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June 2, 2017

 

Austin

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A Scott County HIV outbreak update, why those trying to fix nutrient runoff in the Gulf of Mexico are looking to Indiana and a new exhibit at the Indy Zoo.

June 1, 2017

 

Austin

Syringe Exchange Still Divides Community At Center Of HIV Outbreak

It’s been more than two years since HIV rapidly spread through the small town of Austin, and the community is in recovery.

May 24, 2017

 

Prescription pills

ACA Repeal Could Reverse HIV/AIDS Treatment, Prevention Progress

At a recent conference in Indianapolis, Greg Millet of the Foundation for Aids Research shared his concerns about the future of HIV prevention and treatment.

March 15, 2017

 

Police car

Northern Ind. Man Faces Latest Charge Alleging He Hid HIV Status

Police say Travis Spoor didn't tell sex partners that he's infected with the virus that causes AIDS. That's a legal requirement in Indiana.

March 14, 2017

 

Benford Court

Man Accused Of Spreading HIV Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

Isiah Benford had been charged with failing to notify at least 11 sexual partners that he has HIV, resulting in at least three women becoming infected.

December 7, 2016

 

Allen County's needle exchange program is open for three hours each Tuesday evening.

Allen Becomes Latest Indiana County To Offer Needle Exchange

The department says it didn't advertise the opening of the program because it believed a soft opening was the best way to get the word out to those affected.

November 30, 2016

 

dirty needle

CDC Report Encourages Expanding Syringe Exchange Programs

Indiana lawmakers legalized the creation of syringe exchanges in the Hoosier state in 2015. Eight counties now have state-approved programs.

November 23, 2016

 

Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski urges the Tippecanoe County Commissioners to obtain more information before establishing syringe services program.

Tippecanoe Co. Asks State Health Dept. For Syringe Exchange

Tippecanoe County Commissioners approved the proposal, but Lafayette Mayor and Police Chief expressed concern and frustration.

August 12, 2016

 

Isiah Benford

Judge Releases Man Accused Of Intentionally Spreading HIV

A judge delayed Isiah Benford's trial until February because some documents and witnesses were not shared with the defense sooner.

May 17, 2016

 

The outbreak is tied to intravenous drug use of Opana.

Allen County Becomes Eighth To Approve Needle Exchange

The public showed overwhelming support for the syringe exchange proposal at a public meeting, prompting the commissioners to take an unplanned vote.

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