Ripley County

Father of Ripley County toddler suffocated by brother says he needs to 'face the consequences'

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RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) – Desiree McCartney was about to turn three.Her father, Gary McCartney, says "She was a healthy little girl and liked to play...Read more

'They didn't deserve this': Mother of alleged teen killer speaks out

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The mother of a Ripley County teenager accused of killing his younger siblings is speaking out.Read more

Report: Ripley County councilman arrested on sex charges

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Ripley County Council Member Chad Pindell has been arrested on sex charges, according to a report.Read more


Ripley County crash kills teen, seriously injures his father

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The crash happened just after midnight December 21 on State Road 129 south of Cross Plains.Read more

Two charged with murder in Batesville woman's overdose death

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The husband of a woman who died of a heroin overdose and the man the husband bought the drugs from are both charged in her death.Read more

Weather Service confirms Saturday night tornado near Sunman

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According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down just after 9:00 p.m. near Sunman in southeastern Indiana.Read more

Batesville woman, Virginia man die in Ripley County crash

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State police say 34-year-old Amanda Shadday and 64-year-old Ralph Lawson died Saturday night at the scene of the crash near Mud Pike in Ripley County.Read more

Trucker locks would-be thief in truck's meat freezer

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Southeastern Indiana police say a man who allegedly tried to steal meat from a truck at a highway rest stop ended up locked inside the truck's sub-zero refrigerated...Read more

Seymour woman dies in Jennings County crash; boyfriend rescued three days later

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A 37-year-old Seymour woman died in a crash near the Jennings-Ripley County Line on Saturday, but her body wasn't discovered until three days later, when her boyfriend...Read more


Pennsylvania man crawls to road 3 days after deadly crash

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A Pennsylvania man whose girlfriend died when the SUV he was driving plunged down an embankment damaged his legs so badly that he had to stay with her body for three...Read more

Greensburg man dies in Ripley County car crash Sunday

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William Minch, Jr., was driving northbound on US-421 when his car crossed the center line and crashed into a tractor trailer headed southbound near County Road 750 North.Read more