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December, 2019

  • 19 December

    A Two Vehicle Accident Sends Three to the Hospital

    Vigo County – This afternoon at approximately 12:25 p.m., officers from the Putnamville State Police Post responded to a two vehicle accident on State Road 46 at the westbound Interstate 70 on-ramp, which sent three to the hospital.   The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Gerald Stump, of the Putnamville Post, revealed …

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  • 19 December

    INDOT Officially Ends Construction Season in Indy Metro Area

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation is finished with a record-setting construction season on Indianapolis metro area interstates for the 2019 season.  INDOT completed a historic number of construction projects in the state’s largest metro area this year to resurface asphalt pavement, repair concrete, and rehabilitate bridges along major interstate …

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  • 18 December

    Rep. Steuerwald Named Legislator of the Year by the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association

    The Legislator of the Year Award is awarded to a Senate or House member who went above and beyond to support public safety and was the catalyst to ensuring an Indiana Sheriffs’ Association bill or position was successful during session. Criteria for Consideration and Recognition: The recipient of the Legislator …

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  • 18 December

    Secretary of State announces launch of enhanced Securities Portal

    INDIANAPOLIS (December 18, 2019) — The Indiana Securities Division has finalized updates on its revamped web portal for filings and payments, Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced today. The Securities Portal initially launched in December 2018.  The updated Securities Portal continues the trend of the office working to modernize state …

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  • 18 December

    Hoosiers urged to practice ice safety

    With the recent snowfall and dropping temperatures, Indiana Conservation Officers advise being mindful of the potential hazards of frozen lakes, ponds, rivers and streams. It’s also important to keep a watchful eye on neighborhood retention ponds, lakes and other waterways for others who may venture out and find themselves in …

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  • 18 December

    Troopers & Dispatchers Work Together to Rescue Dog that Ran from a Crash

    Indianapolis, IN – Tuesday afternoon a coordinated team effort led to the rescue a dog who escaped from a crashed vehicle on the city’s west side. Just after 3:00 p.m. 911 dispatchers received a call about a vehicle that ran off I-465 and rolled several times. As troopers were responding to …

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  • 17 December

    Centerville Man Struck While Outside his Car on I-65

    Indianapolis, IN – A man is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle Monday evening. Around 6:45 p.m. emergency crews were called to the ramp from I-65 northbound to I-465 eastbound on the city’s south side for reports of a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival the found a man lying …

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  • 17 December

    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. Ball State University Board of Trustees The governor made one reappointment to the board, who will serve until Dec. 31, 2023: Matt Momper (Fort Wayne), president of Momper Insulation, will continue …

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  • 17 December

    DCS partners with Foster America program

    INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 16, 2019) – The Indiana Department of Child Services welcomes Takkeem Morgan as the agency’s first Foster America Fellow.  Since 2016, San Francisco-based Foster America has partnered with child-welfare agencies across the country to place talented professionals in their organizations for an 18-month fellowship. The nonprofit recruits professionals …

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  • 17 December

    Terre Haute Man Arrested for DUI while Transporting Children

    Vigo County – December 14, 2019, at approximately 7:55 p.m., Austin J. Sedletzeck, age 27, of Terre Haute, Indiana, was involved in a two-vehicle property damage accident at the State Road 641 bypass south of Interstate 70. Sedletzeck was operating a 2005 Dodge and struck the rear-end of another passenger vehicle.  …

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  • 17 December

    Applications Open for Sponsored Youth Programs in Hendricks Co.

    Avon, IN –  Hendricks Power Cooperative has opened applications for its annual youth programs. Each year the organization provides a variety of sponsored programs to benefit local middle and high school students, including Touchstone Energy Camp, a Youth Tour Trip to Washington D.C., and Commitment to Community scholarships. Touchstone Energy Camp …

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  • 17 December

    Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Altered Handgun

    Vigo County – Friday, December 13, 2019, at approximately 10:40 p.m., Trooper Ian Portteus observed a black passenger vehicle with expired plates at Wabash Avenue and 22nd Street.  Trooper Portteus activated his emergency lights and initiated a traffic stop at this location.  Neil A. Kraemer Trooper Portteus proceeded to speak to …

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  • 13 December

    Indianapolis Metro Police Department’s K9 Sigfried has received donation of body armor

    Indianapolis Metro Police Department’s K9 Sigfried has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by Genentech and embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Genentech”. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. …

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  • 13 December

    Vigo County Traffic Stop Leads to a DUI Felony Arrest

    Vigo County – December 12, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Roy J. Haight, age 62, of Terre Haute, was stopped for driving while suspended near 7th Street and Windsor Road, by Trooper Gerald Stump.  Further investigation by Trooper Stump revealed that Haight was driving under the influence.  Haight refused to submit to …

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  • 13 December

    Weekend Work: Construction Around Marion County

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation is wrapping up its construction projects around Marion County. Contracting partners will be out putting finishing touches on projects. They will be installing lane markings, fixing guardrail and removing barrels and barrier wall.  As always, INDOT would like to remind drivers to slow down …

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