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U.S. 52 Closes Near Brookville For Slide Correction

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 6:18am EDT

INDOT will close U.S. Highway 52 in Franklin County to all traffic between Brookville and Cedar Grove on Wednesday, April 2 in an emergency measure responding to rapid destabilization of a roadside slope.


Fallen Tree Claims Life Of Logger

Posted On April 01, 2014 at 4:03pm EDT

A logger died when a tree fell on top of him Tuesday morning in Switzerland County.


UPDATE: Discarded Cigarette May Have Sparked Brush Fire

Posted On April 01, 2014 at 3:54pm EDT

A large brush fire has fire departments from across Dearborn County responding to Greendale.

(left to right) Winston Halcomb, Chief Deputy Rob Bradley, Barb Schmidt, and Bill McDonald.


Ripley Co. Sheriff's Employees Recognized For Years Of Service

Posted On April 01, 2014 at 12:32pm EDT

The Ripley County Sheriff's Office is recognizing three employees for their longtime service to the office.


NWS: Fire Risk Tuesday

Posted On April 01, 2014 at 12:24pm EDT

Much of the tri-state is under a fire danger advisory Tuesday.

INDOT Trash Bash Looks To Spring Clean Highways

Posted On April 01, 2014 at 11:24am EDT

The Indiana Department of Transportation’s annual Trash Bash is slated from April 5-27, 2014 and coincides with National Earth Day to aid in raising awareness of litter.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Schools To Participate In Indianapolis 500 Education Program Study Trips

Posted On April 01, 2014 at 11:18am EDT

Schools from Dearborn, Franklin, and Ripley counties will take field trips to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in April or May.


Indiana Voter Registration Deadline April 7

Posted On April 01, 2014 at 10:54am EDT

Indiana voters need to be aware that there is less than one week to register to vote in the May 6 primary election.

Darla Ryker

Dearborn County Sheriff's Department

Alleged Drunk Driver Leads Police On Slow Pursuit

Posted On April 01, 2014 at 10:32am EDT

An alleged intoxicated driver led a chase for several miles through Dearborn and Ripley counties on Monday.


Report: Ind. Had Most Meth Lab Busts In 2013

Posted On April 01, 2014 at 10:08am EDT

Indiana led the nation in meth lab seizures for 2013, according to a new report.