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Kokomo police seek three suspects in credit card fraud case

KOKOMO, Ind. (WTHR) - Police need your help to find 3 suspects who are wanted for fraud. We've posted their photos below. They're accused of using multiple fraudulent credit cards to get cash from an ATM the day after Christmas.


Residents of a Kokomo neighborhood want 'lurker' identified

KOKOMO, Ind. (WTHR) - Residents of a Howard County neighborhood are alerting each other about an unwanted visitor in camo. It's happening along a stretch of Kokomo's north end, the 1500 and 1600 blocks of North Washington Street.


Lifelong Kokomo resident files in mayoral race

A political newcomer and lifelong Kokomo resident is running for mayor. Republican Richard Stout, 69, filed his candidacy with the Howard County clerk’s office Wednesday to seek the party’s nomination for mayor. Stout, a retired landscaper, said he does not have any political experience.


A Winter Storm Watch means snow for central Indiana this weekend

Dense fog and freezing drizzle are likely overnight and the combination of fog and slick roads will lead to school delays Friday morning. Temperatures will rise above freezing Friday afternoon and more of last weekend’s snow will continue to melt.


Brrrrr: Winter is about to get real

Get ready to bundle up over the next few days because the weather is expected to be brutal. Various forecasts say that the Kokomo area can expect up to 6 inches of snow and freezing cold temperatures from Saturday into Monday.


Kokomo woman injured after rolling vehicle into campers

BUNKER HILL – Deputies say a 33-year-old Kokomo woman was injured Tuesday night after she lost control of her SUV and rolled into two campers parked at an RV dealership in Miami County.


Summers wants return to city ambulances, eliminate road diets

Democratic mayoral candidate Kevin Summers detailed his platform for the first time Thursday evening, describing needs he believes range from road construction reversals to the return of a city-run ambulance service.


Man pleads guilty to stabbing death of Kokomo father

Alan Tinker, who police say stabbed and killed a 31-year-old Kokomo man outside a Dollar Tree in May 2017, has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide as part of a plea agreement. Tinker, 39, submitted the agreement on Monday, one day before a jury trial was scheduled to begin. Howard Superior Court II


Coffee with CASA to be held Feb. 2

Howard County CASA, or court-appointed special advocates, is hosting Coffee with CASA from 9 to 10 a.m. Feb. 2 at Mo Joe's Coffee Co. in downtown Kokomo. A CASA representative will be available to talk with prospective volunteers about the organization and how it serves the community's at-risk youth


Sports briefs for Friday, Jan. 18

NCC, HC wrestling today in Howard Co. Due to Saturday's expected winter storm, the North Central Conference has moved the NCC wrestling meet up a day and changed the host school to Kokomo. The meet will now take place this morning at Memorial Gym.


Editorial: Hall calls for Sergio

Nine-speed transmissions were rolling out of the Tipton Transmission Plant, and not a moment too soon for Sergio Marchionne’s five-year expansion plan when he visited the facility in May 2014.


The Frozen Sandlot will remain open next weekend

Ice skating at Municipal Stadium continues Saturday, Jan. 19, Sunday, Jan. 20, and Monday, Jan. 21. Skaters will be able to get some more time on the ice at The Frozen Sandlot at Kokomo Municipal Stadium. The tremendous success of the inaugural season has led the City of Kokomo and Bridges Outreach


Indiana's Most Wanted: January 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- For more than 25 years, police have been trying to identify a woman who was killed and left near a Boone County highway. Now an artist rendering has renewed hope for progress in the case.


Events slated to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of the legacy of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., several events are planned throughout the area. Kokomo’s Second Missionary Baptist Church, 818 Apperson Way, will host a community celebration on Saturday ahead of its annual community ecumenical service on Monday.


Man Ran Naked On Howard County Road While On Acid, Say Officers

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. – A Sharpsville man is facing charges after being accused of running naked down a road while high on acid. According to the Kokomo Tribune, officers say they received a call around 12:30 a.m. Jan. 8 that a man was yelling and cursing while smashing out a screen window in the door


Donnie Haworth files for Kokomo Council

Today, Councilor Donnie Haworth filed for reelection to Kokomo City Council District 4. “The city of Kokomo is doing better now than it has been in a long time,” said Haworth. “While businesses in other cities are putting plywood in their windows, Kokomo businesses are putting up glass. One of my go


Deputies find man running naked in road

Deputies say a 22-year-old Sharpsville man, high on acid, was found last week running naked down a road at full speed after smashing out the screen door of a stranger’s house.


NE Indiana man charged with murder in toddler's death

BLUFFTON, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana man faces murder, neglect and battery charges in the death of his girlfriend's 18-month old daughter. The Wells County Prosecutor's Office says 26-year-old Brent Scheiber of Ossian was arrested and charged Wednesday in the death of the girl Saturday, five


Police: Kokomo man found with 24 pounds of pot during traffic stop

KOKOMO, Ind. (Kokomo Tribune) - State police say a 34-year-old Kokomo man was found with nearly 24 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Wednesday on I-65 in Jasper County.


Bona Vista to put on several recruiting events

Are you currently searching for a career with an organization that has a long-standing history in the community where you live, work, and play? If you are looking for a meaningful and fulfilling career, then Bona Vista can help you find a position to meet your needs.