Harrison County

  Glory of Rome departs, says goodbye to Southern Indiana

  ‘An interesting start:’ 4 Lanesville Jr.-Sr. High School students test positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus puts federal trials in Indiana on hold

  New law means changes for phone use by Indiana drivers

Hoosier senator talks police reform

Motorcyclist killed in deadly crash in Corydon

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  Deadline approaching to request absentee ballot for Indiana primary

  Indiana churches face May 8 reopening with uncertainty

Southern Indiana police charged with felony misconduct

Holcomb extends stay at home order for Hoosier residents

  Free childcare offered to essential workers in Harrison County, Indiana

ISP: Corydon man drugged, raped 14-year-old girl

Harrison County officials, schools taking precautions

Students will still have classwork but will complete it at home while teachers disinfect their classrooms, buses, gyms and other facilities.

  Residents fight back against highway project saying they knew nothing about it

Some of the residents said they felt completely blindsided by the decisions their county commissioners made.

Suspect in fatal Harrison Co. officer-involved shooting dies

Brandon Lewis reportedly died at University of Louisville Hospital on Feb. 20.

Family of woman killed in hit and run rally for justice at Harrison County courthouse

Chrissy Grimsley’s father is skeptical his daughter's case will be taken seriously.

  Neighbors describe witnessing deadly Harrison County officer-involved shooting

2nd arrest made in Harrison County drug deal murder

  Woman dies in officer-involved shooting in Harrison County

UPDATE: Missing Harrison County man located

Suspect in deadly hit-and-run in Harrison County turns himself in according to police

  Hit-and-run victim’s father hoping for justice as deputies look for suspects

  Harrison County deputies looking for suspects in deadly hit-and-run

“This was a drug deal that went wrong," Sheriff Nick Smith told WAVE 3 News.

Caesars unveils new Southern Indiana casino

“We haven’t been to Vegas, but it's just a Vegas-type experience you see here," a customer at the Thursday opening of Caesars Southern Indiana said.

  Southern Indiana high school students build beds for families in need

In Corydon Friday, some high schoolers and other volunteers went to work to give some relief to those struggling families.

  Days ahead of land-based casino opening, Horseshoe says goodbye to boat

Several people turned out for the Bon Voyage Party on Saturday, which recognized Horseshoe Southern Indiana’s history as a riverboat casino.

Kentucky State Police searching for missing 15-year-old

Yadira Lorena Perez, 15, was last seen near Cook Road, close to the Bourbon County and Harrison County line.

Horseshoe Southern Indiana opening land-based casino in December

Horseshoe Southern Indiana will be moving on land in December after completing its $90 million renovation.

  Southern Indiana small town mourns high school senior killed in crash

A Southern Indiana high school student died in a car accident this week in Harrison County.

  Sewage leak at Harrison County Animal Control leaves animals standing in four inches of filth

A sewage leak brought operations at Harrison County Animal Control to a soggy standstill Tuesday.

Traffic plan changes coming to Horseshoe Casino

As the Horseshoe Casino in Indiana plans to open on land, some traffic changes and updates will be taking place.

Horseshoe hiring 40 positions for upcoming land-based casino

The hiring event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on October 18 in the Olympus Banquet Room.

  ‘Justice For Jerod’ -- Family calls for transparency from Harrison County Jail 1 year after son’s death

Jerod Draper's mother, Vicki Budd, is hoping that speaking up will bring answers and transparency from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department about the death of her son.

  Harrison County popcorn harvest is big business for the regional economy

In the fields in Lanesville, Indiana, it's harvest season for farmers. Though what they’re combining in the fields may not be your typical crop.

  Deadly, rare, mosquito-borne virus is now in Indiana

Public health officials in Northern Indiana said the virus was found in three horses and a cluster of mosquitoes in Elkhart County.

Harrison County Sheriff’s Department’s new K-9 now has a name

We have a winner!

  Indiana reports state’s first vaping death; cases of mysterious lung illness climb

The Indiana Department of Health said the victim, identified only as a person over the age of 18, died on Sept. 5.

Indiana reports state’s first vaping death

The Indiana Department of Health says the victim, identified only as a person over the age of 18, died on Sept. 5.

Southern Indiana man faces 5 counts of child molestation

A southern Indiana man has been arrested and accused of child molestation.

  Parvo Virus hits Southern Indiana Animal Rescue trying to help puppies

The Southern Indiana Animal Rescue is struggling to keep up after 12 of the puppies they’ve taken in have been diagnosed with the virus.

  Local educators agree with state leaders’ call for hold harmless as ILEARN results loom

Students in the Hoosier state last spring all sat down to take a new kind of assessment test, ILEARN, leaving their traditional test, ISTEP, behind.

Hall of Fame jockey arrested for OWI

Calvin Borel, 52, was arrested Sunday in Harrison County, Indiana.

Man arrested for making online threats to police

An investigation was started August 13 into the threats.

AMBER Alert for 16-year-old Indiana girl cancelled

Officials say Madison Elizabeth Yancy Eddlemon was last seen Saturday at 9 a.m. in Crown Point, Ind. and she’s believed to be in extreme danger.

  Indiana senator calls for tougher gun background checks, red flag laws

His position is similar to that of other Republicans, including President Donald Trump. But Braun said he draws the line at imposing checks on private sales or closing the so-called gun-show loophole.

ISP: Facebook tip leads to man’s arrest in connection to bank robbery

The news release from ISP says detectives got a tip on Facebook from someone, which helped them identify the man as the suspect

  Indiana’s red flag law successful in preventing violence, amid national call for similar policies

The red flag law allows officers to seize weapons from someone shown to be dangerous, at-risk of hurting themselves or others.

  Cameras on school buses able to catch drivers trying to illegally pass

In Indiana, lawmakers earlier this year made penalties tougher for drivers who pass stopped school buses, especially if they hit someone trying to cross.

  State superintendent’s Facebook post highlights need for Indiana teacher pay increase

It's back to school in a few weeks for many school districts in southern Indiana. Or Monday, for students in New Albany-Floyd County’s district.

The Salvation Army to open Southern Indiana cooling centers

With the heat index forecasted to be in the triple digits this weekend, The Salvation Army has announced the opening of cooling centers in three Southern Indiana counties.

  Church eliminates $6.2M worth of medical debt in Indiana

Stories of medical debt from within the church’s own congregation motivated members to give.

Indiana man wanted by authorities for burglary, impersonating police officer captured

Officials say an Indiana man is at large, wanted for burglary and impersonating a police officer.

Driver killed in Madison Regatta hydroplane incident

A vintage hydroplane driver was killed in testing Saturday, officials with the regatta confirmed.

Indiana man accused of authorizing illegal hunting on someone else’s property

Investigators said Branden Fischbach called in a wild turkey for an unlicensed Michigan hunter, who killed the animal on Indiana property.

  Kinley’s Birthday Carnival brings joy to fellow kids battling illness

At just 15 years old, Kinley puts on the whole carnival to help kids at Norton Children’s Hospital because she can relate.

Highway 111 stabilization work delayed again

Work was expected begin today to fix the deterioration along the highway’s shoulder.

Eldorado Resorts purchases Caesars Entertainment

The deal will create the nation's largest gaming operator.

Family of man accused in Alaska murder issues statement

Police say Darin Schilmiller was the ringleader in the killing of Cynthia Hoffman, 19.

  Indiana man faces new federal child porn charges in murder of Alaskan teenager

Darin Schilmiller is one of six charged with murdering Cynthia Hoffman. He'll be extradited to Alaska in July.

  Mother says Harrison County man arrested for murder, child porn tried to get videos of her young kids

Shiann Arnold said she’s known Darin Schilmiller since middle school. She said he’s always been a little…'off.'

  Records: Harrison County man offered to pay teens $9M to commit murder, take photos

Investigators said a man from New Albany helped mastermind the murder of a young woman thousands of miles away in Anchorage, Alaska.

Corydon man arrested for sex crime involving a minor

An investigation was launched after it was suggested he had an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile.

  Alaska murder suspect leads investigators to arrest Indiana man for child porn

A murder investigation in Alaska led investigators to arrest a man hundreds of miles away in New Salisbury, Indiana.

INDOT announces delay in repair work to State Road 111

Work was originally scheduled to begin June 3, but was delayed by an archaeological review of the area.

  Council considers needed expansion for Harrison County Justice Center

As offices outgrow the Justice Center, the county council is looking at ways to improve the situation.

  Harrison County Library says goodbye to fines for late items

Part of going fine free means they’ve also erased thousands of overdue bills from their system.

Harrison County Public Library eliminating overdue fines

Fines were 10 cents a day for books and $1 a day for DVDs.

Bed bugs biting in Kentucky, Indiana

Terminix has released its list of U.S. cities most infested with bed bugs, and it’s not pretty for WAVE Country.

  Rhododendrons infested with Sudden Oak Death sold at Indiana stores

Infested rhododendrons were sold at 18 Rural King stores and more than 70 Walmart locations around the state of Indiana.

Former police officer sentenced for sexual relationship with 17-year-old girl

In court Thursday, emotional words poured from the victim of sex crimes perpetrated by Chris Avis, a former Georgetown and Corydon police officer.

  Following last year’s $5M repair bill, new embankment slide now in need of fix on Hwy. 111

A busy highway connecting people to Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino is dealing with issues once again.

How to take advantage of free, fun summer activities that promote learning in Louisville

Opportunities for kids to learn and experience news things over the summer months are available for free to Louisville families and some who live in neighboring counties.

Semi hit car, crashed into barn in southern Indiana, 2 hurt

A semi collided with a car before slamming into the barn, according to Lafayette Twp. Fire officials.

Marvin Jenkins, former ISP Sellersburg spokesman, dies

Retired Sgt. Marvin Jenkins had been battling cancer.

New drug tip line launced in Indiana

Authorities hope the tip line will assist in removing illicit drugs from Indiana streets.

  Shelby Co. schools, KSP team up for crash reconstruction demo

On Thursday at the The Shelby County Big Picture Learning Academy in Shelbyville, students from the Shelby County Area Technology Center teamed up with Kentucky State Police for a real world exercise in road safety by simulating a crash.

1 killed in Harrison Co. crash overnight

One person was killed in a wreck in Harrison County on Friday night.

North Harrison Elementary students raise over $500K for Norton Children’s Hospital

During the 2018-2019 school year, students raised over $39,500. Year to date, students have raised over $500,000.

Indiana anglers gear up for Free Fishing Days

Warmer weather means it's time to start planning your next fishing outing.

  Corydon senior named National Merit Scholar, ready to attend Princeton University

One southern Indiana student’s academic achievements stand out from the pack as his SAT scores and hard work in the classroom have already unlocked a very bright future.