Records: $50K settled officer racial discrimination lawsuit
WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Records show a former western Indiana police officer who appealed his firing has accepted $50,000 to settle a 2015 federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination.
Key, Barnes help Indiana State break away to 77-69 win
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored a career-high 26 points, Jordan Barnes scored 11 of his 20 points in a convincing breakaway run in the second half as Indiana State put away Division II Truman State 77-69 on Saturday.
The Bulldogs trailed 36-30 at halftime, but outscored Indiana ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Most Indiana State University students would pay a $75 per semester fee for increased mental health services in the future under a proposal from the Student Government Association.
Association President Stephen Lamb says demand for mental health services is ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jorden Duffy scored a season-high 23 points, Ryan Woolridge had a triple-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists and North Texas beat Indiana State 80-69 on Wednesday night.
The Mean Green’s first triple-double since 1993 was the 12th in Division I this ...
Wabash Valley communities share road, bridge work funding
CLINTON, Ind. (AP) — More than a dozen communities in Indiana’s Wabash Valley will share $4.4 million in state funding to fix local roads and bridges.
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Anderson 66, New Castle 57
Argos 79, N. Judson 39
Barr-Reeve 62, Orleans 30
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Bellmont 55, Whitko 46
Blackford 81, Blue River 61
Bremen 55, S. ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jordan Barnes knocked down five 3-pointers and put up 24 points as Indiana State held off Wright State in the closing minutes to take a 69-63 win and pick up its fifth win in six games Saturday.
Indiana State took a 31-27 advantage at intermission, but the Raiders ...
Company drilling 4th oil well on Indiana State property
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Another oil well is being drilled on a former industrial site owned by Indiana State University.
The (Terre ...
4th defendant in malnourished boy’s death reaches plea deal
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A man charged with neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old western Indiana boy with cerebral palsy has reached a plea agreement in the case.
Fifty-eight-year-old Hubert Kraemer, who was ...
Indiana State shoots 50 percent from 3, tops WKU 63-54
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jordan Barnes scored 17 points with seven rebounds and Tyreke Key scored 16 with six boards and Indiana State beat Western Kentucky 63-54 on Saturday.
Indiana State (2-1) started the second half with a 10-3 run and led 42-33 on Bronson Kessinger’s layup with 15:09 ...
Rose-Hulman board names Coons school’s 16th president
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The trustees of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology have voted unanimously to name Robert Coons as the Terre Haute school’s 16th president, effective immediately.
Coons has been serving as acting president since the resignation of Jim Conwell on Nov. 7.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 23 points and grabbed five rebounds and Indiana State beat Division II McKendree University 80-63 on Wednesday night.
Key was 7 of 13 from the field and 8 of 10 from the line for the Sycamores (2-1). Jordan Barnes added 19 points and four assists ...
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Avon 67, Terre Haute South 31
Bedford N. Lawrence 53, Bloomington South 50
Bellmont 68, Ft. Wayne Dwenger 60
Bloomfield 35, Edgewood 33
Bremen 61, Triton 40
Brown Co. 63, Hauser ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A western Indiana man has avoided more jail time in the 2016 death of his disabled 5-year-old daughter.
Indiana State ready to start $50M campus arena renovation
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State University says construction will begin soon on a $50 million renovation of its 45-year-old campus arena.
University officials have awarded a nearly $43 million primary contract for the Hulman Center project to Hannig Construction of Terre Haute. The ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Boyle and Titus McCoy accounted for Indiana State’s scoring as the Sycamores won their fourth straight game, beating Illinois State 28-17 on Saturday.
Indiana State (6-4, 4-3 Missouri Valley Conference), which upset South Dakota State 51-48 in triple overtime ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The president of western Indiana’s Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is stepping down after more than five years.
The private Terre Haute school announced Wednesday that its trustees have accepted President Jim Conwell’s resignation, effective Nov. 15.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say they’ve charged a western Indiana man with stealing a handgun from a trooper’s vehicle.
They say 19-year-old Logan Blubaugh of Rosedale was charged Tuesday with unlawful entry of a motor vehicle, obstruction of justice and theft. He’s being ...
Indiana State Police-issued gun stolen during break-in
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say a trooper’s gun was stolen when a man broke into his department-issued vehicle in western Indiana.
Police say the theft of the black .45-caliber pistol occurred about 4 a.m. Monday in a subdivision in northern Vigo County. It says cash also ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A vast majority of Indiana’s school districts are still struggling to find qualified teachers amid the state’s lingering teacher shortage.
Indiana State University’s annual survey of Hoosier school superintendents shows 91 percent say their districts had a teacher ...
Customer service provider closing Indiana call center
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A customer service provider says it’s shutting down a call center in western Indiana that currently employs about 300 people.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A Clabber Girl baking powder billboard that’s been a western Indiana landmark since the 1930s is being prepped for a thorough restoration.
The well-worn, 44-foot-long sign on Terre Haute’s east side is believed to be Indiana’s oldest surviving billboard.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A planned museum will tell the story of basketball great Larry Bird and his Indiana roots.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday that the museum will be part of a convention center being built in Terre Haute in western Indiana. Bird plans to donate personal ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Peyton Huslig lofted a 4-yard touchdown pass to Lorenzo Thomas with 16 seconds remaining to lift Missouri State past Indiana State 29-26 on Saturday.
Missouri State (4-2, 2-1 Missouri Valley Conference) bounced back from a 35-28 road loss last week to South Dakota ...
Judge details actions needed in effort to improve jail
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge says officials in western Indiana must take specific steps to improve conditions at a county jail or the court will step in to force changes.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Officials in western Indiana are adding more jobs at a county jail as part of an effort to improve conditions at the facility following legal pressure to make changes.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A school board in western Indiana has ended the current job of a former school chief who faces bribery charges for allegedly accepting gifts from a ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has kicked off a $250 million fundraising campaign to help bolster the western Indiana school’s undergraduate science, engineering and math education programs.
The “Mission Driven ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A totem pole that’s overlooked a western Indiana museum’s entryway for decades is getting a long overdue face-lift.
A crane recently removed the Thunderbird totem pole, called Tootooch, from its longtime perch in front of the
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is breaking ground on a $29 million academic building that will include collaborative workspaces and design studios.
A ceremonial groundbreaking was planned Friday for the building, which is expected to be ready for the Terre ...
Man agrees to plead guilty in daughter’s 2016 neglect death
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A western Indiana man has signed a guilty plea in connection with the 2016 death of his disabled 5-year-old daughter .
UNI opens Missouri Valley Football Conference play with win
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Trevor Allen ran for 180 yards and two touchdowns and Northern Iowa beat Indiana State 33-0 on Thursday night in a Missouri Valley Football Conference opener.
Northern Iowa (2-2), which beat Hampton 44-0 last week, has back-to-back shutouts for the first time since ...
US judge finds Vigo County Jail conditions unconstitutional
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled conditions are unconstitutional at the overcrowded Vigo County Jail.
U.S. District Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson in the ruling posted Tuesday also required the western Indiana county to provide a timetable for progress on construction of a new ...
Former Vigo County schools chief charged with bribery
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former western Indiana school chief faces three felony counts of bribery for allegedly accepting gifts from a vendor.
A 24-page probable cause affidavit filed Monday in Marion Superior Court in Indianapolis alleges former Vigo County School Superintendent Danny Tanoos ...
Woman gets 15 years in prison in daughter’s neglect death
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the 2016 death of her disabled 5-year-old daughter.
Twenty-nine-year-old Tiffany Daugherty of Terre Haute also was sentenced Friday to an additional six years in community corrections on
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Anderson Prep Academy 28, Indiana Deaf 20
Andrean 41, Hobart 7
Angola 27, Lakeland 0
Attica 32, Fountain Central 8
Avon 48, Franklin Central 0
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Terre Haute sinkhole to keep intersection closed 7-10 days
Terre Haute officials say repairing a 20-foot-deep sinkhole will keep a busy downtown intersection closed for a week or more.
City Engineer Chuck Ennis says that with good weather, the intersection at Fourth and Ohio Streets will reopen in seven to 10 days.
Ennis tells the
Large sinkhole opens in downtown Terre Haute street
A large sinkhole has opened in pavement near an intersection in downtown Terre Haute.
The sinkhole appeared Wednesday after a Terre Haute Fire Department ladder truck drove over the pavement on Ohio Street at the intersection of Fourth Street.
Indiana State University sees 5 percent enrollment drop
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State University’s student enrollment is down 5 percent from last year’s record level.
University officials say 13,045 students enrolled for this fall’s semester on the Terre Haute campus. That’s a drop from last year’s fall total of 13,771 and its lowest ...
Paris train hero set to speak at Indiana State University
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A former U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping thwart a terror attack aboard a French train will discuss the harrowing incident this month during a speech at Indiana State University.
Former Air Force Staff Sgt. Spencer Stone is scheduled to speak Sept. 25 at ...
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Adrian Lenawee Christian, Mich. 45, Fremont 6
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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State piled up 339 yards and six touchdowns on the ground and cruised to a 49-0 victory over Division II Quincy University in the opener for both teams Thursday night.
The win snapped the Sycamores’ 14-game losing streak dating to 2016. ISU was 0-11 last ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A western Indiana woman has pleaded guilty to neglect and other charges in the 2016 death of her disabled 5-year-old daughter.
Twenty-nine-year-old Tiffany Daugherty faces up to 21 years in prison when she’s sentenced Sept. 21. She pleaded guilty Tuesday to ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Two police officers won’t face criminal charges for firing on a man who authorities say shot and killed a western Indiana police officer during an exchange of gunfire.
Vigo (VEE’-goh) County Prosecutor Terry Modesitt said Tuesday that Terre Haute Police Officers ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran from western Indiana had his last wish fulfilled by his reunited Army comrades, who flew in the Terre Haute Air Show.
Ken Dierdorf died this week, just days after his debilitating illness prevented him from flying in a military helicopter with ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Court documents say police seized more than 200 guns and more than 100,000 rounds of ammunition during a search of a Terre Haute man’s house.
A probable cause affidavit filed Monday in Vigo Superior Court said officers searching Gary Diana’s home also found 100 ...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Organizers of this weekend’s Terre Haute Air Show are predicting it will draw 60,000 to 70,000 people.
Rick Burger, a member of the planning committee, tells
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A former Indiana State University student who fatally shot a man at an off-campus housing complex has been sentenced to 10 years on work release.
A Vigo County judge sentenced 22-year-old Tristin Grant Spencer on Wednesday, two months after he pleaded guilty to ...