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Fennell asks court's OK for certain school visits

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:52:00 -0500

One 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.(image)


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Mayor: Terre Haute must invest in itself to keep growing

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:44:00 -0500

While thankful for projects undertaken largely by out-of-town investors, Mayor Duke Bennett says Terre Haute must invest in itself for a better future.(image)


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Bucshon discusses what's ahead for health insurance

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:41:47 -0500

U.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.(image)


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City, development panel work on communications, transparency

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:36:55 -0500

City Controller Leslie Ellis presented the Terre Haute Redevelopment Commission a report Wednesday showing $10.1 million in the department's cash pool.(image)



United Way of Wabash Valley readies for annual dinner

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:32:36 -0500

The United Way of the Wabash Valley will review the year past and look at the challenges ahead Tuesday night at its annual dinner meeting.(image)



Immunization grant discussed at board of health meeting

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:32:39 -0500

Even 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.(image)



EPA nominee says climate change is not a 'hoax'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:32:37 -0500

President-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.(image)



Two men charged with multiple felonies after drug search

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:30:54 -0500

Indiana State Police troopers from the Putnamville District Meth Suppression Team executed a search warrant at 2350 Morton Street on Wednesday afternoon.(image)



Man shot by police arrested on multiple charges

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:50:29 -0500

A 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.(image)


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YEARS IN THE MAKING: Former Gov. Mitch Daniels visits Lewis and Clark Bridge in Southern Indiana for first time Wednesday

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:01:00 -0500

UTICA — 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…(image)


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Chief Justice Rush recognizes local officials, court initiatives during State of the Judiciary

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 -0500

INDIANAPOLIS – 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.(image)


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Indiana high school seniors will soon be required to receive additional meningitis vaccine

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:30:00 -0500

Students 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,…(image)



Buying dinner for family was "right thing to do"

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:00:00 -0500

A 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.(image)


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Indiana Supreme Court Justice Rucker to retire in 2017

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:53:22 -0500

Indiana Supreme Court Justice Robert Rucker will retire this year after 18 years on the court.(image)



Vigo County Jail Log: Jan. 18, 2017

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:29:23 -0500

The 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…(image)



Bill would allow property owners to lease rooms and homes

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:41:22 -0500

Under 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.(image)



Car crossing center line kills 3 on northern Indiana highway

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:56:00 -0500

Authorities say a car crossed into oncoming traffic on a northern Indiana highway, causing a crash that killed three people and critically injured two others.(image)



Update: George H.W. Bush now in ICU; wife also hospitalized

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:29:00 -0500

A 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.(image)


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Illinois leaders split on attending Trump inauguration

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:53:21 -0500

Illinois' elected leaders are split on whether they're attending President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.(image)



Authorities: Woman arrested in Muncie murder-for-hire plot

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:24:52 -0500

The 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.(image)



Death of Fort Hood soldier from Illinois under investigation

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:27:00 -0500

Fort Hood officials released the name of the soldier who was found unresponsive Jan. 12 in his barracks room.(image)



Indiana joins 11 other states in lawsuit against Office of Surface Mining

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:09:00 -0500

Attorney General Hill: regulations in place are an unjust overreach by federal government(image)



Indiana Youth Group relocates to larger headquarters

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:57:51 -0500

An 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.(image)



10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:42:00 -0500

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Jan. 18:(image)


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County panel backs Terre Haute casino bid

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Vigo County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution supporting the location of a casino in Terre Haute.(image)



Commissioners say jail decisions due to judge Feb. 28

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:59:00 -0500

Vigo 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.(image)



Murder charge filed against suspect in Friday shooting

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:56:00 -0500

The 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…(image)


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Man faces multiple charges after beating, chase

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:46:03 -0500

A 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.(image)


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Holcomb outlines 5 areas of focus for next 4 years

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:11:06 -0500

Indiana 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.(image)


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One injured after car leaves road, hits boats

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:23:25 -0500

A 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.(image)



Vigo County Jail Log: Jan. 17, 2017

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:42:00 -0500

The 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…(image)



3 dead, 2 others critically hurt in northern Indiana crash

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:33:54 -0500

Police say three people have died and two others are critically injured following in a four-vehicle crash on U.S. 20 in northern Indiana.(image)



Murder charge filed in Friday shooting

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:39:00 -0500

The suspect in a Friday morning shooting in Terre Haute was charged with murder this morning in Vigo Superior Court.(image)


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Commissioners unanimously approve resolution in support of a casino in Terre Haute

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:28:00 -0500

Vigo County Commissioners today unanimously approved a resolution supporting the location of a casino in Terre Haute.(image)



Vigo Commissioners say jail decisions due to judge Feb. 28

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:26:00 -0500

Vigo 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.(image)


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DeVos likely to push school choice as education secretary

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:58:12 -0500

Charter schools and school choice are expected to be a major focus of education policy under the new Trump administration.(image)


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GM to add or keep 7,000 jobs, make $1B factory investment

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:01:27 -0500

General 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.(image)


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Holcomb to deliver first State of the State speech tonight

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:38:00 -0500

New 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.(image)



Police: 2 wounded in shooting outside Indianapolis nightclub

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:26:21 -0500

Police say two people were wounded in a shooting outside an Indianapolis nightclub that apparently began with a dispute inside.(image)



Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations.(image)



10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:06:00 -0500

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Jan. 17:(image)


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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Honor & service

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:30:00 -0500

High 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.(image)


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Lifelong passion rewards Valley resident with dream job

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:20:00 -0500

As 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…(image)


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Valley will be well represented at Trump inauguration

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:08:00 -0500

Wabash 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.(image)


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NAACP hopes Trump lives up to promises

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:01:10 -0500

Sylvester 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.(image)


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Dog's bucket list puts focus on animal issues

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:00:00 -0500

Without 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.(image)


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Wall Street Journal recognizes RHIT as a top school for grad earning

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:01:00 -0500

Recent 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.(image)


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Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:13:00 -0500

Former 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.(image)


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Hoosiers encouraged to reduce their carbon footprints

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:58:00 -0500

As 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…(image)


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Hoosiers gather at Statehouse to protest ACA repeal efforts

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:52:00 -0500

Hundreds of Hoosiers rallied at the Statehouse Sunday to protest Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and overhaul Medicare.(image)


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A look back at the Obama years

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:15:00 -0500

In April 2008, Bionca Gambill introduced Barack Obama to an enthusiastic crowd at Terre Haute North Vigo High School during a town hall meeting.(image)


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The Off Season: A day in the life of my newspaper

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:00:00 -0500

Newspapers 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…(image)



Mayor uses 'Hoosierness' in bid to mend fractured party

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:40:10 -0500

South Bend’s progressive Democratic mayor, Pete Buttigieg, is miles apart politically from the state's former conservative Republican governor, Vice President-elect Mike Pence.(image)


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MLK Jr. Day events

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:39:00 -0500

Below are some of the local events scheduled for today, which is Martin Luther King Jr. Day.(image)



GOP leaders pledge vape law overhaul, subject of FBI probe

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:50:21 -0500

Republican 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.(image)



Chicago man arrested in connection with battery, road rage incident

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:22:00 -0500

A 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.(image)


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Casino gets heavy attention at Crackerbarrel Session

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:00:00 -0500

Braving 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.(image)


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APNewsBreak: Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:13:00 -0500

ELLENTON, 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…(image)


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Wabash Valley residents joining Women's March

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:10:44 -0500

As 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.(image)


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Morton Marcus: Finance roads the right way

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:30:00 -0500

This 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.(image)



Mail carrier leads list of most endangered jobs

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:15:00 -0500

Changes in technology and consumer habits are making it harder for employees in several career fields to find jobs in the coming years.(image)


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Social Security exists to help realize dreams

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:15:00 -0500

Jan. 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…(image)



On the Move: Jan. 15, 2017

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500

Two employees have been promoted at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Carlisle.(image)


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Marshall Chamber sets date for annual dinner, seeks award nominations

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500

The 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.(image)



On the Move: Jan. 15, 2017

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500

The 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.(image)


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Newsmakers

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500

Residential 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.(image)


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New site helps job seekers find careers in nursing, assisted living

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:55:00 -0500

The 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.(image)



Lilly Endowment giving $100M to human service organizations

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:12:51 -0500

The 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(image)



Firewood permits available for Raccoon State Rec Area

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 16:53:25 -0500

The 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…(image)



Deputy shoots man

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:43:07 -0500

Indiana State Police detectives continue to investigate a police-involved shooting that occurred late Thursday northwest of Greencastle in rural Putnam County.(image)


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Obamacare replacement may lower rates for young, raise them for others

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:44:00 -0500

As 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.(image)


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181st Intelligence Wing at Hulman gets a new commander

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:42:58 -0500

The 181st Intelligence Wing at Hulman Field has a new commander.(image)



UPDATE: 1 dead, 2 arrested after TH shooting

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:14:00 -0500

A 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.(image)


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Traffic stop in Carlisle leads to arrest

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:00:53 -0500

A routine traffic stop in Carlisle led to the arrest of a Terre Haute man on several charges.(image)



Reward in whooping crane shooting now at $6,500

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:27:00 -0500

Donations 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.(image)


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Saturday event cancellations, still on

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:41:00 -0500

The Vigo County School Corp. has announced the following athletic events have been cancelled for Saturday because of weather:(image)



Borders' controversial bill looks dead-on-filing

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500

A bill intended to ban transgender individuals in Indiana from changing a birth certificate to reflect their gender identity will not receive a hearing.(image)


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Bill would prohibit birth certificate gender changes

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:44:00 -0500

State 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(image)


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Health officials report increased flu activity, deaths

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:59:00 -0500

INDIANAPOLIS — 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…(image)



Vigo County Jail Log: Jan. 13, 2017

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:08:23 -0500

The 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…(image)



Indiana Sen. Donnelly says he'll push Trump on factory jobs

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:23:22 -0500

Democratic 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.(image)



MLK 'war room' is the heart of a new national monument

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:25:00 -0500

A motel room once used by Martin Luther King Jr. to plan civil rights protests is the centerpiece of a new national monument in Alabama.(image)



Feds release scathing report on Chicago police abuse

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:06:07 -0500

The 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.(image)


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Feds say fugitive lived in Oregon under crash victim's name

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:59:22 -0500

Federal 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.(image)



Shooting at 13th Street and Fourth Avenue; no one in custody

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:39:00 -0500

Terre 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.(image)


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'Exorcist' author William Peter Blatty dead at 89

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:37:00 -0500

Novelist 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.(image)



Names released in Putnam County police-involved shooting

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:32:00 -0500

Indiana State Police detectives from the Putnamville Post continue to investigate a police-involved shooting northwest of Greencastle near Morton in rural Putnam County.(image)


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Early morning shooting in Terre Haute under investigation

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:40:00 -0500

One man was shot and another battered during a residential burglary early today in the 1900 block of Woodlawn.(image)


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Police-involved shooting under investigation in Putnam County

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:48:00 -0500

Putnam County man who brandished a gun at police was hospitalized late Thursday after being shot twice in the torso.(image)


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10 Things to Know for Friday

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:44:00 -0500

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Jan. 13.(image)



Tanoos, Bradley critical of proposed jail site

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:55:03 -0500

Two 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.(image)


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Wabash Valley faces winter weather over weekend

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:48:55 -0500

The afternoon drive home from work could get more interesting than most of us would like, and the culprit is likely to be familiar -- ice.(image)






MARK BENNETT: Indiana has chance to bring voting laws out of the ice(box) age

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:44:31 -0500

Hoosiers used iceboxes to keep their eggs, milk and meat cold in 1911. Home refrigerators hadn't been marketed yet.(image)



Police offer emergency notification program

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:46:07 -0500

Vigo 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.(image)


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Council delays action on city borrowing

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:44:30 -0500

The 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.(image)






Emergency call load up at county dispatch center

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:52:09 -0500

Vigo 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.(image)


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