MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Nearly 5 miles (8 kilometers) of State Road 37 in south central Indiana will be closed through most of 2021 to speed up construction work on the final segment of the...
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State highway officials expect to close a section of the main route between Indianapolis and Bloomington for 10 months in 2021 during work on the next stage of the...
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have identified a second person among three people who died in a mobile home fire in central Indiana.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have identified one of three people who died in an overnight fire in central Indiana.
The Morgan County coroner’s office says 39-year-old David Fouts...
MARSHALL, Ill. (AP) — An Indiana man who confessed to killing a woman in Illinois when he lived there five years ago has been sentenced to 37 years in prison.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A search crew has recovered the body of the last of five people killed in a Labor Day boating accident in central Indiana.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man missing since a Labor Day boating accident on a central Indiana river that left four other people dead, including a 6-year-old...
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A Labor Day cookout ended in tragedy when a boat ferrying seven family members capsized on a central Indiana river, killing four people, including a 6-year-old boy, and...
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on the death of several family members when a boat capsized on a central Indiana river (all times local):
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — State conservation officers say an 8-year-old girl has died after being struck by a boat's propeller in southern Indiana's Monroe Lake.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties.
MARSHALL, Ill. (AP) — An Indiana man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges accusing him of killing a woman in Illinois more than four years ago.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Court documents say a central Indiana police chief charged with theft and official misconduct used his computer to bank more sick days than entitled to and cashed them...
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say a central Indiana police chief has been charged with theft and official misconduct.
Police say a special judge signed an arrest warrant...
DANVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police in central Indiana say a man has confessed to killing a woman in Illinois when he lived there more than four years ago.
CENTERTON, Ind. (AP) — Crews have begun demolishing an old coal-fired power plant that was shuttered three years ago in south-central Indiana.
Indianapolis Power & Light Co. had operated four coal-powered units at its Eagle Valley Generating Station until 2016.
IPL spokesman Fred Mills says crews began decommissioning those old units in early January at the site about five miles north of Martinsville.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Work is expected to shift northward this year on the decade-long project to extend Interstate 69 through southwestern Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A top Statehouse Republican said Friday that he will use a parliamentary maneuver to bottle up hate crimes legislation, dealing a potential setback to Gov. Eric Holcomb and others who want to remove Indiana from the list of just five states that don't have such laws.
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Senate's first new leader in a dozen years doesn't seem set on rocking the boat inside the Statehouse.
Members of the Republican-dominated Senate elected Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville as its president pro tem during the Legislature's Organization Day session on Tuesday — the most visible change in what has been a major overhaul of the Senate's leadership over the past two years.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the Indiana Legislature's Organization Day (all times local):
The Indiana Senate has a new leader for the first time in a dozen years.
Members of the Republican-dominated Senate elected Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville as its president pro tem during the Legislature's Organization Day session on Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two Indiana rural electric cooperatives are receiving federal loans to improve their systems.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — State highway officials say the 21-mile section of Interstate 69 between Bloomington and Martinsville is finally ready for top highway speeds.
The Indiana Department of Transportation says motorists can expect 70 mph speed limits along much of the newest section of the I-69 extension beginning Monday.
Crews spent the weekend removing barrels and uncovering speed limit signs along the corridor.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Gov. Eric Holcomb announced plans Tuesday to pump an additional $1 billion into infrastructure projects across Indiana, money that will be raised through massive fee increases on heavy-duty commercial vehicles that use the Indiana Toll Road.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois basketball coach who pleaded guilty to sexual assault involving two players has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.
A judge sentenced 54-year-old Barry Wolfe of Martinsville to the maximum sentence after hearing from victims Friday. One victim said in a written statement that high school was a living hell because of Wolfe's actions.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Construction crews working on Interstate 69 are preparing for an influx of traffic as Indiana University students begin moving in.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is in the final stages of construction of a 21-mile (34-kilometer) section of the highway between Bloomington and Martinsville.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — A former central Illinois girls youth basketball coach has pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges involving two former players.
Fifty-four-year-old Barry S. Wolfe of Martinsville, Illinois, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Coles County to four counts of criminal sexual assault. Prosecutors agreed to dismiss several other criminal sexual abuse charges he'd faced.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The outgoing Republican leader of the Indiana Senate is taking a new job at a high-power law firm.
Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne joined Ice Miller as a partner on Friday. He is joining the firm's public affairs wing.
The firm says he will focus on growing Ice Miller's presence beyond its anchor offices in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and Washington D.C.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A man is accusing the Indiana Department of Child Services of being complicit in the death of his 5-year-old son, who died in the care of his mother and her boyfriend.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man had been convicted of neglect and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old son who had special needs.
A jury in Morgan County returned the verdict early Wednesday in the case against Steven Ingalls Jr., who authorities say suffocated Brayson Price in November 2016 and intentionally caused the child to overdose on medication. Sentencing is June 26.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Senate Republicans selected a new leader Monday to replace outgoing President Pro Tem David Long.
Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville was chosen during a closed-door meeting of the Senate GOP caucus — a vote that had been inevitable since Long announced in February that he was retiring from the Legislature.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Continued construction on a long-delayed section of the Interstate 69 extension is causing headaches for those attending Indiana University's commencement ceremonies this weekend.
The project will convert about 20 miles (32 kilometers) of Indiana 37 into the new I-69 extension between Bloomington and Martinsville.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Transportation says the final Tier 2 environmental impact statement leg for the last leg of the Interstate 69 extension in central Indiana can be viewed online and at certain libraries in the region.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An angler has died after falling through the ice on a private pond in central Indiana.
WRTV-TV reports that the person who owns the property in Martinsville called police Sunday afternoon after seeing tracks leading to a hole in the ice and fishing gear that was unattended.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republicans who control the Indiana Senate have elevated two lawmakers to top leadership posts that were recently vacated by retiring Sen. Brandt Hershman.
Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville was named Thursday as the majority floor leader, which is the No. 2 position in Senate leadership. Bray was first elected to the Senate in 2012 and is chairman of the Judiciary Committee.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois youth basketball coach has pleaded not guilty to charges he engaged in criminal sexual activity with two former players.
RUSHVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Two small central Indiana cities are honoring a woman whose killing nearly 50 years ago left a community branded as racist over her long-unsolved death.
An event Wednesday will put Carol Jenkins-Davis' name on a city park in her hometown of Rushville. A Thursday ceremony is planned to dedicate a memory stone outside City Hall in Martinsville, where the 21-year-old black woman was killed while selling encyclopedias in 1968.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana pathologist who was hauling human organ samples in his pickup truck when he was arrested on drunken driving charges has pleaded guilty.
Seventy-five-year-old Elmo A. Griggs was sentenced last week to a year of probation in Morgan County after pleading guilty to one count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. A second count was dismissed.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A state official says construction work has accelerated on a long-delayed section of Indiana's Interstate 69 extension since a private developer was kicked off the project.
The Indiana Department of Transportation took control of the I-69 section between Bloomington and Martinsville in August from the developer that then-Gov. Mike Pence's administration picked in 2014 to design and build the 21-mile stretch.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Three public meetings are planned for state officials to provide updates on the planned route for the final leg of Indiana's Interstate 69 extension that's been under construction since 2008.
The meetings are scheduled for Sept. 12 at Martinsville High School, followed by Sept. 13 at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis and Sept. 14 at Center Grove High School near Greenwood. The hour-long meetings begin at 6:30 p.m.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — There has been a rise in car accidents on an Indiana highway since construction began more than two years ago.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The state of Indiana has reached agreements to take control of a long-delayed section of the Interstate 69 extension three years after hiring a private developer to complete the work, the Indiana Department of Transportation said Friday. The Indiana Finance Authority, privately run I-69 Development Partners and the company's bond holders reached settlement agreements in principle for INDOT to assume control of the halfway-completed Section 5 between Bloomington and Martinsville by July 31, INDOT said. The deal is subject to approval by the Finance Authority's board.