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  • Putnamville troopers recognized for longevity
    Putnamville troopers recognized for longevity
    Six Indiana State Police troopers were recognized for longevity during a Putnamville Post ceremony Friday. Listed is information provided by Sgt. Joe Watts regarding each trooper and his achievements while in the department:
  • Bucket List Adventure: Indiana’s West Baden Springs Hotel
    Bucket List Adventure: Indiana’s West Baden Springs Hotel
    When you round the bend in the road and spy the massive, magnificent dome partially encircled by towers you’ll feel you must be in Europe, but you’re in Hoosier National Forest in West Baden, Ind. And you’re eyeing what was once...
  • Indiana State Police warn of increased patrols after traffic stop meth bust
    Traffic stop nets meth bust, police warn drivers of additional holiday patrols
    A routine stop for an inspection ended up with the truck driver going to jail for possession of Methamphetamine yesterday, according to Indiana State Police.The driver, Michael Fender, 53, of Smyrna, Tenn., was arrested for possession of...
  • Greene County residnents brave frigid temperatures for Polar Plunge
    A look back at 2014
    Here is a sample of the news brought to the readers in 2014, including Terre Haute, Sullivan and Brazil, Ind. The news articles were published at NewsBarb.com and Examiner.com
  • Influenza-Like Illness Increased 25.9%
    Influenza-Like Illness Increased 25.9%
    Influenza-like illness is above the national baseline for the fourth consecutive week. H3N2 is the strain of the influenza that's currently making the rounds. The highest hospitalization rates are among people 65 years and older (23.6 per 100...
  • #Savebela is a campaign to save a dog from euthanasia because the dead owner wants the dog buried alongside of her
    Save Bela campaign: Plan to euthanize dog to bury with dead owner sparks outrage
    A nine-year-old dog named Bela has been handed a death sentence, even though this male German shepherd is very much alive and healthy. This very odd case has people calling the dog’s dead owner “selfish.” Connie Ley died and in...
  • Man arrested after pursuit
    Deputy injured in late night pursuit
    A Vigo County Sheriff’s Office deputy was injured as he struggled to place a suspect in handcuffs late last night. The pursuit then resulted in the arrest of Raleigh D. Hall, 22, of Indianapolis.Hall was arrested and transported to the Vigo...
  • Parents arrested , charged with neglect
    Parents accused of neglecting 5 children
    Following an investigation which started with an elementary school official’s concern, Indiana State Police arrested a mother and father for neglect of their five children, ages 6-10, today.The parents, Jennifer L. Proctor,30, and Michael S....
  • Man escapes Federal Prison in Terre Haute
    Search continues for escaped inmate
    UPDATED: The inmate has been captured in Champaign,Ill.-------Authorities are searching for an escaped inmate from the Federal Prison in Terre Haute who was reported missing early yesterday morning.Federal inmate Michael Ward, 61, register number...
  • Meth bust in Terre Haute
    Husband and wife arrested in meth bust
    Indiana State Police troopers from the Putnamville District Meth Suppression Team discovered multiple meth labs at a Terre Haute residence around 11:30 a.m. today.William Hanna, age 37, of 2427 North 27th Street, Rebecca Hanna, age 30, of same...
  • Mother, 2 children injured in morning crash
    Mother, 2 children injured in morning crash
    A mother and her two young children suffered minor injuries in the crash that occurred in Vigo County this morning. Katrina Smith and her two sons, Brody Dalle Ave,4, and Brayden Dalle Ave,5, were treated for injuries suffered as a result of the...
  • Two-Year Anniversary of the Death of Lowell Badger
    Police still seek information on Badger murder 2 years later
    Two years ago today, Lowell R. Badger was murdered in his home in Merom during a burglary. Law enforcement officials and surviving family members of the victim are seeking information on the crime.On December 8, 2012, Badger, 85, was found dead on...
  • Russian roulette: Indiana teen killed after shooting himself in the head
    Russian roulette: Indiana teen killed while playing fatal game
    A 17-year-old died in a small town in Indiana while playing Russian roulette before the horrified eyes of some friends. The boys, at the home of one of them, were playing PlayStation when the victim, identified as Leroy Young, pulled out a gun and...
  • Russian Roulette Indiana
    Russian roulette: Indiana 17-year-old shoots himself in lethal roulette game
    A teenager from Indiana playing Russian roulette ended his life by tragically shooting himself in the head. The 17-year-old boy, identified as Leroy Young, shot himself in a friend’s bedroom Thursday night at a home located at 4587 W. 1300...
  • House-made treats at Corydon, IN's Point Blank Brewing Co.
    House-made treats at Corydon, IN's Point Blank Brewing Co.
    In a small town like historic Corydon, Indiana -- the state's first capital -- it would be easy for a restaurant to phone it in, culinary-wise. After all, there's not much opportunity for competition and how far are patrons really willing...