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Monroe County (Indiana)

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Top Monroe County (Indiana) Articles

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  • Man pleads guilty to rape, conspiracy to murder victim

    Man pleads guilty to rape, conspiracy to murder victim
    Friday, a Monroe County man pleaded guilty to raping a woman and plotting with his mother to kill her so she couldn't testify against him. Jason Bridgewater appeared before a judge. Investigators say Bridgewater and his mother, Linda Littrell, tried to...
  • Family of boating accident victims wants state law to change

    Family of boating accident victims wants state law to change
    An Indiana family is shocked that the person accused in a boating accident that killed a grandmother and grandson, isn't facing more charges. The two died last summer on Lake Monroe. Police say the driver of the other boat, Winston Wood, had marijuana in...
  • Man found dead following fire at Elletsville home

    Man found dead following fire at Elletsville home
    According to the Bloomington Herald-Times, a man's body was found on the floor of a bedroom inside a home on West Vernal Pike Sunday night by Ellettsville firefighters who extinguished a blaze at the one-story frame residence. Ellettsville fire chief...
  • Fatal Ellettsville fire victim identified

    Fatal Ellettsville fire victim identified
    The man who was killed in an Ellettsville fire Sunday night has been identitfied as 71-year-old David Grubb. When firefighters arrived at his home on West Vernal Pike, they say flames were shooting through the bedroom windows. After they knocked down the...
  • Thousands of Monroe County residents still without power

    Thousands of Monroe County residents still without power
    With about 8,000 customers still without power in Monroe County Wednesday night, people sought shelter at places like Bloomington High School North.  People were provided with blankets, food and cots for sleeping. "This is the first that I've...
  • Engineering tech firm to expand in Bloomington

    Engineering tech firm to expand in Bloomington
    New jobs are coming to Monroe County. Gryphon Technologies, an engineering and technical services firm, announced it will create up to 60 new jobs by 2013 in Bloomington. The company provides engineering, logistics and software development services to...
  • Teen burned in Bloomington crash

    Teen burned in Bloomington crash
    According to the Bloomington Herald-Times, police say a teen driver was injured and received some burns in a car crash Wednesday morning on State Road 46 near the entrance to State Road 37. The 16-year-old driver was steering his SUV onto the southbound...
  • Man found shot in throat inside SUV

    Man found shot in throat inside SUV
    Indiana State Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred in Spencer Wednesday night in Spencer. Ellettsville police pulled over a 2002 Dodge Durango SUV traveling towards Bloomington on State Road 46 just before 9 p.m. The driver...
  • Kayaker rescued from icy Lake Monroe

    Kayaker rescued from icy Lake Monroe
    A Bloomington man is lucky to be alive after falling through the ice on Lake Monroe. Clinton Baker, 33, was on Lake Monroe Saturday around 4 p.m. He picked up his kayak and attempted to walk across the ice, trying to find open water. However, the ice...
  • Suspect nearly drowns while trying to escape police

    Suspect nearly drowns while trying to escape police
    A suspect in a stolen vehicle investigation led police on a chase through the IU campus, then onto State Road 37 before fleeing on foot into a quarry hole. Police were finally able to arrest him after an officer jumped into the water and pulled the...
  • 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,...