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Frankfort woman sentenced for involvement in fatal crash

20 year-old Makayla Wood pleaded guilty to killing 69 year-old Kathy Camp while driving intoxicated. Two statements were given at the sentencing, one from Kathy Camp's sister and the other, from her best friend since 1st grade. Both women addressed Makayla Wood directly and let her know while t

WLFI.COM - 2018-03-22 00:39:00

KFD: Cigarette may have caused house fire

Kokomo firefighters work a fire at 1400 N. Jay street that appears to have started around the back door on March 20, 2018. Tim Bath | Kokomo TribuneTim Bath A cigarette may be responsible for a house fire in the 1400 block of North Jay Street Tuesday afternoon, resulting in some heavy damage and a c

KOKOMO TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 15:04:00

Despite spring arrival, Howard Co. could see heavy snow this weekend

It may be spring but it's also Indiana - and that means Howard County could see anywhere from 3 to 8 inches of snow late Friday night through Saturday evening. Less than a week after the first day of spring on Tuesday, local residents are bracing themselves for a return to the throes of winter and a

KOKOMO TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 16:18:00

Police: Kokomo woman tries to smuggle meth to incarcerated husband

Correctional officers say a 44-year-old Kokomo woman attempted to smuggle meth and suboxone strips to her husband, who is incarcerated at the Miami Correctional Facility, before she was found with marijuana while getting booked in at the jail. Officers received information that Tracy Ellis was bring


Indiana woman sues, alleges police raid violated her rights

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - A central Indiana woman says police violated her constitutional rights during a February raid of her apartment. Francie Steen is suing Anderson police Detective Christopher Frazier. Her attorney, Terrance Kinnard, says Frazier "intentionally and recklessly" misrepresented the f

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-21 19:44:01

State health rankings place Howard County in bottom third; black children at highest risk

Howard County remained in the bottom third of state health rankings and near the bottom in health behaviors in an annual study released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Most notable in the 2018 report's findings, though, are the obvious challenges faced by the county's minority populations, sp

KOKOMO TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 22:17:00

Winter storm watch issued for weekend

A snowy first week of spring will continue into this weekend for Madison County. A winter storm watch was issued by the National Weather Service in Indianapolis early Thursday morning. The watch was issued for Carrol, Warren, Tippecanoe, Clinton, Howard, Fountain, Montgomery, Boone, Tipton, Hamilton

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2018-03-22 12:33:00

Police to have checkpoint in Cass County

This Friday, March 23, officers from the Indiana State Police will conduct an enforcement checkpoint targeting impaired drivers in Cass County, according to an announcement from ISP. After the checkpoint, troopers will conduct roving saturation patrols aggressively seeking impaired drivers throughou


Marion man dies in Wabash County crash

A Marion driver died in a crash off SR 218 in Wabash County on Monday, March 19, 2018. WABASH CO., Ind (WANE) A pickup truck driver died after hitting a car nearly head-on outside LaFontaine in southern Wabash County at 9:30 p.m. Monday. Indiana State Police said Danny Drabenstot, 59, was driving


WindSync wraps up tour in Kokomo

When Emily Tsai decided to major in performance arts with a specialty in oboe in college, her parents were concerned. Knowing how difficult it is to make it in the music industry, her parents encouraged her to have some kind of backup plan, so Tsai double majored in biology. Now, in her third season

KOKOMO PERSPECTIVE - 2018-03-22 14:00:00

Peru mayor touts downtown redevelopment during State of the City

PERU - Peru Mayor Gabe Greer used his State of the City address Tuesday to tout a slew of downtown redevelopment projects and highlight how the city is combating the opioid crisis. Greer, who is serving the third year of his first term, said the community came together last year to move forward majo

KOKOMO TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 20:11:00

Queen Latifah's mother dies

Queen Latifah's mother has died. The 48-year-old rapper-and-actress had been caring for Rita Owens throughout her battle with heart failure since she was diagnosed in 2004, and has paid a touching tribute to her parent who she described as "the love of her life". In a statement shared with E! News o


Traffic stop leads to discovery of meth, stolen items

TIPTON - A Kokomo man faces charges in Tipton County after a traffic stop allegedly uncovered meth and approximately $30,000 in stolen jewelry, coins and other items. Tipton County deputies arrested Christopher Kamil, 56, on preliminary charges of dealing in meth, a level 2 felony, possession of met


Body found in White River identified as missing Hamilton County man, according to coroner

INDIANAPOLIS -- A body found in the White River last Thursday has been identified as a missing Hamilton County man, according to the Marion County Coroner. Daniel L. Carr Jr., 43, was last seen leaving his residence in Home Place around 8 p.m. on March 5. Carr was riding his bike south on College


Woman continues to accumulate charges

The woman accused of nearly bankrupting a Thorntown convenience store last spring now faces new criminal cases involving theft and fraud. Charlotte K. Wethington, 45, Indianapolis, is being held in the Boone County Jail in lieu of $1,665 bond. Her sister and supposed partner in an illegal shopping s


Lebanon bus driver fired after pulling over, allowing strangers on bus to 'scold child'

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 20 at 9:11PM EDT expiring March 21 at 10:00AM EDT in effect for: Jay Winter Weather Advisory issued March 20 at 3:48PM EDT expiring March 21 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Fayette, Union, Wayne Winter Storm Warning issued March 20 at 3:48PM EDT expiring March

6 NEWS WRTV - 2018-03-21 01:31:55

New bridge to take northern Indiana trail over state highway

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - Work installing a new $2 million pedestrian bridge for a northern Indiana recreation trail will temporarily close part of a state highway in Kokomo. The bridge over Indiana 932 on the city's north side will connect the Nickel Plate Trail to downtown Kokomo. The Kokomo Tribune rep


Man gets jail time after his 2 pit bulls maul, kill miniature horse

Mugshot of Daniel Cannon from a 2009 arrest. (Provided Photo/IMPD) MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) - A Monrovia man was sentenced to a month in the Morgan County jail after his two pit bulls mauled and killed a miniature horse in October, court records show. Daniel L.S. Cannon, 28, was sentenced last we


LPD investigating shots fired; 18 bullet holes found in home

Around 3:45 Friday morning, police were called to 7th and Oregon Streets near downtown for a report of shots fired. According to police, nothing was located at that time. Police said the same morning around 10:30, a caller reported gunshots found in the back of a home in the 100 block of S. 7th S


Trail bridge work over Indiana 931 in Kokomo pushed back to Friday

Indiana 931 will remain open today after the installation of a new pedestrian bridge over the highway was pushed back. Crews had been scheduled to install a new $2 million pedestrian bridge over Indiana 931 today, wrapping up one of the last and biggest steps to connect the Nickel Plate Trail to dow