Latest Kokomo News

'Right thing at the right time': Teens save 6 from fire

Jun. 18, 2022 10:48 AM EDT

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — Three teenagers who discovered a house on fire helped six people and four animals escape the flames in Kokomo, authorities said. Max Campbell and brothers Alex and Julian Lindley, all students at Taylor High School, were dropping off a friend when they saw the...

Indiana woman, 80, found dead in ditch with dog had drowned

Jun. 01, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — An 80-year-old woman found dead along with her dog in a ditch days after she went missing from her north-central Indiana home had died from drowning, a coroner said. Howard County Coroner Dr. Steven Seele said no foul play is suspected in Betty Stroup's death,...

2 doctors to evaluate teen charged with killing Indiana girl

May. 31, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The judge presiding over the murder trial of a 15-year-old charged with killing a 6-year-old northern Indiana girl ruled Tuesday that two doctors will conduct psychological examinations to determine if he's competent to stand trial. St. Joseph Superior Court...

Stellantis, Samsung plan Indiana electric car battery plant

May. 24, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — A joint venture between Stellantis and Samsung plans to build an electric vehicle battery factory in Indiana that will employ up to 1,400 workers and become the company’s second such factory in North America. The venture announced Tuesday plans to spend more...

Stellantis making Indiana announcement; may be battery plant

May. 23, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Automaker Stellantis has scheduled an announcement for Tuesday in Kokomo, Indiana, for what could be the company's second North American electric vehicle battery factory. The company said it will give an update on the future of its Kokomo operations at an Indiana...