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  • Indiana rail upgrade decision expected this fall
    COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) -- Officials are expecting a decision from a federal agency by the end of October on plans for upgrading 106 miles of railroad tracks through southern Indiana....
  • Toyota adding 180 jobs at Indiana factory
    PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) -- Toyota says it plans to add 180 full-time production jobs to its southwestern Indiana factory over the next five months....
  • Rural Indiana district exploring consolidation
    MODOC, Ind. (AP) -- Leaders of one of Indiana's smallest school districts are going to explore consolidating with a neighboring district....
  • Police: Indiana man mutilated girlfriend's body
    JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- A southeastern Indiana man admitted to police officers that he fatally stabbed his girlfriend and then mutilated her body, including cooking and eating some of her organs, according to police documents released Monday....
  • Sheriffs: mentally ill people swamping jails
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- County jails have become the "insane asylum" for Indiana as state hospital care for the mentally ill has declined, a sheriff told a legislative committee Monday....
Strange news
  • Arrest in robbery of autistic man in Connecticut
    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras....
  • Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface....
  • Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage
    NAMPA, Idaho (AP) -- A 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity that escaped its southwest Idaho cage has been found after two days on the loose....
  • Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney
    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon....
  • Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane
    BEIJING (AP) -- Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going....

George T. Chevrier
George T. Chevrier, 61 of Brazil went to meet his Lord and Savior Friday September 12, 2014 at Union Hospital-Terre...

Jerry L. Brothers
Jerry L. Brothers, 51 of Clay City, passed away on September 13, 2014 with his family by his side after a courageous...

Joanna Elizabeth Hock
Joanna Elizabeth Hock January 18, 1931 -- September 11, 2014 Joanna Elizabeth Hock, 83, residing in South Bend, IN;...

Gerald Wayne McKenzie
Gerald Wayne McKenzie, 85 of Terre Haute, passed away at 12:45 PM on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in Terre Haute...

Sylvia "Beth" Gauthier
Sylvia "Beth" Gauthier, 62, of Hillsboro, passed away at 7 PM Tuesday in her home with her loving husband, Raymond, at...

Jeffrey Lee Stough
Jeffrey Lee Stough, 47, Brazil, passed away Sunday September 7, 2014 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute with his family...

Jackie Lee Lawrence
Jackie Lee Lawrence passed away on August 19th, 2014 in San Diego, California. He was 62 years old. He was a true free...

James "Jim" Edward Parr
Brazil, Indiana James "Jim" Edward Parr, 80 passed away Wednesday September 10, 2014 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute....

Henderson, Lawson to wed in early September
Ms. Lisa Henderson of Westphalia and Mr. Paul Henderson of Lyons are pleased to announce the marriage of their...

Clara Elizabeth Butts and Vershon Lee Terry
Mike and Libby Butts are pleased to announce the union of their daughter, Clara Elizabeth Butts, to Vershon Lee Terry...

Humphress and McClelland engaged
Danny and Janet Lackey of Plainfield have announced the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Jean Humphress, to...

Liam Si Fabbri
Brett and Brittanee Fabbri, Brazil, would like to announce the birth of their son, Liam Si Fabbri. He was born at 11:01...

Jaisley Grace Lafary
Jaxton Lee Andrews Lafary would like to announce the birth of his baby sister, Jaisley Grace Lafary. Jaisley was born...

John Breslin Kigel
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Tilley are pleased to announce the birth of their grandson, John Breslin Kigel. John was born at...
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