ROYAL CENTER — On Saturday, officers from the Indiana State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on CR 825 West near CR 250 North — near Center Presbyterian Church, about three miles southwest of Royal Center — in which two people were severely injured.
With hundreds of breathing illnesses and multiple deaths related to vaping reported across the nation, President Trump has proposed a ban on flavored e-cigarette liquid to help quell the swell of underage vaping.
INDIANAPOLIS— Payday lenders have drained an estimated $322 million in finance charges from Hoosiers over the last five years, according to a new report from groups advocating for the state to rein in those businesses.
The family of a man who killed himself at the Howard County Jail more than two years ago is suing the sheriff’s department, alleging a culture of indifference to the suicidal risks facing local inmates.
A debate over sex education is brewing in Vigo County, with some parents challenging the current abstinence-based program in favor of a more comprehensive approach.
RUSSIAVILLE — While roaming the grounds of the 18th century living history reenactment, the heavy scent of campfire mixes with nature and laughter as kids get involved in activities such as candle-making.
Officers with the Kokomo Police Department have charged two Kokomo residents they believe were involved in the armed robbery of a T-Mobile store earlier this year.
Republican mayoral candidate Tyler Moore received an endorsement this week from the Professional Firefighters of Kokomo Local 396’s political action committee.
Fetal remains found at the Illinois home of former Indiana doctor Ulrich Klopfer, who provided abortions to Hoosiers for years, came from his Indiana clinics between the years of 2000 and 2002, according to the Attorney General’s Office.
Eleven girls from the Kokomo and Greentown area schools attended the 78th session of Hoosier Girls State at Trine University along with 450 girls from around the state during the week of June 23-29.
Registration for classes that start Oct. 28 is open at Ivy Tech Community College and the admissions offices at Kokomo and Logansport campuses are ready Mondays through Fridays to help prospective students get ready to start class.
Mike Fitzgerald spent several moments on Thursday quietly staring at a commemorative brick that signified his father’s years of service during the Vietnam War.
Drivers along Ind. 931 were confronted Thursday with a sweeping pack of striking General Motors workers and supporters lined up off the busy road’s east side – chanting, shouting for honks and discussing the ways they believe the company has shorted employees.
Those coming out to see the Kokomo Civic Theatre perform this weekend won’t need to be major theater buffs to find something they’ll enjoy during “Mamma Mia!”
INDIANAPOLIS –– The Trump administration’s recent proposal to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarette products that contain nicotine could be “absolutely crippling” to local vape shops, one owner says.
The Indiana attorney general announced he would move to accept Purdue Pharma’s tentative settlement in a class action lawsuit, citing the uncertainty of the OxyContin manufacturer's future profits following their bankruptcy filing over the weekend.
Indiana University Kokomo unveiled a special historical marker at the Seiberling Mansion Monday, in honor of Indiana University’s bicentennial and IU Kokomo’s 75th anniversary.
INDIANAPOLIS — Four Indiana lawmakers called for a state investigation to determine whether more than 2,000 medically preserved fetal remains found at the Illinois home of a late Indiana abortion clinic doctor were illegally transported across state lines.
General Motors workers continued their strike today in Kokomo and across the nation, seeking what the United Auto Workers union believes will be a better future for industry employees.
The ability to find humor in any situation may be difficult for some, but not for Pasquale “Pat” Rocchio. To those who knew him, the long-time Kokomo Tribune editor’s laughter could bounce off the walls of any room he walked into. And you heard it – a lot.
RUSSIAVILLE – Around 50 homes in the incorporated town of New London have been connected to the wastewater treatment system in Russiaville after it was discovered over a decade ago that the town’s treatment facility was failing.
Two of Kokomo’s most historic yet disregarded properties have been targeted in recent weeks with preservation and restoration plans city officials hope will reverse what had been a trajectory of deterioration and fading pasts.
Dani Miller cried as she watched her son, Dakota, play on a merry-go-round with his older brother and little sister.
Maconaquah High School is opening its doors to the public Sept. 26 to spotlight its new welding and building construction programs that, working closely with Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo, will open doors to high-demand, high-wage careers for its students.
With two baby grand pianos and two talented players, Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo is promising one evening of fun Friday, Oct. 4, at the 2019 edition of the College’s Celebration for Student Success.
Today marks what would have been Tyler Degenkolb’s 25th birthday. Tomorrow, hundreds of people are anticipated to hop on their motorcycles in celebration of his memory.
Lawmakers are asking the Indiana Department of Education to assist in the streamlining of mandated training for teachers. The Interim Study Committee on Education met this week to discuss House Enrolled Act 1400, which was enacted by the General Assembly during the last session to look at a range of education-related topics.
ANDERSON — A 4-year-old is being treated in Indianapolis after an Indiana Department of Child Services worker discovered him with serious injuries on Thursday. His mother has been charged with neglect.
The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male who may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation, according to a press release from the FBI’s Indianapolis…
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TIPTON — Tipton Police Department will host an informal Coffee with a Cop from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 4 at the The Alley, 118 S. Main St. Free coffee and donuts will be served.
The Howard County Extension Homemaker Learn -N- Share Club and 23 Club will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Highland Park Church, 516 W. Sycamore St. The clubs will be working on crazy quilts, using scrap material.
The 52nd annual Parade of Homes for Howard County will take place Sunday, Sept. 15, and continue on Sunday, Sept. 22, from 1 to 5 p.m. each day. Additional info can be obtained at kokomohomebuilders.org
This Week's Circulars
- GM workers, unions picket on 931 as health care controversy sparks anger
- Howard Co. sued by family of man who killed himself in jail; another suicide confirmed
- Striking workers question whether UAW leaders can be trusted
- Police investigate attempted suicide at jail
- Kokomo man killed in Clinton Co. collision
- Kokomo Civic Theatre presents 'Mamma Mia!'
- Police charge two in armed robbery
- Up in smoke: Ban on flavored vapes intended to curtail use by teens
- Judge found dead under car
- UAW: Talks make progress