INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s rates of COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations and infection have reached their lowest levels in more than two months, and the governor is considering rolling back restrictions on crowd sizes.

TIPTON – Tipton County Sheriff Tony Frawley said smaller law enforcement agencies were told at last year’s Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police conference that larger agencies were coming for their best and brightest.

At the current pace of giving COVID-19 vaccinations, the Cass County Health Department would be doing it until November, according to Health Department Administrator Serenity Alter.

TIPTON – Some officials for the Town of Windfall are against Tipton County taking ownership of Indiana 213, fearing the county and the small town would not have the resources to maintain the 14 mile stretch of road.

Growing up in a world obsessed with perfection and thinness is hard enough, but it’s especially challenging for a middle schooler growing up fat, as told in a local author’s debut book.

As part of Indiana University Kokomo’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, the college will host a virtual panel.

INDIANAPOLIS – More than 50% of all Hoosiers 70 and older have received or are scheduled to take their COVID-19 vaccine in the seven days since the state opened up eligibility from healthcare workers and first responders.

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb touted Indiana as rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic and called during the annual State of the State speech Tuesday night for the Legislature to support a new regional development program to spark that recovery.

Despite fears to the contrary, Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States passed without incident in an event centered on COVID-19 safety and security concerns.

The Frozen Sandlot saw more than 5,500 skaters in a season affected by attendance limitations due to COVID-19, Bridges Outreach announced on its Facebook page. 

INDIANAPOLIS — President-elect Joe Biden is nominating an Indiana University law professor to be the second-in-command at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

TIPTON – The Tipton City Council approved the city’s first water rate increase in more than a decade.

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis man and woman who were married for more than three decades died one day apart from COVID-19.

LOGANSPORT, Ind. — Indiana State Police were investigating Sunday after a 72-year-old Cass County Jail inmate died.

PERU – The Indiana Department of Transportation said it is reevaluating whether to install J-turns on U.S. 31 in Miami County after fierce pushback from local officials and residents.

Seven hundred sixty-three full-time Indiana University Kokomo students earned chancellor’s list or dean’s list honors for the fall 2020 semester. Chancellor’s list students earned a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), while dean’s list students earned a minimum 3.5 GPA on a scale of 4.0, while ca…

INDIANAPOLIS — The Black Lives Matter movement took off over the summer after the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man in Minneapolis who died in police custody. Many Hoosiers assembled in Indianapolis and other cities across the state during the summer to push for political change.

The Kokomo Common Council threw cold water on the idea of enacting a fireworks ordinance that would restrict what days and times residents could use fireworks.

After a year of market research, purchasing an empty lot on South Plate Street and constructing a whole new building, Krystyne Wilson and husband Kirt opened Sweet Peas Play Cafe in early March of 2020.

BUNKER HILL – Miami Correctional Facility has reported two more COVID-related inmate deaths, bringing the total to nine and making it the second highest death rate among the state’s prisons.

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time in his term, a historical first, on grounds that he incited insurrection during the riot at the U.S. Capitol Building last week.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s governor on Wednesday proposed a modest increase in school funding for the next two years and restores funding to state universities that was cut when tax revenues plunged early in the coronavirus pandemic.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana residents 70 and older can now register to receive coronavirus vaccinations as the state continues to expand access to the shots, the Indiana State Department of Health said Wednesday.

Nickel Plate Trail officials are looking for the vandals who knocked down 25 bollards from Peru to Kokomo, causing around $12,000 in damage and marking the worst vandalism incident since the trail opened.

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers 70 and older can now register to receive coronavirus vaccinations as Indiana continues to expand access to the shots, the Indiana State Department of Health said Wednesday.

INDIANAPOLIS — A bipartisan bill aimed at increasing police accountability and enacting criminal justice reform received early support from Indiana’s legislators, law enforcement leaders and community groups Tuesday, following calls for action from the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus.

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