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JEFFERSONVILLE — A Borden man charged with child molestation and possession of child pornography has been sentenced in Clark County and remanded back to jail, after a plea agreement entered earlier this year.

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INDIANAPOLIS — A warrant has been issued for a man accused of non-fatally shooting two judges in downtown Indianapolis last year after he is reported to have violated his pretrial release. 

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INDIANA — A recently released audit by the Indiana State Board of Accounts found that former Georgetown Police Chief Dennis Kunkel failed to deposit more than $8,000 in tow-in fees, which could put him on the hook for double that amount.

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INDIANA — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill will be suspended for 30 days, following a decision Monday by the Indiana Supreme Court on allegations of improper conduct during a 2018 event. 

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NEW ALBANY — A New Albany man is facing a level 3 felony for aggravated battery in early April after police say he stabbed an acquaintance over money.

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INDIANA — The Indiana Supreme Court has extended restrictions in trial courts through May 17 with jury trials resuming June 1, but urges planning for eventual reopening.

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NEW ALBANY — A Louisville woman has been charged with seven felonies after police say she caused a crash on Interstate 265 in Floyd County in March killing four.

JEFFERSONVILLE — The trial of a man accused of killing and mutilating his ex-girlfriend more than five years ago in Jeffersonville is expected to be pushed back further, after he was denied placement at a state hospital for competency restoration.

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INDIANA — Even as the number of positive COVID-19 cases — some resulting in death — continues to climb in the state and U.S., local health officials say Southern Indiana facilities are currently equipped to treat anyone who needs it.

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INDIANA — There are now 132 positive cases of COVID-19 among Clark County residents and 111 among Floyd County residents, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported Tuesday. 

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NEW ALBANY — A New Albany man has been the first to be charged with disobeying Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order after police say he drove while intoxicated and hit three parked cars.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — As shutdowns to prevent the spread of COVID-19 threaten the global economy, Southern Indiana advocates say the brunt could be harder for local families already struggling, and work to find ways to help them.

JEFFERSONVILLE — For the safety of the community and staff and due to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order, the Jeffersonville Township Public Library (JTPL) is temporarily closed to both patrons and staff until further notice. This closure is for both the Jeffersonville and Clarksville lo…

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FLOYD COUNTY — The judges and magistrate in Floyd County have begun rescheduling many court hearings following an order issued Monday by Gov. Eric Holcomb for Hoosiers to “stay at home.”

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — County officials are working to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 among jail populations by beefing up intake screening, releasing low-level inmates when appropriate and issuing citations for later court dates in lieu of some arrests.

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FLOYD COUNTY — The Indiana Supreme Court has granted an emergency petition for Floyd County courts to limit operations through May 4, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Southern Indiana.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — Starting Monday through April 10, the Clark County circuit courts will operate on a limited basis following an emergency petition granted Friday by the Indiana Supreme Court in response to COVID-19. 

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JEFFERSONVILLE — A woman charged with child molestation and exploitation has formally pleaded guilty in court; she has a sentencing hearing later this month.

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INDIANAPOLIS — A Marion County judge has issued an order for preliminary injunction allowing the state to inspect a Charlestown wildlife nonprofit organization and the animals within it during a pending civil case, following a hearing last Friday.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — A Clark County judge has issued orders in an ongoing civil case between an adult business and the Town of Clarksville, with both sides coming away with something in their favor.

NEW ALBANY — A New Albany man was arrested Tuesday on preliminary charges of child pornography and dissemination of child pornography after a three-month long investigation by Indiana State Police.

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Obituaries

Christopher J. Van Gilder passed away on May 31, 2020. Legacy Funeral Center was entrusted with his care, and he was laid to rest at Walnut Ridge Cemetery.

Services for Imogene Dietrich-Bryant will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home, Nashville, TN. Interment will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Full obituary at www.phillipsrobinson.com