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State Police Investigating Infant Death in Franklin

Franklin, IN – Detectives from the Indiana State Police are investigating the death of an eight week old infant Tuesday morning in Franklin.  Preliminary Investigation has revealed the infant was dropped off at a babysitter early this morning in Pennington Trailer Park in Franklin. At 10:51 a.m. officers from the Franklin …

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14-Year-Old Sullivan County Student Arrested for Intimidation

Sullivan County – Indiana State Police arrested a 14-year-old Sullivan Middle School student after allegedly threatening students, at school, during a football game Thursday evening. At approximately 7:21 p.m., on Thursday, September 12, Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department 911 dispatch center received a call in reference to a subject reportedly coming …

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Intimidation Lands Two in Jail in Clay County

Clay County – Indiana State Police initiated a criminal investigation on September 5, 2019, after receiving information that multiple employees of the Clay County Department of Child Services Office had received threats of bodily injury.      The investigation revealed that Jacinda A. Batchelor, age 32, and John D. Pastrick, age 25,  both …

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Crouch awards Historic Renovation Grants

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 10, 2019) – Today, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced that seven properties will receive funding through the Historic Renovation Grant Program. “Maintaining Indiana’s historic fabric and character is vital to growing the state’s economy and attracting talent,” said Crouch. “Preservation …

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Man injured in Steuben County tree stand fall

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand fall that occurred this morning at approximately 7:30 a.m. on a property in the 3300 block of County Road 40 North in Angola.  Todd Austin, 58, of Fremont was preparing tree stands for the upcoming deer season.  He attempted to climb into a tree stand when a strap on …

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