ISP Officers Involved in Suspect Shooting

The Indiana State Police has the following information to release in regards to the incident that took place in Dyer on August 10. The officers involved are as follows: 1) Victor Zamora, 37, Lake County Sheriff’s Department, 13 years of service; 2) Luke Schreiber, 41, St. John Police Department, 10 years of service (18 total);…

Hoosier Homestead Award Recipients Announced

Area legislators Monday announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more. Represented by State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) and State Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston), Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica), 10 locally owned family farms…

Plane Makes Crash Landing in Fulton County

At approximately 6:45 p.m. Monday, officers from the Indiana State Police, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, and the Rochester Police Department responded to a reported plane crash at 510 North State Road 25 in Rocheste. The preliminary investigation by Trooper Ben Reason and Indiana State Police Sergeant Dan Prus revealed a 2016 Easy Raider Experimental…

Mayor Will Have Surgery Tuesday Morning

The following is a statement from Mayor Chris McBarnes and is being sent on his behalf. “Unfortunately, I had an accident at home involving a burn on my arm that requires surgical intervention tomorrow (Tuesday) morning. In my absence, please do not hesitate to reach out to any of our City departments (contact information is available…

State Closes on I-69 Section 5 Road Project

The Indiana Finance Authority Monday completed the settlement transaction to terminate the contractual relationship between I-69 Development Partners and the State, reimburse the developer’s bond holders for $246 million, and return direct control of the I-69 Section 5 project to the Indiana Department of Transportation. “The State is officially in charge of this important project,”…

Frankfort Police Will Arrest Impaired Drivers with National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Event

The Frankfort Traffic Safety Partnership is joining about 220 law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and thousands nationwide in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.  From mid-August through the Labor Day Weekend, police will be out in full force, arresting impaired drivers by aggressively targeting those who put lives in danger. Expect to see increased…

IU Health Bloomington Moving Forward

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indiana University Board of Trustees has approved final site plans and the exterior design for the proposed Regional Academic Health Center in Bloomington. The 735,000 square-foot complex will house the new IU Health Bloomington hospital as well as an academic facility. An estimated cost for the project has not…

Neighborhood Urban Infill Program Coming to Kokomo

The City of Kokomo and the Kokomo Community Development Corporation announce neighborhood urban infill program that will enhance and revitalize the value, appeal, and beauty of Kokomo’s existing neighborhoods. The program will build new single family market rate homes on vacant and underutilized lots. “Providing new housing options in already existing neighborhoods is a proven…