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Pilot escapes injury after small plane crashes in Jackson County

Photo courtesy DNR JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. - A pilot from Tennessee escaped injuries after crashing a small plane in Jackson County early Saturday morning. According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Chad Lowe, 31, Crossville, Tennessee, was piloting a 1962 Piper Colt when the aircraft su

FOX 59 - 2018-10-20 21:55:50

Columbus woman jumps from moving SUV that caught fire

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WTHR) - A Columbus woman was seriously hurt after jumping out of a moving vehicle that caught fire.The Bartholomew County Sheriff says 22-year-old Karlee Hurt was the passenger in a Jeep SUV when it started smoking. As the driver was slowing down to stop, Hurt jumped out at 30 mph.Po

WTHR - 2018-10-20 07:20:56

Foot chase ends in local man’s arrest on drug charges

Ricky O.K. Reed, 22, of 9975 Diane Drive, Apt. E, was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges of:

REPUBLIC - 2018-10-20 06:50:49

Local Police, Fire – October 20

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.

REPUBLIC - 2018-10-20 06:38:42

Restaurant Inspections – Oct. 21

Potentially hazardous foods must be maintained at proper temperatures. This includes hot foods at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above and cold foods at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or below. Potentially hazardous foods stored in the walk-in cooler were measured at 50 degrees. All potentially hazardous foods st

REPUBLIC - 2018-10-21 06:58:03

Traffic stop leads to woman’s arrest on drug charges

Columbus Police Department officers at 2:20 a.m. Thursday stopped a truck driven by Betty A. Ungar, 55, of 2261 Park Ave., Columbus, after observing a traffic violation near Gladstone and Ohio avenues, department spokesman Lt. Matt Harris said.

REPUBLIC - 2018-10-20 06:17:26

Nashville Woman Arrested in Death of her 7-Month-Old Daughter

The six-month investigation started on April 18, after a child was brought in to IU Health Bloomington with severe injuries including massive hemorrhaging, abrasions, diffuse cerebral edema causing herniation, severe hemorrhages in retina, perioptic nerve soft tissue hemorrhage, left chin contusions

WBIW.COM - 2018-10-20 21:23:00

Officers arrest woman in East Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ind.–Officers with the Columbus Police Department apprehended a woman following a traffic stop early Thursday morning in East Columbus. Lt. Matt Harris, public information officer with CPD, says officers observed a truck make a minor traffic violation near the corner of North Gladstone and


10 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct. 19-21)

Another weekend has arrived, and that means another chance to get out and enjoy activities all around the city. There's a lot of Halloween-themed entertainment to choose from for kids and adults, as well as several non-spooky events you shouldn't miss.And don't forgetIndy Pizza Week runs through Sun


Power outages reported in county due to wind

Duke Energy has reported 1,755 outages in Jennings County and 1,218 in Bartholomew County.

TRIBTOWN.COM - 2018-10-20 23:52:58

Columbus woman injured jumping from burning vehicle

A vehicle that caught fire Thursday morning on Southbound U.S. 31, south of County Road 300S, prompted its passenger to jump while the vehicle was traveling about 30 mph. Submitted photo


Freeze Warning including Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings and other counties

INZ060>065-067>072-201600- /O.NEW.KIND.FZ.W.0007.181021T0700Z-181021T1400Z/ Sullivan-Greene-Monroe-Brown-Bartholomew-Decatur-Knox-Daviess- Martin-Lawrence-Jackson-Jennings- Including the cities of Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford, and Seymour 350 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

REPUBLIC - 2018-10-20 07:50:29

Brown County mother arrested in death of her baby

BROWN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) — A Brown County mother is now being charged in the death of her 7-month-old baby.Indiana State Police arrested 20-year-old Anna Prewiit-Byers this week.It came after a six month long investigation into the infant's death.Police say the baby girl died from multiple injuries

WTHR - 2018-10-19 21:10:04

Indiana mother charged in death of her 7-month-old daughter

Anna Prewitt-Byers BLOOMINGTON, Ind.- A Nashville, Indiana woman is facing charges in connection with the death of her 7-month-old daughter. The six-month investigation started on April 18, after a child was brought in to IU Health Bloomington with severe injuries including massive hemorrhaging, abr

CBS4INDY.COM - 2018-10-19 21:26:44

Investigation leads to sex offender’s arrest

Robert F. Swengel, 35, 7041 E. County Road 750S, was arrested at about 10:16 a.m. Tuesday by Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department detective William Kinman Jr. on an out-of-county warrant for:


Indiana restaurant to close its doors after over 90 years of business

The Nashville House. (WISH Photo/Sarah Callon). NASHVILLE, Ind. (WISH) -- A staple in Nashville, Indiana will be closing its doors soon. The Nashville House announced on Tuesday that it will be ceasing operations on October 28. The restaurant that has been in operation for 91 years made the announce


Female lion kills father of her cubs at Indianapolis Zoo

An adult female lion, Zuri, inflicted the injury on Nyack, a 10-year-old male lion, the zoo said Friday. Nyack died Monday morning in the outdoor yard before the zoo opened.

WISH-TV - 2018-10-19 19:27:56

Columbus police officer lectures 11-year-old carrying BB gun

COLUMBUS, Oh. (WTHR) – A police officer in Columbus, Ohio, instructed an 11-year-old caught Saturday with a BB gun to remember one name: Tyre King.


Regional Hospital, Police – October 19

Tabitha Eaglen, 40, Columbus, operating without ever receiving a license, 12:25 a.m., by the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department.


State Police: Teen Was Threatened To Send More Nude Images

Two men are accused of inappropriate relations with a Dearborn County 17-year-old, then sharing images through Facebook and text messaging.