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Man arrested for allegedly making threats with machete at Columbus gas station

(Columbus Police Department Photo) COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) - One man is facing charges after officials said he made threats with a machete in a gas station parking lot Tuesday night. Officials were called out to the Village Pantry in the 3100 block of Washington Street in reference to a man making t

WISH-TV - 2018-03-21 14:16:50

Columbus Man Arrested For Threatening People With a Machete

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- A man has been arrested after police say he threatened people at a gas station parking lot with a machete Tuesday night. Officers say Marc Anderson, 32, of Columbus, was arguing with people near the gas pumps at the Village Pantry at U.S. 31 and Washington Street while waving a la

WIBC.COM - 2018-03-21 14:51:55

Woman arrested on old drug charge

Laura A. Strickland A woman was arrested on a drug dealing charge nearly nine years after she was charged. Laura A. Strickland, 37, Fishers, was charged with dealing in a controlled substance, a felony, in June 2009. She was arrested earlier this month. Franklin police began an investigation into St

DAILYJOURNAL.NET - 2018-03-21 06:18:01

Man accidentally shoots his hand

For The Republic A man was taken to a hospital for treatment after accidentally shooting himself in the hand Monday afternoon in Taylorsville. Edinburgh police were called to a report of a man accidentally shooting himself in the parking lot of a restaurant on U.S. 31 in Taylorsville about 3:30 p.m

REPUBLIC - 2018-03-21 05:20:05

WANTED BY FBI: Fugitive from Indy accused of sexually abusing 11-year-old and recording it on phone

Winter Storm Warning issued March 21 at 10:34AM EDT expiring March 21 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland Winter Weather Advisory issued March 21 at 10:34AM EDT expiring March 21 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Fayette, Union, Wayne Winter Storm Warning issue

6 NEWS WRTV - 2018-03-21 20:04:02

Southern Indiana man arrested for allegedly threatening others with a machete

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WDRB) -- A southern Indiana man was arrested for allegedly threatening people with a machete. The Columbus, Indiana Police Department says in a social media post that 32-year-old Marc A. Anderson was taken into custody Tuesday evening for threatening people in a gas station parking l

WDRB.COM - 2018-03-21 20:05:00

Fine Print: Jail bookings March 12-18

5 p.m. Dalton Kennedy, 32, Connersville, failure to appear warrant. Released at 3:30 p.m. March 15, time served. (Minor) March 13 5 p.m. Matthew Ratliff, 36, Bloomington, driving while suspended with priors. Released at 5:30 p.m. March 13, own recognizance. (Minor) 11 p.m. Samuel Woods, 37, Blooming

BCDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-21 10:30:21

Bariatric sessions planned at Columbus Regional Health

The Bariatric Center at Columbus Regional Health will conduct free information sessions at Southern Indiana Surgery, 2325 18th St., Suite 220, Columbus. Those wanting to learn about obesity and bariatric surgery can attend the sessions, led by Dr. David J. Lee and nurse practitioner Samantha Grider,

TRIBTOWN.COM - 2018-03-21 06:06:06

Good morning Columbus. What you need to know - bikes in Columbus; another school shooting; can Purdue advance?

Bicycles for the ColumBIKE bike-sharing program are lined up in the ColumBIKE maintenance and storage facility in Columbus, Ind., Thursday, March 15, 2018. Mike Wolanin | The Republic Today's the first day of spring and we're in the midst of a winter weather advisory. Not having it. Nope. We're igno

REPUBLIC - 2018-03-20 14:19:36

Driver who survived Brown County car explosion could face charges

Monday afternoon, they forwarded the case to the Brown County Prosecutor for consideration. Remnants from the blast, heard and felt many miles away, are still visible all around the Green Valley Motor Lodge in Nashville. The peace and quiet so many seek in Brown County was shattered Friday night by


Drivers treated after 46 East crash

Two Brown County men were treated at the scene of a crash at State Road 46 East and Salt Creek Road March 14. The crash happened at about 9 a.m., according to an accident report by Lt. Mike Moore with the Brown County Sheriff's Department. A crashed SUV was facing east in the westbound lane of 46 Ea


Firefighters rescue paratrooper from tree at Camp Atterbury

The Bargersville Fire Department rescued a paratrooper who became stuck in a tree at Camp Atterbury on Friday evening. Firefighters rescued a paratrooper who became stuck in a tree during weekend training exercises at Camp Atterbury. The Bargersville Fire Department, which has the county's rope resc


'Miracle' baby will soon attend kindergarten

A Taylorsville family believes "God's will" is the only way to describe the unexpected birth and miraculous survival of their child. Carmen Melendez didn't even know she was pregnant when the ailing woman went into her bathroom on March 2, 2013 - five years ago this month - and, to everyone's surpri


Indiana county to install 3 permanent flood barriers

FRANKLIN, Ind. - An Indiana county is planning to install three permanent gates that can be used to close roads that frequently flood to prevent drivers from going into floodwaters. Johnson County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Col. Randy Werden tells the Daily Journal that his department has few opt


She OD'd, so they packed her in ice. 'Your friends almost killed you.'

She was left in an ice bath for six hours after overdosing. Her friends thought it would help her survive. Instead, it almost killed her. Liz Dufour "Jane Doe" had a temperature of 81.1 degrees when she was wheeled into the emergency room. Her pulse registered 0, respiration 12, blood pressure 0 ov


Tariff impacts felt close to home

Jason Hester, executive director of the Columbus Economic Development Board, listens as Dr. Ryan Brewer, an assistant professor of finance at IUPUC, talks about the economic outlook for Columbus in 2016 during a 2016 Indiana Business Outlook Panel at the Columbus Learning Center in Columbus, Ind., T


14-year-old overcomes odds after paralyzing tree parachuting accident

A Central Middle School student with a penchant for adventure has overcome slim odds and is walking after becoming paralyzed in an accident. Alex Kingsbury, 14, is working on physical therapy, strength training and regaining about 25 pounds at his southern Bartholomew County home, and has returned t


Brown Co. investigating car explosion with driver inside

NASHVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) - The Brown County Sheriff's office is working an unusual case from this weekend. A man's car exploded - with him inside - yet he was able to drive a mile away before deputies located him, unhurt. According to a news release from Deputy Josh Stargell, the BCSO spokesman, a 200


Friday night explosion came from car in motel parking lot

A PT Cruiser belonging to a guest at the Green Valley Motor Lodge caused the explosion that rocked the west side of Nashville late Friday night. After the explosion blew the windshield and windows out of his car, the driver left the lodge and drove west on State Road 46. Police stopped him at the we


Man struck by vehicle, killed

A 37-year-old Seymour man died late Thursday after he was struck by a vehicle in the 1200 block of East Tipton Street. Claudio Antele-Pelayo of the 1300 block of Pin Oak Drive was pronounced dead at the scene by Jackson County Coroner Mike Bobb. Police Chief Bill Abbott said Antele-Pelayo, who worke