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Suspected meth dealer arrested in Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A suspected methamphetamine dealer was arrested in Bloomington on Wednesday. Indiana State Police say 28-year-old Lindsey Vestal of Chapel Hill was taken into custody without incident at a business where she was believed to be working. She was then transported to the Monroe Count

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2 Bloomington restaurants paying employees $160K in backpay after federal investigation

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Employees at two Bloomington restaurants are in for some serious back pay after a federal investigation found ownership wasn't paying them properly. The U.S. Department of Labor found three violations by Ji Enterprises:

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More snow for central Indiana this weekend

A cold front moved across the state early Friday morning and temperatures tumbled during the day. Temperatures will be colder on Friday night and snow will develop, well south of I-70, and continue through Saturday morning. 1-2″ accumulation is likely along I-64 from Evansville to Louisville.

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Lawrence Co. woman arrested for dealing methamphetamine

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - A Lawrence County woman is behind bars after an Indiana State Police investigation uncovered her alleged involvement in dealing methamphetamine. Lindsey Vestal, 28, of Chapel Hill was arrested Wednesday at her place of employment in Bloomington. She was charged with three felony

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City of Bloomington Names Mary Goetz Woman of Year

(BLOOMINGTON) - Longtime Bloomington resident and retired music professor Mary Goetze has been named 2019 Woman of the Year, Mayor John Hamilton announced Thursday. Goetze is being recognized for her efforts to enrich the lives of the incarcerated in Monroe County and support their families.

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Monroe County woman charged with dealing meth

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A suspected methamphetamine dealer was arrested in Bloomington on Wednesday. Indiana State Police say 28-year-old Lindsey Vestal of Chapel Hill was taken into custody without incident at a business where she was believed to be working. She was then transported to the Monroe Count

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Bystanders come to aid of woman during assault outside Bloomington mission

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WTHR) - Police say bystanders came to the rescue Wednesday when a woman was sexually assaulted. It happened outside Bloomington's Wheeler Mission when a woman, 50, entered a portable restroom on a parking area outside the facility.

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Indiana restaurants ordered to pay $162,254 in back wages, damages

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Ji Enterprises will pay $81,127 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 12 current and former employees at two of its Bloomington, Ind., restaurants – Restaurant Ami and Toto

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Bloomington Police And Fire Dept. Place Emphasis On Improved Training

Bloomington police are undergoing four times the amount of training required by state statute. That’s one of a few items Bloomington Police Chief Michael Diekhoff and Fire Department Chief Jason Moore pointed out from last year’s Public Safety report released Wednesday.

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Bloomington activist Vauhxx Booker to run for city council

Vauhxx Booker has often stood at the city council public podium, speaking out against city decisions. Now, Booker wants to be on the decision-making side of the room. Booker, 35, is running for one of three Bloomington City Council at-large seats. He said social equity will be the driving theme of h

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Indiana to split March SNAP payments

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) announced on Friday that it will split March benefit payments to eligible Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients.

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Bloomington hires private contractor to fix streets after flooding

Rain and cold weather is never a good mix for potholes. But after last Thursday’s storm, Bloomington is not messing around when it comes to fixing them. Bloomington’s Department of Public Works hired local highway contractor Crider and Crider to help fill potholes from flooding last week, according

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Bloomington band Rosegirl writes rock opera 'Marlene the Dream'

Describing themselves as a cornucopia of friendship and love, the Bloomington band Rosegirl consists of a trio of IU sophomores. The group wrote a 30-minute rock opera called “Marlene the Dream,” which they are currently recording.

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Martinsville man arrested on child porn and drug charges

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. – A Martinsville man was arrested on child pornography and drug charges Thursday morning. Indiana State Police say 40-year-old Shandy C. Freeman was taken into custody when authorities executed a search warrant at a home in the 1600 block of East Harrison Street.

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Bloomington Greenhouse Opens After Flooding

(BLOOMINGTON) - Clean up efforts are underway at Mays Greenhouse, located on Bloomington's south side, after high water rushed through some of its greenhouses and destroyed hundreds of plants.

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Bloomington eateries celebrate Valentine’s Day with heart-shaped foods

Restaurants and bakeries in Bloomington are celebrating Valentine’s Day by offering heart-shaped foods. Whether you split the food with a loved one or eat it by yourself, you can enjoy both savory and sweet options. Here are a few heart-shaped foods you can enjoy Feb. 14:

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Celebrate Bradford Woods At the Spirit Of The Woods Banquet and Gala

(BLOOMINGTON) - For more than 60 years, Bradford Woods has been on a mission to improve the quality of life for people of all abilities. Every year, the staff touches the lives of thousands of students and children with disabilities and chronic illnesses, community members, veterans and more through

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Indiana Limestone Co. Lands Key Accreditation

BLOOMINGTON - Bloomington-based Indiana Limestone Co. has received what it says is the first accreditation of its kind in the state. The limestone building products supplier has received the Sustainable Production of Natural Dimension Stone Certification for its three quarries, which it says will he

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1,000+ Hoosiers Diagnosed With Hepatitis A Amid Outbreak

The Indiana State Department of Health has confirmed 1,023 cases of Hepatitis A in Indiana as part of a multi-state outbreak of the highly infectious liver disease. That includes 52 cases in Lawrence County, 38 cases in Jackson County and 29 cases in Monroe County.

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Watch 'Indiana Newsdesk:' Jail Overcrowding and Mental Illness

A growing number of Hoosiers suffering from mental illness are ending up in jails. In the second part of a series on jail overcrowding, we look at what overcapacity jails mean for some of the state’s most vulnerable citizens.

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