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Trailer left hanging over I-65 overpass in Columbus after crash

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WTHR) - A trailer was left partially hanging over an I-65 overpass in Columbus after a Monday morning crash. One southbound lane was shut down at the 68 milemarker while State Police worked to remove the trailer. Columbus police first reported it just before 9:30 a.m. All lanes were

WTHR - 2018-01-15 18:15:07

Weather update and photos: Wind chill advisory issued; Interstate 65 back open after trailer hanging over barrier cleared from area

3:32 p.m. Wind chill advisory added A Wind chill advisory has been issued for midnight to noon Tuesday. That means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. 1:23 p.m. Southbound Interstate 65 back open From I

REPUBLIC - 2018-01-15 11:29:43

Pence made 2nd stop in Columbus

Staff Reports Vice President Mike Pence, who spent several days in Columbus around the Christmas holiday, returned for a short layover at Columbus Municipal Airport on New Year's Day. The Columbus native was in his hometown for about four hours on the first day of the new year, including spending a


CPD officer commended for helping family

A Columbus Police officer received a letter of commendation Tuesday from Chief Jon Rohde for his help in assisting a Columbus family. Officer Frank Dickman, a seven-year member of the department, was sent to a report of a 2-year-old child wandering around a Columbus apartment complex unsupervised. W

REPUBLIC - 2018-01-16 19:24:34

Updates to oversight committee considered on Thursday

Proposed updates tied to a seldom-used civilian oversight committee that hears appeals of police department complaints will be the focus of a public meeting this week. The city will preview proposed updates to the Audit and Review Committee and to allow community members to add their own suggestions

REPUBLIC - 2018-01-16 17:07:01

Speaker: Pockets of discrimination mean there's more work to be done in country

"Americans need to come out of their comfort zone in dismantling prejudice," the organizer of Black Lives Matter of Columbus said in a keynote speech at Monday's 21st annual CommUNITY Breakfast Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. The local African American Pastors Alliance organized the free gatherin

REPUBLIC - 2018-01-16 07:20:33

Panelists see progress as welcoming community and share views on diversity

Columbus has come a long way toward becoming a more welcoming community, but more work is needed to bring people together, a group of panelists said Monday. A panel discussion considered the topic "Columbus Then and Now: How Far Have We Come, How Far Do We Have to Go?" at the Columbus Learning Cente

REPUBLIC - 2018-01-16 07:15:48

Slick roads disrupt travel: I-65 accident temporarily closes both lanes

Fresh snow and slick spots on roads prompted a travel advisory for Bartholomew County motorists Monday morning and resulted mostly in slide-offs and minor accidents. But there were scary moments as well, including when an RV trailer was left partially hanging over an Interstate 65 overpass barrier n

REPUBLIC - 2018-01-16 07:05:00

Leesburg woman applies for permit for anti-KKK, anti-Trump sign

A Leesburg woman who put up an anti-Ku Klux Klan, anti-Donald Trump banner outside her farm is applying for a permit to display the banner after a formal complaint was filed with Loudoun County. Rosemary Lawler received word from Loudoun County over the holidays informing her someone complained ab

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2018-01-16 19:07:08

KKK fliers distributed in Leesburg, VA

Some people in Leesburg, Virginia woke up to fliers left outside of their home. They are messages from the KKK. It is something police are taking very seriously. Some people in Leesburg, Virginia woke up to fliers left outside of their home. They are messages from the KKK. It is something police are

KYMA.COM - 2018-01-15 11:25:04

Latest Job Openings In Leesburg Over Past 10 Days

LEESBURG, VA - Businesses across the region are looking for new employees, and Patch and Zip Recruiter have filled our searchable jobs board with tons of opportunities. Here are recent job postings in Leesburg. Click on the job title for complete information. Maintenance Engineering - In Home Networ


Leesburg Police investigate KKK fliers found outside homes ahead of MLK holiday

LEESBURG, Va. - The Leesburg Police Department says they are investigating several incidents of fliers distributed by those who claim to be Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members. Police say they received the first report of the suspicious fliers on Friday night around 10:00 p.m., outside of a home in the 700 b


Leesburg Police investigating distribution of racist fliers

LEESBURG, Va. - Police in Leesburg are investigating reports of racist fliers in the northeast quadrant of the town. Officials say the first report came in shortly after 10 p.m. on Friday night, of a suspicious flier distributed by someone claiming to be a member of the Klu Klux Klan, at a home on A


Leesburg police investigating KKK flier incidents

LEESBURG, VA (WUSA9) - Leesburg police are investigating several incidents of propaganda fliers being left outside of homes by individuals claiming to be Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members. Police said they received the first report of suspicious fliers found outside of a home in the 700 block of Aurora Cou


Loudoun sheriff's office charges seven with driving under the influence over MLK weekend

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 by Times-Mirror Staff | 0 comments | Email this story The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office arrested at least seven people over the weekend with driving under the influence, with one of the arrestees being underage. -Around 10:27 p.m. Friday, LCSO responded to the 41000 block

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2018-01-16 20:40:45

Loudoun remembers Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with message of unity

As Loudouners gathered to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday and his contributions to the civil rights movement, unity and taking political action was at the forefront of the county's annual celebration. For the 26th year in a row, county residents of all ages, races, religions and ba

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2018-01-15 23:59:59

Peace Road north of Route 64 reopens after rush-hour crashes

SYCAMORE - Peace Road north of state Route 64 has been re-opened after slick roads caused multiple crashes and sent cars off the road Tuesday morning, DeKalb County Deputy Chief Andy Sullivan said. The passageway was closed about 8:15 a.m. Tuesday as first responders arrived at the scene of several

DAILY CHRONICLE - 2018-01-16 16:25:24

Business owner gets probation in pot grow case

The owner of a now-shuttered Brookfield hydroponic gardening store, who after a raid on his home last April was charged with growing and manufacturing cannabis, was sentenced to 24 months' probation after pleading guilty to a lesser charge on Jan. 5 at a hearing before Judge Geary Kull at the Maybro


High school to withdraw from conference

ROCHELLE - Rochelle Township High School will officially withdraw from the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference following approval by board members Monday night. A resolution was approved by a 6-0 vote to withdraw from the current conference and officials will move forward to join the Interstate 8 Co

ROCHELLE NEWS-LEADER - 2018-01-16 16:23:43

Elburn wildlife center sends plea for aid during extreme cold

ELBURN - The recent extreme cold is not only hard on people, it's hard on animals, said Andrea Krueger, board president of the Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn. The center has been taking in more animals just at a time when it is also lower on volunteers, Krause said. "We have injured, starving