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Sara Wittmeyer

Sara Wittmeyer is the News Bureau Chief for WFIU and WTIU. Sara has more than a decade of experience as a news reporter and previously served with KBIA at the University of Missouri, WNKU at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY, and at WCPO News in Cincinnati.

Recent Posts by Sara Wittmeyer

March 20, 2016

 

Deputy Carl Koontz

One Officer Dead, Another Wounded In Howard Co. Shooting

The two officers were serving a warrant near Kokomo at 12:30 Sunday morning when a suspect shot them.

March 18, 2016

 

The Indiana Recovery Alliance runs a mobile syringe exchange program.

One Year After HIV Outbreak, More Counties Being Proactive

Since Scott County got approval for its needle exchange other communities have been going through the process to start their own programs.

March 17, 2016

 

Indiana's Supreme Court ruled causes of death are public records.

Daybook: Republicans Fight To Keep Emails Secret, IU v. Mocs

How will a bill affect a proposed Bloomington ordinance that would ban plastic bags? And Joe Hren joins Hoosier fans for the game tonight.

March 16, 2016

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, right, and her A-F accountability panel co-chair, Steve Yager, prepare for the group's second meeting.

Board Votes To Table Discussion On Diploma Re-Write

The State Board of Education voted Wednesday to indefinitely table the discussion on re-writing the state’s graduation requirements.

March 16, 2016

 

The State Board of Education is expected to release 2014 A-F school grades Wednesday, after they delayed doing so during last month's meeting.

Daybook: State Board Meets And How To Combat Heroin Epidemic

State Board of Education members will finalize the new A-F system and a community will host a neighborhood discussion about the heroin epidemic.

March 15, 2016

 

Kokomo

Kokomo Approves LGBT Ordinance; Ask The Mayor In Greencastle

Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight could sign into law today, an ordinance that adds LGBT protections to the city's human rights ordinance.

March 14, 2016

 

Kokomo Council

Kokomo Mayor Signs LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

The council voted 5-4 in favor of the ordinance Monday, and Mayor Greg Goodnight signed it Tuesday morning.

March 14, 2016

 

A hit of black tar heroin confiscated from a user by the Hamilton/Boone county drug task force

Indiana Clinics Get $1.5 Mill. For Substance Abuse Services

The Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 million to Indiana health centers to expand substance abuse treatment.

March 14, 2016

 

Rainbow LGBT Pride/American flag.

Daybook: Kokomo LGBT Ordinance And March Madness

The Kokomo City Council is considering an LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance after lawmakers failed to pass legislation this session; and vandals target IU.

March 11, 2016

 

gay flag

Daybook: 2016 Session Follow-Up And IU Plays At Noon

The 2016 legislative adjourned last night. Brandon Smith is getting reaction from lawmakers and the governor today about what they did and did not accomplish.

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