Scott County

Man facing charges after leading police on chase

Thursday afternoon, police received 911 calls about a pickup truck driving recklessly on I-65 North near Jeffersonville. Callers said the driver and passenger were also hanging out the windows, making obscene gestures towards other drivers.

  Rhododendrons infested with Sudden Oak Death sold at Indiana stores

End-of-year project turns school into wax museum

Marvin Jenkins, former ISP Sellersburg spokesman, dies

  Family mourns couple killed in chain-reaction crash on I-265

New drug tip line launced in Indiana

  Indiana man charged with child molestation, accused of posing as wrestler online

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ACLU files lawsuit on behalf of expelled Scottsburg High School student

Hole left in school after truck crashes into building

Multiple roads closed in Scottsburg area due to flooding

  Indiana animal cruelty bill to become law in July

  Indiana, Kentucky governors push for more resources to help kids graduate, succeed

  Neighbors claim fight over girlfriend led to Scottsburg, IN shooting

Indiana vaping tax one step closer to law

A bill that would place a 20 percent tax on vaping products passed committee Thursday.

  Scott County Jail lockdown only part of sheriff’s ‘zero tolerance’ approach to drugs

The Scott County Jail is the middle of week-long lockdown initiated by Sheriff Jerry Goodin after drugs were found Tuesday.

  High school students get hands-on teaching on dangers of drunk driving

This time of year, around Thunder Over Louisville and prom season, impaired driving tragedies seem to happen all too often.

  Report finds Indiana lagging behind neighboring states in education funding, teacher pay

A recent study found Indiana is below the national average and area states when it comes to funding schools and paying teachers.

Indiana House to hear revenge porn bill

Thousands remain without power in Louisville, outages reported all over WAVE Country

  Pass the Cash: Family of child with spina bifida gets money for handicap-accessible room

Mock gas line rupture shows dangers of digging without permission

No injuries after train and semi collide

Suspect in December police chase that led to a Charlestown sergeant’s death takes plea deal

  Scott County Sheriff works to connect veterans coming into jail with services and support

Since taking office Jan. 1, Jerry Goodin has been busy, partnering the Scott County Sheriff’s Department with county leaders, as well as judges and prosecutors, to come up with a plan to make big changes at the jail.

  Dueling duo of restaurants battle over signs

For the past few weeks, there’s been a serious feud brewing outside two Scottsburg restaurants that’s all spelled out in black and white.

  Dozens of WAVE Country schools closed due to frigid temperatures

Closing or delaying school due to weather conditions is not something school systems take lightly.

  Proposed bill would allow nurses to work in Indiana, Kentucky with one license

Right now, if you want to be a nurse and work in both Kentucky and Indiana, you need two licenses.

  WAVE Country trees, cars, houses could be impacted by flash freeze

The flash freeze is expected to happen Saturday night intro Sunday morning, with lows in the single digits on Monday.

  Educators welcome governor’s call for increased teacher pay

Bringing in and keeping quality teachers in Indiana schools -- that goal was outlined by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb during his State of the State speech Tuesday night.

  Gov. Holcomb calls for Indiana hate crimes law

The words, delivered during Holcomb’s State of the State address Tuesday night, received a standing ovation.

Gov. Eric Holcomb delivers State of State address

Holcomb is expected to focus on the four key points of his "Next Level Agenda" -- economy, infrastructure, education and public health.

15 arrested in 14 days by new sheriff’s zero tolerance drug policy

Sheriff Jerry Goodin started his zero tolerance policy for drug offenses.

  Pass the Cash: Single mom with cancer working through chemo gets support

It was a group of coworkers whose nomination called us to Scottsburg to help a single mom fight for her life and her family.

  New Scott County sheriff says county will become a drug free zone

The plan includes stricter penalties and drug rehabilitation.

Indiana lawmaker proposes new rules for food labels

The law would require meat and dairy products to specify whether they come from a farm or a lab.

  Scottsburg teen charged, accused of sexual relationship with 11-year-old girl

Brandon McCoskey was arrested Thursday and charged with child molestation, among other things.

  Community says painful, final goodbye to fallen Charlestown police officer

Charlestown Police Sgt. Ben Bertram was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash last week near Scottsburg.

  K-9 units from all over IN attend Charlestown officer’s funeral

Fallen officer Ben Bertram was a part of the K-9 unit in Charlestown, handling two dogs in the span of his career.

Former classmates of fallen Charlestown officer line Market Street with flags

A group of Charlestown High School alumni noticed there was one street missing the touch of the American flag.

  Businesses, community rally in support of family of fallen officer

The visitation for Sgt. Ben Bertram began Monday afternoon at Charlestown High School. Bertram, a Charlestown police officer, was killed Wednesday night when he crashed into a tree during a high-speed chase with a suspect.

Benton Bertram: Funeral service announced for officer killed in chase

Benton “Ben” Bertram died when he crashed his car into a tree while pursuing a suspect late Wednesday night.

  Indiana police officer killed in crash while chasing suspect

The crash was reported around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, near the intersection of State Road 3 and State Road 56 in Scott County.

Puppy rescued from frigid, partially frozen creek in Georgetown, KY

It's likely the puppy is blind and deaf.

  3 candidates with different backgrounds want your vote for Scott County Sheriff

The midterm elections are just days away. Around southern Indiana, voters in many counties will choose new sheriffs.

Governor joins push for Indiana hate crime law

The move by Governor Eric Holcomb comes just days after anti-Semitic graffiti was spray painted on a synagogue in Carmel.

Anti-semitic vandalism leads to renewed push for Indiana hate crime law

Hoosiers are renewing a call for a hate crime law in Indiana after a Carmel synagogue was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti. Nazi graffiti was spray-painted on a wall outside the temple. The act of vandalism is uniting many in the Carmel community and state-wide through a renewed push for a hate crime law in Indiana.

Southern Indiana school districts work to meet deadline for free metal detectors

Districts that apply can receive one wand for every 250 students.