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Howard County jail population surges

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KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - The Howard County jail has seen a population increase of nearly 100 more inmates from this time last year, 40 of whom are the result of legislation meant to ease the Indiana Department of Correction's burden.The Kokomo Tribune reports that with an average of more than 390 inmates in June, the jail reached its highest monthly average since it started recording figures in mid-2007.The legislation approved two years ago shifted low-level and nonviolent offenders to county jails.Read more

Howard County jail population surges

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KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - The Howard County jail has seen a population increase of nearly 100 more inmates from this time last year, 40 of whom are the result of legislation meant to ease the Indiana Department of Correction's burden.The Kokomo Tribune reports that with an average of more than 390 inmates in June, the jail reached its highest monthly average since it started recording figures in mid-2007.The legislation approved two years ago shifted low-level and nonviolent offenders to county jails.Read more

Dozens of Fishers residents wake-up to disturbing discovery

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When Fishers homeowner Ross Olsby found a plastic bag filled with rocks and the page long message, it didn't take long for him to start gathering them from his neighbors yards, "Dozens of them, there are tons of them they put them all in little bags."Read more
WATCH:  Queen of Free: Back to school savings

WATCH: Queen of Free: Back to school savings

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This week she turns to the timely topic of back to school savings with several districts returning to classes in the next few weeks.Read more

WATCH: Pat Sullivan Home & Garden: Deck Cleaning

WATCH: Pat Sullivan Home & Garden: Deck Cleaning

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Pat Sullivan from Sullivan Hardware and Garden gives tips on how to clean the outside deck of your home.Read more

Garrison and golf course at Ft. Harrison State Park reopen

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The Garrison, which is the park's restaurant and conference center, and Tje Fort Golf Course have reopened after being closed Sunday morning after a shooting at the Ft. Harrison State Park. Read more

Five Things to know for this week

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Good morning Central Indiana !!! Here are five things going on this week you should know about.Read more

3 people shot at large party in Lawrence Township

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Three people were shot and wounded when gunfire erupted at a party on the city's northeast side shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday.Read more

An auto race in Indiana in July? Of course, it's hot!

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With sunset came a bit of heat relief. But, IMS fans still were sweating it out at the track.Read more

Separate emergencies involving aircraft over Indiana end without incident

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Two aircraft with mechanical problems landed safely Saturday evening in Marion and Indianapolis.Read more

Brickyard 400 fans warned about heat

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IMS is urging race fans to stay hydrated during Sunday's race.Read more

Kyle Busch will try to repeat at the Brickyard 400 from the pole

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Kyle Busch will try to defend his Brickyard 400 win from the pole Sunday.Read more

Boat slams into Lake Michigan break wall, killing 2 people

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Authorities say a boat has crashed into a Lake Michigan break wall near the marina in East Chicago, Indiana, killing two people and injuring another.Read more

Oil company expands drilling at Indiana State University

Oil company expands drilling at Indiana State University

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An oil company is expanding its search for oil deposits at Indiana State University.Read more
WATCH VIDEO: Children's Museum science Saturday; Space exhibit

WATCH VIDEO: Children's Museum science Saturday; Space exhibit

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WTHR Weekend Sunrise checks in with the Indianapolis Children's Museum every month to tour the latest exhibits.Read more

Most Indiana youths convicted of murder get adult sentence

Most Indiana youths convicted of murder get adult sentence

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Indiana Department of Correction data shows the vast majority of youths found guilty of murder in the state are sentenced as adults.Read more

Teen uses “Make-A-Wish” to open new playground in Azerbaijan

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In a story of generosity and kindness, a young man from Carmel is using his wish to make dreams come true for kids a world away.Read more

Journey to the American West at Eiteljorg Westfest

Journey to the American West at Eiteljorg Westfest

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Watch Eyewitness News anchor Naomi Pescovitz get lassoed on Saturday Sunrise.Read more

Thieves arrested for targeting homes of Hancock County dead

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Police say a man and woman worked together to steal from the dead in Hancock County.Read more

Indiana court tosses woman's feticide conviction

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The Indiana Court of Appeals has overturned the feticide conviction of a woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs.Read more

Pence endorses Holcomb as next GOP nominee for governor

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Donald Trump's new running mate Mike Pence says Indiana's lieutenant governor should take his place on the November ballot as the GOP nominee for governor.Read more