PERU - Police say the suspect wanted for the murder of a Summitville man, whose body was found in a wood near Peru, was arrested early Monday morning at a campground in California. The other suspect in the killing is still on the run and considered armed and dangerous, police say.
PERU — Indiana State Police identified lead suspects wanted for the killing of a 22-year-old Summitville man, whose body was found on the Okie Pinokie Trail — apparently the victim of massive head trauma.
BUNKER HILL – Former Bunker Hill Town Marshal Randal “Aaron” Dague faces four felony charges after state police say a man who Dague illegally swore in as deputy went on to pose as a law enforcement officer in Indianapolis.
PERU – For the first time, every Miami County employee will be required to take sexual harassment training as part of new policy that sets out how the county will deal with incidents of harassment.
PERU – A massage therapist in Peru faces a charge of sexual battery after police say he fondled a woman and pulled down her underwear during a massage session.
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PERU – The Miami County Planning and Building Commission Wednesday voted to consider changes to the county’s wind-farm ordinance that could add much more stringent setback requirements for wind turbines from roads and property lines.
PERU – The city of Peru is establishing a new bureau to manage ordinance violations and allowing police officers to detain and question residents who they believe have violated city code.
PERU – Sarah Luginbill has been a professional painter for decades, working in watercolors and acrylics. In that time, she’s won awards and gained some recognition for her work.
A Peru man is being charged with attempted murder after several witnesses told police he fired a few shots into a house that, among other people, also held three children.
The trend for Cass County Commissioners meetings lately continued Monday with a packed room and criticism voiced toward a proposed wind turbine project in the northern part of the county.
PERU – Veterans receiving pain treatment at the Peru Veteran’s Affairs outpatient clinic are seeing a reduction in the amount of opioids they are prescribed.
PERU – A man was airlifted to a hospital Tuesday after he was found walking down the street bleeding from a stab wound and trying to flag down drivers for help.
PERU – Ethan Manning, president of the Miami County Council and head of the county’s Republican Party, announced Monday his candidacy for state representative in House District 23, which includes most of Miami County and parts of Cass and Fulton counties.
PERU – A woman who fled to Peru Wednesday told police her boyfriend had beat her earlier in the day and then threatened to kill her, her dog and her entire family before he was apprehended by a SWAT team in Lake County.
INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Bill Friend, R-Macy, announced Friday he will not seek re-election this year after a 26-year run representing Miami County and the surrounding area in House District 23.
PERU – Child services removed a baby from the home of a Peru woman who told police she shook her infant child as a joke to get the baby to throw up on a man she met on a dating website, according to police.
PERU - The Miami County Board of Zoning Appeals. It’s the place residents or companies go to get approval for special zoning variances or conditional land uses for their property.
PERU – Miami County officials say a switch to a new insurance provider in 2015 has saved taxpayers more than $4.1 million over the last three years and finally brought spending on employees’ health coverage under control.
Maconaquah Elementary School fourth-grade teachers and students continued a young tradition this week by participating in Christmas Around the World.
PERU – A group of Miami County landowners are pushing back against a proposed 33-mile bike and walking trail along the Wabash River that would connect the cities of Huntington and Peru.
BUNKER HILL – An officer at Miami Correctional Facility was hospitalized earlier this month after prison officials say an inmate serving time on a child molesting conviction violently beat the officer with a “lock in the sock.”