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State Preventing The Loss Of Millions Due To Fraud

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Revenue says identity theft prevention and refund fraud detection programs helped halt more than $9.7 million in improper payments during the 2018 budget year. Fraud prevention programs over the past five

Two Face Drug Charges After Vermillion County Accident

VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind –  Early Saturday morning around 5:30 a.m. Vermillion County Police were called about a crash on State Road 163 near the iron bridge. Medical units arrived before deputies and reported that the vehicle involved

Mari Hulman George Dies At 83

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – Mari Hulman George, the “quiet pioneer” of auto racing who ordered drivers to start their engines and was instrumental in the expansion of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died Saturday. She was 83. Hulman George, the

No Injuries In Rockville House Fire

ROCKVILLE, Ind.  – Rockville-Adams Township Firefighters were out around 8 p.m. Friday night to a house fire in Rockville at 1117 East High Street. There were no reported injuries. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

Terre Haute Restaurant Hit By Fire Again

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Terre Haute Firefighters were called out Friday morning to a fire at Ardi’s Pancake House on Wabash Avenue. Officials say that the cause was likely an electrical problem. A previous fire struck Ardi’s

25th & Margaret Intersection To Close

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – The intersection at 25th and Margaret Streets will be closed starting early Sunday morning. It will be closed for the entire month of November as crews will work to reconstruct the intersection. The

Carlisle Woman Convicted Of Dealing Drugs

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind –  A Carlisle woman faces up to 12 years in prison after being convicted of drug dealing. 49 year old Amanda Schmidtz was convicted on October 31 in Sullivan Superior Court and the jury

First Flu Death Of Season Reported

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind  — Indiana health officials say the state has recorded its first influenza-related death of the 2018-19 season. Flu season typically runs from October through May. State Health Commissioner Kris Box said Friday, “We don’t typically