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Indiana man killed in head-on crash

JACKSON COUNTY, IN (WAVE) - An Indiana man was killed in a head-on crash near Seymour. Indiana State Police said the crash was reported around 9 p.m. Friday on State Road 258. Lamar Anderson, 61, of Vallonia hit a guardrail then crossed into the other lane. At the time of the report police did not k


Judge rules state’s treatment of Bloomington unconstitutional in annexation lawsuit

A judge ruled Thursday that the Indianalegislature's last minute amendment to a 2017 bill to stop Bloomington’s proposed annexations of land was unconstitutional, according to court documents. The state has until May 20 to make an appeal.


Dayton man arrested in connection to Indiana murder, drug case

DAYTON — A 41-year-old man wanted in Indiana was tracked to his home in Dayton. Larry J. Blackstock was arrested Friday morning by the Wayne County, Indiana, Drug Task Force with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service. — Blackstock is now in the Montgomery County Jail awaiting extradition to Ri


5-year-old boy thrown off Mall of America balcony showing ‘real signs of recovery’

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The 5-year-old boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America is showing “real signs of recovery,” according to a post on behalf of the family.

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Police on the lookout for fourth suspect in southern Indiana murder

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Jennings County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for a woman they say is connected to the murder of a North Vernon man. Donovan Booker, 23, was found shot in the chest on Squire Lakes Boulevard in North Veron Monday around 7 p.m. He was taken to the hospital where he


Bloomington Venezuelan Food Truck Opens Brick-And-Mortar Restaurant

Another food truck in Bloomington is expanding to a brick-and-mortar location. The Arepas Venezuelan Gastropub opened its first restaurant last week on the corner of Walnut and East 7th St.


Police: Rain was factor in crash that killed 2 in Indiana County

State police said weather was a factor in a crash Friday that claimed the lives of 17-year-old girl from West Virginia and a 67-year-old Saltsburg man who was a passenger in the sport utility vehicle she was driving on Route 286 in Indiana County.


Indiana Basketball: Where Indiana stands with these recruits

The Indiana basketball program is in the mix for a few other recruits in the 2019 class. We break down each recruitment here, and where the Hoosiers stand. Indiana basketball and Archie Miller remain heavily involved in the 2019 recruiting as they try to round out their class.


State-wide silver alert lifted in Indiana

A state-wide silver alert for Indiana has been lifted. Authorities in Ashley-Hudson Police Department say that Friday afternoon they were dispatched to a reckless driver on Interstate 69.


Indiana hiker spots huge snake hanging from tree branch

A hiker in Zionsville, Indiana was in for a slithery surprise when she came across a huge eastern rat snake hanging from a tree branch. The hiker, identified as Michelle Modglin by the Town of Zionsville’s Facebook page, was walking along the Big-4 Rail Trail when she saw the eastern rat snake, also


‘Auto Indiana’ exhibit coming to Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Historical Society is bringing a traveling exhibit devoted to Indiana’s rich automotive and racing heritage to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The “Auto Indiana” exhibit is housed in a 53-foot double expandable semi-trailer called History on Wheels.


IMPD: 1 in critical condition after shooting on northeast side

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says a person is in critical condition after a shooting on the city’s northeast side. The shooting happened around 4:40 p.m. at the Timber Point apartments in the 6200 block of Newberry Road, according to IMPD.

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17 Cases Of Mumps Confirmed At IU Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The number of students with mumps at the Indiana University campus in Bloomington is now seventeen. Nine of those cases are linked to one fraternity, according to university spokesperson Chuck Carney. Carney said the Monroe County Health Department set up a clinic in that frater


A to F guide to the best basketball courts in Bloomington

One of the clippier courts in Bloomington. Pro tip: shoot line drives on this one, it’s not as friendly to the rainbow arc. But you can pull up from anywhere with relative ease.


Indiana has 80,000 fewer union workers than it did a decade ago

Indiana had 269,000 union-represented workers in 2018, up by about 3,000 as compared to the previous year but down 29.7% compared to a decade earlier, according to recently released data from Indiana University's Stats Indiana.


Breast implants, pacemakers set to help Indiana coroners identify dead bodies

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier coroners soon will be permitted to use the unique serial number on a pacemaker, breast enhancements or any other implanted medical device to identify a dead body.


Culture Fest held at Community Action of Southern Indiana in Jeffersonville

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- It's a celebration of different cultures all under one roof. The southern Indiana Culture Fest was held Saturday afternoon at Community Action of Southern Indiana on 8th Street in Jeffersonville.


The INbox Guide to Bloomington Museums: Mathers Museum of World Cultures

A museum opened its doors on IU’s campus in 1943, and although it collected and displayed items to the public, it would be two decades before faculty members insisted it be formally chartered through the university.


Mumps cases mount at IU

BLOOMINGTON — Nine new cases of mumps have been confirmed at Indiana University since last week, bringing the total this semester to 16. It’s likely there will be more before the end of the semester.


Bill could expand funding options for home detention monitoring devices

A bill that could help the local probation and community corrections department cover the increasing costs associated with electronically monitoring inmates is almost at the governor's desk.