Monroe County

Bloomington police pursue stolen semi tow truck, subdue driver with non-lethal rounds

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A police pursuit of a stolen flat bad semi ended in a crash on the north side of Bloomington Sunday night. Police shot the driver with bean bag rounds when he resisted.Read more

Work resumes on I-69 project in Monroe County

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Work is underway once again on the I-69 project.Read more

Monroe County polls stay open until 7 p.m. after ballot shortage

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Monroe County polls stayed open an extra hour because of ballot shortages at up to half of their voting sites Tuesday.Read more


I-69 extension ready for 70 mph

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INDOT reports the 21-mile section of Interstate 69 between Bloomington and Martinsville is finally ready for top highway speeds.Read more

Traffic stop for tossing lit cigarette leads to arrests on warrant, drug charges

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A state trooper found syringes and methamphetamine in a car driving in Monroe County - all because of a lit cigarette. Read more

IU responds to deadly off-campus shooting

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The university confirms there were a number of IU students at the party, but none of them were injured.Read more

Indianapolis man dies in Monroe County shooting

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The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting early Sunday that killed an Indianapolis man.Read more

First-ever child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

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The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI's Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across...Read more

Monroe County Courthouse's fish-shaped weather vane to get name

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The Monroe County History Center and county officials are holding a contest to name the weather vane atop the Monroe County Courthouse.Read more


2 endangered barn owls released in Monroe County

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Two rare barn owls have been released in an area of southern Indiana where wildlife experts suspect another of the raptors is living.Read more

Sheriff releases body cam video from officer-involved shooting

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The incident happened on August 7 when a veteran deputy along with a rookie in training approached a mobile home to serve a warrant.Read more