Ripley County

Columbus woman killed in Ripley County crash

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A Columbus woman was killed in a crash in southeastern Indiana Wednesday afternoon.Read more

Trooper struck by debris from crash during traffic stop

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An Indiana State Trooper suffered minor injuries when his vehicle was struck while conducting a traffic stop.Read more

Police safely locate missing 74-year-old man

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The Ripley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the disappearance of 74-year-old Charles James Morris.Read more


Father of Ripley County toddler suffocated by brother says he needs to 'face the consequences'

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RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) – Desiree McCartney was about to turn three.Her father, Gary McCartney, says "She was a healthy little girl and liked to play...Read more

'They didn't deserve this': Mother of alleged teen killer speaks out

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The mother of a Ripley County teenager accused of killing his younger siblings is speaking out.Read more

Report: Ripley County councilman arrested on sex charges

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Ripley County Council Member Chad Pindell has been arrested on sex charges, according to a report.Read more

Ripley County crash kills teen, seriously injures his father

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The crash happened just after midnight December 21 on State Road 129 south of Cross Plains.Read more

Two charged with murder in Batesville woman's overdose death

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The husband of a woman who died of a heroin overdose and the man the husband bought the drugs from are both charged in her death.Read more

Weather Service confirms Saturday night tornado near Sunman

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According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down just after 9:00 p.m. near Sunman in southeastern Indiana.Read more


Batesville woman, Virginia man die in Ripley County crash

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State police say 34-year-old Amanda Shadday and 64-year-old Ralph Lawson died Saturday night at the scene of the crash near Mud Pike in Ripley County.Read more

Trucker locks would-be thief in truck's meat freezer

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Southeastern Indiana police say a man who allegedly tried to steal meat from a truck at a highway rest stop ended up locked inside the truck's sub-zero refrigerated...Read more