Three people have been arrested in connection with gunfire directed at city police during a pursuit early today.
An aging workforce, demanding and unsafe work, a less than competitive pay scale, and the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are making it increasingly difficult for the trucking industry to find and retain qualified drivers.
"Whether it's the hum of 33 cars zipping toward the green flag at the Speedway on Memorial Day weekend, or a guitarist playing the riff on "Brown-Eyed Girl" at a street festival, the gradual return of normalcy sounds pretty good."
A jury found a Terre Haute man not guilty of murder and involuntary manslaughter in a November 2019 shooting death on Heritage Drive. The jury in Vigo Superior Court 1 deliberated about three hours Thursday afternoon before finding Durend Randall, 37, innocent in the shooting death of 26-year-old Evan Pershing.
A mother is charged with felony neglect after her 2-year-old daughter was given “Apple Jackz,” a sweetened, apple and cinnamon flavored cereal with 500mg of THC “per treat.”
Madison County Sheriff Scott Mellinger said it’s hard to determine exactly how many children wander away from their loved ones the way that Abdul Agboola did this week, which kicked off one of the largest search efforts by law enforcement in recent history.
CLARKSVILLE — The Town of Clarksville has been named as one of three Indiana municipalities to be awarded a combined $1.4 million in EPA Multipurpose, Assessment and Cleanup grants.
ELIZABETH — The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians announced Thursday its leadership team and plans to retain the more than 700 employees of Caesars Southern Indiana once it takes ownership of the Harrison County casino.
As an organization, community foundations link residents with causes to better an area. In Indiana, there are 94 community foundations, one in every county. Boone County’s version continually seeks to connect people and non-profits.
A masonry and stone memorial is being constructed to honor the legacy of community volunteer and environmentalist Joy Sacopulos, who worked to improve the quality of life in Terre Haute and whose dream it was to make "the city and parks more tree-friendly."
Standing outside his vehicle with the door propped open, Justin Harmeson had only been stationed at the entrance of Summerlake to direct traffic for about an hour when he heard a faint crying sound.
ANDERSON — No explosive device was found after the Madison County Government Center was evacuated for several hours Wednesday as a result of a bomb threat.
No longer do vaccine providers see lines out the door or scrambles to register for limited appointments. Most clinics offer walk-in appointments and vaccine waste climbs as fewer and fewer Hoosiers clamor for the vaccine’s protection against COVID-19.
NEW ALBANY — The Floyd County Council unanimously approved paying $200,000 toward its animal shelter bill Tuesday, though officials still want to meet with city leaders about the joint agreement.
CHARLESTOWN — Months after a resolution in one of two civil cases that have had homeowners in Charlestown’s Pleasant Ridge neighborhood on edge for years, the area is seeing new life.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Two Southern Indiana residents have been arrested on multiple charges after police say a driver led them on a chase through two states and multiple counties Wednesday morning.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — When Clark County Health Officer Dr. Eric Yazel issued an order in November to limit restaurant capacity to 75%, he alerted local officials before announcing the mandate, which went beyond state regulations at the time.
Dondi Edwards was crushed in an accident at Mofab Inc. more than seven months after safety deficiencies were found with a crane he was operating at the time of the accident.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — A day after Indiana legislators voted to override a gubernatorial veto on a bill aimed at giving elected boards more say than local health officers when it comes to pandemic restrictions, local representatives explained their votes.
Duke Energy Renewables Solar LLC received approval Tuesday of a revised tax abatement — covering seven years instead of 10 years — from the Vigo County Council for a proposed $180 million solar farm to be build in southern Vigo County and northern Sullivan County.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The money could be a game-changer for Southern Indiana, as the push is on to establish a unified front and not have individual organizations splinter off and potentially hamper the region’s chances at garnering funding.
Employees at zWORKS, a shared workspace in Zionsville, must have felt a tinge of surprise one Sunday afternoon in February as three teenagers reserved a work space.
About 600 students participated in Frankton Jr./Sr. High School’s Day of Service on Monday. Students engaged in more than 20 projects in Frankton and as far away as Mounds Park in Anderson.
Just two weeks after recessing for the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers returned to Indianapolis on Monday to override Gov. Eric Holcomb’s veto of Senate Enrolled Act 5, which curbs the powers of unelected health officers.
MONTGOMERY -- Libby German and Abby Williams went for a walk over an old railroad trestle in Carroll County. They did not come back alive. Their case remains unsolved and Libby’s sister, Kelsi German, is reaching out in all directions to tell the story.
With Jordan Zirkle scheduled to go on trial in a month in connection with the shooting deaths of two people in 2018, the state has decided not to file additional charges.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Just months into her first year on the bench, Clark County Judge Lisa Glickfield is working to tackle an issue she’s already seen far too often in her courtroom — cases involving operating while intoxicated charges.
When I mentioned on a social media post that I was going to write a story about little corner groceries and country stores, a flood of reminiscences came to me about similar places, their enameled signs and uneven floors, ground coffee and mercurochrome bottles still in mind.
Indiana State University has received a $1 million gift to establish an endowed professorship in the Scott College of Business.
When fire sparks, it devours. It crawls along surfaces, feeding on oxygen and panic, until all that remains is ash. To the untrained, thermodynamics is merciless.
Standing outside Hulman Center on a sunny Saturday afternoon, Audrey Churchill was just minutes away from the capstone of her college career at Indiana State University — commencement.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Food service workers in Southern Indiana are making sure students receive the nutrition they need, and over the past year, they have adapted to unusual circumstances.
Government data shows unemployment is dropping and nearing pre-pandemic numbers. But the volume of “Now hiring” signs around town and increased employment advertising indicates employers in many business sectors are struggling to fill open positions.
Indiana State University President Deborah Curtis received a three-year contract extension through June 30, 2025, Friday following action by the board of trustees. Curtis and the board agreed her annual salary will remain at the current rate of $345,100.
CLARKSVILLE — Attorneys representing Clarksville in a civil case related to adult business Theatair X have again asked a judge to uphold the town’s decision to revoke its business license. A jury trial is now scheduled for early 2022.
The City of Elwood and the Corporation for Economic Development is requesting $500,000 from the former wind farm account for an economic development project.
Jordan Zirkle, 33, was originally charged with murder, aiding or inducing murder, both Level 1 felony charges, and criminal confinement in the fatal shootings of Trinity Parker, 39, and David L. Phillips II, 35, both of Anderson.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — For the past year, Debra McCoskey-Reisert has been trying to make sense of her brother’s death from COVID-19, a death she believed could have been prevented if not for inattention by the nursing facility where he lived.
ANDERSON — Rep. Victoria Spartz said she is working to find common ground with Republicans in the U.S. House to work in a bipartisan way.
A collaborative effort involving the Vigo County School Corp., local and state government as well as private business will mean improved internet access for students countywide as well as the community overall.
Don Arney could capture the delicate notes of a piano and cello duet in his basement studio in the countryside with the same calm and skill that he'd use to reel in a bass on an outing with his fishing buddies.
Prayers and praise songs sounded in Terre Haute on Thursday for the annual National Day of Prayer gathering outside city hall.
Terre Haute City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to deny a rezoning request for a proposed all-male re-entry home in the 12 Points Neighborhood
Increasingly, both nationwide and in Vigo County, COVID cases are affecting younger people.The Vigo County Health Department released the following information for the week of April 28 to May 5.The department had 82 new cases, with the average age be
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Jones, William C. ‘Bill,’ 84, of Auburn, services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2021, at First United Methodist Church, 1203 E. Seventh St., Auburn, with the Rev. Dr. James Farrer officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Ever Rest Memorial Park in Logansport. Visitation wil…
A memorial service with military honors will be held for Terry Scybert at 4 p.m. Friday, May 14, at Fisher Funeral Chapel, with visitation starting at 3 p.m. www.fisherfuneralchapel.com