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  • UPDATE: Silver Alert cancelled for 20-year-old Rochester woman

    UPDATE: The Silver Alert issued for Logann Renee Hatfield, 20, of Rochester, Ind., has been cancelled by Indiana State Police. She was found safe. FULTON COUNTY, Ind. — A Silver Alert has been issued by the Indiana State Police for a 20-year-old Rochester woman. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the disappearance of Logann Renee Hatfield, 20, of Rochester, Indiana. Hatfield is described as 5′ 5″, 110 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. She has “Brianna” and a rose […]

  • Authorities searching for man caught on camera in bizarre arson incident

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Authorities are searching for a man seen on video pouring some sort of fire accelerant along a two-block area and trying to start a fire. As crews worked to stop the flames, he came back a block later to strike again. Firefighters were called to the 2800 block of Lyons Avenue in Mars Hill on Tuesday for what was reported as a small hazmat spill. They say the arson was first reported by the driver of a […]

  • Lawrence County traffic stop by ISP leads to search warrants, drug arrests

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ind. — Indiana State Police (ISP) made two drug-related arrests after a traffic stop in Lawrence County lead to multiple search warrants. Just after midnight on September 11, ISP pulled over a 2019 Dodge Journey along Avoca-Eureka Road for speeding. Police said the driver was identified as Zachary M. Wood, 42, of Williams, Indiana. According to police, Wood’s license was suspended and officers found around 6 grams of methamphetamine while inventorying the vehicle for impound. Wood was not […]

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    State police investigating infant death in Franklin

    FRANKLIN, Ind. — Indiana State Police (ISP) detectives are investigating the death of an eight-week-old infant in Franklin. According to police, the infant was dropped off at a babysitter early Tuesday morning in Pennington Trailer Park. ISP said officers from the Franklin Police Department (FPD) were dispatched to the residence for a medical emergency around 10:51 a.m. FPD arrived and immediately attempted life saving measures. Police said the infant was taken to Johnson Memorial Hospital and was later pronounced dead. […]

  • Cass County judge dies after being pinned underneath car

    CASS COUNTY, Ind. – A Cass County judge died after becoming pinned under a car Monday night. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, first responders were called to the 8000 block of County Road 500 East around 8:30 p.m. Richard Maughmer, 65, had become trapped under a car in a barn at the location. He was pronounced dead at the scene; police believe he was working on the car before it fell on him. Maughmer was the presiding judge […]

  • John Dillinger’s nephew files new application to exhume remains at Crown Hill Cemetery

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The nephew of notorious Indiana gangster John Dillinger filed a new request to exhume his body. According to documents from the Indiana State Department of Health, the latest request was made on Sept. 9 with the new date of exhumation listed as Dec. 3, 2019. The application was filed by Michael Thompson, Dillinger’s nephew. The application said the remains would be reinterred on Dec. 17. The State Department of Health must still approve the application. There was […]

  • Man’s death ruled homicide after fire at abandoned house on west side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Police say a man who was badly burned in a house fire on the west side last month died, and his death has been ruled a homicide. The fire was reported on Aug. 22 around 4:15 a.m. in the 3600 block of Beasley Drive. The victim ran to a nearby gas station at 38th and Georgetown Road for help. The man was taken to an area hospital in critical condition, but died on Sept. 11. He was identified […]

  • Man who killed Colts player, Uber driver in drunk-driving crash sentenced on federal immigration charge

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A man convicted of killing an Indianapolis Colts player and his Uber driver during a drunk-driving crash in 2018 will spend time in federal prison as well. Manuel Orrego-Savala was sentenced to 16 years on state charges in the crash that killed linebacker Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeffery Monroe. A federal judge sentenced him to an additional 42 months (3.5 years) for illegally reentering the U.S. after being deported. Orrego-Savala had pleaded guilty. Federal prosecutors said […]

  • Farmland man arrested for arson

    FARMLAND, Ind.– Authorities in Randolph County arrested a Farmland man accused of arson. On Sept. 16 just after midnight, firefighters were called to the 400 block of Lone Oak Drive. After the fire was extinguished, Fire Chief Joe Bertram determined the fire was suspicious and called on the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s office to investigate. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Department had reportedly gotten information about the owner was considering burning the house down in an attempt to collect insurance money […]

  • Semi-truck hauling 44K pounds of Nutella rolls over on Indiana highway

    LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. – A semi-truck carrying 44,000 pounds of Nutella rolled over on an Indiana highway Monday night. The crash happened just before 9:30 p.m. on I-94 westbound at the 45 mile marker. A semi driver told police a car in front of him “slammed on his brakes,” causing him to steer left, lose control, and hit the concrete median barrier wall. The tractor and trailer overturned and blocked all three westbound lanes of traffic. The crash also caused the semi […]

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