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  • New warnings on thieves and scams during the holidays - December 13, 2017 at 10:35 am

    It’s the time of year where many of us are in holiday mode, but unfortunately thieves and scammers don’t take any time off. As a matter of fact, they step up their game because they know people are spending more money than usual and may be rushed and not paying close attention to details. As more of us shop online, Jason Tomcsi of A-A-R-P Indiana says stay vigilant, because cyber Read more…

  • Indiana State Trooper shot during traffic stop - December 13, 2017 at 10:20 am

    On Tuesday night, Trooper Morgenn Evans from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg made a traffic stop for a traffic infraction near the intersection of Park and Jefferson Streets in Jeffersonville. The traffic stop involved a gray 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck being driven by 79 year old Oscar Kays from Huston Drive in Jeffersonville. During the traffic stop Kays became combative and pulled a handgun and shot at Read more…

  • Pile-up crashes block Indiana Toll Road in both directions - December 13, 2017 at 10:18 am

    On Tuesday morning, lake effect snow caused whiteout conditions that resulted in numerous crashes on the Indiana Toll Road, all in the same area. Indiana State Police dispatch received a call of a jack-knifed semi that was blocking traffic on the Indiana Toll Road near the 86 mile marker westbound. This is located three miles east of the Mishawaka exit. This quickly resulted in numerous crashes as other vehicles attempted Read more…

  • Special adoption fees for Independent Cat Society’s 40th Anniversary - December 12, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    The Independent Cat Society will close out their 40th Anniversary year with adoption fees for December at $40 for all cats. All ICS kitties have been spayed or neutered, fully vaccinated and vetted, microchipped, and more. ICS does not do same day adoptions. An application and review process are required. Additional information about other upcoming events, as well as other ways that you can help ICS can be found on Read more…

  • St. Joseph County man sentenced to 130 years in prison - December 12, 2017 at 9:42 pm

    Yesterday, 20 year old Jermaine Munn, Jr., appeared before a St. Joseph County Superior Court judge and was sentenced to 130 years for the July 21, 2013 homicide of Jarina Bailey. He was sentenced to the maximum of 65 years for Murder and 65 years for the Criminal Gang Sentencing Enhancement, for an aggregate sentence of 130 years in the Indiana Department of Correction. This sentence is consecutive to Mr. Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Wife of alleged NYC terror suspect spoke to bomber on morning of attack

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The wife of the alleged New York City subway bomber told ABC News that he “never ever” spoke negatively of the U.S. and that she saw “no signs” of his impending attack when she spoke to him by phone the morning he detonated a pipe bomb strapped to his body in an underground subway tunnel. Akayed Ullah, 27, was hit with a litany of state and federal Read more…

  • Meet the first tiger cubs ever born at Disney World

    Copyright: The Walt Disney Company(ORLANDO) — Meet Jeda and Anala, the two tiger cubs recently born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, who made their television debut on Good Morning America on Wednesday. The endangered Sumatran tiger cubs, born this August, are the first tigers ever born at Animal Kingdom. “The cubs wrestle with each other constantly and love jumping on plants and logs,” Erin Read more…

  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Trump used sexual innuendo to stifle her voice

    Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York’s junior senator said women are standing up to sexual harassment and assault, and “are not going to be silenced,” while doubling down on her claim that the president’s attack against her was “a sexist smear.” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said she interpreted President Donald Trump’s attack that she “would do anything” for campaign donations as a sexual innuendo. “Well, certainly that’s how I Read more…

  • International Space Station astronauts will get to watch "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

    Disney(LOW EARTH ORBIT) — Well, that’s one way to beat the long movie lines.  In our galaxy — but still relatively far, far away — astronauts aboard the International Space Station will join fans on Earth and watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi. “[I] can confirm the crew will be able to watch it on orbit,” NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot told ABC Radio, though he doesn’t have a “definitive timeline” as Read more…