning a career as an Indiana State trooper must apply online at www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:50:00 -0500Dr. Barbara Mowery, a Sullivan County Community Hospital family practice physician, was selected as the 2016 Doc Hollywood Award Recipient by the Ricard G. Lugar Center for Rural Health in Terre Haute.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:50:00 -0500Residential mortgage lender Ruoff Home Mortgage announced that Mark Reyher was the top loan originator for their Terre Haute office for the month of October.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:50:00 -0500Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center will welcome Edward Rico, MD, endocrinologist, to its medical staff this month.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:50:00 -0500The Wellness Council of Indiana recently announced Indiana State University among a record 37 Hoosier organizations across the state that have qualified for new AchieveWELL certification.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:39:00 -0500At least nine people died and authorities said they feared the toll could rise as high as 40 in a fire that broke out during a rave at a converted warehouse in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:29:24 -0500ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Universities and colleges in several states are considering labeling themselves "sanctuary campuses" amid fears from immigrant students and pressure from activists following the election of Donald Trump.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:43:00 -0500A Brazil man has been arrested on charges of aggravated battery and battery with a deadly weapon following what Terre Haute police say was a stabbing incident in the 1900 block of North 13 Street early this morning.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The first ever Light Your Way Christmas Parade, part of Miracle on 7th Street, featured characters from the “Grinch Who Stole Christmas,” floats decorated with lights and Santa riding on the front bumper of a Terre Haute fire truck.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:15:00 -0500The investigation will continue into a bomb threat Friday that forced the evacuation of the Science Building and nearby buildings at Indiana State University.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:45:00 -0500Ahlea Al-asbahi and Abel Fernandez don't mind that countless Wabash Valley diners are likely to get excited about the opening of LongHorn Steakhouse next week.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:30:00 -0500Brad Newman is goal-minded. As he prepares to start duties as Vigo County's new clerk of the circuit court in January, Newman has set monthly goals through his first 180 days in office.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:25:00 -0500Air quality testing at Terre Haute North Vigo High School shows the school does not have a mold problem, district officials said Friday.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:15:00 -0500The Clay County Sheriff's Department is investigating a three-vehicle personal injury accident that occurred about 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 40 and Knightsville Road.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:51:14 -0500Police arrested two people with multiple warrants during a traffic stop that revealed illegal drugs in the car.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:51:00 -0500Police continue to search for two suspects from an early morning armed robbery of the CVS Pharmacy at Ninth and Poplar streets.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:50:59 -0500Terre Haute Police Chief John Plasse announced that the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever will begin a statewide distribution of toys during a ceremony at THPD headquarters.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:23:00 -0500The Clay County Sheriff's Department is investigating a multi-vehicle accident with injuries that occurred at U.S. 40 and County Road 100 East near Knightsville about 5 p.m., according to Clay County dispatch.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:58:40 -0500INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Indiana governor and Vice President-elect Mike Pence hosted a tree-lighting ceremony at the Statehouse.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:53:45 -0500INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—The $7 million incentive package Carrier Corp. will receive as part of a deal the furnace and air conditioner manufacturer reached with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence is a departure from how tax credits are commonly…