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Police beat: Jail bookings

Kavon E. Blair, 25, 620 S. Walnut St., arrested Monday by Bloomington police on a preliminary charge of intimidation; booked into the Monroe County Jail at 11:30 p.m. Bond set at $5,500. Willard F. Hayden II, 39, 332 S. Wilmington Court, arrested Monday by Monroe County corrections officers on a w

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:10:00

Good morning, Bloomington: 5 things to know for Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2017. There are 102 days left in the year. PHARMICA: Cook Group to sell Cook Pharmica to New Jersey biologics developer, Catalent. Read more free on HTO. COOK:In the midst of its $950 million sale of Cook Pharmica, Cook Group announced Tuesday its inten

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

County officials to review plan for Bloomington project

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - An advisory commission has chosen a proposal for a new convention center and hotel development in downtown Bloomington. The Herald-Times reports that Monroe County commissioners on Wednesday will review the proposal the project's advisory commission supported. The plan inclu

WTHR - 2017-09-19 18:03:48

New movies, special showings in Bloomington and surrounding area

Opening Friday 'Friend Request' (R, 92 min.) A college student unfriends a mysterious girl online and finds herself fighting a demonic presence planning to kill her closest friends. With Alycia Debnam Carey, Liesl Ahlers and Susan Danford. 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' (R, 141 min.) This sequel intr

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Bloomington man fed up with heroin abuse takes an axe to parked truck

Police say a man frustrated with heroin abuse in his neighborhood took an axe to a pickup truck where a man had parked to shoot up Tuesday evening. The man told police he started swinging the axe after the other man swung a needle in his direction. He called police to the parking lot of his apartmen

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-20 18:38:38

Catalent to purchase Bloomington's Cook Pharmica

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WTHR) - Today Cook Group and Catalent, Inc. announced Catalent will purchase Cook Pharmica. Catalent is a global provider of delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs and consumer health products. The purchase of Cook Pharmica will grow Catalent's capabilities by a

WTHR - 2017-09-19 12:02:58

Bloomington man dies in motorcycle crash

A Bloomington man reported missing by his wife died in an apparent motorcycle crash along Ind. 446 over the weekend, police report. Bloomington officers found Matthew DeMars, 50, dead where his 1977 Honda Gold Wing left the road and struck a tree in the in the 1500 block of Ind. 446, according to Ca

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-18 17:11:00

Growth of Bloomington's Cook Group Inc.

Cook Group Incorporated, a family-owned global company based in Bloomington, operates five separate businesses and employs more than 12,000 people around the world. It is Bloomington's second largest employer after Indiana University, according to the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce. Cook Medical, f

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-19 15:44:00

I-69 crash kills Bloomington man

HOBBIEVILLE - A Monroe County man was killed early Friday in a crash along I-69 in Greene County. Indiana State Police troopers from the Bloomington Post were called to the 100-mile marker just after 2 a.m. to investigate the single vehicle crash that killed Fred M. Thompson, 54, Bloomington. Troope

DUBOISCOUNTYHERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Aiding Cook expansion is smart move

Cook Group dominates our front page today with not one but two big business stories that impact all of Monroe County. First, the Bloomington-based global company has plans to sell Cook Pharmica to New Jersey-based Catalent. Company leaders from Cook and Catalent say the new ownership will not affect

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

Local leaders react to Cook news

Reactions to Cook Group's plans "We have such a strong partnership with Cook through their Achieve Your Degree program, and I imagine that will grow. As their business might change in any way, shape or form, we'll be right there to help them. As they are growing, they're going to need an entity like

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

Monroe County Fall Festival begins Thursday night

Fourth-grader Lindzey Rains practices with the Stinesville Quarry Choir Wednesday in Lisa Bruns' music class at Stinesville Elementary School. The choir was honored earlier this year by the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce with the Leading Light Award of 2017.Chris Howell | Herald-Times The Stinesvil

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:25:00

At the Library: Sept. 21-27

Courtesy photoLibrary strategist Lisa Champelli talks with a young tech enthusiast and her mother at the recent Meet Dash and Dot program, which used programmable robots to introduce kids to basic coding concepts. Monroe County Public Library provides opportunities to read, learn, discover and creat

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Hot Spots: Diavolo, Gary Gulman, Bluegrass festival

Awesome architecture Readers might have caught acrobatic dance group Diavolo during the most recent season of "America's Got Talent," including this week's two-part finale. The diverse team of dancers, designers and choreographers have created awe-inspiring performances that reveal how humans are af

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Police charge teenager with arson, theft

Bloomington police arrested a teenager suspected of trying to set fire to a mobile home and attempting to shoplift at Walmart, all on Tuesday afternoon. A neighbor called 911 at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday to report watching a teenager set fire to a bicycle at the back of a residence at the Heatherwood Mobile

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Murder By Death comes home for the night

As far as homegrown Bloomington bands go, Murder By Death is easily one of the best-known and most successful. Murder By Death has enjoyed a 17-year career, getting its start with house shows on Second Street and quickly building to gigs in venues across the country. To date, the band has released s

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-20 21:25:51

2 jailed on theft, drug charges

BEDFORD - Two men were arrested at Wal-Mart on Saturday on multiple charges after they were accused of stealing items from the store. Dale Terrell, 45, Bloomington, was charged with theft, possession of methamphetamine, resisting arrest by force, resisting arrest by fleeing, possession of parapherna

BEDFORD TIMES-MAIL - 2017-09-20 14:30:00

Owen County highway superintendent charged with theft

The questionable purchase of a hydraulic backhoe used to dig and clear out ditches is at the heart of criminal charges against Owen County's highway department superintendent, who is accused of making $4,697 for himself on the deal. Joe Pettijohn, of Gosport, is scheduled to appear in court Friday f

HERALD TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:20:00

Change of judge won't delay dog hoarding lawsuit

Missy Mosby, D-2nd Ward, was among a group of animal activists protesting the return of 21 dogs to Martha Crowley at Animal Control Monday morning. Crowley was recently convicted of multiple animal cruelty charges last week. Noah Stubbs / Courier & Press The judge presiding over a lawsuit against a

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2017-09-20 20:54:44

Program to increase youth's self-esteem set for Tuesday

Vigo and Parke County Purdue Extension Health and Human Science Educators, Jay Christiansen and Karenlee Spencer invite Wabash Valley families to attend an educational program designed to help youth ages 12 to 18 learn ways to increase their self-esteem and self-confidence. The program will define s

TRIBUNE-STAR - 2017-09-21 04:00:00