State News

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Sullivan Man Pleads Guilty to Voyeurism

Sullivan County – Norman L. Parnell, age 50, of Sullivan, Indiana, appeared in Sullivan County Circuit Court Friday and pled guilty to three counts of voyeurism that occurred at a tanning salon located in Sullivan, Indiana.  The investigation was conducted by Senior Trooper Michael Taylor, of the Putnamville State Police …

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Indiana Destination Development Corporation and Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association Launch Hoosier Hospitality Promise, a Statewide Public Health Initiative

INDIANAPOLIS – (July 10, 2020) – The Hoosier Hospitality Promise, a new public health initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, is a joint effort by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC), Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association (INRLA) and Indiana Tourism Association (ITA) to assist businesses in safely …

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Body of juvenile recovered from Lake Michigan

Gary, Indiana- The body of a 12 year-old Glenwood, Illinois, child was recovered this evening after going missing while swimming with family. At around 5:15 p.m. this evening, emergency personnel responded to Marquette Beach after a child was reported missing in the water. Witnesses reported the boy was wading in …

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Indiana Department of Education Announces Project AWARE Expansion to Further Support School-Based Wellbeing Across the State

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) today announced expanded funding for Indiana Schools to further increase awareness for mental and emotional wellbeing, while improving connections to available mental health services. Expanded funding was made available through the Project Advancing Wellness and Resilience Education (AWARE) grant provided by the …

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Larwill man dies in Whitley County ORV accident

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fatal off-road vehicle (ORV) accident that occurred last night near the 4000 block of County Road 600 N in Larwill, in Whitley County. Whitley County Communications received a 911 call at 6:53 p.m. from a passerby who saw an overturned ORV in the roadway …

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State funding granted to Indiana food banks

INDIANAPOLIS (July 9, 2020) — A total of $300,000 in state funding will be distributed to 11 Indiana food banks to provide assistance and services to Hoosiers in need. The funding came from the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, through the Indiana General Assembly.  “With the support of the Indiana legislature …

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