When toy stores in Burbank, California, were forced to close due to COVID-19, Brian Volk-Weiss wanted to document the struggles toy stores are experiencing. He took on a documentary-style series that visits toy stores from around the world, and Kokomo Toys & Collectibles is one of them.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 370 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories.

For the first time in over two months, around 1,500 employees on Tuesday returned to the Fiat Chrysler plants in Kokomo and Tipton, where COVID-19 safety protocols have changed the face of the workplace there like no other time in history.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, Kokomo High School decided to film a virtual graduation this year and is currently in the midst of recording the ceremony. The seniors are being filmed walking across the stage at KHS with eight guests in attendance, and the videos will be put together to create KHS…

The Kokomo Police Department is asking the public for help in locating two individuals they believe were connected to a shooting Tuesday morning that injured a 17-year-old girl.

Indiana State University's 2020-21 operating budget, which takes effect July 1, is already down about $10 million from where it was two years ago, primarily the result of fewer students and less tuition revenue. The university says it has focused on

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — A cemetery where residents at a former southern Indiana “poor farm” were buried in the early 20th century will be moved from the grounds of a regional business park to another site at that complex.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s environmental organizations are struggling to stay afloat as the coronavirus pandemic has halted spring events that usually attract members and donors, which are crucial for their operations.

November’s ballot will have, at the very least, one Republican political newcomer vying for a seat on the Howard County Council.

In their third year of offering activities aimed at expanding knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Ivy Tech Community College are planning STEM summer camps for area students in a new format for 2020. 

The following students have earned a place on the Bon Air high honor roll and regular honor roll for the grading period ending March 6:

The following students have earned a place on the Bon Air high honor roll and regular honor roll for the grading period ending March 6:

INDIANAPOLIS — The state’s award of a $17.9 million contract for operating dozens of coronavirus testing sites across Indiana came weeks after a company executive gave $50,000 to the governor’s reelection campaign.

Archie “Jr.” Whitton had just had his haircut at Jeff’s Barber Shop at around 4 p.m. Tuesday. The next minute, he was lying face down in the parking lot, nearly dead after suffering a massive heart attack.

In coming weeks, the United States Department of Agriculture will begin accepting financial relief applications from farmers who report losses related to COVID-19.

For what felt like the first time in forever, Taylor Community School Corp. students saw many of their teachers, administrators and bus drivers during two parades over the course of three days.

INDIANAPOLIS – Amid falling revenues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Eric Holcomb has asked state agencies to plan for 15% budget cuts for fiscal year 2021.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, area high schools have had to postpone or cancel their graduation ceremonies. Schools from Tipton and Miami counties have begun to make decisions about their graduations during the fluid situation.

Private college administrators are closely watching fall enrollment numbers. Funds from tuition, fees, and room and board are the primary source of revenue for the vast majority of private colleges. With the unemployment caused by COVID-19, a larger than average number of families may have financial difficulty affording education.

INDIANAPOLIS — More than 40% of Indiana’s COVID-19 deaths can be traced back to the hundreds of long-term facilities that care for the most vulnerable Hoosiers, but the state doesn’t breakdown the information by type of facility or track testing of facility staffers.

WALTON - The Walton Public Library will open to the public on June 2, according to a press release.

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration have announced a plan to fund a nearly $1 million distribution of a drug that helps to reverse the effect of an opioid overdose.

The Kokomo Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a man they believe is connected to a burglary at an east side business Wednesday afternoon.

INDIANAPOLIS – Four Hoosiers filed a lawsuit in the Marion County Superior Court to ask for a ruling on a question the Indiana Supreme Court dodged earlier this week.

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb’s newest executive order, released Thursday afternoon, differed slightly from the changes announced at Wednesday’s press conference.

Only the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library Russiaville branch is closed on Wednesdays. The KHCPL Main and South branches will be open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

After intense discussion and diligent planning, Purdue Extension announced May 15 that 4-H fairs can be held this year. The fairs can take place after the Purdue University restrictions on face-to-face events end June 30, as long as they fall in line with the state’s Back on Track plan.

INDIANAPOLIS — All but three of Indiana’s 92 counties will move into Gov. Eric Holcomb’s third phase for reopening Friday, two days ahead of his previously announced timeline.

The following students have made the honor roll or regular honor roll at Central Middle School for the grading period ending March 6:

INDIANAPOLIS — Former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita announced Wednesday that he’s entering the Indiana attorney general’s race, saying he will challenge embattled Attorney General Curtis Hill because his fellow Republican has been “wounded” by allegations that he drunkenly groped a state lawmaker an…

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