RENSSELAER — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest on Sept. 15, on two warrants issued by the Jasper Superior Court on June 23 for Shawn L. McGan, 34, with an address in Napa, Idaho. He is charged with theft as a Class A misdemeanor, and battery resulting in moderate bodily injur…

KENTLAND — Christopher Mathis, one of the five people originally charged in the March 30, 2019 murder of Nicole Bowen, accepted a plea agreement and has been released after being sentenced to time served.

JASPER COUNTY — A Griffith man was arrested on drug possession charges after a Jasper County Deputy made a traffic stop on US 231 Sept. 10. According to a release from the sheriff’s office, the deputy had to take evasive action to avoid being struck by an oncoming vehicle, which crossed the …

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KENTLAND — Garrett Kirts who has been the main suspect in the March 30, 2019 homicide of Nicole Bowen of West Lafayette accepted a plea deal that was approved by Newton County Superior Court Judge Daniel Molter on Sept. 4.

DEMOTTE — In the afternoon hours of Aug. 28, Joshua Wilson, 21, from DeMotte, was incarcerated at the Jasper County Detention Center for an outstanding warrant issued on June 16, by the Jasper Superior Court for the following charges:

JASPER COUNTY — A businessman from Richmond, Indiana, has been charged with theft and fraud after failing to move a trailer home from Michigan to Wheatfield.

KENTLAND — Newton County Adult Probation Officer and Community Corrections Director Dustin Burns is expected to resign sometime this week, according to several county officials after he was arrested by the Newton County Sheriff’s Department Aug. 5 for operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol…

In a double-header sweep of the Oakland A's, where they were the visiting team in Game 1 and the home team in Game 2, the Mariners avoided a walk-off, extra-innings loss in the opening game with a 5-1 victory in eight innings - yes, eight innings. In the nightcap as the team, but still wearing their road uniforms, the Mariners scored eight runs in the third inning and rolled to an easy 12-3 ...

RENTON, Wash. - When the Seahawks and Cowboys kick off Sunday afternoon there will be three players on the field who have received an MVP vote since 2012. None are named Russell Wilson. The three who have are Wilson's teammate Bobby Wagner (one vote in 2014) and Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott (one vote in 2016) and running back Ezekiel Elliott (six votes in 2016). Wilson, meanwhile, has never ...

The Mariners figured out the best way to avoid watching the A's celebrate another extra-innings, walk-off win this season - score four runs in the top half of the inning to put the game out of reach. After watching the A's celebrate their sixth walk-off of the season Friday night, the Mariners found themselves in an extra-innings situation fewer than 24 hours later. The Mariners scored four ...

WASHINGTON - Since the beginning of the season, Jacob deGrom has been candid about his desire to win a third consecutive National League Cy Young Award. He never backed off that personal goal, even if he always made sure to say his main goal - the team one - was to win a World Series. DeGrom almost certainly will not achieve the personal goal, even if he had a stellar season by a normal ...