|Searching Made Easy - MyWabashValleyGoogle News / 1 h. 13 min. ago more|
MyWabashValleySearching Made EasyMyWabashValleyTERRE HAUTE, IN - It's technology that's been around for the last century and the tools to use it have been around for the past 20 years, but this is a new way for local first responders to search for people who have wandered off. Today's training took ...
|Plea deal possible in voter fraud caseTribune Star / 2 h. 20 min. ago more|
A plea agreement offer is expected next week for a Vigo County official accused of living in Illinois but voting in Indiana.
|First Financial Corp. pays out special dividendTribune Star / 2 h. 24 min. ago more|
First Financial Corp. on Friday declared a special $1.50 dividend to its shareholders. The move represents about an $18.3 million payout to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 17.
|Multi-vehicle U.S. 41 crash results in minor injuriesTribune Star / 4 h. 26 min. ago more|
Three vehicles were involved in a crash about noon on U.S. 41 just south of French Drive, according to the Vigo County Sheriff's Office.
|Video: WTWO Today and The Terre Haute Humane Society 10/20/17Terre Haute News / 5 h. 9 min. ago more|
Carla is here with Jedi. He is 2 years old and a boxer mix. He is a loveable and playful and fu... More>> Carla is here with Jedi.
|Casey warns residents of phone scamTribune Star / 6 h. 6 min. ago more|
The city of Casey, Illinois, is warning its residents about a scam phone call involving utility billing.
|Hulman Center renovation receives final state approvalTribune Star / 7 h. 21 min. ago more|
Indiana State University’s plan to spend up to $50 million to renovate Hulman Center has received final state approval.
|Indiana State University Newsroom - Indiana State UniversityGoogle News / 7 h. 56 min. ago more|
Indiana State UniversityIndiana State University NewsroomIndiana State UniversityConstructed and opened in 1973, Hulman Center has long served as the university's focal point for community engagement and one of the key drivers to stimulating activities in downtown Terre Haute, Bradley noted. Strategically located on the campus's ...Hulman Center renovation receives final state approval | News ...Terre Haute Tribune StarIndiana budget panel approves Hulman Center renovation fundsBristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)Budget Committee Approves Hulman Center Renovation - Inside ...Inside INdiana Businessall 8 news articles »
|5 questions with Terre Haute Tribune Star's Todd Golden ... - The SouthernGoogle News / 8 h. 36 min. ago more|
The Southern5 questions with Terre Haute Tribune Star's Todd Golden ...The SouthernThe SIU football team hasn't won a road game in conference play since taking down Missouri State in 2014.and more »
|Tearful Kraemer is "sorry for everything"WIBQ / 9 h. 14 min. ago more|
Robin Lee Kraemer was formally sentenced yesterday to 36 and a half years in prison. Kraemer was the primary caregiver for 9-year-old Cameron Hoopingarner who weighed just 15-pounds when he died in February.An autopsy revealed he had meth in his system. Hubert Kraemer, Chad Kraemer and Sarah Travioli also face charges of Neglect of a Dependent, Maintaining a Common Nuisance and Visiting a Common Nuisance. Kramer tearfully told judge Michael Lewis that she was "sorry for everything." Prosecutors say the situation should have been handled differently, saying Kraemer was using drugs. They say she should have contacted DCS or a medical facility, and admitted she wasn unable to care fior the boy. Kramer was convicted with neglect of a dependent resulting in death, along with eight other lesser counts. Three others charged in this case stand trial after the first of the year. Hubert Kraemer, Chad Kraemer and Sarah Travioli also face charges of Neglect of a Dependent, Maintaining a Common Nuisance and Visiting a Common Nuisance Kraemer's attorney says they're planning an appeal.0
|Armentrout resigns from police forceWIBQ / 9 h. 31 min. ago more|
Officer Danial Armentrout has resigned from the Terre Haute Police Force. Terre Haute Police Chief John Plasse had recommended that he be terminated. Armentrout pleaded guilty in August to battery and intimidation. Those charges stemmed from a domestic dispute in December of 2015. Armentrout was off-duty at the time of the incident and suspended without pay after his arrest. PLEA DEAL: wibqam.com/news/articles/2017/aug/17/plea-deal-for-suspended-terre-haute-officer/
|Marshall HS hosts "Drive 4 UR school"WIBQ / 9 h. 50 min. ago more|
For the second time Marshall High School has hosted an event called "Drive 4 UR School." Every test drive yields a 20-dollar donation for the school's driverd-ed program. The money will go to buy a new test car. "Drive 4 UR School" is a national program sponsored by Ford . The company brought out 8 of its newest rides for the test drives. MORE INFO: https://forddrive4ur.com
|Kraemer gets 36 1/2 years in boy's deathTerre Haute News / 18 h. 26 min. ago more|
Tribune-Star/Austen Leake No excuses: Vigo County Prosector Terry Modesitt talks to the media about how he is satisfied with the judges ruling in Robin Kraemer's trial. Hearing her fate: Robin Kraemer heads into the Vigo County Courthouse on Thursday afternoon where she would be sentenced in the neglect and starvation death of Cameron Hoopingarner.Tribune-Star/Austen Leake Sentenced: Robin Kraemer is escorted by Vigo County Sheriff's personnel from the county jail.
|Kraemer gets 36 1/2 years in death of 9-year-oldTribune Star / 19 h. 47 min. ago more|
Robin Kraemer, convicted in the neglect and starvation death of 9-year-old Cameron Hoopingarner, was sentenced today to 36 ½ years in prison.
|Karr gets Osterloo Award as firefighter of the year - Terre Haute Tribune StarGoogle News / 19 h. 56 min. ago more|
Terre Haute Tribune StarKarr gets Osterloo Award as firefighter of the yearTerre Haute Tribune StarA 15-year firefighter who has been instrumental in helping underprivileged children in the community has been named the Firefighter of the Year in Terre Haute. Charlie Karr received the Captain John Osterloo Award, sponsored by the Breakfast Optimist ...
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Click here for storyTerre Haute Tribune StarThe road back to Terre Haute for the Wabash Valley cross country contingent at the Brown County Semistate on Saturday is filled with obstacles. Five Top 25 boys teams and three Top 25 girls teams are strong contenders to be among the six squads to ...and more »
|In failing health, Brian Carter gets one more day on the lakeTribune Star / 20 h. 1 min. ago more|
On Thursday, employees at SouthernCare Hospice in Terre Haute made Brian Carter's wish come true, taking him to the Raccoon State Recreation Area, east of Rockville on what might be his last fishing trip.
|ISU trustees OK $31.8M in projectsTribune Star / 20 h. 2 min. ago more|
The Indiana State University Board of Trustees voted Thursday to move forward with two construction projects costing up to $31.8 million, and it also approved a 2.8 percent increase in health insurance premiums.
|Mental Health of Vigo County gets nearly $75K grantTribune Star / 20 h. 15 min. ago more|
Mental Health America of Vigo County Inc. was recently awarded a grant of $74,926 to implement a homeless outreach program in Clay, Putnam Vermillion, Parke, Vigo and Sullivan counties.
|Karr gets Osterloo Award as firefighter of the yearTribune Star / 20 h. 17 min. ago more|
A 15-year firefighter who has been instrumental in helping underprivileged children in the community has been named the Firefighter of the Year in Terre Haute. Charlie Karr received the Captain John Osterloo Award, sponsored by the Breakfast Optimist Club of…
|Indiana woman sentenced to 36 years in death of 15-pound boyTerre Haute News / 1 d. 0 h. 39 min. ago more|
An Indiana woman has been sentenced to 36 years in prison for neglect in the death of a 9-year-old blind boy with cerebral palsy who weighed just 15 pounds. The Tribune-Star reports that a Vigo County judge ordered the sentence Thursday for 54-year-old Robin Kraemer.
|Cop who pleaded guilty in domestic dispute resignsTerre Haute News / 1 d. 5 h. 8 min. ago more|
A Terre Haute police officer who has been suspended without pay since January 2016 and who recently pleaded guilty to criminal charges resigned today. Terre Haute's Police Merit Commission this morning accepted the resignation of Danial Armentrout, who was arrested in the wake of a December 2015 domestic incident.
|Terre Haute Firefighter of the Year Named - MyWabashValleyGoogle News / 1 d. 6 h. 3 min. ago more|
MyWabashValleyTerre Haute Firefighter of the Year NamedMyWabashValleyTerre Haute, IN - A man who works to fight fires and is dedicated to making sure children have a good Christmas is named Terre Haute Fire Fighter of the Year. The Breakfast Optimist Club named Charlie Karr firefighter of the year. He was chosen by his ...Two hurt in crash at 7th & Oak streets | Local News | tribstar.comTerre Haute Tribune Starall 2 news articles »
|One dead in rollover crash in Vermillion CountyTerre Haute News / 1 d. 9 h. 37 min. ago more|
One person died and two were injured at roughly 7:25 p.m. Wednesday in an accident on Indiana 163, just west of Indiana 63, in Vermillion County. Indiana State Police and Vermillion County emergency agencies responded to the one-vehicle rollover crash.
|"Save A Life" tour visits Ivy TechWIBQ / 1 d. 9 h. 49 min. ago more|
Ivy Tech students and staff get a true sense of what it's like to text and drive, or drink and drive. The "Save A Life" Tour primarily stops at high schools and college campuses. Wednesday, it came to Ivy Tech. Officials with the exhibit say it really makes an impact on those who see it. "As soon as they start looking at the phone even, they find out how hard it is to keep the steering wheel straight, to keep the car on the road really," said Assistant Tour Manager Joel Paauwe. "The drinking and driving (simulation), as soon as we start to bring the alcohol level up, it goes downhill from there," . Safety experts say, you're twenty-three times more likely to have an accident if you text and drive.
|Halloween patrols increasedWIBQ / 1 d. 10 h. 39 min. ago more|
Deputies in Sullivan County are stepping up patrols as Halloween approaches. Sheriff Clark Cottom says his office is especially watching registered sex offenders, to make sure they're in compliance with requirements. " You need to know the areas that you are going to be going to," Cottom said. "Just don't go up to and knock on random doors. Make sure you know whose house you are going to and make sure that's a safe environment for your children." Parents can search for sex offenders in a particular area by going to the offender registry on the Indiana Sheriffs Department. Sex offenders must be registered and have to stay away from certain areas, such as schools.
|Police seize marijuana on I-70WIBQ / 1 d. 11 h. 21 min. ago more|
Police in Indiana and Illinois are keeping a keen eyes for drug traffickers using I-70 as a transport route. In just 48 hours, more than 137 pounds of marijuana and 300 vials of alleged marijuana oil have been seized on I-70. Sgt. Joe Watts of the Indiana State Police says thousands of people pass through on 70, and that includes drug couriers. "More often than not, it seems to be people from all over the Midwest, even the east coast," said Watts. "We want to make people aware that if you're a drug courier and you're transporting drugs through our district on I-70, we're going to be looking for you.". Thomas Lee King, from Colorado, was caught with 75 pounds of marijuana and 300 vials of marijuana oil. About 24 hours earlier, Illinois State Police confiscated 62 pounds of marijuana from a driver from Philadelphia.
|Intruder arrested, may be tied to other break-insWIBQ / 1 d. 11 h. 32 min. ago more|
A man is arrested after police say he broke into a home on Springhill Drive, and deputies say he may be involved in other thefts The woman inside locked herself in the bathroom and called 911. The man who lives in the home gave police a description of the intruder's car. When deputies stopped him, they say he had the woman's wallet, and other items from the home. John Eldred, 29, was arrested for burglary. Officials say he was also wanted on a parole warrant. Deputies say the vehicle that he was driving is also believed to be stolen. Authorities are trying to determine if Eldred is involved in any other thefts. they say there were some items in the car which did not come from the Springhill home. They're asking any victims of recent burglaries or thefts to contact the sheriff's office.
|Man Charged With Selling Call Of Duty Games Stolen From Sony FactoryTerre Haute News / 1 d. 14 h. 6 min. ago more|
A man from Terre Haute, Indiana has been charged with theft and "offense against intellectual property" after being caught selling PS4 copies of the unreleased Call of Duty: WW2 that it's claimed were stolen from a Sony factory. It's alleged that the man had been selling the games for just $45 on eBay, and that they were part of a load of discs stolen earlier this month that also included copies of Madden 18 .
|Shifting-load incident forced I-70 lane closureTerre Haute News / 1 d. 18 h. 23 min. ago more|
A shifting load in a semi carrying heavy coils of wire led Indiana State Police to shut down an eastbound lane of Interstate 70 for about 90 minutes Tuesday night. Troopers said an eastbound semi driven by Diatolvas of Westmont, 60, of Westmont, Illinois, was fast approaching eastbound traffic that was moving slowly through a bridge construction area about 6:20 p.m. at the 8 Mile Marker, which is near the Erie Canal Road overpass in Vigo County.
|Pharmacist reprimanded for seeking Prince's medical recordsTerre Haute News / 1 d. 22 h. 45 min. ago more|
An Indianapolis pharmacist has been reprimanded by the state for trying to access the medical records of the late pop singer Prince. Katrina Kalb was issued a letter of reprimand by the Indiana State Board of Pharmacy after she accessed the state's Indiana Scheduled Prescription Electronic Collection and Tracking system.
|Human traffickers arrested in three-day sting in IndianaTerre Haute News / 2 d. 3 h. 22 min. ago more|
The FBI on Wednesday announced a three-day sweep resulted from human trafficking investigations that netted 120 arrests and the recovery of 84 minors. The FBI said the effort was called Operation Cross Country XI and conducted with the help of the the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
|Auxiliary bishop from Illinois to lead diocese in IndianaTerre Haute News / 2 d. 5 h. 34 min. ago more|
Pope Francis has appointed an auxiliary bishop currently serving in Illinois as the next bishop for the Diocese of Evansville in southwestern Indiana. The installation of Bishop Joseph M. Siegel is planned Dec. 15. The Diocese of Joliet, Illinois' Bishop Daniel Conlon says in a statement that Siegel has shared his "many gifts and talents" as a priest and bishop in Illinois and he'll "be an effective and loving pastor in Evansville."
|Ivy Tech holds Enrollment Day for prospective studentsWIBQ / 2 d. 7 h. 49 min. ago more|
Ivy Tech will be hosting an "Enrollment Day" that aims to get students enrolled quickly and easily. Prospective students, and their parents, can get help with financial aid questions, academic assessments, find out about orientation and register for classes. They can also learn more about financial help, grants, scholarships loans, and the like. The event will take place next Wednesday October 25th from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M. What should youb bring? You'll need these: A government issued drivers license or identication card Tax information for 2015 SAT, ACT or PSAT scores or high school and college transcripts. If a student doesn’t have any of those materials, he/she should arrive before 11 a.m., bring photo ID, and plan to take a placement exam. MORE INFO: https://www.ivytech.edu/18794.html
|Weger takes oath as councilwomanWIBQ / 2 d. 8 h. 6 min. ago more|
New Vigo County Councilwoman Vicki Weger was sworn in Tuesday at noon. She takes the place of Third District councilwoman Kathy Miller, who resigned earlier this year after serving since since 2007. Weger said she wants to address the county's three million dollar defect. "Vigo County closed out business last year with a $3 million dollar deficit," Weger said. "At the end of this year, there'll be another $3 million that they'll be in the hole, so we have to figure out how to deal with that." She also said that county employees have not had a substantial, meaningful in what she referred to as "a long time," adding "That's not acceptable." Weger will serve the remainder of former Councilwoman Miller's term, which runs through the end of 2018.
|Accident causes small fire on I-70WIBQ / 2 d. 8 h. 14 min. ago more|
One lane of eastbound I-70 by a construction area was closed for an hour and half Tuesday night after an accident. It happened near the eight-mile marker. State police say a truck driver braked suddenly, causing seven large coils of wire to break loose. Two of the coils came through the side of the trailer. Each of those coils weighed 7500 pounds. That, in turn, caused the trailer to scrape the ground, and the sparks started a small fire. Troopers say Larry Lambert of Lambert's Towing and Recovery, who just happened to be passing by, ran over and put out the fire.
|Famersburg marshal investigating vehicle break-insWIBQ / 2 d. 8 h. 28 min. ago more|
There have been a rash of vehicle break-ins, and thefts of smaller, non-traceable items in Farmersburg recently. Town Marshal Cody Strain says they've been occurring mostly along Main Street, but cautions everyone about the need for security. "Always lock your vehicles," says Strain. "This isn't the olden days anymore, it's not safe to leave your vehicles unlocked. Always lock your garages, always lock your homes, when you're leaving, when you're going to bed, that will prevent a lot of these break-ins." Most of the incidents appear to have happened late at night or overnight. Strain said he's working with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office to fight the problem. There will be an increased police presence in Farmersburg due to the situation. Anyone with information about the vehicle break-ins is asked to contact the Farmersburg Town Marshal's Office at (812) 230-1996.
|Don't fall for bogus "sheriff" callsWIBQ / 2 d. 8 h. 38 min. ago more|
If you get a call from the Vigo County Sheriff demanding money to quash an arrest warrant, don't fall for it. It's a scam. Chief Deputy John Moats says they don't call people with outstanding warrants, and they certainly don't ask for money. "We don't search for people that way," Moats said. "If you have a warrant we are probably going to knock on your door, not calling you on the phone demanding money," Moats says if you get one of these calls, hang up. If they call back, call the sheriff's office. The real sheriff's office.
|Keeping an eye on natureTerre Haute News / 2 d. 10 h. 11 min. ago more|
Tribune-Star/Joseph C. GarzaA better view of the natural world: Chris Herrington, the son of Emily Herrington, talks about how important his late mother's walks near the Wabashiki wetlands were to her. He spoke during a dedication ceremony for the spotting scope in the shelter at Dewey Point on Tuesday in West Terre Haute.
|10 Things to Know for TuesdayTerre Haute News / 2 d. 14 h. 38 min. ago more|
This frame grab from video released Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 and provided by Furat FM, a Syrian Kurdish activist-run media group, shows a Syrian Islamic State group fighter who surrendered entering a base of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces , in Raqqa, Syria. A spokesman for the U.S.-backed force in Syria says it will be in control of the northern city of Raqqa "within a few days" after attacking the last pocket held by the Islamic State group.
|Vigo County puts $50,000 toward Bicentennial ParkTerre Haute News / 2 d. 18 h. 37 min. ago more|
As part of a continuing plan, land in the unincorporated area of Dresser, between Terre Haute and West Terre Haute along the Wabash River, will someday become Bicentennial Park. Vigo County Commissioners on Tuesday announced they plan to dedicate $50,000 from the county's Economic Development Income Tax to advance the Western Trailhead of the Wabashiki Trail, just west of the Wabash River, that is part of the Bicentennial Park vision.
|Woman Arrested After Evading Police - MyWabashValleyGoogle News / 3 d. 5 h. 24 min. ago more|
MyWabashValleyWoman Arrested After Evading PoliceMyWabashValleyTerre Haute - A woman has now been arrested after evading police following a burglary incident earlier this month in Parke County. Parke County Deputies and THPD officers located and arrested Angela M. Sanchez, 40, at the Regency Inn, in Terre Haute.and more »
|Veteran photos wanted for museum exhibitWIBQ / 3 d. 10 h. 45 min. ago more|
The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is putting together a display to honor Indiana veterans, and they could use your help. You can submit photos for a display to be called "Heroes from the Heartland." The Exhibit will feature a photo mural of Hoosier veterans and the Indiana National Guard Youth Council's Thank You Indiana Banner. You'll also be able to participate in demonstrations related to Indiana's contributions to American military history, or write a letter to thank a veteran or soldier. The project will go on exhibit in the museum and on Facebook from November 1st through the 12th. The deadline for photo submision is approaching... they need to be in by this weekend. You can submit photos at indianamuseum.org
|New ISU president search down to twoWIBQ / 3 d. 11 h. 46 min. ago more|
The search for the new president of Indiana State University is down to two candidates. The finalists are I-S-U-provost and vice president for academic affairs Michael Licari, and Deborah Curtis, an I-S-U graduate who is is provost and chief learning officer at the University of Central Missouri. Both candidates will be on campus in the coming days to meet with officials and students. President Dan Bradley announced in April he is retriing after nine years. The university expects to make a selection by Thanksgiving.
|Next Mingle with Terre Haute mayor set for Thursday - Terre Haute Tribune Star (blog)Google News / 5 d. 19 h. 11 min. ago more|
Next Mingle with Terre Haute mayor set for ThursdayTerre Haute Tribune Star (blog)The next Mingle with the Mayor in Terre Haute is set for 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday in Grand Traverse Pie Co., 75 N. Third St. The goal of the Senior Education Ministries program is to break down barriers and allow for a relaxed, one-on-one interaction in an ...
|Terre Haute man arrested for theft, fraud, exploitation - Terre Haute Tribune StarGoogle News / 7 d. 5 h. 36 min. ago more|
Terre Haute Tribune StarTerre Haute man arrested for theft, fraud, exploitationTerre Haute Tribune StarA Terre Haute man faces 11 criminal charges including theft, fraud and exploitation of an endangered adult after being accused of getting a man to buy him a vehicle and then using the man's debit card repeatedly. Steve Ferree, 57, appeared Friday ...
|Dancing with the Terre Haute Stars raises over $200000 - Terre Haute Tribune StarGoogle News / 13 d. 19 h. 36 min. ago more|
Terre Haute Tribune StarDancing with the Terre Haute Stars raises over $200000Terre Haute Tribune StarTribune-Star/Austen LeakeGrand finale: Deidre Metzinger, a 6th grade teacher at North Clay Middle School and winner of the event, shows off her dancing expertise with Brandon Halleck during Friday night's Dancing with the Terre Haute Stars in Hulman ...Dancing with the Terre Haute Stars Event Includes a Special ProposalMyWabashValleyPolice dog biting Clay County student results in lawsuit settlementsBrazil Timesall 5 news articles »