145 students came down with flu-like symptoms at Pendelton Heights Middle School on Friday. A letter sent home with students says the school was dealing with some type of gastro-intestinal outbreak. The school is urging parents to keep their kids at home until they are feeling better.
A bill to require nearly every Hoosier to wear seat belts was signed into law by Governor Daniels on Friday. Now, those who ride in pick-ups, as well as back seat riders and children under the age of 16 will be mandated to buckle up. The only exceptions to the law are people who use […]
The man accused of burning a New Castle church is now denying he started the fire. 33-year-old William Abbot, Jr. said Friday he was not responsible for the fire at St. Anne Catholic Church. He says two other men are responsible for the blaze that destroyed the church, but refused to name the two. New […]
The House of Representatives voted last night to pay for military operations in Iraq on an installment plan. The move defies President Bushs threat of another veto in a test of wills over the unpopular war. Bush was facing increasing political pressure from Republicans and said he was willing to sign a military money bill […]
Police say a woman was hit in the head with a beer bottle after she was given money to buy drugs. 35-year-old Yvette Celmens says 46-year-old Charles Peterson gave her 20 dollars to buy drugs, but then became enraged and wanted his money back early Thursday morning. The man then allegedly hit Clemens in the […]
Muncie Democratic mayoral candidate Jim Mansfield says he will remain as Director of the Visitors Bureau during his campaign. The Delaware County Convention and Tourism Commission agreed yesterday to allow Mansfield to be their director. However, they say their decision should not be viewed as a political endorsement.
Two Indiana cities are being considered as possible sites for next years presidential or vice-presidential debates. The Commission on Presidential Debates will determine if Bloomington and Richmond will be one of four sites for debates between presidential candidates in the 2008 general election.
A high school teacher has been accused of breaking into a Henry County home. Police say 44-year-old Matthew Ray Fox of New Castle allegedly broke into a home near Indiana 234 in December to steal hydrocodone. He was employed at Shenandoah High School and was released from the Henry County Jail after posting a 30 […]
Evansville Police say a 10-year-old boy who brought a loaded handgun to school and showed it to a student, likely didnt intend to shoot the firearm. The weapon was confiscated by a school bus driver without incident Wednesday afternoon. The boy told police he found the gun as he was looking for bubble gum in […]
State officials are anticipating their investigation to be complete later today into what sparked a riot at the New Castle Correctional Facility. State Prisons Chief J. David Donahue will review the findings and has the ability to make them public by next week. Indiana Department of Corrections Spokesman Evan Hawkins says it is unclear if […]