Local News

Trooper Lents Promoted to Detective

Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter recently announced the promotion of Master Trooper Jarrod Lents to the rank of Detective. Lents will be responsible for investigating criminal incidents throughout the Jasper District, but primarily in […]

Hobby Lobby Opens in Vincennes

A new Hobby Lobby store opened in Vincennes Monday with a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. The Vincennes store is Hobby Lobby’s 26th location in Indiana and joins more than 900 Hobby Lobby stores […]

Bicknell Police Officer Placed on Paid Leave

A Bicknell police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into complaints made to the city administration. The Bicknell Board of Works took the action Friday afternoon against […]

Huntingburg Man Facing Drug Charges

A Huntingburg man is facing multiple drug charges following a home visit by Parole Agents with the Indiana Department of Corrections, Indiana State Police and Huntingburg Police. Authorities found and seized numerous illegal drugs during […]

Greene Co. Scam Alert

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department has issued a phone scam alert. A scammer was calling residents Monday morning and identifying himself as a member of the department. The caller told potential victims they had a […]

State News

Indiana State University to Consider Vaping Ban

Indiana State University’s trustees will consider a proposal to add electronic cigarettes to the school’s ban on tobacco-related products. The Terre Haute campus is largely tobacco free under a policy that took effect in 2009, […]

Criminal Code Bill Dead for the Year

A proposal to slow down changes to Indiana’s criminal code is dead for the year. Indianapolis Senator Mike Young’s bill would have required any new crimes or any sentencing changes to be reviewed by a […]

Governor JB Pritzker Announces Budget Savings

Ahead of this week’s budget address, Illinois Governor J-B Pritzker is highlighting some of the expected savings over the next few years. Pritzker says several changes making government more efficient will save the state more […]