Inhumane fraud troubles Human Society

Officials with the Marion-Grant County Humane Society are warning the public of a scam. A man misrepresenting the agency is making calls to schedule appointments to spay and neuter pets and is asking for credit card or debit card numbers. The Humane Society does call customers, but never to ask for money and never to […]

I-69 enforcement crackdown

Spurred by an increase in truck collisions since 2005, the Indiana State Police are promising an enforcement crackdown along Interstate 69. Police officials are focusing on commercial traffic and have targeted the entire length of the Interstate from its I-465 terminus to the Michigan border. Additional troops on the highway will be supplemented by motor […]

Indianapolis takes fight against crime to the streets

With the crime rate up in recent years, Indianapolis leaders have a new plan to address violence; they’re hitting the streets. Civic leaders representing clergy, law enforcement and the judicial system are hosting candid conversations with people most closely affected by crime, including those closest to criminals themselves. Targeting youth, the goal of the program […]

State manufacturing jobs down

In spite of promising developments such as the new Greensburg Honda plant and the trickle affect to local suppliers, statewide manufacturing jobs still are declining. Indiana lost just over 17,000 manufacturing jobs over the 12-month period ending in March. That’s a 2.4 percent decrease, coming out larger than the 1 to 2 percent average from […]

Missing girl found safe

A 9-year old Allen County girl reported missing late Monday was found safe at her aunt’s New Haven home Tuesday morning. Allen County Sheriff’s Department officials are unsure as to how Julia Kuhn got from her home near Ft. Wayne to the 16 miles distant home of her aunt. It is known that Julia was […]

Man evades police by hiding in dryer

An Anderson man sought by police after a domestic disturbance tried, unsuccessfully, to evade the police with a unique plan, by hiding in a clothes dryer. Samuel Martin was alleged to have made threats and broken glass in a Meridian Street home late Monday night. When police arrived on the scene, Martin, a man of […]

Northern Indiana fire departments seek payments

The costs of responding to crashes on the Indiana Toll Road have some local fire departments asking the highway’s private operator to help pay the bill. ITR Concession Company has returned bills sent by the Bristol Fire Department unpaid. ITR officials say that the individuals involved in accidents should pay for emergency services. The stance […]

Fourth terror suspect turns in self

A Guyanan man turned himself into Trinidad and Tobago authorities Tuesday. Abdel Nur was the last of four suspects in a plot to bomb New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to be apprehended. US authorities report Nur is an associate of Jamaat al Muslimeen, a Muslim organization behind a 1990 coup attempt in Trinidad and […]

Missing girl found safe

A 9-year old Allen County girl reported missing late Monday was found safe at her aunt’s New Haven home Tuesday morning. Allen County Sheriff’s Department officials are unsure as to how Julia Kuhn got from her home near Ft. Wayne to the 16 miles distant home of her aunt. It is known that Julia was […]

Man evades police by hiding in dryer

An Anderson man sought by police after a domestic disturbance tried, unsuccessfully, to evade the police with a unique plan, by hiding in a clothes dryer. Samuel Martin was alleged to have made threats and broken glass in a Meridian Street home late Monday night. When police arrived on the scene, Martin, a man of […]