Johnson County Newswire (Page 2)

Johnson County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Johnson County, IN. (Page 2)

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  1. Research sheds light on life of local heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Journal

    ... churches Collins served. But still the larger story eluded me. The next stop was the genealogy library at the Johnson County Museum of History. There I was aided by volunteer librarian Andrea Glenn, whose talents and dogged determination unearthed ...

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  2. Crowded jail conditions create risk of lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Journal

    When the Johnson County jail last had a major expansion, a federal lawsuit filed two decades ago helped move that project ahead. Now, with the number of inmates in the Johnson County jail reaching more than 400 at several points in the past few weeks, that concern is in the minds of county officials.

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  3. 'Sovereign national' accused of plotting terror attack sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | New York Daily News

    ... possession of a firearm for the rifle in his car. He has not yet faced any terrorism-related charges, though Johnson County Prosecutor Brad Cooper told the Daily News last week that he "had the equipment to do a lot of damage to a lot of people." ...

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  4. Man sentenced to three years in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Journal

    A man charged with multiple counts of robbery was sentenced to three years in prison in a 2016 Johnson County robbery. Thomas W. Kaufman, 26, of Avon, also could face more years in prison in cases in other central Indiana counties.

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  5. Man arrested after pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Journal

    At 4:30 p.m. Friday, sheriff's deputies saw a vehicle matching the description of a man who Greenwood police said had taken items from Target on State Road 135 and fled, according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office report. The deputy pulled in front of the vehicle, which was waiting to turn onto State Road 135, and the vehicle began backing away, the report said.

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  6. School News a " February 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Daily Journal

    ... for families with a child recently diagnosed with autism.The meeting is co-sponsored by Special Services Johnson County and the Johnson County Autism Support Group.The meeting is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Earlywood Education Center, 500 ...

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  7. Event benefits pantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Daily Journal

    O'Reilly's Irish Bar & Restaurant will host a dine-to-donate event for the Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County on Feb. 19 and 20. The restaurant will be open at 11 a.m. each day through late evening at 8923 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis.

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  8. Trying to save lives: Program helps track seniors, childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Daily Journal

    ... children, with nearly half being children in the Greenwood and Center Grove areas. Fire departments across Johnson County have equipment like this that is used to track people who are fitted with a special bracelet that emits a signal. Scott ...

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  9. Mother arrested on child abuse chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Daily Journal

    ... had dried blood and drainage coming from both ears and was laying in the fetal position in the lobby of the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, according to a probable cause affidavit. He had been brought there with one of his brothers by his mother, ...

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  10. Statehouse 2017: Local impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Daily Journal

    State lawmakers have been meeting for weeks to debate and discuss new laws, programs and decisions that will have statewide impact. Their discussions are on the minds of local officials, from the sheriff and county prosecutor to school superintendents, because of the impact they could have in Johnson County.

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  11. New exhibit on Tuskegee Airmen Legacy openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Republic

    From left: Rev. Samuel J. Murray, Janice Carter, State Rep. Gregory Porter and Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop pose for a ribbon cutting photo during a ceremony to rename the portion of I-65 between Johnson County and Seymour the Tuskegee Airmen Highway at the Columbus Municipal Airport in Columbus, Ind., Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.

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  12. Man facing federal charges receives prison sentence in separate caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... him with one count of possession of a firearm and additional rounds of ammunition as a convicted felon. Johnson County Deputy Prosecutor Rob Seet said Byrne was on an apparent mission to kill a judge assigned to his case, Greenwood police officers ...

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  13. Man gets 45-year sentence in drug dealing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Journal

    ... sentenced to spend 25 years in prison for his Marion County charges, and another 20 years in prison for the Johnson County case, for a total of 45 years in prison and five years probation. Prosecutor Brad Cooper wanted Catron in prison for 40 to 50 ...

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  14. Fire destroys home: Pair escape serious injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Journal

    Just before 6 a.m., firefighters were called to the home in the 8500 block of S. County Road 700W, southwest of Trafalgar, near Morgantown, Trafalgar Fire Department Chief Tom Tharpe said. When police and firefighters arrived, the first floor of the home was engulfed in flames, according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office report.

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  15. Video may hold clues in Franklin arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The surveillance camera video shows an SUV and two people getting out of a stolen van almost three days before the fire. Johnson County investigators now have more clues in a fire that destroyed a Franklin home on Graham Road in mid-December, 2016.

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  16. High court mulls actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Daily Journal

    A judge's recommended public reprimand for the Johnson County prosecutor is now being considered by the Indiana Supreme Court. In January, a judge issued a recommendation in the ongoing disciplinary matter against elected prosecutor Brad Cooper, calling for a public reprimand and finding that he violated the state's professional code of conduct for attorneys.

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  17. Indian Creek sophomore ready state competition returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Daily Journal

    ... Wilhoit picked up a second chance to swim this weekend at the IUPUI Natatorium - the Braves were one of three Johnson County teams, along with Franklin and Center Grove, to earn a state berth in the 400 freestyle relay. Because her sectional times ...

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  18. Man sentenced to probation in SWAT incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Daily Journal

    ... and police got a search warrant to look for any weapons, since Jackson had said he had more inside. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office SWAT team was called in to help, and they surrounded Jackson's home and arrested him, police said. The situation ...

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  19. Narcan use starts strong in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Daily Journal

    ... replaced ones that police officers administered in homes, backseats of their cars and along roadsides in Johnson County, or ones that had expired. In 2016, local police officers went to the hospital to get doses of the overdose antidote 40 times so ...

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  20. Finding an apartment is getting harder in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Daily Journal

    Hope and Eric Lemmel looked at several apartments in the Center Grove area and Franklin, but struggled to find one that had a short, flexible lease. Eventually, a connection with a family friend who owns an apartment complex in Franklin allowed them to get the lease they wanted, they said.

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