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Multiple injuries reported after shots fired at central Indiana middle school; suspect in custody
Police in Noblesville, Ind., responded to an area middle school Friday after reports of shots fired at the school.
Family of 13-year-old girl releases statement, update on condition
“Our daughter, Ella Whistler, was involved in a horrific shooting today at her school. We will spend the next days and weeks processing what happened and why. But first, we wanted to say she is doing well at Riley Hospital for Children. Her status is critical, yet we are pleased to report she is
100 Objects: 48. Kokomo Downtown Farmers Market
The Kokomo Downtown Farmers Market was created in 2001, and has grown incrementally ever since. Folks can find local honey and maple syrup, heritage breed meats, eggs, dairy and produce and much more. The Market moved to its current location at Mullberry and North Washington Streets in 2013 to make
Male student detained in middle school shooting
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) — Police confirm a male student has been detained after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School.Two victims have been transported to the hospital. One teen was taken to Riley Hospital, while an adult was taken to IU Health-Methodist in Indianapolis.Their conditions are
Kokomo metal company investing $1.5 million, adding employees
A metal and alloy supply company is set to invest nearly $1.5 million to hire 10 new employees and add more space at its facility at the corner of Morgan and Webster streets.The EAC expansion marks the third Kokomo business announcing major growth this year. Green Cubes Technology announced expansio
KPD, Sheriff’s Office continue to receive reports of ‘spam’ calls
The Howard County Sheriff’s Office and the Kokomo Police Department are continuing to receive reports of “Scam” type telephone calls to local residents.Recently potential victims have been contacted by a person identifying themselves as an employee of the Howard County Sheriff’s Department. The vict
END OF AN ERA: B-K East to close on Saturday
For over two decades, the corner of 24th and East Market streets in Logansport has been a second home to Mark and Mindy Selvio.It's where the husband and wife of almost 30 years met for the first time one summer evening. It's where Mark worked for his parents at the business he would later own.This
Historical marker unveiled for auto pioneer Elwood Haynes
Haynes invented one of the first automobiles in the U.S. in Kokomo, about 40 miles north of Indianapolis.The Kokomo Tribune reportsthat in 1894, Haynes drove a self-propelled car that he'd been working on for years.
100 Objects 46. McDonald's Diner
According to readerRobert Hilligoss, in March 2001, the world’s first McDonald’s "McDiner" opened in Kokomo at the southeast corner of Washington Street and Lincoln Road. Unfortunately, the McDiner concept didn’t quite fit into McDonald’s long-term strategy, and ultimately the location was later con
"Active shooter" taken into custody at Indiana middle school
There are two victims en route to Methodist from the Noblesville West Middle School Active ShooterThose families have been notifiedSuspect in custodyAll students are being taken to the Noblesville High School, parents are asked to pick up there#NoblesvilleWest— Sgt. John Perrine (@ISPIndianapolis)Ma
Biking to Washington: Adventures stop in Kokomo to crusade against threats to Boundary Waters
A few days before Dave and Amy Freeman left northern Minnesota on their bicycles on April 20, a blizzard blew up, burying the area in snow.Thirty-five days and around 800 miles later, the couple pedaled into Kokomo underneath baby-blue skies with temperatures hovering in the mid-80s.For more than a
Kokomo Dental Center becomes cloud-based office
Kokomo Dental Center has its head in the clouds after switching to a new cloud-based software management system.The local dental office was chosen to beta test the software, called Fuse by Patterson Dental, last fall before it was made available for licensing to all customers last month. With it com
INDIANA SCHOOL SHOOTING: 2 victims hospitalized, suspect in custody
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) —The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):10:15 a.m.Authorities say two victims in a shooting at a suburban Indianapolis hospital are being taken to a hospital and the lone suspect is in custody.Bryant Orem, a spokesman for the Hamilton C
Prosecutor: No charges in crash that killed Marion teen
A patrol car driven by Marion Police Ofc. Brian Davis struck a car driven by 18-year-old Payton Rogers at a Marion intersection May 11. Rogers, a Marion High School student,was killed in the crash.
Mexican deli, butcher shop coming to downtown
Living in Kokomo, Jose Garza and his family often ran into an issue when they got the itch to cook out. Locally, there’s just nowhere to find what they need to make their favored Mexican-Hispanic dishes.“My wife and I are both Mexican-Hispanics, and every time we have the urge for cooking out or eat
State police seek two suspects in Miami County murder
The victim was identified as Drake A. Smith, 22, Summitville. An autopsy determined the death was a homicide.
Two Men Wanted In Death of Man in Miami County
Cain is 5'10 and weighs about 220 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is facing charges of murder, obstruction of justice, and theft.
Arrest Log: May 24
• Madison County deputies arrested Thomas James Flynn, 35, Marion, at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday. No bond was set on Level 6 felony violation of continuum of sanctions.
Woman injured in stabbing, police seeking suspect
The Kokomo Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred in downtown Kokomo Sunday evening that put a woman in critical condition.According to a KPD press release, at around 9:17 p.m. Sunday, officers were dispatched to the parking lot behind 220 N. Union St. in regards to a stabbing.
Kokomo schedules girls hoops camp
Kokomo coach Troy White and members of the high school and middle school coaching staffs, current high school players, alumni, and current college players will conduct the camp. The cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt.