Brownstown - Indiana

SHERIFF: Jackson County jail escapee is back in custody

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State police say an inmate escaped from the Jackson County Jail Friday.Read more

State police: Brownstown officers acted in self-defense in fatal shooting

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State police say two officers acted in self-defense when they shot and killed a man in Jackson County last month.Read more

Woman escapes potential abduction in Brownstown parking lot

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A man is under arrest, accused of trying to kidnap a woman in Brownstown.Read more


Dump truck spills human waste on Indiana highway

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State police said the gate on a dump truck carrying processed human waste was unsecured, dumping waste over a 3/4-mile stretch of U.S. 50 near Brownstown. Read more

Brownstown woman dies in I-65 crash Sunday afternoon

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A Brownstown woman was killed and two people from Illinois suffered serious injuries when they crashed on Interstate 65 north of Seymour early Sunday afternoon.Read more

Dead body found at southern Indiana elementary school

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The deceased white male was found on the west side of Brownstown Central Elementary School just after 10 a.m. Tuesday.Read more

Southern Indiana man passed over for job, mails dead skunks, raccoon to man hired

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Authorities say a Southern Indiana man passed over for a coaching and teaching position allegedly mailed four dead skunks and a dead raccoon to the successful applicant.Read more