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Judge Tells County To Start Moving On New Jail

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  — A federal judge has ruled conditions are unconstitutional at the overcrowded Vigo County Jail an in court Tuesday U.S. District Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson told Vigo County that it needed to provide a timetable

No More Tickets For Trains Blocking Tracks

INDIANAPOLIS  — The Indiana Supreme Court has struck down a more than 150-year-old state law that allowed local governments to fine railroads when a stopped train blocks a street for more than 10 minutes.   The justices

Vigo County Schools Revise Lice Policy Again

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – The Vigo County School Corporation has done an about face on its head lice policy. It has been common practice for years that students with lice were sent home, In August, the district

Woman Wanted In Vigo And Parke Counties Arrested

Terre Haute, Ind – On Monday Parke County deputies from the Parke County Sheriff’s Office arrested 34-year-old Nicole Johnson, of Terre Haute, on an active warrant out of Parkę County for Burglary, Identity Deception, and Theft. Authorities

Possible Shortage Of Grain Storage Space

INDIANAPOLIS –  In anticipation of higher yields this harvest season, the Indiana Grain Buyers and Warehouse Licensing Agency says that the state’s licensed grain facilities can apply for temporary or emergency storage by contacting the agency. Requests must be submitted in

Candidate Forum Tonight For Vigo County Council

TERRE HAUTE, Ind – The Vigo County League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum tonight at the Vigo County Public Library from 7-8:30p.m. Candidates running for the Vigo County Council will discuss issues in this

Wabash Valley Counties Still High In Unemployment

INDIANA – County by country unemployment rankings have been released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. According to those numbers counties here in our area account for five of the top ten with the most unemployed

Police Make Arrest In Early Morning Robbery

TERRE HAUTE, Ind – Terre Haute Police have made an arrest in an early morning robbery. It happened at the at the Phillips 66 convenience store on North 3rd Street around 4:30 this morning. The suspect allegedly

Tanoos Faces Felony Bribery Charges

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. – Former Vigo County School Superintendent Dan Tanoos was charged Monday in Marion County with one Class C felony count of bribery and two Level Five felony counts of bribery. The alleged crimes occurred

Weekend Fire Ruled Arson

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – A weekend fire at 321 North 16th Street has been ruled arson. It happened Sunday night. Officials say that say most of the damage was done to the back of the home. The