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NEW ALBANY — Testimony given during the second day of sentencing in a fatal Floyd County OWI case shows the defendant’s co-workers had been on the phone with her moments before the crash, and possibly during it.

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WASHINGTON — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol and then emerged wielding a knife. It was the second line-of-duty death this year for a department still recovering from the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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NEW ALBANY — Despite pandemic-related restrictions for much of 2020, Floyd County courts completed a relatively comparable number of cases to 2018 and 2019, something Prosecutor Chris Lane attributes to partnerships between law enforcement and the judicial system

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Southern Indiana — Kyle A. McIntosh, 22, of Scottsburg was arrested Friday on preliminary charges of a level 4 felony for child solicitation and a level 6 felony for providing obscene material to a minor, Indiana State Police said in a news release.

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NEW ALBANY — A New Albany teen has been charged as an adult with murder after investigators say he fatally shot a man who had gone to his house to buy drugs, then tried to rob him.

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NEW ALBANY — Police have identified a man found dead inside a New Albany home Tuesday as 38-year-old Joshua Gonzales, according to a news release. His cause of death has been confirmed as one or more gunshot wounds.

JEFFERSONVILLE — An Ohio man charged with the December murder of a family member in Jeffersonville appeared for an initial hearing Tuesday. His extradition to Clark County this week comes after a January arrest in Jeffersontown that involved a more than 12-hour standoff.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — A recent partnership between the Center for Women and Families and three local hospital systems in Louisville and Southern Indiana — including Clark Memorial Health — is helping to lower barriers for people who have been sexually assaulted to record the incidents and get r…

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INDIANA — Three people have been hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries following a multiple-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon on the Clark Memorial Bridge; the bridge remains closed to traffic. 

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NEW ALBANY — Almost a year to the day after a drunk-driving crash that resulted in the deaths of four — including an unborn child — a Floyd County woman has entered a plea agreement.

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INDIANA — A former Silver Creek High School teacher has lost his teaching license after an investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior with students. Some of the incidents were reported to have happened nine or more years ago.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — Police have identified the man fatally shot at a Charlestown home this week, and the person accused of his killing has formally been charged with murder.

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CHARLESTOWN — A Bardstown, Ky., man is being held in Clark County jail without bond in connection with the fatal shooting of a family member’s boyfriend at a Charlestown residence.

Two New Albany women have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a man early Wednesday in Paoli. The victim remains at University of Louisville Hospital with serious injuries.

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SELLERSBURG — Sellersburg Police Chief Russ Whelan didn’t know when he took over as president of the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police in 2020 that the year would prove to be such a unique one — including navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and responding to civil unrest that included ani…

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INDIANA — An Indiana House bill that would mean substantial police reform has already gained overwhelming bipartisan support in its originating chamber, and some local lawmakers say its passage would be a win-win for both residents and law enforcement agencies.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — The Jeffersonville Police Department is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday night on 10th Street, near the area of Springdale Drive to Sportsman Drive. Traffic was blocked for several hours due to the crash.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — Numbers released from the Clark County Health Department show that during three months of 2020, drug overdose cases seen in the emergency room were at or well above the previous record — which health officials say points to the need for continued education and advances in tr…

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INDIANA — The Indiana National Guard is preparing to activate more than 600 of its members to help support civil authorities for the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden in Washington, D.C.

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