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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.


Come See New INDOT Garage Wednesday

Posted On July 07, 2014 at 3:21pm EDT

An open house is planned for Wednesday, July 9 at the new Indiana Department of Transportation subdistrict location in Aurora.


Fatal Crash Discovered 10 1/2 Hours Later

Posted On July 07, 2014 at 3:05pm EDT

A person taking a morning jog discovered a wrecked vehicle on State Road 46 in Ripley County Monday.

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Local Man Caught With Bombs Seeking Minimal Sentence

Posted On July 07, 2014 at 2:47pm EDT

A Moores Hill resident who was caught driving in central Ohio with dozens of homemade explosive devices wants minimal time behind bars.


Two Fires In Less Than Two Days

Posted On July 07, 2014 at 11:38am EDT

Two structure fires in less than 48 hours kept Aurora firefighters and assisting agencies busy over the weekend.

Hidden Valley Golf Course clubhouse
Photo from HiddenValleyLakeGolfClub.com

HVL Golf Course Sale In Negotiations

Posted On July 07, 2014 at 8:36am EDT

The Hidden Valley Golf Course, currently privately owned, may soon be owned by the community in which it is situated.