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News in Hancock County, Indiana

Man charged when roof work not started
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:28:00 -0700

Nick Cusack, Staff writer Shelby County Prosecutors charged a man Monday with home improvement fraud.

Indiana graduation rate unchanged for 2012-13
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:15:19 -0700

Indiana's high school graduation rate remained steady at about 88 percent for the 2012-2013 school year.

Woman who used cocaine before crash avoids prison
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:14:04 -0700

A central Indiana woman is avoiding prison after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of cocaine when she caused a crash that killed her husband.

Indianapolis man found dead near Henry County creek
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:13:57 -0700

Police say a man's body discovered Sunday in eastern Indiana is that of 23-year-old Zackery D. Soots of Indianapolis.

Indiana woman who used cocaine before crash avoids prison
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:55:48 -0700

A Hancock County judge on Tuesday ordered that 30-year-old Rebecca Garner of Greenfield serve four years on work release or home detention, followed by four years of probation.

Cold snap gives Fort Wayne record low temperature
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:14:30 -0700

The National Weather Service says Fort Wayne saw a record low of 23 degrees, breaking the previous mark of 24 degrees for April 16 that was set in 1935.

Martinsville student shot in 2011 takes school district to court
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:56:44 -0700

Wednesday afternoon, the Indiana Court of Appeals will hear the argument of Chance Jackson. He has filed a complaint against the Martinsville School District for the March 2011 shooting.

Man found in Hancock Co. pond dies from injuries
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:39:41 -0700

A man who was pulled from a retention pond in Hancock County late Monday has died, Indiana Department of Natural Resources officials said.

Semi sinking into soft ground causes back-up on I-70
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 04:58:45 -0700

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 had to be closed in Hancock County early Saturday morning. Dispatchers with Indiana State Police said around 7:45 a.m. that this is because a semi needed to removed from the roadway. The truck was not involved in a crash.

Area home- construction permit filings back on the rise
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:01:23 -0700

The central Indiana home-construction industry saw its second straight month of improving activity in March following a bitter winter that slowed business.