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April, 2021

  • 28 April

    Hendricks County Traffic Stop Leads to 2 Million Dollars Worth of Narcotics

    Hendricks County – This afternoon at approximately 1:30 p.m., an Indiana State Police Trooper stopped a Chrysler van on Interstate 70 near the fifty-nine-mile marker for unsafe lane movement.  The driver was identified as Ester Osegueda, age 32 of Porteville, California.  The passenger in the vehicle was identified as Adam …

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  • 28 April

    Off-duty Conservation Officer helps save a life

    (Highland) An off-duty Indiana Conservation Officer was in the right place at the right time Monday and helped save a Highland man’s life.   Shortly after 4:30 p.m., Indiana Conservation Officer Alex Neel was near the intersection of Ridge Road and Indianapolis Boulevard when he saw several people starting to perform …

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  • 23 April

    Full Closure at the North Split to begin next month

    MARION COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) reminds motorists the 18-month closure of the North Split Interchange in downtown Indianapolis is only one month way. Major reconstruction is expected to close the interchange mid-to-late May 2021, weather permitting. During the full closure, I-65 and I-70 between the …

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  • 23 April

    Hendricks County lawmakers respond to new state budget, ‘historic’ K-12 investments

    STATEHOUSE (April 23, 2021) – “Relying on fiscal responsibility, our state weathered the past year better than expected. While other states are looking at tough budget cuts, Indiana has the opportunity to make strong investments in Hoosier priorities. With half our budget already dedicated to K-12 education, we are increasing …

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  • 22 April

    Work begins next week on US 36 in Avon

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces work begins on or after Wednesday, April 28 on U.S. 36 in Avon. This project spans from Shiloh Park Dr. to just east of Raceway Road. Work is scheduled to begin nightly between the hours of 9 p.m. until 6 …

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  • 21 April

    Crossing the Finish Line: State of Indiana, Ivy Tech & Vincennes Accelerating Credential Completion for Thousands of High School Students

    INDIANAPOLIS — This summer, thousands of Hoosier high school students will have the opportunity to accelerate the completion of a high-demand credential or one year of college credit through a new partnership between the State of Indiana, Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University. “As we work to build intentional, …

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  • 21 April

    New Recovery Grants Available for Indiana’s Hospitality & Entertainment Industry

    INDIANAPOLIS (April 20, 2021) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced a new grant program available to support Hoosier hotels, entertainment venues and promoters by reimbursing certain expenses incurred during and related to the global pandemic. The Indiana Hospitality & Entertainment Grant program makes available $30 million in federal funding to …

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  • 21 April

    Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of OWI and Handgun

    Vermilion County – April 19, 2021, at approximately 1:35 p.m., Master Trooper Jason Owens was patrolling in the area of State Road 63 and Hazel Bluff Road, when he stopped a 2019 Ford Mustang for speeding in excess of ninety miles per hour.  The driver was identified as Kevin F. Kee, …

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  • 21 April

    Little League® International Celebrates Community Heroes as Leagues Return to the Field

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (April 19, 2021) – In Little League®, everyone has a position to play and it’s the more than one million dedicated volunteers who help make the Little League experience so memorable in communities all over the world. After seeing all of its communities come together during an extremely …

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  • 21 April

    Indiana Department of Education Announces School Allocations from American Rescue Plan Act

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced today the estimated funds that public school districts across the state will receive as part of the third round of federal stimulus dollars (American Rescue Plan Act). Together, these school allocations total nearly $1.8 billion. Planning allocations for public school districts …

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  • 21 April

    Lane Restrictions Announced for Multiple Bridges in Marion County Beginning May 3

    MARION COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation will be closing lanes on multiple bridges in Marion County for bridge work. Crews will be working on numerous bridge decks throughout the summer. Each bridge will have intermittent lane closures, but the public will still have access throughout construction. Bridge …

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  • 16 April

    March Indiana Employment Report

    INDIANAPOLIS (April 16, 2021) – Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.9 percent for March, and the national rate is 6.0 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the …

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  • 16 April

    Indiana Board of Education Prepares for New Teacher Licensure Test Rollout

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Board of Education today approved additional pass scores for the state’s incoming educator licensure exams, in addition to unanimously approving flexibility waivers for three Indiana schools. “Indiana is laying out the welcome mat for the best and brightest educators around the country, and it’s important that …

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  • 16 April

    IMPD Detectives Make Arrest in Shooting of 5-Year-Old

    INDIANAPOLIS –  On Monday, April 13, 2021, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Aggravated Assault detectives identified and arrested a suspect allegedly involved in the shooting of a 5-year-old over the weekend. On Saturday, April 10, 2021, just before 6:30 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers were dispatched to …

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  • 16 April

    IMPD Detectives Arrest Two Males in Wednesday Overnight Homicide

    INDIANAPOLIS-On Thursday, April 15, 2021, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide detectives arrested two males in the overnight murder which occurred in the 900 block of N. Tuxedo Street. On Wednesday April 14, 2021, just after 9:40 p.m. IMPD officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired near the …

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