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NWS Says EF-0 Tornado Caused Gallatin Co. Damage

Posted On July 09, 2014 at 6:47am EDT

Not only did a bunch of rain hit the ground in Gallatin County Monday evening, but so did a small tornado.

Aurora Joe Rector, then a senior at South Dearborn High School, won the 2013 SIRC-it Championship. The first SIRC-it race of 2014 is the Trojan Trot 5K on Saturday, July 12.

Stuart Road Racing photo

SIRC-it Begins 5-Week Run With Trojan Trot Saturday

Posted On July 08, 2014 at 1:44pm EDT

Each summer for the past decade, the Southeast Indiana Racing Circuit has been challenging the area’s distance runners to prove themselves as the best.

IMPD Officer Perry Renn (left) and Gary Officer Jeffrey Westerfield  were shot and killed in the line of duty within 24 hours of one another.

IMPD and NBC News photos

Ind. Gov. Pence Declares "Period Of Mourning" For Fallen Officers

Posted On July 08, 2014 at 12:52pm EDT

Indiana Governor Mike Pence has directed flags across the state lowered to half-staff as the state mourns the loss of three police officers killed in the line of duty last week.


IDNR, Dearborn Co. Sheriff's Dept. Are Hiring

Posted On July 08, 2014 at 12:27pm EDT

A couple law enforcement agencies are looking for men and women who want to wear their uniform.


Fruit Twister Shake-Up Is 2014 Ind. State Fair's "Signature Food"

Posted On July 08, 2014 at 11:53am EDT

The "signature food" at this year’s Indiana State Fair will be a beverage.


Dearborn Co. Introduces Text To 911

Posted On July 08, 2014 at 8:19am EDT

If you experience an emergency in Dearborn County, you can now reach 911 by sending a text message from your cell phone.

This plate requested by Greenfield Police Sgt. Rodney G. Vawter was denied by the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

"0INK" Plate Case May Head To Ind. Supreme Court

Posted On July 08, 2014 at 7:51am EDT

The court battle over specialty license plates in Indiana continues, with the state’s lawmakers perhaps entering into the fray.

State leaders say initiatives and programs aimed at combating homelessness have contributed to a 6 percent decrease in Hoosiers living in shelters or on the street. 

Photo credit: Joe Zlomek/morguefile.

Count Finds Homelessness Down In Indiana

Posted On July 08, 2014 at 7:09am EDT

There are some positive findings in an annual snapshot of homelessness in Indiana.

A culvert cannot contain flash flood waters on Markland Pike in Switzerland County.

Photo by Bonnie Carrigan

Widespread Flooding In Switzerland, Gallatin Counties

Posted On July 08, 2014 at 6:50am EDT

Some roads were flooded while others were washed out in parts of the tri-state Monday night.

Image courtesy Jeff-Craig Fire Department

UPDATE: Natural Gas Leak Leads To Evacuations In Vevay

Posted On July 07, 2014 at 4:06pm EDT

UPDATE: The gas leak has been stopped, the Jeff-Craig Fire Department reports.