GREENTOWN – The recycling bins in Greentown, which provided the only drop-off site in eastern Howard County, have been removed after officials say they discovered couches, car parts and deer carcasses dumped at the site.
In July 2017, a 6-year-old boy was playing in a drainage ditch filled with water near Galveston when he went under and never resurfaced. The child later died at St. Vincent Kokomo.
BUNKER HILL – An Arizona manufacturer has been named as the company that will move into a Miami County shell building and invest over $44 million to house a high-tech medical facility that officials say will employ around 40 people.
The Gilead House is scrambling to raise $130,000 in the next two months to pay for a new sprinkler system in order to comply with state code and allow the nonprofit to continue operating as a women’s shelter and recovery center.
Several thousand teachers wearing red rallied at the Indiana Statehouse on Tuesday to call for better pay and more respect from the state government in a protest that closed more than half of the state’s school districts for the day.
INDIANAPOLIS — After more than 30 years in the Indiana House, Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, announced he wouldn’t seek re-election following the session’s end in mid-March.
It was a busy weekend for the Kokomo Police Department, as officers across the city responded to several different shots fired incidents within a 24-hour span.
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — A planned northern Indiana park honoring two teenage girls who were slain in 2017 is getting donated light poles to illuminate its softball fields and playgrounds.
PERU – A Logansport teenager accused in the shooting death of a Peru teenager inside a residence in Miami County earlier this year was sentenced on Tuesday to four years in the Indiana Department of Correction.
INDIANAPOLIS — Several thousand teachers wearing red surrounded the Indiana Statehouse on Tuesday calling for better pay and more respect from the Republican-dominated state government in a protest that closed more than half of the state's school districts for the day.
Officers with the Kokomo Police Department are asking the public for help in identifying two males who they believe were involved in a home invasion armed robbery on Saturday night at a residence in the 800 block of East Gerhart Street.
Police are asking the public for information regarding an attempted armed robbery early Tuesday morning at the Qwik Stop convenience store, located at 804 E. Markland Ave.
Thousands of teachers from across the state filled the statehouse, chanting “Put Kids First” at legislators arriving for Organization Day, the start of the 2020 legislative session.
Kokomo Mayor-elect Tyler Moore on Monday announced the 30 members of an advisory committee he says will provide short- and long-term input on his administration’s policies.
Workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Kokomo Transmission plant had a front-row view of the 40-day strike by local General Motors workers, who picketed just across the street from the factory on Ind. 931.
After a two-day trial and three hours of jury deliberation, Gurth Bryan was found guilty Monday night of attempted voluntary manslaughter and aggravated battery for his role in a Nov. 23, 2017 shooting at Amberwood Place apartments.
INDIANAPOLIS — Several thousand teachers are set to descend on the Indiana Statehouse to push for further increasing teacher pay, although top Republicans are throwing cold water on the prospect of more state money for schools in the coming year.
Recent interviews of Hoosier voters conducted by CNHI News Indiana indicate that the state, like the country, is riven by the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
INDIANAPOLIS — The second month of legal sports betting in Indiana saw nearly three times as much money wagered than in its opening month, with much of that surge coming from bets placed using mobile devices instead of at casinos, state data shows.
Northwestern School Corporation and the teachers’ association collectively reached an agreement that school officials say is the largest settlement in school history for the teaching staff, who will see a salary increase of 6.3% on average in the first year of the contract.
The former Miami County Building and Zoning Commissioner who was fired in December for being habitually late to work is suing the county for wrongful termination and discrimination because of her gender.
The town of Pendleton may make history next month by becoming the first municipality in the state to adopt an ordinance that would prohibit the production, distribution and possession if the Indiana Legislature decides to follow other states into the legalization of recreational marijuana.
INDIANAPOLIS — Chip Viering, president of Optical Media Manufacturing, has intentionally hitched his wagon to a falling star. Or rather, several of them.
Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series. This week focuses on how Tyler Moore will approach the early days of his term, along with his positions on local development and economic growth. Next week will include Moore’s comments on infrastructure and public safety.
PLAINS, Ga. — The pilgrims arrive early and from all over, gathering hours before daybreak in an old pecan grove that surrounds a country church. They come, they say, for a dose of simple decency and devotion wrapped up in a Bible lesson.
David Langston, who was shot at Amberwood Place apartments on Thanksgiving Day 2017, took the witness stand Friday on the first day of the attempted murder trial against Gurth Bryan.
Police are asking the public for help in locating what they believe is a person of interest in an armed robbery at a residence in the 2300 block of North Bell Street last weekend.
UAW Local 685 will have a major glow-up this weekend for Bona Vista’s Let’s Glow 80s Crazy Dance. All things neon and glow-in-the-dark will be on display during the dance, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the UAW Local 685, 929 E. Hoffer St.
Tiger pride knows no bounds when it comes to Randy Schroeder, the man who has spent 18 years keeping Northwestern’s marching band on the road.
The Kokomo City Plan Commission this week pushed forward projects that will bring a new parking garage to the city’s downtown and a housing development for homeless families to the near east side.
Stories of recovery and help, along with new information about Howard County overdoses, highlighted Turning Point System of Care’s annual summit Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS – After six-and-a-half hours of deliberation on Thursday, a jury unanimously found three of the four Kokomo men police say were involved in one of the biggest drug rings in Howard County history guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute controll…
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First Church of the Nazarene will present the annual “Sights and Sounds of Christmas” concert at 7 p.m. nightly Dec. 6 through Dec. 8 at the church, 2734 S. Washington St.
The Salvation Army will sponsor its 49th annual Howard County Senior Citizens Christmas Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Community Center, 1007 E. Foster St. A holiday program is planned.
This Week's Circulars
- UAW opens talks with Fiat Chrysler; strike possible
- New sober living facility to open in Kokomo
- Police: Store clerk shot at in attempted armed robbery
- Police: Several shots fired incidents within 24-hour span
- One person dead in house fire
- Q-and-A: In Tribune interview, Moore supports existing projects, targets business park
- Hemp hits Kokomo: Large facility opens to process and dry state's first legal hemp crop
- Gilead House must raise $130,000 to keep ministry open
- Moore announces 30-member advisory committee
- State identifies high-tech medical company moving into Miami Co. shell building