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  • Indiana pit bull mauling: Man killed by his own dog on Christmas day
    Indiana pit bull mauling: Man killed by his own dog on Christmas day
    An Indiana man has apparently died by being mauled to death by one of his dogs, a pit bull, authorities say. Edward L. Cahill, 40, of Portage, Indiana, was found dead on Christmas day by his girlfriend, who says that the killing was just a freak...
  • Pit bull mauls owner to death after getting rawhide bone for Christmas
    Indiana pit bull mauls owner to death: Dog taken from gory scene and euthanized
    A pit bull attack has left an Indiana man dead after he was mauled and bitten several times by one of his two pet pit bulls. It was Christmas Day when Blanca Rodriquez came home after visiting with relatives to find her boyfriend, Edward L. Cahill...
  • Indiana pit bull kills owner
    Indiana pit bull kills owner: Pit bull bites owner to death in Christmas tragedy
    An Indiana pit bull was tasered and put down after a man’s wife entered their home on Christmas day to find her husband dead from multiple bite marks. Edward L. Cahill, 40, bled out on his living room floor after one of his two 8-year-old...
  • Indiana pit bull kills 40-year-old owner: Pit bull got dog bones for Christmas
    Indiana pit bull kills 40-year-old owner: Pit bull got dog bones for Christmas
    An Indiana pit bull and his owner are dead after a fatal Christmas Day mauling, The pit bull, eight-year-old Fat Boy, and his owner, 40-year-old Eddie Cahill, are to be cremated and buried together. Both are dead after the dogs' owner had...
  • 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 and
  • 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...