Latest Terre Haute News

Inmate sentenced in stabbing death at federal prison in WVa

Jul. 13, 2022 04:07 AM EDT

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — An inmate formerly housed in West Virginia has been sentenced to 25 years after pleading guilty in the fatal stabbing of another inmate. Ruben Laurel, 43, was sentenced Tuesday in the 2012 death of Anthony M. Dallas at the federal prison in Hazelton, U.S....

Man charged with killing cop won't face death penalty charge

Jul. 11, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Federal prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against an Indiana man charged in the fatal shooting of a Terre Haute police detective who was also an FBI task force officer. Notice that the government would not seek capital punishment against Shane...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jun. 27, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

Kokomo Tribune. June 25, 2022. Editorial: Broken system lets down Hoosier family Home. Home is what’s familiar to you. Home is where you grew up, went to school and where your friends live. Home is where your family...

Federal inmate indicted in inmate's death at Indiana prison

Jun. 08, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a federal inmate in the 2019 stabbing death of an inmate at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute. The federal indictment returned Tuesday charges Lawrence Taylor, 41, with first-degree murder, the U.S. Attorney’s office in...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

May. 24, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

Anderson Herald Bulletin. May 23, 2022. Editorial: Outbreak of Legionnaires’ may be costly to state Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in prisons are occasionally downplayed by the officials in charge of penal institutions. Earlier this year, it was...

Father: Student hurt worst in chemistry experiment has burns

May. 18, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

FARMERSBURG, Ind. (AP) — The most severely injured among four western Indiana high school chemistry students hurt during an experiment that went awry will require skin graft surgery and therapy, his father said Wednesday. David Hooper said his son, Ethan, was airlifted Tuesday to...

Indiana Republicans show no signs of moving for gas tax cut

May. 18, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republicans aren’t showing signs of putting the brakes on rising state gasoline taxes even as the state government continues its streak of fast-growing tax collections. Motorists in Indiana are now paying about 56 cents per gallon in state taxes on...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

May. 17, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

Indianapolis Business Journal. May 13, 2022. Editorial: Kudos to two excellent leaders moving on to new adventures Two great Indianapolis organizations announced this week they’re losing their longtime leaders—and both men are worth celebrating. ...

Nucor announces purchase of Illinois overhead door maker

May. 16, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nucor Corp. is buying an Illinois-based overhead door manufacturer for $3 billion in a deal expected to close in June, the company announced on Monday. In a news release, the Charlotte-based steel manufacturer said it has entered into an agreement to purchase...