Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:03 -0400State senators Jon Ford (R-38th District) and Karen Tallian (D-4th District) answered almost two dozen questions from an audience consisting of more than 30 people during a "Medical Marijuana for Indiana?" public policy forum Thursday evening inside Indiana State University's…
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:55:38 -0400It was a mystery that many thought might never be solved: Who savagely stabbed to death the 11-year-old son of two medical doctors and the family's housekeeper in 2008 in one of Omaha's most affluent neighborhoods?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:56:53 -0400Indiana has spent lots of time and effort to appropriately toast its 200th birthday in 2016. Cultural and historical events pack local calendars from Terre Haute to Richmond and Angola to Evansville.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:55:00 -0400Indiana State University freshmen enrollment declined this fall, but admissions officials are striving to push numbers back up and say they're already seeing some positive results.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:54:00 -0400Yves Dushime's childhood was spent on the move, running from the same machete-wielding militias that killed his grandparents, uncles and a cousin.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:50:00 -0400A Pimento man will go on trial Oct. 18 in the first of four criminal cases filed against him after a child molestation, exploitation and pornography investigation.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:43:26 -0400Senior citizens dining sites are offered in Vigo, Clay, Parke, Vermillion, Sullivan and Putnam counties. For dining site locations, call Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled nutrition program offices at 800-489-1561. Note: Menus are subject to change.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:41:56 -0400Pioneer Village in Fowler Park will be closed to the general public from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 4-7 to host an event for the Vigo County School Corp. No visitor will be permitted in the Pioneer Village during…
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:07:00 -0400KOKOMO - State investigators and local law enforcement released numerous details and clarifications Thursday regarding the shooting death of Howard County Sheriff’s Deputy Carl Koontz on the morning of March 20, including the charging of nine people associated with Koontz’…
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:10:00 -0400The Terre Haute Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a theft suspect.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:28:00 -0400A crowded commuter train plowed into the bustling Hoboken station during the morning rush hour Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others, some critically, in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables,…
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:21:00 -0400Three teenagers escaped serious injury when they crashed a pickup truck Tuesday evening in Vermillion County.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:56:39 -0400The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Wednesday and Thursday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and…
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:43:00 -0400According to a presidential proclamation issued Wednesday evening, Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff to honor the memory of former President and Prime Minister of Israel, Shimon Peres. Flags should be lowered…
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:40:00 -0400Volvo is recalling about 44,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the air conditioning can leak water into the vehicles and cause air bags to malfunction.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:28:19 -0400A central Indiana woman is accused of locking a disabled, elderly man in a room for two years and denying him food and medicine.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:29:00 -0400One central Illinois community is now an official gateway to a collection of counties in the heart of the land of Lincoln.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:54:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Sept. 29:
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:44:00 -0400The Spartan Race series, which uses unique courses with challenging obstacles to determine its champions, has become popular around the United States since its invention in 2007.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:42:00 -0400If he could wish upon a star, budding engineer Dylan Boyer one day wants to develop and operate mining rovers on Mars.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:32:00 -0400Despite what anyone might have read on Facebook, terrifying clowns are not running amok in Brazil, Indiana.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:26:54 -0400Terre Haute Transit Utility fares will not increase nor will bus service be cut for the rest of 2016, and no increases or cuts are anticipated in 2017, said Brad Miller, transportation director of the city.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:24:14 -0400A resolution for a 33-percent sanitary sewer rate increase was introduced Wednesday in a special meeting of the Terre Haute Board of Sanitary Commissioners.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:24:17 -0400A Terre Haute man faces charges of incest and sexual misconduct with a minor after DNA testing showed he fathered two children with his biological daughter
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:24:00 -0400Two Indiana State University graduates reconnected on Wednesday, looking each other in the eye as they shared their very different prison backgrounds.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:22:25 -0400Vigo County Council at-large candidates Jim Mann and Courtney Ann Schmidt belong to different political parties, but both want voters to know about a change in law that affects them both.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:22:34 -0400College and community young Democrats gathered at Indiana State University Wednesday to criticize the voting record of Republican Congressman Todd Young on issues related to college affordability.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:28:27 -0400A Farmersburg woman arrested in connection with an April robbery at the Fairfield Inn in Terre Haute received a 13-year sentence Wednesday.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:26:53 -0400Slight changes in election rules are causing consternation among party leaders who fear loyal voters will be confused when casting ballots this fall.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:50:49 -0400An attorney for New York real estate heir Robert Durst says he's been moved to a federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:29:56 -0400Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's next book will be a fond look back at his long friendship with John Wooden, the celebrated basketball coach at UCLA.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:49:00 -0400The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores is seeking to hire 13,000 associates for all its store locations to service customers during the busy holiday season.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:16:00 -0400The parents of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen fatally shot in 2012 by a neighborhood watch volunteer, have a book coming out on Jan. 31.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:47:00 -0400Police say an arrest warrant for a first-degree murder charge has been issued for an 18-year-old man in the deadly shooting at a party of the University of Illinois campus.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:35:00 -0400Wells Fargo, which has been fined $185 million by regulators who said bank employees opened millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals, has promised to contact all customers and invite them to review their accounts. But don't wait around…
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:28:00 -0400U.S. stock markets are slightly higher in a quiet start to Wednesday trading as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Phone and utility companies are slipping. Beer makers AB InBev and Molson Coors are rising after SABMiller's shareholders…
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:46:00 -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, 28 Sep 2016 09:35:00 -0400A central Indiana campground that's been operating for more than a century is closing its gates amid a state lawsuit.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:36:00 -0400Pioneer Village in Fowler Park will be closed to the general public from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 4-7 to host an event for the Vigo County School Corp.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:40:33 -0400ELKHART, Ind. (AP)—A court hearing is scheduled for a northern Indiana woman accused in the deaths of her two young children.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:38:48 -0400INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—A class-action lawsuit is set to go to trial accusing the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles of overcharging license and title fees.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:17:00 -0400WASHINGTON — As attorneys defended the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan in a federal appeals court Tuesday, two senators from coal-dependent West Virginia said it's unlawful and will devastate communities.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:41:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Sept. 28:
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:54:00 -0400Cookies, apples, bananas and more than 500 personalized thank you cards found their way into the hands of first responders around Vigo County on Tuesday.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:48:10 -0400Terre Haute North Vigo High School has been named a "Five-Star Leadership School" by the Indiana High School Athletic Association, a distinction earned by just 19 schools for 2015-16.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:48:14 -0400INDIANAPOLIS–Two C's and an F were the marks given by a group of high school debate students to three candidates for governor who met on a school stage Tuesday and were given the assignment of hashing out education issues.The candidates–Republica
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:48:16 -0400Sixteen women from various working sectors in Vigo County will travel today to Washington D.C. to meet members of Congress as part of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:52:00 -0400Shannon Hudson and Hannah Cooper are co-workers who were traveling through Terre Haute along U.S. 41 when they couldn't help but notice the two pachyderms at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:53:52 -0400A two-car accident in southern Vigo County resulted in a Fontanet woman being hospitalized Tuesday afternoon.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:50:56 -0400A Terre Haute man will serve five years in community corrections and seven years on probation after pleading guilty to the beating of another man outside a tavern last year.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:38:48 -0400Scientists say the first baby has been born from a new technique that combines DNA from three people.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:35:49 -0400Entry and exit from a southern Indiana school has been closed after a man's body was found outside it during class hours.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:32:00 -0400The Center Grove School Police Department is investigating the abduction of a child from Greenwood, Indiana, 14 miles south of Indianapolis.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:26:00 -0400The 44th annual ISSMA Marching Band season steps off on Oct. 1 with 167 Indiana High School Marching Bands participating in the Festival, Scholastic, or Open Class.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:29:49 -0400Indiana University Health Plans says it's leaving the Affordable Care Act marketplace in Indiana, affecting about 27,000 people who it covered as of June.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:39:00 -0400A body found in Fort Wayne early Tuesday morning may be tied to the case involving two children who were found dead in a car behind the Elkhart Police Department Monday.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:19:21 -0400The 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, 27 Sep 2016 10:49:00 -0400The Committee to Elect Cleytus Malone for Vigo County School Board will host a meet-and-greet with the candidate from 6 to 8 p.m. today in St. Paul Baptist Church, 1000 S. 15th St. Community members are encouraged to attend to…
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:30:00 -0400Police in northern Indiana have found the body of an older man who they believe may have been in the company of a woman recently arrested in the deaths of her two children.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:05:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Sept. 27:
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400Grand opening festivities are set for Friday at Route 1 Simply Southern, 2694 Illinois 1, in Marshall. The Marshall Chamber Of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. CDT.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:12:12 -0400Hillary Clinton emphatically accused Donald Trump of purposely keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters, declaring during Monday night's presidential debate, "There's something he's hiding."
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:34:33 -0400A public hearing for a 33 percent rate increase is slated for Oct. 11 before the Terre Haute Board of Sanitary Commissioners.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:34:00 -0400Trails for Griffin Bike Park run through Barbara Lambertus's property, and she doesn't want to be responsible for the bikers when the facility officially opens next month.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:34:00 -0400A New York-based web site has named Terre Haute as the most affordable housing market in Indiana.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:36:00 -0400Renovations and expansion continue for a gun shop and indoor shooting range at the former Furniture Gallery building on the city's south side.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:57:02 -0400Former standout basketball player Armon Bassett has rejected a plea agreement offered to resolve a domestic violence case, but he will stand trial Oct. 27 for a lesser offense.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:56:00 -0400Indiana State University wants to sell several parcels of property located north of the main campus, and on Friday, it will ask board of trustees' approval to initiate the legal process.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:30:00 -0400Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton faces Republican nominee Donald Trump in the first presidential debate of 2016 at Hofstra University in New York. Watch it live beginning at 8 p.m. CT / 9 p.m. ET.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:22:00 -0400A missing woman was found alive in rural Sullivan Monday evening, ending an hours-long search on the ground and from the air.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:38:00 -0400Liliana Hernandez is a 7 year old white female, 3 feet, 4 inches tall, long brown hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black nightgown. Rene Pasztor is a 6 year old white male, 3 feet tall, short…
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:30:12 -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.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:28:00 -0400Representatives from DDRS and The Arc of Indiana will be at the Arc of Vigo County office at 11 Cherry St., Terre Haute, on Sept. 30 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. to speak with individuals and families in the Terre…
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:10:00 -0400As part of an ongoing multistate effort to combat human trafficking and drug trafficking, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and several other of his state AG colleagues are traveling to Cuba this week to meet with their Cuban counterparts and…
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:26:00 -0400The Terre Haute Board of Sanitary Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday to introduce a 33 percent sewer rate increase resolution. A public hearing before the board on the new rates is slated for Oct. 11.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:14:00 -0400One person was injured in a single-car crash early today on Interstate 70 east of Indiana 46.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:34:42 -0400Work is expected to start this fall on tearing down dozens of buildings from a closed military munitions plant in southern Indiana.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:48:00 -0400Nine people were shot and wounded, one critically, in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning by a lawyer who had issues with his law firm, authorities said.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:53:00 -0400Pfizer will not split into two publicly traded companies, a decision that, at least for now, ends Wall Street speculation over the drugmaker's future.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:04:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Sept. 26:
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:45:00 -0400Austin Schriver had his pick of the soft, lovable creatures in the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice's 4-H alpaca club, and he chose Wynne.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:29:00 -0400Arnold Palmer brought a country-club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch, At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King," died Sunday in Pittsburgh.…
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:18:46 -0400On the toughest days, Penny Burris dwells on the goofy moments.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:12:00 -0400Consider the lowly grasshopper: Celebrated in children’s books, light poetry, and silly songs, they are also condemned as ravenous pillagers in both biblical scripture and pioneer history.
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:51:00 -0400Two people familiar with the decision say LSU has fired head football coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:41:22 -0400They drove around the small city near where western Alabama bumps in to Mississippi, hunting for the spot Albert Anderson drew his last tortured breath.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400On a Monday in late August, children in Cindy Andrews’morning pre-kindergarten class at Franklin Elementary used blue beads, building blocks, shaving cream and Play-Doh to play—and learn.Two boys at a“sensory box”used cylinders and scoops to exp
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:01:00 -0400Anti-war activist, author and podcast host Cindy Sheehan is probably best known for pitching a tent near then-President George W. Bush’s summer house in Texas in 2005 as she continued to request meetings with Bush about the death of her…
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:58:00 -0400A serious teacher shortage in Indiana continues for 2016-17, according to an Indiana State University survey of school superintendents.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:02:00 -0400Bats — the flying mammals, not the wooden tools used in baseball — have received plenty of negative media publicity in Vigo County recently.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:16:42 -0400An all-terrain vehicle crashed Saturday afternoon in rural Clay County, injuring the driver.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:30:00 -0400At a time when fewer college students are choosing careers in education, Carly Holliday is an exception to that trend.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:28:45 -0400In response to the teacher shortage, last year, Glenda Ritz, state superintendent for public instruction, formed a Blue Ribbon Commission to recruit and retain excellent teachers.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:30:00 -0400Anyone over the age of 40 probably remembers the war movie, "The Dirty Dozen." Regarding the seven men and five women mentioned in this story — all under 40 — just call them the "Deserving Dozen."
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:30:00 -0400A reader from Bloomfield wants economists to explain why free trade does not deliver benefits as advertised by politicians. Free trade is a concept not a reality. It is much like other concepts so dear to some economists and most…
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:10:00 -0400Social Security provides benefits for children who suffer from many disabling diseases, including some forms of cancer.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:05:00 -0400Hope everyone had a restful Labor Day weekend; The Terre Haute Young Leaders last met on Sept. 1 at Clabber Girl, and we had a great presentation. But first I want to give an update from the recently completed Terre…
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:00:00 -0400Indiana Gov. Mike Pence recently made the following appointments: Tom E. Slater of Vigo County, appointed to serve a four-year term on the Indiana Land Resources Council through Sept. 15, 2020; and Kim D. Cooper of Vigo County, reappointed to…
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:00:00 -0400Two economists from Indiana State University’s Center for Economic Education will discuss the 2016 presidential election from an economic perspective at a Sept. 29 forum.