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New Laws Take Effect July 1

INDIANA – During the 2018 legislative session, the Indiana General Assembly passed more than 200 bills into law. Most of these bills either went into effect when signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb or will go into effect

Vigo County Fair Crowns 2018 Queen

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – Thursday night a new Vigo County Fair Queen was crowned. 21-year-old Taylor Guevara of Terre Haute will reign over the 2018 Vigo County Fair which runs July 7th through the 14th. Guevara is

Judge Says No To Bond Reduction

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – A woman facing charges of assisting a criminal appeared in court Thursday. 42 year old Teresa Pitts was denied a bond reduction and placement in the Vigo County Community Corrections Program. Pitts was

Plea Deal For Accused Killer

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – A plea deal for an accused killer in Vigo County court. 43 year old Eddie Stewart pleaded guilty but mentally ill to voluntary manslaughter and as part of the deal charges of murder

Illinois Has Huge Backlog Of Medicaid Claims

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  — Illinois officials are so far behind on determining Medicaid eligibility for 15,000 nursing home residents that privately run facilities are fronting $300 million in care while state officials struggle with the backlog, according to

Judge Temporarily Blocks Indiana Abortion Law

INDIANAPOLIS  — The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is praising a federal judge’s ruling handed down on Thursday that temporarily blocks a portion of Indiana’s newest abortion law.  The ACLU sued the state on behalf of

Traffic Stop Leads To Meth Bust

VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind – Vermillion County Police arrested 32-year-old Scott A. Pearman Jr. of Clinton while K-9 Byron detected the presence of drugs during a traffic stop. A search of the vehicle yielded methamphetamine, syringes, pills, and