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Monroe County (Indiana)

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  • 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...
  • Monroe County begins clean-up following Wednesday night tornado

    Monroe County begins clean-up following Wednesday night tornado
    Residents of Monroe County spent Thursday digging out of the devastation from Wednesday night. Winds as high as 110 mph injured at least 17 people and damaged about 30 homes. The clean-up process will be long and hard and for people like Eleanor Stuffle...
  • World War II soldier honored

    In a statue at the Monroe County Courthouse Harold Rogers' family might have imagined they could have seen their loved one's face. Private first class Julian Harold Rogers, 21 and from Bloomington was reported missing in action in Western Germany in...
  • Bloomington WWII soldier to be buried at Arlington

    Julian Harold Rogers left Monroe County and the United States nearly 65 years ago. This month, the World War II infantryman will return home to a hero's burial at Arlington National Cemetery. - Photos: Indiana News in Pictures   Rogers was 21 years...
  • Monroe County bans smoking in cars with children

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - The Monroe County commissioners have approved an expansion of the county's smoking ban to prohibit smoking in vehicles carrying children. - More: Local News        Commissioners voted 2-1 in favor of the ban at a meeting...
  • Indiana Utility Seeks Deal For Lake Monroe Water

    Indiana Utility Seeks Deal For Lake Monroe Water
    Indianapolis Power & Light is seeking permission to draw up to 23 million gallons of water a day from southern Indiana's Lake Monroe. The utility's request is a contingency plan in case it needs extra water to cool its generating plant near Petersburg....
  • Bloomington school connected to another bed bug case

    Bloomington school connected to another bed bug case
    Leaders of a Bloomington school are reinstating and expanding a bed bug monitoring program inside the building after a father found a bug shortly after picking his children up from school. Officials are Arlington Heights Elementary initially found bed...
  • Monroe County Schools approve new contract; extra-curricular funding cut

    Monroe County Schools approve new contract; extra-curricular funding cut
    Monroe County Schools and the union representing teachers have come to an agreement on next year's contract. The new contract will save some educator jobs, but it comes at the price of extra-curricular activities. Wednesday, the Monroe County...
  • Bloomington, IU campus affected by storms

    Bloomington, IU campus affected by storms
    UPDATE: The wind in Bloomington at one point was so strong that a massive tree snapped at the root right onto the Kirkwood Observatory on the IU campus. "Really high straight-lined winds. I mean, it came through 60-70 miles per hour if I were to guess,"...