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Vigo Sheriff Steps Patrols To Fight Distracted Driving

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – The Vigo County Sheriff’s Office is conducting highly-visible traffic patrols this April as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Police in most states may now write traffic tickets for texting while driving.

Vigo County School Bus Hit At Rail Crossing

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – A Vigo County School bus was hit while slowing for a railroad crossing in southern Vigo County Thursday afternoon just before 3 p.m. Vigo County Sheriff’s Deputy Brent Hall says that while the

Police Search For Suspect

TERRE HAUTE, Ind – Terre Haute City Police are looking for the identity of a suspect and the whereabouts of the individual. The suspect has been using stolen credit cards around town. Anyone with information is asked

Rockville Police Investigate Battered Minor

PARKE COUNTY, Ind – Thursday (4/25/18) Parke County Deputies and Rockville Police were called to investigate the report of a suicidal minor. What officers found was a minor that had been battered during a prior unrelated incident

Linton Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

GREENE COUNTY, Ind  – Early this morning just after midnight first responders were called to a fatal crash on SR59  between Linton and Jasonville. Greene County Deputies say that 55-year-old Richard Cash of Linton was riding his

Illinois Senate Votes To Raise Smoking Age

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senate has voted to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21. The Senate voted 35-20 Wednesday to ban under-21 sales of tobacco or tobacco related products. The ban includes any nicotine-based

Two Injured In US 40 Crash

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind — Just before 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon,  Indiana State Police and Putnam County emergency agencies responded to a pickup truck crash on westbound US 40 near County Road 325 West. Police say that the

Dist 43 Candidate Forum Thursday Night

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. – Voters should be able to hear from all seven candidates who are running for State Representative for the 43rd District. Republican candidates are: – Eddie Felling – Isaac Deal Democratic candidates are: –

Motorists Encouraged To Share The Road With Farmers

INDIANAPOLIS – With temperatures on the rise, more farmers will be out in their fields, which means slow-moving farm equipment will soon be on Indiana roadways. To keep motorists and farmers safe this planting season, several state agencies

Drug Take Back Day This Weekend

INDIANA – On Saturday, April 28th, 2018 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is sponsoring the 15th nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative.  The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft through proper disposal of prescription drugs.