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.
NEW ALBANY — Officers first at the scene of a 2020 OWI crash in Floyd County that took the lives of two adults, a child and an unborn baby say they were trying to stop the driver before someone got hurt.
NEW ALBANY — Two children are in critical condition after a Wednesday crash near State Street in New Albany hospitalized one adult and four children.
NEW ALBANY — Attorneys on both sides of a 2020 fatal Floyd County DUI case that took the lives of two adults, a child and an unborn child are preparing for a two-day sentencing later this week.
CLARK COUNTY — The Monroe Township Volunteer Fire Department is taking steps to improve services in a time when there are fewer volunteers to serve the growing coverage area.
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.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Three months after fire destroyed a commercial building on a highly visible downtown Jeffersonville corner, its owner is ready to start rebuilding.
NEW ALBANY — New Albany police are investigating the cause of an overnight crash that sent a city maintenance employee to the hospital.
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
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.
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.
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.
CLARKSVILLE — An Indiana nurse formerly employed at Wedgewood Health Center in Clarksville has been charged after investigators say she removed the oxygen from a resident with COVID-19, which contributed to his death.
JEFFERSONVILLE — More than 1,000 people were temporarily without power in downtown Jeffersonville Wednesday, following a gas line break.
NEW ALBANY — In a few weeks, New Albany Police Sgt. Julie Condra will lay down her badge after nearly 35 years of service to the community and head off to her next adventure.
CLARK COUNTY — A recently-seated Clark County judge is bringing back a program to address how police respond to people who may need mental health attention.
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.
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…
CLARK COUNTY — A Louisville woman is in critical condition after her vehicle collided with a concrete barrier Thursday evening on Interstate 65 in Clarksville.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FLOYDS KNOBS — The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of vandalism at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs.
CLARKSVILLE — A man has been arrested and charged with a level 5 felony for involuntary manslaughter after police say he pushed his mother over a balcony in July, causing her to fall to her death.
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.
CLARK COUNTY — A Clark County man has been arrested on preliminary charges of possession of child pornography, following an investigation by Indiana State Police.
CHARLESTOWN — Two people were arrested on drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop Thursday in Charlestown, a news release from Indiana State Police said.
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.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Although less snow fell overnight into Tuesday than expected, some Southern Indiana roadways remained dangerously slick with ice throughout the morning.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Hours ahead of uncertain and potentially severe winter weather, Southern Indiana made preparations for whatever is headed this way.
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…
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.
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.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — A group of community service agencies says it wants to take a hard look at finding permanent solutions to homelessness in Southern Indiana.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Police have identified a woman who died during a house fire on Pratt Street Monday in Jeffersonville.
CLARK COUNTY — A Borden woman is facing two charges, including a felony, after police say she shot and killed her neighbor’s pet donkey several months ago following a disagreement.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Jeffersonville police and fire departments are investigating a fatal house fire that occurred Monday night in the 800 block of Pratt Street.
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…
JEFFERSONVILLE — Four cats are being observed by veterinarians for any health issues after a house fire Wednesday in Jeffersonville.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Although there has been no date set yet for returning to in-person government meetings, the Jeffersonville City Council has begun discussions on potential modifications to the council chambers for when it does.
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.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A commercial building on Court Avenue that housed 11 tenants before a fire just over two weeks ago is expected to be demolished pending completed investigations into the fire’s cause.
NEW ALBANY — Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a man found during a New Albany fire the day after Christmas, however the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A man who pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the 2018 death of a Jeffersonville woman has appealed the 30-year-sentence given to him by a Clark County judge.
JEFFERSONVILLE — An Ohio man is awaiting extradition to Jeffersonville to face a murder charge. He was arrested late last week after a standoff in Jeffersontown, Ky., newsgathering partner Wave 3 reported.
This Week's Circulars
A look at those lost in January, 2021
Mark Alan Smith, 61 years of age, passed away on April 7, 2021. He was born on March 19, 1960 in New Albany to Charles and Mary Jo Smith. Mark was a 1978 graduate from New Albany High School, retired as a Lieutenant Colonel with 28 years in the Indiana Army National Guard and was a 40 year e…
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