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WASHINGTON – In what might seem like a surprising turn of events, lawmakers have reached a temporary agreement that will prevent the U.S. Government from shutting down…for now. With only hours to spare before their deadline, members of Congress agreed on a 45-day stopgap deal.  As this likely implies, coming to an agreement was not […]

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Monroe County Health Department is urging some guardians to take their Rogers Elementary School students to their doctors, in an effort to address the possible spread of meningitis. WISH-TV reports that a student at the Bloomington school may have meningitis – an infection that affects the nervous system.  Symptoms include fevers, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — One man has died after a beam collapsed near Methodist Hospital Saturday morning. Officers say the beam fell near West 16th Street and North Senate Avenue.  It is not clear what caused the collapse at this time. In a statement, IU Health claimed the man was a construction worker.  The organization wrote, “We […]

WESTFIELD, Ind. — The mayor of Westfield, Indiana is currently in the hospital with COVID-19. According to a Friday update from the City of Westfield, Mayor Andy Cook tested positive for the virus after getting back from vacation.  At this time, he is “hospitalized and receiving treatment for the virus with complications.” While it is […]

MITCHELL, Ind. — A Mitchell, Indiana woman has been charged with the murders of her two young children, who she says she drowned in order to “send [them] to Heaven.” Police say 33-year-old Brittany Medina turned herself in to the Lawrence County Jail Tuesday, where she apparently admitted to killing her 1-year-old daughter and 3-year-old […]

ESSEX, England — The world lost a little magic Thursday, as the family of renowned actor Sir Michael Gambon announced that he died at the age of 82. Gambon was perhaps best known by American audiences for his portrayal of Professor Albus Dumbledore in many of the “Harry Potter” films.  That being said, he was […]

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The bodies of a student and a flight instructor who went missing Wednesday have been found. Controllers at the Evansville airport claim they lost contact with the plane Wednesday night.  Police say they later found the wreckage of a Piper PA-28 plane in Ohio County, Kentucky. The student was flying from Bowling […]

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A building that once served as a YMCA will be torn down in the near future. The South Bend Tribune reports that the vacant structure on Northside Boulevard has been the target of vandalism and thefts, among other challenges, so YMCA and city leaders decided to condemn it and consider other […]