Vigo County Newswire

Vigo County Newswire

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  1. Indiana woman convicted of neglect in death of 15-pound boyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    An Indiana woman has been convicted of nine counts of neglect in the death of a 9-year-old blind boy with cerebral palsy who weighed just 15 pounds. The Tribune-Star reports the Vigo County jury deliberated for three hours Thursday before returning a guilty verdict for 54-year-old Robin Kraemer of Fontanet.

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  2. Robin Kraemer guilty on all counts in child's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Tribune-Star

    Tribune-Star/Austen Leake Guilty: Robin Kraemer is led back to the Vigo County Jail after a jury found her guilty on all nine counts in the neglect death of 9-year-old Cameron Hoopingarner. To court: Robin Kraemer is led to the office of Superior Court 6 by Vigo County Sheriff's Deputies on Wednesday in the Vigo County Courthouse.Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza Tribune-Star/Austen Leake Back to jail: Robin Kraemer of Fontanet in northeast Vigo County, is to be sentenced on Oct. 19 after being found guilty in the neglect death of 9-year-old Cameron Hoopingarner.

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  3. Guilty On All ClountsThursday, September 21Vigo County, Ind (WIBQ) -...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    After three hours of deliberations a Vigo County Jury found 54 year old Robin Kraemer guilty on all counts she face in connection to the death of 9-year-old Cameron Hoopingarner.

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  4. Kraemer guilty on all counts in child's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Tribune-Star

    To court: Robin Kraemer is led to the office of Superior Court 6 by Vigo County Sheriff's Deputies on Wednesday in the Vigo County Courthouse.Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza To court: Robin Kraemer is led to the office of Superior Court 6 by Vigo County Sheriff's Deputies on Wednesday in the Vigo County Courthouse.Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza A Vigo County jury has convicted Robin Kraemer of all nine counts in the neglect death of 9-year-old Cameron Hoopingarner. Kraemer, 54, of Fontanet in northeast Vigo County, is to be sentenced Oct. 19. The most serious charge, neglect of a dependent resulting in death, is a Level 1 felony carrying a potential prison term of 20 to 40 years.

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  5. Guardian says she was overwhelmed caring for boy who diedRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... admitted smoking methamphetamine just days before he died. Robin Kraemer and three other adults were charged by Vigo County prosecutors after Cameron Hoopingarner died in February. Authorities say Cameron had cerebral palsy and was blind. Kraemer ...

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  6. Kraemer says she was 'over her head'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Tribune-Star

    To court: Robin Kraemer is led to the office of Superior Court 6 by Vigo County Sheriff's Deputies on Wednesday in the Vigo County Courthouse.Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza To court: Robin Kraemer is led to the office of Superior Court 6 by Vigo County Sheriff's Deputies on Wednesday in the Vigo County Courthouse.Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza A Fontanet woman admitted on the witness stand to smoking methamphetamine two or three days before the death of a boy with severe disabilities who had lived with her most of his life.

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  7. Terre Haute, Vigo County score state road grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tribune-Star

    Terre Haute will receive $636,000 in a matching statewide grant aimed to improve roads and streets, while Vigo County will receive $480,625. However, this year, the program was open to smaller towns, which only have to match 25 percent of the grant.

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  8. Trial Of Vigo County Woman Accused In Death Of Child Nears EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Wednesday was day three in the trial of a VigoCounty woman charged with neglect of a dependant resulting in death.

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  9. Terre Haute Humane Society to host dinner auction fundraiser SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Tribune-Star

    ... Society relies on financial support from the community to provide programs and services to Terre Haute and Vigo County. This support helps the Humane Society as it works to save the lives of orphaned or abandoned companion animals, bring the healing ... 1 comment

  10. Thompson Ditch bridge at Poplar St. to be replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tribune-Star

    Motorists who drive Poplar Street in Terre Haute will soon face a detour as a bridge over Thompson Ditch near Fruitridge Avenue will be demolished and replaced. Vigo County issued a notice to proceed Tuesday after the Vigo County Board of Commissioners determined that deficiencies in specifications to a bid submitted from White Construction Co.

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  11. Police arrest two in string of armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tribune-Star

    Terre Haute and Vigo County police on Tuesday afternoon said they'd arrested a man and woman in connection the trio of gas station armed robberies that took place early Monday and Tuesday. Samuel Nardi, 32, of Terre Haute, and Katherine Thomas, 31, of West Terre Haute were each booked on three counts of armed robbery, police said.

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  12. Couple Accused Of Robbing Three Gas Stations With Children In Car Tuesday, September 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    The Terre Haute Police Department, along with the Vigo County Sheriff's Office have arrested 32 year old Samuel Nardi and 32 year old Katherine Thomas on three counts of armed robbery Police say that the two robbed three minimart gas stations at 3rd St and 3rd Ave, 25th St and 8th Ave, and 7th St and Springhill over the past two days. 8 comments

  13. Prosecution in child death case focuses on malnutrition, lack of medical careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Tribune-Star

    ... boy's death. The four adults and two other minor children lived at the home on Lewsader Avenue in northeastern Vigo County. Jann Speidel, a caseworker for the Department of Child Service, testified she visited the Kraemer residence in October and ...

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  14. Cops investigating three armed robberies; suspect may be the same manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Tribune-Star

    The man pictured here is a suspect in two armed robberies in Terre Haute and possibly a third in Vigo County. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jeff Trotter at 812-244-2209.

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  15. Police investigating early morning robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Tribune-Star

    County and city police are investigating two armed robberies at convenience stores that occurred this morning and the possibility the same suspect was involved in both, according to John Moats, Vigo County Sheriff chief deputy. The first took place at 5 a.m. at the Phillips 66 gas station at 1131 N. Third St. The suspect, who had a small black pistol, fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

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  16. Jail-public safety income tax increase on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Tribune-Star

    Letting their voices be heard: Several groups throughout the crowd at Monday's Vigo County Council meeting at Woodrow Wilson Middle School's auditorium held signs signifying their opposition to the proposed tax that would partially go toward funding a new jail.Tribune-Star/Austen Leake Tribune-Star/Austen LeakePacked house: Around 250 members of the community gathered in the Woodrow Wilson Middle School auditorium on Monday for the Vigo County Council's meeting on the proposed income tax that would fund the new jail among other items.

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  17. Vigo County Council tables income tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Tribune-Star

    Tribune-Star/Austen Leake Weighing their options: The Vigo County Council talks things over during Monday's meeting at Woodrow Wilson Middle School about the potential local income tax increase. Tribune-Star/Austen Leake Weighing their options: The Vigo County Council talks things over during Monday's meeting at Woodrow Wilson Middle School about the potential local income tax increase.

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  18. Vigo County Council Decides Not To Decide, For NowMonday, September...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    ... language stipulating what the money was to be spent on. Part of the increase would go to pay for a proposed new Vigo County jail while the rest would go to a local "Public Safety" tax that would be divided among several entities in the county. The ...

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  19. Trial Underway For Woman Accused In Death Of ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    The trail of a Fontanet woman facing charges of neglect of a dependant resulting in death is now underway in Vigo County Court. Kraemer and three others were arrested on February 22nd after nine year old Cameron Hoopingarner died shortly after he arrived at Union Hospital.

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  20. Police: Little food on hand for special-needs boy who diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Tribune-Star

    The Fontanet house where a 9-year-old boy died of severe malnutrition had very little food on hand for the special needs child at the time of his death, a detective testified in the first day of Robin Kraemer's trial in the death of the boy. A Vigo County jury heard testimony Monday from Detective Jason Fischer that the refrigerator and freezer were full of adult food in the home where Cameron Hoopingarner lived.

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