State News

News related to Indiana and non-Hendricks County specific.

Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down I-65 Near Remington

REMINGTON- This afternoon at 2:00 p.m. (CDT), a multi-vehicle crash occurred on I-65 in the northbound lanes at mile-marker 198. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Kurtis Jones shows that several semis were traveling northbound when a strong gust of wind blew across the interstate from the west, resulting in a trailer …

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Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several new appointments and reappointments to various state boards and commissions. Governor’s Residence Commission The governor made one new appointment to the commission, who will serve at the pleasure of the governor: Robert Orr (Indianapolis), project manager at Park 100 Foods Indiana …

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Distracted Driving Sends One to the Hospital

Vigo County – Friday morning at approximately 10:00 a.m., officers from the Putnamville State Police Post responded to a crash between two semi tractor-trailers that occurred on Interstate 70 westbound at the eleven mile marker that sent one driver to the hospital. The preliminary crash investigation by Master Trooper Hans Nowak, …

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Indiana DNR Division of Law Enforcement now hiring new officers

The Indiana DNR Division of Law Enforcement is looking to fill Indiana Conservation Officer (ICO) positions across the state with highly motivated, outdoor-centered individuals. Anyone interested in a career as an ICO should first read “Becoming a Conservation Officer” at dnr.IN.gov/lawenfor and complete the pre-screening test at dnr.IN.gov/lawenfor/9801.htm.  Completion of …

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Gov. Holcomb Pledges Support for Eroding Lake Michigan Shoreline

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced he signed an executive order directing state agencies to pursue collection of damage information that could lead to a declaration of disaster emergency along the Lake Michigan shoreline. He also outlined steps state agencies will take to provide assistance along the shoreline. The executive …

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2020 Winter/Spring Vesting Our 4-Legged K9s Raffle

In the dog days of summer, I am writing to you about our new campaign about–you guessed it– protecting K9s. Tens of thousands of these loyal, trusted dogs serve alongside their human handlers in police departments across the country. But, sadly, due to budget cuts, many departments cannot afford life-saving …

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Expired Plate Leads to Discovery of Drugs and Syringes

Sullivan County – February 17, 2020, at approximately 7:40 p.m., Trooper William Clark was patrolling in the area of Old US 41, near Alexander Street.  Trooper Clark stopped a motorcycle for an expired license plate.  The driver was identified as Jason A. Mize, age 42, of Carlisle, Indiana.  Criminal activity was …

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