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Bloomington man arrested for attempted murder

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) -- An 18-year-old Bloomington man faces felony charges after being accused of shooting a man. Police say Zion Conner shot at another man in a car. They say it happened Monday night near West 12th Street and North Lindbergh Drive.

WISH-TV - 2018-12-12 20:28:00

IU Office of the Bicentennial commissions new murals on Bloomington, Kokomo campuses

The Indiana University Office of the Bicentennial has commissioned two new mural projects for the Bloomington campus, to be installed in Wright Quad and Presidents Hall, as part of the Bicentennial Heritage Preservation and Campus Beautification project. Additionally, it is supporting the installati

IU.EDU - 2018-12-12 21:22:57

Civil War Diary: 'It Seems That The Report Of Yesterday Is False'

(Becca Costello, WFIU/WTIU News) 157 years ago, a Hoosier from Monroe County wrote about fighting for the Union in the Civil War in a diary he kept almost daily. Peter Thomas Matthews was 20 years old when he enlisted in the army and served as a drummer in the 19th Indiana Regimental Band.

INDIANAPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

4th St. Garage Debate Part Of City's Future Transportation Plan

The 4th st. Parking Garage in Bloomington is in need of repair. (Sean Hogan, WTIU/WFIU News) A downtown Bloomington parking garage seemed slated to be torn down and replaced with a larger unit. That was until a couple of City Council members spoke out a Redevelopment Commission meeting earlier this

INDIANAPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Indiana University names 10 faculty members distinguished professors

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Ten Indiana University faculty members have been appointed as distinguished professor, the university's highest academic rank for scholars and researchers.

IU.EDU - 2018-12-12 20:50:27

Martinsville pair apprehended during traffic stop

GREENWOOD, Ind.–Two people were busted during a traffic stop in Greenwood on Tuesday afternoon. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office says that Nathaniel Miller, 31, of Martinsville, was driving a car that was stopped along Fairview Road for switching lanes without a signal. Miller’s license was disco

LOCAL NEWS DIGITAL - 2018-12-12 20:21:14

20-year-old IU student opens his own bar in Bloomington

Conner Syrek is an IU student who owns a bar, but he isn’t even old enough to go into it. He is only 20, so he is only allowed to enter Conner’s Tap Room when it’s not open. He checks that everything is working and running smoothly, and his dad runs the finances.

INDIANA DAILY STUDENT - 2018-12-09 22:20:17

Man found dead outside parking garage at 7th and College

Bloomington police found a man dead outside the parking garage at the intersection of West Seventh Street and North College Avenue on Sunday night. BPD received a report from a passerby at around 6:50 p.m. saying they saw someone lying on the sidewalk, according to Sgt. Ben Burns, who was on the sce

INDIANA DAILY STUDENT - 2018-12-10 01:32:15

Two local actresses in Bloomington’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Two Columbus actresses have roles in Cardinal Stage’s production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” running Thursday through Dec. 30 at the Buskirk Chumley Theatre, 114 E. Kirkwood in Bloomington.

REPUBLIC - 2018-12-12 02:14:38

IU Notebook: Hoosiers crack top 25 for first time in Miller era

BLOOMINGTON — When Indiana basketball cracked the Top 25 in the Associated Press poll this week, it was significant. Indiana debuted in the Top 25 this week tied for No. 25 with Syracuse and Kansas State.

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2018-12-11 23:03:00

Bloomington Plan Commission Votes Against Proposed Downtown Multi-Use Complex

Members of the Plan Commission expressed their doubts about the project, many with concerns that the new petition prioritizes residential units over office spaces. (Alex Eady, WTIU/WFIU News)

INDIANAPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Tenants in Ellettsville forced to move out around Christmas

ELLETTSVILLE, Ind. – Tenants at Village Inn apartments in Ellettsville got an eviction notice just weeks before Christmas and they want to know why. More than a dozen people, including children, need to be out by the end of the month.

CBS4INDY.COM - 2018-12-10 22:56:42

Bloomington man suffers broken jaw, chipped tooth in Kirkwood Avenue fight

A fight broke out among five men on East Kirkwood Avenue on Friday night, resulting in a broken tooth and jaw for one 19-year-old. The 19-year-old made a report to Bloomington Police Department, saying the assault had occurred around 2 a.m. on the corner of South Dunn Street and East Kirkwood Avenue

INDIANA DAILY STUDENT - 2018-12-09 20:07:14

Eric Anderson, 1989 Big Ten Freshman of the Year, dies at 48

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WTHR) - Indiana University's basketball program is mourning the loss of a former Hoosier. Former IU basketball player Eric Anderson died at the age of 48. Anderson played at IU from 1988 until 1992.

WTHR - 2018-12-10 23:50:00

IU basketball's Eric Anderson remembered as great, fun-loving teammate

BLOOMINGTON – Eric Anderson, the 6-9 forward affectionately known to teammates as “Big E,” a player who enjoyed one of the most complete careers in IU history, died Sunday. He was 48.

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2018-12-10 22:02:00

City Of Bloomington Utilities To Propose Measures To Reinforce Backflow Prevention And Expedite Smart Meter Installation Wednesday

(BLOOMINGTON) - At Wednesday's meeting, Bloomington City Council members are scheduled to consider two City of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) matters: changes to the local ordinance concerning the prevention of backflow and a resolution to approve financing for the upcoming Advanced Metering Infrastruc

WBIW.COM - 2018-12-11 14:24:00

Civil War Diary: 'Reports Reached The Camp That The Rebels Were Moveing'

(Becca Costello, WFIU/WTIU News) 157 years ago, a Hoosier from Monroe County wrote about fighting for the Union in the Civil War in a diary he kept almost daily. Peter Thomas Matthews was 20 years old when he enlisted in the army and served as a drummer in the 19th Indiana Regimental Band.

INDIANAPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Standing up to fear: Bloomington woman learns to recover after 2015 assault

Not every story of trauma ends in triumph, but it did for Naciye Akgun, owner of Sofra Café and Golden Stitch Alterations. “I learned my lesson not to give up because I could have easily given up,” Naciye said as she recalled recovering from an assault by a former IU student in 2015. “I was almost l

INDIANA DAILY STUDENT - 2018-12-10 01:12:15

IU: At Least 50 Students Injured In Scooter Incidents Since October

Indiana University leaders say at least 50 students have gone to the Bloomington campus’ health center for electric scooter-related injuries since October. Companies Bird and Lime dropped hundreds of scooters in Bloomington earlier this fall. IU implemented some new rules in response, which dictate

INDIANAPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Renovations set at Indiana University dorms plagued by mold

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Indiana University will start a $56 million renovation project next summer to address ongoing mold problems at two Bloomington campus residence halls. A Board of Trustees committee approved a proposal Friday to move up planned renovations of the Foster and McNutt residence h

WHAS 11 - 2018-12-08 21:13:00