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Monroe County (Indiana)

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Top Monroe County (Indiana) Articles

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  • 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...
  • Judge says Monroe jail suit can cover more inmates

    A federal judge has granted class action status to a lawsuit that contends that the Monroe County Jail is overcrowded. The suit filed in February by the ACLU of Indiana on behalf of inmate Trevor Richardson says inmates are forced to sleep in the...
  • Historic 1828 home gets protective designation

    A 180-year-old limestone home in Monroe County has received a local preservation board's protective designation. If the Monroe County Commissioners concur with the county's historic preservation board, it would mean the Daniel Stout House could not be...
  • Police search for motive in shooting death of Purdue faculty member

    Indiana State Police are investigating how a Purdue University faculty member became a homicide victim two hours away in Monroe County. "Murder is rare in this area," said State Police Sgt. Curt Durnil. Rare, and according to State Police, puzzling....
  • Services to be held for Monroe County deputy

    Starting Thursday family and friends can pay their final respects to a Monroe County deputy killed over the weekend. Twenty-seven-year old deputy Sarah Jones was directing traffic Friday night when a teenage driver hit her on State Road 45. Deputy...
  • 25th Annual Monroe County Red Cross Book Fair

    EVENT:  25th Annual Monroe County Red Cross Book Fair DATE:  Through Tuesday, October 7, 2008 TIME:  Varies WHERE: Monroe County Fairgrounds, Bloomington COST:  FREE INFO:  (812) 332 - 7292  Pick up your favorite book, find your favorite tunes or that...
  • Monroe County deputy struck by car dies

    A Monroe County sheriff's deputy has died. Sarah Jones was on duty Friday night when she was struck by a car. At the Monroe County Sheriff's Department, the flag flies at half staff for the first time in a long time. "We were notified of her death at...
  • Bloomington man sets fire in attempt to kill pregnant girlfriend

    A man is charged with attempted murder and arson after setting his own apartment on fire with his pregnant girlfriend and her mother inside. Police say 19-year old Jon Blauvelt made up a story about three men robbing him before setting his Acadia Court...
  • Funeral for deputy killed on duty to be held Friday

    Friends, family and law enforcement officers from around the state will gather for a final goodbye Friday for a Monroe County deputy killed while on duty. Funeral services are scheduled for Sarah Jones. Her visitation was held Wednesday in Bloomington....
  • Suspect in Bloomington bank robberies arrested

    Bloomington Police have made an arrest in the robberies of two banks that occurred within the last week. The Chase Bank on South College Avenue in downtown Bloomington was robbed Tuesday at approximately 2:30 pm and the Fifth Third Bank located at East...
  • Indiana safety agency cites Monroe County in deputy's death

    Officials say Monroe County has ordered 180 new safety vests for sheriff's deputies and plans to take other steps to improve safety following the death of a deputy struck by a car while directing traffic. The actions are planned so the county can avoid a...
  • Report: `distracted driver' caused fatal crash that killed deputy

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - The final report on the death of a sheriff's deputy fatally injured last month while directing traffic blames the accident on a "distracted driver." The report, released Thursday, found that a 16-year-old girl was heading east on...