Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:28:51 -0400The body of 19-year-old disabled Evansville woman has been found in a vacant home.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:48:21 -0400An Indiana Senate education committee has advanced a bill setting parameters for a new state test that will replace the ISTEP exam.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:42:21 -0400An Indiana House panel has amended legislation targeting the state's problematic vaping law to reintroduce certain regulations.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:49:00 -0400A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:39:00 -0400The Indiana Department of Transportation announced a bridge reconstruction project on U.S. 231 about 4 miles north of Greencastle will restrict traffic to one 10-foot-wide lane on the bridge over Jones Creek.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:58:00 -0400A truck driver suffered minor injuries when his truck rolled in a crash about 9:30 a.m. today on Indiana 236 about a mile west of Indiana 59 in Parke County, according to Indiana State Police.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:03:00 -0400Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:01:00 -0400U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:12:20 -0400Peach farmers in Illinois say the state's crop will make it through the fickle spring weather.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:20:00 -0400Friday is National Crayon Day and Crayola says it will mark the occasion by retiring one of its colors.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 05:55:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, March 29.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:05:00 -0400Golfers out on the fairways and greens on a recent sunny day had mixed views on Terre Haute's effort to find private operators for Rea Park and Hulman Links, courses that have accumulated a deficit of more than $5 million…
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400A 30-month time line has been set for completion of a new Vigo County Jail. It calls for the county jail, or security complex, to be completed with all equipment and furnishing installed, and staff trained and ready for occupation…
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400A Terre Haute man has been arrested in connection with a Monday evening stabbing in the 1600 block of South 18th Street.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Vigo County shows a "slight uptick" over last year in health outcomes, while Sullivan County remains near the bottom in Indiana, according to a national report.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400President Donald Trump’s notion of getting moderate Democrats to join with majority Republicans to help him win approval of health care legislation faces longshot odds, representatives of both parties said Tuesday.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:24:24 -0400By the end of next week, Vigo County's Board of Commissioners plan to file a petition seeking rezoning of the former International Paper site for a new county jail.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:22:53 -0400Time frame for completion of Vigo County jail/security complex in joint stipulation:•March 14, 2017: Vigo County Council assessed potential rate increase for funding ($3 million appropriation from economic development funds was approved on March 14,
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:21:24 -0400The Eel River bridge on Indiana 246 in southwestern Clay County will be closed for the summer beginning Monday.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:45:20 -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, 28 Mar 2017 14:51:20 -0400A House panel has addressed constitutionality concerns by amending an abortion proposal that would have drastically altered the state's judicial bypass procedure.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:40:49 -0400A powerful Indiana Senate committee on Tuesday put its stamp on an infrastructure funding plan, which includes a number of fee and tax increases that GOP leaders say are needed to pay for much needed road and bridge repairs.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:24:20 -0400A bridge on Indiana 246 spanning the Eel River will close on or after April 3, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced today. The official detour follows Indiana 246 to Indiana 159 to Indiana 48 to Indiana 59 and back.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:37:00 -0400A 30-month time line has been set for completion of a new Vigo County Jail.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:40:00 -0400The Eel River bridge on Indiana 246 in southwestern Clay County will be closed for the summer beginning Monday.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:28:00 -0400A Terre Haute man has been arrested in connection with a Monday evening stabbing in the 1600 block of South 18th Street.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:06:00 -0400An Indiana board is poised to endorse a deal directing $7 million in tax breaks and grants for a deal brokered by President Donald Trump to keep hundreds of jobs at the Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:08:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, March 28.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:30:00 -0400Road projects for the Indiana Department of Transportation and for the city of Terre Haute are about to make getting from the east end of Terre Haute to the west end and south end much more challenging.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:05:24 -0400A citation has been issued in a Sunday evening crash that sent one driver to the hospital.Anthony Warrington, 41, was picked up by Terre Haute Police after a witness to an accident followed Warrington’s vehicle and alerted police to his…
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:05:23 -0400A request for security at the Vigo County Juvenile Center gained approval of the Vigo County's budget committee Monday, but at a lower funding level.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:05:14 -0400Indiana State University police are investigating a report of an assault on a faculty member.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:05:22 -0400Terre Haute police are investigating a stabbing that took place Monday afternoon in the 1600 block of South 18th Street.The victim’s condition is unknown; he refused medical treatment from the Terre Haute Fire Department.At about 5:25 pm, police resp
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:05:00 -0400A one-stop shop for citizens in need of a variety of life-altering assistance will be available April 7 when "Wabash Valley Community Connect ... What's Your Need?" debuts.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:00:23 -0400Indiana American Water will conduct water main flushing beginning in April in the company’s Terre Haute service area from April 2 to May 14, 2017.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:01:55 -0400From Feb. 13 through March 17, First Financial Bank held a“Paws for the Cause”pet food and supplies drive to benefit area nonprofit organizations that help homeless and neglected animals. On Monday, the bank announced that it received 2,463 food and…
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:01:59 -0400Catholic Charities in Terre Haute will conduct an open house on April 5 to celebrate National Volunteer Month. The event will run from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sycamore Country Club, 200 Heritage Drive.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:30:00 -0400John McNichols, the longest tenured and most decorated coach in Indiana State University's history in any sport, was honored this afternoon at the Indiana Statehouse.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:45:00 -0400Switching Indiana's superintendent of public instruction from an elected position to an appointed post wouldn't happen until 2025 under the latest version of a bill headed to the state Senate floor.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:57:00 -0400Terre Haute police are investigating a stabbing that took place this evening in the 1600 block of South 18th Street.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:06:20 -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.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:05:00 -0400ROBINSON, Ill. — Registration for the summer and fall semesters at Lincoln Trail College begins Tuesday.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:49:48 -0400CHICAGO (AP)—A still-active writer from suburban Chicago who has written 11 self-published books and plans others is turning 110.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:00 -0400Indiana State University’s newly renovated science building will come alive on March 29 for a very special Community Semester event.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:44:00 -0400A ticket has been issued in a Sunday evening hit-and-run crash that sent one driver to the hospital.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:36:00 -0400It will probably come as no surprise to anyone who knows me that I still use a road atlas. Despite having GPS capabilities on both my phone and in my car, I prefer to read and use a road map.…
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:15:00 -0400The late John McNichols -- one of Indiana State University’s most successful coaches -- will be honored at 1:30 p.m. today at the Indiana Statehouse.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:55:49 -0400INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—A Senate panel is set to consider a measure making the state schools chief appointed by the governor instead of elected by voters, despite its 23-26 defeat in the Senate this session.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:17:00 -0400The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced lane restrictions for Interstate 70 in Vigo County after Monday, April 3.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:05:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, March 27:
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400A Vigo County School Corp. after-school program that provides certified teachers, tutoring and homework assistance could come to an end under President Donald Trump's proposed budget.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:20:18 -0400ISU has hired Tom Recker as associate vice president for development. A native of Michigan, Recker brings more than 25 years of experience in higher education and not-for-profit major gift fundraising, according to a news release from the university.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:18:27 -0400McDonald’s #6137, 2111 Lafayette Ave., (2 Critical, 1 Non Critical)-Soda nozzles unclean in lobby; Pass thru trays and racks found with greasy residue and grease build up. Thornton’s Oil #78, 2665 S. St Rd 46, (1 Critical, 2 Non Critical)-Ice…
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:20:00 -0400Criminals looking to steal credit card information may only have to go as far as the nearest gas pump. A recent trend in credit card theft struck the Indiana State Police late last Fall and continues to pilfer money from…
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:21:00 -0400Steve and Sherry Garlits went searching for that perfect plant Sunday.“We’re looking for an ornamental tree to replace one that bit the dust,” Sherry Garlits said as she perused the selection at the Apple House in Terre Haute. “It’s that…
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:48:21 -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, 26 Mar 2017 00:12:26 -0400The Terre Haute Children's Museum will partner with The Maple Center for Integrative Health to present the Youth LEAF—Healthy Spring Break Camp Monday through March 31.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:12:25 -0400Enjoy spring break at the West Branch of the Vigo County Public Library with four fun-filled afternoons, this coming Monday through Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400At about 5:45 p.m. Monday, hundreds of balloons were sent skyward at Albright Cemetery in honor of fallen Howard County Sheriff’s Deputy Carl Koontz. Attached to the balloons were short notes, each one containing an address and asking for return…
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Shortly after Republican leaders pulled the vote on their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan lamented that“moving from an opposition party to a governing party comes with growing pains and, well, we’re feeling those pain
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400With just one extra twist in Indiana's odd political year of 2016, Sue Ellspermann could be governor.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:45:00 -0400Despite the light drizzle falling over Terre Haute North Vigo High School Saturday afternoon, nothing was going to rain on Carter Guess' parade.For the first time in 18 months, 5-year-old Carter is cancer-free.Which is why family, friends, well-wishe
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:18:29 -0400Sullivan County sheriff's deputies have made an arrest in the Feb. 3 theft of a salt water pump from Shelburn Oil Investment Properties, Sheriff Clark Cottom said Saturday.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:19:00 -0400One-hundred and two Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students and their families and friends packed the Church of Immaculate Conception Saturday for the 95th Annual Ring Day ceremony.Just after 2 p.m. the organ struck the opening chords of the“Woods
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:18:00 -0400As he opens his county office closet, Brad Newman carefully unzips and puts away his city police vest.It’s a clear transition from being a full-time Terre Haute police officer to being Vigo County’s elected clerk of the circuit court.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:18:00 -0400Five of Terre Haute's 10 highest paid city employees in 2016 were firefighters, according to annual compensation figures posted on the Indiana Gateway for Government Units. No Indiana city of more than 50,000 population exceeded that number and Indianapolis, Carmel…
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:30:00 -0400This column is for Mr. W of Columbus, Mr. R in Terre Haute, and the many readers who see Indiana exclusively as a wonderful place. They believe, however, I tear Indiana down, not appreciating its glory.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:10:00 -0400Social Security has been a cornerstone of financial security for more than 80 years. As you might already know, a lifetime of measured discipline can ensure a comfortable retirement. Social Security can help plan, save and see plenty of green…
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:05:00 -0400Jennifer Isbell-Scott is an industrial sales account manager for Vectren Energy. Prior to her current role, she held various titles, such as planning supervisor, engineering manager, and gas distribution engineer. She has been with Vectren for 12 years.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:00:00 -0400Nikki Eslick, of Terre Haute, has joined Sycamore Insurance Associates LLC as an account executive specializing in commercial insurance. She is licensed in property and casualty insurance in Indiana.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:00:00 -0400Business meetings offered this week throughout the Wabash Valley.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:28:51 -0400The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Friday and Saturday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and…
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400A Terre Haute man faces a potential 10 years to life in federal prison after being indicted by a grand jury on charges including distributing methamphetamine in Vigo County.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400A new jury trial date of June 13 has been set for for Danial Armentrout, a suspended Terre Haute patrolman criminally charged after a December 2015 domestic dispute.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Two men from the historic town of Zionsville in Boone County are among 11 finalists in the search for the successor to Indiana Supreme Court Justice Robert D. Rucker, who will retire May 12.The two Zionsville men are Superior Court…
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400For decades, Lynn's Pharmacy in Brazil has dominated a downtown corner along U.S. 40 with an attractive storefront and the lure of a vintage soda fountain. Maintaining that building, built in 1887, has been a passion for owner Lynn Hostetler,…
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400Work has begun on Terre Haute’s first major riverfront residential development. Interior demolition work has begun at the former ICON building, which Core Redevelopment plans to turn into about 165 loft-style, market-rate apartments. A ceremony marking the start of the…
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:36:21 -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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:18:00 -0400"It’s rare these days to hear a song that immediately touches your heart and gives you goose bumps as soon as the first line is sung," states a press release today on Terre Haute native Kris Anderson, "a country artist…
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:51:00 -0400The U.S. Department of Agriculture said today that OK Food, Inc. is recalling 933,272 (423,329 kilograms) pounds of the food shipped nationwide that was produced between Dec. 19, 2016, and March 7, 2017, and includes the number "P-7092" inside the…
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:10:49 -0400A man accused of killing an Indiana woman nearly two years ago has entered a guilty plea after striking a deal with prosecutors.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:20:06 -0400President Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:48:21 -0400Construction is starting on a new recreational vehicle supplier's factory in northern Indiana that comes amid strong sales for the industry that's concentrated in the area.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:48:22 -0400The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate fell below six percent in February.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:11:00 -0400Attorney General Curtis Hill today is encouraging Hoosiers who may be eligible to join and receive money from a $125 million multi-state settlement with the biopharmaceutical company Cephalon to file a claim before the April 13 deadline.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:55:49 -0400Authorities say a person has been wounded in an officer-involved shooting during a traffic stop in central Indiana.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:08:00 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, March 24.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:15:00 -0400Indiana has a potential Route 66. Most Hoosiers don't realize it, let alone outsiders. But it's already there. The dots just need connected.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:00:00 -0400The Vigo County School Corp. isn't the only Wabash Valley district that's had to update high school facilities. Last year, South Vermillion School Corp. undertook about $6.5 million in improvements to its high school, built in 1977. The project included…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:42:00 -0400The former Light House Mission building could be converted into apartments, pending a developer obtaining financing. The Rev. Tim Fagg, executive director of Light House, said the mission nearly two weeks ago signed a purchase agreement with Flaherty & Collins,…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:28:53 -0400What is so great about this time of year? If you answered March Madness, you would be partially correct. Another great answer is the arrival of spring. But it is also time for the annual Tribune-Star Readers’Choice final voting!
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:27:27 -0400Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s inaugural Big Data Summit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday will showcase ways organizations can deal with the large volume of data they amass. It will be attended by business leaders, and college professors and…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:27:28 -0400Nearly 40 people came together in West Terre Haute Thursday evening to discuss how they view their community and in what ways they can improve it.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:27:37 -0400A Terre man charged with murder will return to court March 30. Eddie Jermaine Stewart, 42, made his initial appearance Thursday via video conference in Vigo Superior Court 6, where Judge Michael Lewis appointed pubic defender Michael Slagle to represent…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:55:00 -0400WASHINGTON – Sonny Perdue, agriculture secretary-designate, was urged Thursday to mitigate the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown so American farmers can continue to depend on foreign workers to harvest produce and other food staples.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:45:20 -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.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:59:00 -0400U.S. stocks are broadly higher Thursday as banks recover some ground thanks to an upturn in bond yields, which will make lending money more profitable by forcing interest rates on loans higher. Google's parent company, Alphabet, leads technology stocks lower…
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:25:48 -0400INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb supports the Republican bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, his spokeswoman said Thursday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:57:00 -0400A statement from the Mormon church issued on behalf of relatives says a Utah man was among those killed in a London attack and his wife was seriously injured.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:33:19 -0400A southwestern Indiana school district is cracking down on underage drinking by requiring all students to pass a Breathalyzer test before they can attend school-sponsored dances.