Donations and volunteers are already pouring into Oklahoma to help victims of Monday‘s tornado. Purdue University Disaster Communications Specialist Steve Cain says many Hoosiers want to help and he says the best way to do that is to give a donation to a reputable charity. Cain says victims need help now, but he says to [...]
A local member of the American Red Cross is helping in the tornado recovery effort Oklahoma City. Staff Relations Manager Barb Cross says she‘s among numerous Red Cross staffers nationwide on the ground and assessing the needs. Cross says she always feels personally blessed to be able to help those who are in trouble.
The Delaware County commissioners this week have come out in support of the proposed Mounds Lake Reservoir project. Commissioner James King, who is also police chief of the town of Daleville says that his priority would be determining whether the project would have a positive impact on his town. King joined commissioners Larry Bledsoe and [...]
Indiana is demanding information from an Oklahoma telecom company about how thousands of low-income Hoosiers‘ personal information ended up on the Internet. TerraCom provides phones to low-income people under the government‘s “LifeLine” program. The company has acknowledged thousands of Social Security numbers and other information people provided was inadvertently made public for several months. Attorney [...]
A Gaston contractor whose employee was shocked and burned last year faced up to $14,100 in penalties from the Indiana Department of Labor for alleged violations of the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Act. Carver Construction & Excavating was charged with 10 serious violations, after an employee received a severe electrical shock while on the [...]
Two people were detained yesterday after police raided a southside Muncie home suspected of being a meth operation. Authorities were called to a home in the 2700 block of South Hoyt Avenue after an “overwhelming” chemical smell was reported. Indiana State Police say a 90-year-old woman was in the home and was having trouble breathing. [...]
Town employees, this week, will continue flushing fire hydrants in Dunkirk through Friday. Hours for the flushing will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Residents may experience some discoloration and low water pressure. A boil-water advisory has not been issued.
The City of Elwood is reminding residents that today is LAST Day to apply for SBA Flood Relief. The office is open today from 9 am – 6 pm. If you have not applied, the city reminds you to sign up day at the office or apply online.
An Anderson woman has been arrested after police allege she caused a head-on collision while intoxicated. 24-year-old Leslie E. Wynn of Anderson was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction and neglect of a dependent. The crash sent five persons to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police say Wynn’s [...]
According to the Anderson Police Department, a juvenile was in his house during a home invasion early Monday evening. The incident occurred in the 130 block of West 14th Street and multiple items were reportedly taken from the home. An APD spokesman says another juvenile had been brought in for questioning but no arrests had [...]