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Police and fire

  • Kosciusko sets sobriety checkpoint
    The Kosciusko County DUI Taskforce will be conducting a sobriety Checkpoint from 10 p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a statement.
  • 6 charged in Harlan bank robbery
    Six men were charged Monday in the robbery of the iAB Financial Bank in Harlan on Friday.
  • Guilty plea in 2012 shooting
    As part of a plea agreement with Allen County Prosecutors, Quinn Dontrail James is facing a 20-year prison sentence - 15 of which would be served behind bars and five of which would be suspended.
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Police plan March Madness DWI blitz

The Indiana State Police announced Monday that “just as basketball is stirring up a great deal of activity this March, more than 250 Indiana law enforcement agencies are planning to launch action of their own.”

Operation Pull Over begins Friday and ends March 23, targeting impaired and dangerous driving.

Saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints are planned throughout the state.

During the same period in 2013 – Feb. 28 through March 23 – the state police said there were a total of 388 crashes on Hoosier roadways where alcohol and/or illegal drugs were a contributing circumstance. Of those, 114 involved injury with 158 people injured and four crashes involved fatalities killing four.

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