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Police: Woman steals $70,000 from company
Police say a former employee of a Miami County concrete company stole more than $70,000 from the business after she made 55 unauthorized purchases with company money.
Former boss accused of stealing
Floyd Ogden worked with Gary Harpe at the Tipton County Street Department for 20 years. Ogden’s mother used to handle his finances. When she got sick in 2008, his former boss, Harpe, offered to help out.
Gas pumps open after emergency shut down
Gas pumps at a Peru convenience store reopened Thursday morning after state officials shut down the station Tuesday after inspectors say they discovered an illegal amount of water inside the fuel holding tanks.
City pool damaged by flood
The city’s Kokomo Beach Aquatic Center sustained heavy damage from the April 19 flood and won’t be able to open on time, Kokomo officials announced Wednesday.
SBA flood relief office now open
The U.S. Small Business Administration flood disaster relief field office is now open to help the city’s flood victims recover.
State plans new Tipton interchange
With an expected 850 new jobs in the Chrysler Tipton Transmission plant on the horizon, the Indiana Department of Transportation will be creating a new interchange at U.S. 31 and Ind. 28.
Local strip clubs raided by KPD
The Kokomo Police Drug Task Force raided two Kokomo strip clubs shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Attempt to rezone mansion fails
An attorney’s bid to turn one of Kokomo’s historic Silk Stocking mansions into a commercial property took a blow Monday when the Kokomo Common Council defeated a rezoning petition on a 5-4 vote.
Sugar the pink-spotted cow from Cowtopia searched on Moo-Harmony for the perfect bull to take to the ball.
Suit filed over cold beer sales
Indiana convenience stores and gas stations seeking the right to sell cold beer to customers filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday aimed at lifting a 50-year ban on the practice.
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