Benton County

Police arrest two Fowler men in murder and arson investigation

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Indiana State Police arrested two Fowler men on charges of murder and arson Thursday morning.Read more

1 dead in Benton County house fire

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One person is dead in a Friday morning house fire in Fowler.Read more

Indiana town looks at limits after woman is killed by python

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The town of Oxford is reviewing its laws on owning snakes after a woman was strangled to death by a python.Read more


Autopsy found Indiana woman was killed by 8-foot python

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Indiana State Police are investigating a woman's death after she was found with a python around her neck.Read more

DNR investigates reported mountain lion sightings in 2 Indiana counties

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Fowler Police say they have reported a possible mountain lion sighting in Benton County to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.Read more

Missing 15-year-old from northern Indiana teen found safe

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Authorities in northern Indiana are searching for a missing 15-year-old from Benton county.Read more

Miss Benton County crowned 2019 Miss Indiana State Fair

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Miss Benton County Halle Shoults won the title of Miss Indiana State Fair at Sunday's pageant.Read more

Indiana couple raising bumper crop of jumbo shrimp in corn country

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Farm fields far outnumber the people in Fowler, Indiana. Corn is king, but the shrimp there is jumbo.Read more

North Indiana development group gets $39M grant to boost region

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An economic development group for 10 northern Indiana counties has won a nearly $39 million grant to help turn the region into a hub for agricultural research and...Read more


Storms prompt tornado warnings, damage Clinton County fire station

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The fire department building in Forest, northwest of Frankfort, was damaged in Saturday night's storms.Read more

Police warn of scam Duke Energy calls in central Indiana

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Duke Energy has a warning for residents about threatening phone calls being made in their name.Read more