An eastern Indiana police officer who died last week after being shot in the head during an August traffic stop was remembered by her fiancée during her funeral as an upbeat person who was the love of her life. Hundreds of mourners, many of them police officers, filled Richmond High School for Monday's services for 28-year-old Officer Seara Burton. The four-year veteran of the Richmond Police Department died on Sept. 18, more than two weeks after she was removed from life support. Her fiancée, Sierra Neal, recalled how they felt an immediate connection when they met during the summer of 2021. They were days away from getting married when Burton was shot.
As sports betting has swept across the country, internet casino games have grown much more slowly. But the online casino market has tremendous potential for growth and expansion, according to participants in a major casino conference. Speaking Friday at the East Coast Gaming Congress in Atlantic City, executives of online gambling companies said the rapid growth of sports betting provides a ready-made infrastructure and regulatory apparatus for online casino games. So far, it's legal in only six states: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia, Delaware and Connecticut. But panelists predicted additional states could soon adopt internet gambling, including Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and New York.
Giving a voice to those often seen as the voiceless in our community has been Van Taylor’s mission ever since he started at the Kokomo Rescue Mission around 20 years ago, first as a board member and then as executive director.
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A former Howard County Jail correctional officer who was accused of driving into a group of peaceful protestors during a local Black Lives Matter rally in May 2020 has now been sentenced to 6 months supervised probation for her role in the incident.
PERU — A La Fountaine man who police say assisted in the robbery and killing of another man during a May 2018 incident inside the Okie Pinokie woods just outside of Peru is now planning on pleading guilty for his role in the incident.
An officer with the Kokomo Police Department is now on administrative leave after he was arrested in connection with a reported road rage and battery incident that occurred earlier this year on the city’s south side.
A Greentown man who police say shot and killed another man at the Vietnam Veterans Campground last week has now been formally charged in the incident.
Two are suing the city of Kokomo regarding a 2021 two-vehicle accident with a Kokomo Police Department officer and are seeking monetary damages to compensate for the injuries they suffered as a result of the accident.
It was Sept. 14, 2012, at Camp Bastion — a British military base in the Helmand province of Afghanistan.
A Greentown man was arrested Saturday morning after police say he shot and killed another man after an altercation broke out at the Howard County Vietnam Veterans Campground.
Ryan M. Brassard, sentenced in Howard Circuit Court for operating a vehicle as a habitual traffic violator, to 548 days, with eight days in jail and the balance suspended to supervised probation, with four actual days and four days of jail time credit served. The defendant was also ordered t…
A Howard County jail corrections officer is suing Sheriff Jerry Asher in federal court, alleging that the sheriff is underpaying wages and overtime wages to hourly jail employees in a “systematic, class-wide” manner.
With smiles on their faces, members of the Kokomo Fire Department rolled out the agency’s newest fire truck Wednesday afternoon in front of a crowd of local dignitaries.
A Kokomo man who pleaded guilty last month for his role in a June 2021 shooting at Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center that left a 16-year-old critically injured was sentenced Thursday to six years in the Indiana Department of Correction.
Amanda Shafer was a daughter. She was a granddaughter, a sibling, a cousin and an aunt.
PERU — Court documents filed this week through the Miami County Prosecutor’s Office show that a Michigan man who pleaded guilty back in June for his connection to the molestation of two Miami County preteen boys will now serve the next 18 years in the Indiana Department of Correction.
A two-vehicle crash killed a Peru man on Sunday afternoon. According to a press release from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Cass County Central Dispatch received a call about a crash on Logansport Road west of County Road 600 E. around 1:06 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS — A Kokomo woman who pleaded guilty earlier this year after being indicted in connection with illegal drug activity was sentenced Tuesday morning to eight years in federal custody.
TIPTON — A week after the accidental workplace-related death of an employee at a Tipton-based factory, the company’s president has now established a GoFundMe page in that man's memory.
Four-month-old Korie quietly rested in the arms of her mother Wednesday afternoon at Rozzi’s Catering Continental Ballroom, completely unaware of the events going on around her.
This Week's Circulars
- Former Maconaquah superintendent formally charged
- Andersons in Delphi experiences fire, grain bin collapse on same day
- BOYS BB: Rivals.com ranks Bidunga No. 2 in 2024 class
- Opening day nears for downtown's Macy Apartments
- Northwestern HS nationally recognized
- Surprise! Howard Elementary teacher gets engaged at school
- FOOTBALL: Stingy defenses fuel unbeaten starts for Kokomo, Carroll and Cass
- Peru superintendent to retire
- Kile is co-Athlete of the Week
- Police reports, Sept. 22, 2022