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Columbus man faces attempted murder charge after choking officer

Joshua Stam. (Photo Provided/The Republic) BUNKER HILL, Ind. (WISH) - A Columbus man already in prison is now facing an attempted murder charge after he choked a transport officer, police said. Joshua B. Stam, 26, Columbus, was served a Miami Circuit Court arrest warrant alleging criminal charges

WISH-TV - 2017-09-20 01:54:43

Two injured in car-semi collision on State Road 46 East

Two people were hospitalized after a semi and car collided on wet pavement on State Road 46 East and County Road 300N. Bartholomew County Sheriff's deputies were sent to the crash at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday and were told enroute that a woman was trapped in the car and the semi was on fire, deputies said.

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-19 18:56:49

Drive-thru flu shots available in Columbus

Getting a flu shot usually means you have to at least get out of your car, go into a building and wait for your health care provider to receive your vaccination. But in an upcoming event in Columbus, convenience meets health care. The Bartholomew County Health Department is offering flu vaccinations

6 NEWS WRTV - 2017-09-20 14:15:59

Plenty of Exhibit Columbus gear for a souvenir

Exhibit Columbus themed items are being sold in the Columbus Area Visitors Center in Columbus, Ind., Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Mike Wolanin | The Republic Visitors or hometown residents who want to take a little bit of Exhibit Columbus home have plenty of choices when selecting a keepsake. From the t

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-18 06:14:47

Alfred W. Carey Jr.

Alfred W. Carey Jr. COLUMBUS Alfred William Carey Jr., 93, of Columbus, died at 7:20 p.m. Sunday, Sep. 17, 2017, at Homeview Health and Rehabilitation Center in Franklin Indiana. Born May 5, 1924, in Brooklyn, New York, Alfred was the only child of Agnes (Petersen) and Alfred Carey Sr. He was preced

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 06:23:50

Partnership created for driverless car research facility

A Columbus businessman who had proposed a test track development two years ago in the former Walesboro airport site is developing the idea in an expanded format in a partnership with Purdue University in West Lafayette. Pruv Mobility Ecosystem, based in Columbus, and its president and CEO, John Fair

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 06:10:37

Police: Indiana prison inmate attacked deputy after hearing

BUNKER HILL, Ind. - Authorities say an Indiana prison inmate slipped out of his handcuffs and began choking a sheriff's deputy in an escape attempt following a court hearing. State Police say 26-year-old Joshua Stam of Columbus attacked a Decatur County sheriff's deputy Aug. 30 as the officer drivin

TRIBTOWN.COM - 2017-09-20 13:39:47

Young cancer survivor starts #DancerBeatingCancer challenge

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- A childhood cancer survivor from Columbus has turned her love of dance into a movement. Her goal? To help raise funds for Riley Children's Foundation and cancer research while inspiring other children battling the fight of a lifetime that there is hope to come. "Parents should neve

6 NEWS WRTV - 2017-09-20 16:21:17

Boil order to follow hydrant repairs for some in Fairlawn Drive area

COLUMBUS, Ind. - Water is expected to be off for about another hour to some Columbus City Utilities customers in the Fairlawn Drive area because of repairs to a water hydrant. Keith Reeves, the city utilities director, said 31 customers are affected. After repairs are finished, the affected customer

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 18:22:53

Letter: Racist ideology has no place anywhere

From: The Bartholomew County Indivisible Administration Group members Michael Greven, Nathan Haza, Jenny Heichelbech, Hanna Omar, Lee Shipman, Penny Shumard, Judy Summerville, Chris Waltz, Terry Whittaker and Jean Marr Wilkins Columbus Let it be clearly understood by those who took part in the recen

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 06:07:22

Council approves proposed raises for employees, elected officials

Columbus City Council members will receive 2 percent raises in 2018, reversing a proposal two weeks ago to not give themselves a salary increase. City leaders voted 6-1 on Tuesday to an amended ordinance to give elected officials raises with Councilwoman Laurie Booher being opposed. The council had

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 16:17:45

Concepts being considered for park on riverfront

Designers working on a project to improve Columbus' downtown riverfront are considering whether undeveloped acreage along the western shore could be turned into a city park. Hitchcock Design Group and other advisers are working with a design team regarding the west side of the East Fork White River

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 16:08:19

CSA - Lincoln's 5 decades of history worth celebrating

A Columbus fixture known for stylish appearance and aiding people with disabilities will celebrate birthday No. 50 on Thursday, and that's reason to celebrate. It's not a local resident, but a school: Columbus Signature Academy - Lincoln Campus. The barrier-breaking school opened in 1967 at 750 Fift

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 06:55:16

Fall fun: Full weekend in store for 50th festival

HOPE - What began as an effort to lure out-of-town folks to Hope to spend their money a half-century ago has evolved into Bartholomew County's longest-running and biggest multi-day festival. Hope Heritage Days will return for the 50th time Friday through Sunday, primarily on the Hope Town Square, wh

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 06:20:08

Malcolm 'Mac' Heuss

Malcolm Mac Heuss EDINBURGH Malcolm "Mac" Heuss, 89, of Edinburgh, passed from this life at 5:30 a.m. Monday, September 18, 2017, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana. Malcolm was born January 17, 1928, in Union City, Indiana. He was the son of Herman and Lucille Heuss. He married Janet Groves on

DAILYJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-20 06:29:01

Water company plans two-phase water rate increase for Hope

HOPE - A two-phase rate increase over the next few years appears to be likely for customers of Eastern Bartholomew Water Co. For residents of Hope, it will be second time in as many years where the monthly water bill has gone up. Details stemming from a tentative settlement agreement reached Aug. 23

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 16:12:21

Public invited to review commercial center study

City officials are inviting local residents to a presentation about the final draft of a study which would guide zoning regulations for small commercial centers within neighborhoods. A presentation on the Columbus Neighborhood Commercial Access and Design Study will be 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at Columbus Ci

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-19 06:21:05

Fort Wayne route a worldwide finalist for pod-transportation system

A Hyperloop tube is displayed during the first test of the propulsion system at the Hyperloop One Test and Safety site on May 11, 2016 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images) LOS ANGELES (WANE) - A line that would connect Chicago with Fort Wayne, Columbus, Ohio, and Pittsb

WISH-TV - 2017-09-19 16:02:54

Inmate accused of attempted murder of officer during escape attempt

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- A Columbus man was charged with attempted murder Tuesday for allegedly attempting to kill an employee of the Decatur County Sheriff's Department while being transported to prison. Joshua B. Stam, 26, was served with an arrest warrant out of Miami County on charges of attempted m

6 NEWS WRTV - 2017-09-19 18:35:18

Dance. Record. Donate. Repeat.

An Elizabethtown girl who has successfully battled Hodgkin's lymphoma is gaining a foothold in efforts to help others who are still fighting childhood cancer. Cierra McCauley, an 11-year-old student at Rockcreek Elementary School outside of Columbus and a competitive dancer at Sonya's Dance Zone in

REPUBLIC - 2017-09-19 07:10:15