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The end of summer can only mean one thing, school is back in session. School buses will be back on the road and troopers with the Indiana State Police Lafayette Post will be hitting the roads to watch for stop arm violations. High visibility enforcement will be used to encourage motorists to…

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RENSSELAER — Crossroads CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Director, Katie Hall, received recognition from the Indiana Supreme Court Justices for her service to the Indiana Supreme Court Advisory Commission on Guardian Ad Litem / Court Appointed Special Advocates.

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LOWELL- Indiana State Police investigated a roll over crash on August 3rd, 2019 at approximately 6:35 PM. The crash occurred on Interstate 65 at the 241 mile marker, which is just north of the Lowell exit.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) is attending the 2019 Indiana State Fair to provide fun and interactive educational opportunities for all ages. Educational topics include recycling and environmental health.

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“We welcome our two new deputies as they were sworn in July 19, said Newton County Sheriff Tom Van Vleet, Deputy B. Schreiber and Deputy W. Cook. We are pleased with what these men will bring to our agency and communities they will serve. They will continue with the field training program an…

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LAKE VILLAGE — On July 10, at approximately 12:30 p.m. the Newton County 911 Center was notified by multiple 911 callers of an erratic driver on southbound US 41 north of SR 10. Callers stated that the vehicle (a silver Toyota Highlander) had struck construction barrels in Lake County and wa…

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BROOK — “I am a bachelor but I prefer to live in my own home. My enthusiasms include golf, travel, horse-racing, and the spoken drama. My antipathies are social show-offs, bigots on religion, fanatics on total abstinence, and all persons who take themselves seriously. I love to put on big pa…

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KENTLAND — With DNA results still looming and a substantial amount of evidence to go through, court proceedings for homicide suspect Garett Kirts, 21, of Lebanon, were continued.

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MONTICELLO — While veterans and their families celebrated Saturday aboard the Madam Carroll during the “Honor Our Veterans Boat Parade,” one mother collected donations to send care packages to soldiers abroad — soldiers like her son, Sgt. Emilio Begley.

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WHEATFIELD — In his first school board meeting, new KV Superintendent Don Street led the meeting with a short agenda. The meeting, as often is the case in the summer months, lasted only a half hour and there were no public comments. The board heard a presentation from Indiana, Illinois and I…

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INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the next call for projects is open in the Community Crossings grant program for shovel-ready local road construction projects. Community Crossings is part of Gov. Holcomb’s Next Level Roads program, a 20-year, fully funded plan to enhan…

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) recently announced his co-sponsorship of the Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (S. 546). This legislation permanently reauthorizes the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)…

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KENTLAND — On Tuesday, June 25 The Kentland Rotary Club met together for lunch at the Kentland Community Center. President John Cook presented pins to members of the club for their work with The Rotary Foundation.

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Jerry Souders, who was wanted on a warrant for charges including burglary, theft and criminal Recklessness, fled police Thursday at 7:15 a.m., from the 700 block of E Harrison St. Later that d…

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RENSSELAER — The Rensselaer Police Department announced this week that it is joining approximately 230 law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and thousands nationwide in the Drive Sober or Ge…

NEW YORK_New York Police Department brass worried over the suicides of nine cops this year have ordered mandatory anti-suicide training for all officers, the New York Daily News has learned. The one-hour online course - labeled "Shield of Resilience training" - is the department's latest effort to find a solution to the crisis. The training is to begin immediately, First Deputy Commissioner ...

Victor Hedman finished last season with one major question: Would he be healthy? The defenseman missed the final road trip of the regular season after taking a hit to the head. When he returned in the playoffs, Hedman didn't look like himself. Now, he has an answer to that question. "If I wasn't 100 percent, I wouldn't be here right now, I'd be in Tampa," he told reporters at the NHL European ...

JERUSALEM - Israel reversed itself, again, on Friday in announcing that Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib could visit, but only to see her grandmother. Tlaib said: No thanks. The Michigan congresswoman said Israel's decision to admit her to the country on "humanitarian grounds" was an attempt to silence and humiliate her. It was the second flip-flop by the Israeli government in less than 24 hours. ...

Stowaway found on flight from Havana to Miami MIAMI - A stowaway was found early Friday on a flight that arrived at Miami International Airport from Havana. A Miami airport spokesman confirmed to the Miami Herald that the man was found hiding in the plane and said he was taken into custody by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Customs and Border Protection said the 26-year-old Cuban man was ...