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- Bunker Hill dangerously close to bankruptcy BUNKER HILL -- A last-minute tax refund has saved the town of Bunker Hill from shutting down and temporarily laying off all its employees. Clerk-Treasurer Lisa Wilson said the town's coffers would have been completely emptied after making the final p
IU hiking minimum wage rate to $8.25 per hour
Indiana University says it will raise the minimum wage for its employees on all campuses, including IU Kokomo, by $1 to $8.25 an hour beginning July 1.
- DNA from a cigarette butt leads to arrest in ATM theft DNA from a cigarette butt found in a stolen ATM led to the arrest of a Kokomo man. Indiana State Police Detective Josh Rozzi said the DNA on the cigarette matched that of Mark McNew, 28 who now faces charges of burglary, theft and possession/receivin
Judge: Ind. must recognize gay couple's marriage
A federal judge has ruled that the state must recognize the marriage of a gay couple before one of the women, who has cancer, dies.
- Kokomo welcomes home Joel Hunt, paralympian and wounded vet It has been a month to remember for Kokomo native and Army veteran Joel "H-Train" Hunt, who competed in the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia last month. Since leaving Russia, Hunt visited the White House, where President Barack Obama awarded
- Spots still available for youth employment summit The future of Howard County rests on the shoulders of today's high school students, which is why the West Central Indiana Region 4 Workforce Board and the city of Kokomo have organized a youth summit and networking event. Howard County students in gr
- Appeals court throws out murder conviction Torray Stitts, convicted in 2002 of a Kokomo murder, will get a new trial after a federal court threw out his conviction last week. The U.S. Southern District Court of Indiana ruled Stitts, 33, received ineffective assistance from his attorney during
- Boy still hospitalized after crash WALTON -- A 12-year-old boy is still hospitalized after an all-terrain vehicle crash Sunday. Galveston Elementary student Kohle Wildrick was flown to Riley Hospital for Children after a crash Sunday afternoon along 200 North at Ind. 218. He and four
- Miami Co. murder subject of TV show "Secret Lives of Stepford Wives' In 1992, Susan Grund pointed a 9mm gun at her husband, a former Miami County prosecutor, and fired a single shot into his left eye at their home on Summit Drive in Peru. Two years later, Grund was convicted of murdering her husband, James H. Grund, a
- Bid received on city hall renovations Renovations to the second and third floors of Kokomo's City Hall are set to begin after the Board of Public Works approved a contractor bid for the project to Hayes Brothers Inc. The board approved a bid for $661,889 for the project, which is slated
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