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Jail Log: Feb. 19

Inmates booked into the Madison County Jail on Monday. Charges are recommended by arresting officers, but are not final until the Madison County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.


Former Edgewood man charged with having child pornography

ANDERSON — A former Edgewood man, reported missing by his family in November, is accused of using internet service through his employer to access child pornography. Timothy Donoghue, 40, now a resident of New Castle, was charged with eight counts of Level 5 felony possession of child pornography wit


Winter Weather Advisory continues as snow, ice approaches Indiana

By 9pm Tuesday, temperatures across central Indiana were running in the upper 20s and lower 30s. The leading edge of a developing winter weather system was bringing snow to south central Illinois and southwestern Indiana. The moisture with this weather system will continue to move north. The atmosph


Indiana police arrest man authorities say stabbed man he caught having sex with his wife

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man has been arrested in Indiana after authorities say he stabbed another man he found having sex with his wife. Fox59 reports it happened in Elwood, which is about 50 miles north of Indianapolis.


An Indiana tax service turned away a same-sex couple because their marriage goes against her religious beliefs

Samantha and Bailey Brazzel recently went to Carter Tax Service in Indiana to file their taxes. But Nancy Fivecoate, the owner of the business, turned them away because the women are married to each other.


Anderson boy with brain disorder overcomes odds with help of community

ANDERSON, Ind. (Herald Bulletin) - Trenton Brown was never supposed to hold up his own head, let alone walk, but he's now speeding down his neighborhood street on an adapted bike thanks to support from the community.


Let's Meet: Feb. 20

• Board of Directors meeting, 10 a.m., East Central Indiana Solid Waste District office, 2031 Mounds Road. • Senior Citizens Committee meeting, 3-4 p.m., Conference Room 105, Anderson City Building.


Indiana woman accused of abandoning 3 children mistakenly released from jail

PORTAGE, Ind. — A woman accused of abandoning her three children was mistakenly released from jail due to a mix-up in paperwork. Thanh Nguyen, 46, was released from the Porter County Jail Sunday after posting a $1,500 cash bond. However, a judge had ordered her held until Tuesday for a hearing. The


Courts agree with sex offender's sentence

INDIANAPOLIS — The Court of Appeals of Indiana says an Anderson man who failed to register as a sex offender violated his probation and must serve all three years of a previously suspended sentence at the Indiana Department of Correction.


Two Detroit Men Charged in Indiana Smash and Grab Jewelry Store Robbery

HAMMOND, IN – Darren Bell, 19-years-old and Altonio Benson, 27-years-old, both of Detroit, were charged in a criminal complaint with robbery affecting interstate commerce for the robbery of a jewelry store in Hobart, Indiana, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.


Police release video, photos in Elwood robbery

ELWOOD – Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a man accused of robbing a Check into Cash store on Monday. Elwood and Frankton police responded to an armed robbery call just after 5 p.m. in the 1500 block of South Indiana 37. The store’s clerk told police she gave


Driver's pockets full of narcotics, Indiana troopers say

A Wisconsin man lunged at state troopers after they found narcotics and open containers of alcohol during a traffic stop on an Indiana Toll Road. Police stopped a Chevrolet pickup truck that was weaving and making unsafe lane movements in the westbound lanes of I-80/94 near mile marker 5.3 at 11:37


Three injured and car totaled after crash in Northwest Indiana

Lowell, Ind. - Three people were injured after their car rolled over on I-65 in Northwest Indiana. The single vehicle crash happened at approximately 9:55 p.m. Monday evening. The car was totaled.


Armed robber holds up Elwood Check Into Cash store

ELWOOD, Ind. (WTHR) - A bold robbery was caught on camera in Elwood. Police released surveillance video of the hold-up that occurred at a Check Into Cash store Monday night. The suspect is wearing a black ski mask with a skull face on it. You can see him run up to the counter with a gun in his hands


Madison Community Health Merges with Meridian

MADISON COUNTY - Meridian Health Services has announced a merge with Madison County Community Health. The Madison County Community Health Center will be rebranded to Meridian Health Services – Madison County.


Newborn surrendered under Indiana's Safe Haven Law

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) — A baby was surrendered in northern Indiana on Tuesday under Indiana's Safe Haven Law. The National Safe Haven Hotline was notified that the baby had been left, according to WNDU.


Indiana State Police say two dead in crash on I-74

MONTGOMERY CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – State Police say that two people were killed in a crash in Montgomery County Monday. It happened just before 1 p.m., on I-74 eastbound near the 34-mile marker (that is US 231/exit 34) and two others had to be hospitalized.


3 hurt in rollover crash on I-65 in NW Indiana crash

Three people were injured in a rollover crash Monday night on Interstate 65 in northwest Indiana. At 9:55 p.m., an 18-year-old Chicago man was driving a 2009 Hyundai south on I-65 near Lowell when he veered off the roadway, according to Indiana State Police.


1 dead, 1 critical after shooting at apartments

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police said a man tried to kill himself Monday night and his girlfriend was fatally shot at an apartment complex on the far-west side. Investigators with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said the two were found by a relative about 7:50 p.m. in the 3400 block of Marab


Anderson council hires financial adviser

ANDERSON – After nearly three years of discussions, the Anderson City Council has hired a financial consultant. The City Council on Thursday by consent approved a letter of engagement with Reedy Financial Group as the result of a compromise agreement reached last month between the administration of