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Monroe County (Indiana)

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  • 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...
  • New search for Lauren Spierer near Martinsville proves unfruitful

    New search for Lauren Spierer near Martinsville proves unfruitful
    Bloomington Police searched a section of land near the Monroe-Morgan County line Sunday after receiving a tip in the case of missing IU student, Lauren Spierer. Investigators said they received a tip Sunday about a suspicious smell in wooded areas just...
  • Volunteers turn out for Find Lauren Day

    Volunteers turn out for Find Lauren Day
    The parents of missing IU student Lauren Spierer saw their plea for help answered Saturday. Hundreds of volunteers showed up at the McNutt Center on the IU campus to help search for Lauren. Lauren's father, Robert Spierer, said it's been difficult to...
  • Central Indiana fireworks displays

    Central Indiana fireworks displays
    Central Indiana is celebrating America's Independence during the Fourth of July Weekend. Here are some events you can attend in your community: - Anderson: Monday, July 4 all day at Hoosier Park - Avon: Saturday, July 2 at 10:00 p.m. at Washington...
  • Train derailment near Bloomington

    Train derailment near Bloomington
    An Indiana Rail Road Company train headed to Indianapolis derailed in Bloomington. Thirty-five of the 100 train cars went off the tracks at 2:52p.m. Sunday.  Part of Garrison Chapel Road in Bloomington near the tracks will remain closed for a minimum...