Lisa Trigg has been a reporter at the Tribune-Star since 2009. With more than 30 years of newspaper experience, she now covers general news with a focus on crime and courts.
A new program in Vigo County is aimed at helping those inmates with the dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use to stay out of jail and move forward into a stable and healthy future.
The U.S. government executed Corey Johnson, the 12th person since it resumed use of the death penalty in July, at 11:34 p.m. Thursday at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute.
The desire for COVID-19 vaccinations is running higher in the Wabash Valley than the supply of vaccine or the appointments to get the shots.
Vigo County added 44 new COVID-19 cases for a total of 10,238 in the daily coronavirus update from state health officials.