A sad week across the state as family, friends and Hoosiers remember 27-year-old Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz.
Deputy Koontz's funeral is set for March 29th at Northwest High School in Kokomo where he was a school resource officer.
The two officers were serving a warrant near Kokomo at 12:30 Sunday morning when a suspect shot them.
Howard County Coroner Jay Price says heroin overdoses have killed 11 individuals so far this year. Pending toxicology tests could raise that number to 17.
FEMA is granting Indiana's appeal to help pay for the expenses counties incurred during winter storms earlier this year.
Kokomo is unprotected by tornado sirens and has relied on emergency alert radios. The new system calls residents' cell phones.
Indiana residents and businesses in 19 counties can qualify for low-interest disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The governor is asking for assistance for Daviess, Fountain and Howard counties after tornadoes swept through the state in November.
Local and federal agencies are conducting additional damage assessments to determine whether the state can receive federal aid after last month's tornadoes.
Gov. Pence requested Howard County be classified as a federal disaster area after the Nov. 17 tornadoes, but FEMA denied that request yesterday.