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State Lawmaker Seriously Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

INDIANAPOLIS —  A top Indiana lawmaker was seriously hurt Wednesday morning in a motorcycle accident. Republican House Ways and Means Chairman Tim Brown of Crawfordsville was on a trip with fellow GOP state Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis)

Overnight Fire Destroys Fontanet Home

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – A home was destroyed by a fire overnight in Fountanet which is in northern Vigo County. Firefighters were called out the home on 2nd Avenue around 12:15 this morning. Heavy flames were coming

Trial Date Set For Vigo County Jail Law Suit

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. – A federal judge has set a trial date for the lawsuit over the Vigo County Jail. An inmate filed the lawsuit, citing poor conditions at the jail and overcrowding. Several Vigo County officials

North Football Player Seriously Hurt During Practice

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – A Terre Haute North Football player was injured during practice Tuesday. The player suffered a neck injury and was airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital. A tweet on the Terre Haute North Football Twitter

Greene County Man Accused Of Child Molesting

GREENE COUNTY, Ind. – A Greene County man has been arrested on charges of child molestation. Allegedly 50-year-old Troy Tindell told investigators the victim went with him on trucking trips and that one night, he asked the

Brazil Police Look For Alleged Car Thief

BRAZIL, Ind – Brazil Police are looking a male suspect in an auto theft case which took place at the Speedway gas station in Brazil at 301 West National Avenue. It happened during the overnight hours of

Vigo Council Passes $55 Million 2019 Budget

VIGO COUNTY, Ind.  – The Vigo County Council passed the 2019 budget which totaled over $55 million. There did not appear to be any significant changes from the 2018 budget. Leaders still must vote to pass a

More Details About Sullivan County Child Abuse Case

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. – More details are becoming known about a Sullivan County man accused of abusing his three month old daughter. Last week police arrested 46 year old Eric Tharp of Farmersburg at a relative’s home