As opponents of the first federal execution since 2003 gathered this morning near U.S. Penitentiary Terre-Haute, the mood soon changed from extremely somber to a cheer and clapping. The group learned U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan ordered a new delay in federal executions.
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has approved the transfer of the horse racing licenses for Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Indiana Grand to Eldorado Resorts.
Toni Nunn, like most parents of school-age children in Madison County and surrounding communities, has a decision to make over the next couple of weeks.
A bill in the U.S. Senate seeks to make it easier for farmers, ranchers and foresters to sell carbon credits they can earn by reducing greenhouse gas emissions or sequestering carbon on their land.
GOSHEN — International exchange students enrolled at two local institutions aren’t facing as high a risk of losing their visas in the upcoming school year. Concerns were piqued following a federal decision this week to clamp down on restrictions on such students taking courses online while COVID-19 continues to weave uncertainty.
The trial date for an Alexandria couple charged with felony neglect charges in connection with the death of their 4-month-old son has been continued.
Vigo County School Corporation Director of Communications Bill Riley confirmed Sunday that there is a positive COVID-19 case involving a Terre Haute South football player.
JEFFERSONVILLE — An acronym was seemingly the only similar part of the messages shared by those who attended a Back the Blue rally in downtown Jeffersonville on Sunday and those who stood outside the gates to protest.
Around 30 local residents gathered in front of Smyrna Christian Church Sunday morning to protest Jesse Sisk, the church’s pastor who posted on Facebook that “God is against mixing races.”
As last-minute legal actions continue, so do preparations for the execution of three federal inmates next week at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute.
One analyst argues the federal death penalty statute is so broadly drawn that it encompasses murders that are traditionally handled by the state courts. So, who ends up on federal death row is largely arbitrary.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Mask policies, instructional options and reconfiguration of classrooms are among the factors Southern Indiana schools are considering in their reopening plans.
Following a lengthy discussion on a proposed ordinance calling for police reforms, the Anderson City Council established a special committee to address police reform.
As Thursday’s 90-degree heat beat down on the Mounds State Park campground, many campers retreated to their air-conditioned RVs. But others braved the weather, a sign of the recent boom in the camping industry in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Services for infant girl Savannah Griggs will be Wednesday, July 15 at 1 p.m. at Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory, Marocco Chapel. Visitation is today from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Visit www.ransfuneralhomes .com to see full obituary.
Charles 'Mac' Williams, 68, Logansport, died July 8, 2020, in Howard Community Hospital. Visitation: Friday, July 17th, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Helm Street Church of God. Service following. Military honors burial in Mount Hope Cemetery. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gale Rose (Slaughter) Smith, 63, of Pekin died unexpectedly Saturday, June 27, 2020, at UofL Health- Mary & Elizabeth Hospital. Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 13, at Ever Rest Memorial Park, Logansport.
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