Howard County’s five judges have selected a Kokomo attorney, Cheyenne Shepherd, to be the county’s first magistrate, the judges announced Monday afternoon.

In late May, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources reported that an oak-killing fungus had potentially infested rhododendrons sold in about 90 Walmart and Rural King stores across the state.

A Kokomo man who a jury convicted of felony counts of murder and aggravated battery in the death of an 8-week-old infant was spared Friday of life in prison without the possibility of parole by that same jury.

In response to a critical shortage of skilled employees in the home building industry in north central Indiana, Building Construction Technology programs are returning to the Kokomo Campus of Ivy Tech Community College.

TIPTON – Indiana State Police say residents at around six houses near U.S. 31 were forced to evacuate Friday morning after a FedEx semi reared ended a tanker hauling hydrochloric acid, causing around 4,000 pounds of the chemical to spill onto the road.

The Kokomo Men of Note harmonize, an announcement is made about a free “tri-vascular screening” being raffled off that checks certain arteries, the aorta and blood vessels for blockage, and seniors meander through the rows of booths.

After more than six hours of deliberation, a jury on Thursday found a Kokomo man guilty of felony counts of murder and aggravated battery in the death of an 8-week-old infant that was under his care in November 2017.

After several years of service with the Kokomo Police Department, K-9 Maxwil officially retired this week, putting an end to a pretty illustrious career with the department.

Several hours of testimony — including that of the victim's mother — highlighted day two of the jury trial for a Kokomo man charged with murdering an 8-week-old infant in November 2017.

The Kokomo Common Council Monday unanimously approved nearly $19 million in spending that will be spread across a variety of city projects, including Wildcat Creek work and a new parking garage.

The jury trial began Tuesday in Howard Circuit Court for a Kokomo man accused of murdering an 8-week-old infant in November 2017.

BUNKER HILL - The Indiana State Police are investigating the homicide of an inmate at Miami Correctional Facility.According to a press release, Indiana State Police Detective Wendell Beachy initiated an investigation Monday at the request of the Miami Correctional Facility, into the death of…

A new skate park is coming to Foster Park "later this summer," city officials announced today.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is saying there’s a new deal with Mexico that provides for “large” sales of U.S. farm goods, but it doesn’t appear to exist.

Kokomo resident Marcia Foye paused for a moment as she thought about lyrics to a song she first heard over 45 years ago.

A Kokomo man is facing a Level 3 felony count of rape after police say he allegedly forced a woman to have sexual intercourse with him in her south side residence last January. 

Up and down the streets, in city parks and surrounding schools, all over Kokomo and even into Greentown this weekend, hundreds upon hundreds of people have been picking up trash, splashing fresh coats of paint on fading or chipped structures, building wheelchair ramps for the needy and scraw…

Michael Adams, sentenced in Howard Superior Court 4 for resisting law enforcement, to 365 days, with 72 days executed and the balance on supervised probation, with 36 actual days and 72 days of jail time credit served. The defendant was also ordered to pay all court costs and fees.

Cristi Brewer-Allen, president of the Kokomo School Board and founder of The Church of Goodness, has for the second consecutive year seen a program she helps operate come under investigation by the agency that licenses child care in Indiana.   

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Z92.5 and CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, are requesting community support this summer in preparation for back-to-school time, which is considered an especially difficult time for children in foster care.

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