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Police and fire

  • Williams sobriety checkpoint scheduled
    The Ohio State Highway Patrol said today it is planning a sobriety checkpoint in Williams County on Saturday night.
  • Noble County man pinned by equipment dies
    A 72-year-old man died in Noble County on Thursday night after being pinned between a pan scraper excavator and a trailer, the Noble County sheriff's department said today.
  • Auditor who quit set for re-election
    Even though Whitley County’s auditor stepped down from her post this week amid a criminal investigation, she’ll still likely win re-election in November.

I-69 southbound lanes reopen in Huntington County

Both lanes of southbound Interstate 69 at the 292 mile-marker in Huntington County have reopened after being closed because of a jackknifed semi and an RV travel trailer on its side, Indiana State Police said.

State police at Fort Wayne said I-69 is snow-covered and very slick, so they are working to help people in numerous crashes and slideoffs.