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Red Cross offers assistance to nine displaced by fires
Nine Anderson residents, displaced Thursday in two separate apartment fires, were being assisted by the American Red Cross in finding temporary housing.
- Elwood police chief: Officer downloaded porn on city computer An eight-year veteran of the Elwood Police Department has been demoted and has served an unpaid three-day suspension for downloading homemade videos, deemed pornographic, on a city-owned computer.
Anderson City Council approves $700,000 water department loan
The Anderson Common Council Thursday approved a $700,000 loan from the sewer department to the water utility to help cover an anticipated cash flow shortage.
- Centaur Gaming plans to invest $2 million in new off-track betting site A plan to relocate a Fort Wayne off-track betting site owned by Centaur to New Haven has been approved by the Indiana Horse Racing Commission.
- Civilian Review Board member feels board overstepping its bounds A member of the city's Civilian Review Board believes the board has been operating illegally by hearing complaints brought by city employees against the city that are personnel issues.
- Arrest Log: Dec. 13 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Wednesday and Thursday, based on Madison County Jail records.
- What's Where: Dec. 13 Local meetings and activities are planned Friday.
- Annual Toy Give Away seeking volunteers, donations This year’s City Wide Toy Give Away will take place Saturday, Dec. 21, at the UAW Hall at 29th Street and Madison Avenue.
Fire destroys 11th Street house
VIDEO: Anderson firefighters endured sub-freezing temperatures while battling a blaze that engulfed a house at 233 W. 11th St. in Anderson on Thursday. Residents in six apartments were displaced when the blaze raced through the two-story structure. The house was declared a total loss.
Fire and ice: Anderson firefighters kept busy on frigid day
Fires destroyed two Anderson apartment buildings and left at least nine people homeless on a frigid Thursday afternoon. One woman suffered minor burns, but no one else was harmed by the blazes. A cat was reportedly lost in the other blaze.
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