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Yesterday | The Tribune

2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge

A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana when a freight train surprised them as they walked along the tracks.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IN

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WPTV Local News

VIDEO: Women run over by passing train on bridge

The Indiana Rail Road Company has released video taken from the perspective of the conductor of a train as it ran over two women who had trespassed on an 80-foot-tall railway bridge in southern Indiana.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Star Press

Andrea Neal: Limestone Indiana's lasting gift to the world

This is one in a series of essays leading up to the celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial in December 2016.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Washington County, IN, Harrison County, IN, Lawrence County, IN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Reporter

Skeletal remains found in Bloomington wooded area

Capt. Troy Thomas of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office tells The Herald-Times the remains found Monday on the city's east side are believed to be those of a missing person whose case the office was working on.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IN

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Skeletal remains found in Bloomington wooded area

Capt. Troy Thomas of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office tells The Herald-Times the remains found Monday on the city's east side are believed to be those of a missing person whose case the office was working on.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

Judge blocks ordinance aimed at I-69 work noise

The Indiana Department of Transportation can resume nighttime work on the Interstate 69 extension near Bloomington.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IN, Marion County, IN, Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Business News

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An Indiana law allowing some criminals to have their records expunged is drawing mixed reviews from judges and attorneys, who say parts of the law don't make sense.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bloomington, IN

HeraldSun.com

- Duke's Mellencamp faces alcohol charge

Duke walk-on football player Hud Mellencamp, the son of Rock-n-Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp, was charged July 10 for illegal consumption of alcohol in his native Indiana, court records show.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IN

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Hud Mellencamp - Photo from a previous arrest

The son of rocker John Mellencamp, who was arrested last year on battery charges, is in trouble with the law again.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IN

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBIW-AM Bedford

Man Arrested After Motorist Calls Police

A Bloomington man was arrested after another motorist reported seeing a red Explorer driving erratically southbound on Ind.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IN

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana sues county over I-69 noise ordinance

The Indiana Department of Transportation is suing a southern Indiana county's commissioners, saying they have no authority to limit construction of the Interstate 69 extension with an ordinance that limits overnight noise.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, Indianapolis, IN

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Journal and Courier

INDOT sues to do I-69 work at night

The Monroe County board issued a noise ordinance to force state highway crews to keep the noise down between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. on the I-69 project.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IN, Greene County, IN

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Tribune

Southern Indiana mother fatally shoots son, self

The Monroe County sheriff's office says the bodies of Parker Gilliland-Wampler and 46-year-old Carla Gilliland were found inside their burning home Thursday morning in Ellettsville, eight miles northwest of Bloomington.

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Related Topix: Ellettsville, IN, Bloomington, IN

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Foul play suspected after 2 bodies found in Ellettsville fire

Foul play suspected after 2 bodies found in Ellettsville fire Investigators suspected foul play after finding the bodies of two people in a burning Ellettsville home.

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Related Topix: Ellettsville, IN

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