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Monroe County (Indiana)

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  • Crews still cleaning up coal following train derailment near Bloomington

    Crews still cleaning up coal following train derailment near Bloomington
    Crews are continuing to clean up tons of coal after a train went off the tracks in Bloomington Sunday. The Indiana Rail Road Company train was headed to Indianapolis from Sullivan County when 35 of its 100 train cars veered off the tracks near the...
  • Legal loophole cuts prison sentence in half for intoxicated driver

    Legal loophole cuts prison sentence in half for intoxicated driver
    A family who is still grieving for their daughter who was killed by an intoxicated driver six years ago, learns the man responsible is getting out of prison early. A legal loophole is allowing the convicted killer to get in half the time. Bryan...
  • Four county police chase ends in crash

    Four county police chase ends in crash
    A driver led Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers on a four county, high speed chase after refusing to stop during a traffic stop. Police tried pulling over a man driving a red car with Florida plates just after 12:00 a.m. Monday in the area of...
  • Monroe County woman avoids prison time despite killing husband

    Monroe County woman avoids prison time despite killing husband
    A woman who killed her husband in 2007 will not spend time behind bars. Juanita Hood endured years of abuse from her husband, before shooting him once in the chest. Hood was originally charged with murder but pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of...
  • Police: Man attacks mother-in-law after belching

    Police: Man attacks mother-in-law after belching
    A Solsberry, Indiana man is facing charges of battery, assault, intimidation and strangulation after his mother-in-law accused him of attacking her while the two and the woman's daughter drove through Bloomington. She claimed she was attacked during an...
  • Monroe County inmate's death under investigation

    Monroe County inmate's death under investigation
    Officials are waiting for toxicology results after an inmate at the Monroe County jail died. Officers found 55-year-old Charles Clemens Junior having a health emergency Tuesday in his cell. He was rushed to Bloomington Hospital where he later died....
  • Survey work to begin in Monroe County

    The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) contractors will begin conducting surveys and/or investigations for the advancement of the I-69 Corridor in Section 5, which generally follows SR 37 from roughly That Road to nearly SR 39 in Morgan County....
  • Soldier's body arrives back in Indiana

    Soldier's body arrives back in Indiana
    The body of a Hoosier, who died for his country in a far-away land, arrived back in Indiana this weekend. The body of Army Private First Class Brett Wood was flown to the Monroe County Airport Sunday morning.  A military honor guard, along with family,...
  • Monroe County Humane Association rescues 13 dogs from animal hoarders

    Monroe County Humane Association rescues 13 dogs from animal hoarders
    The Monroe County Humane Association rescued 13 dogs from a Greene County home Wednesday. It was not the first time the humane society had to rescue animals from the home. The MCHA said the homeowners are animal hoarders.   The MCHA rescued more than...
  • Storms, possible tornadoes leave damage in Central Indiana

    Storms, possible tornadoes leave damage in Central Indiana
    A round of severe storms rolled through Central Indiana Monday during the early evening hours. Shortly after the storms hit around 5 p.m., the damage reports started coming in. At the height of the storm, Indianapolis Power and Light reported more than...
  • EF-1 tornado confirmed in Bloomington at site of mobile home park

    EF-1 tornado confirmed in Bloomington at site of mobile home park
    An EF-1 tornado tore through a Monroe County mobile home park Wednesday night injuring six people including two young children. The National Weather Service confirmed the touchdown Thursday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the Van Buren mobile home...
  • Tornadoes confirmed in Bedford, Bloomington, Greensburg

    Tornadoes confirmed in Bedford, Bloomington, Greensburg
    Thursday, the National Weather Service in Indianapolis deployed storm damage survey teams to areas where tornadoes were reported Wednesday night. After assessing the damage, it was confirmed that a high-end EF-2 tornado hit Bedford, Indiana in Lawrence...