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Becca Costello

Becca is a digital producer and reporter in the newsroom. She is from Cincinnati, OH, and is completing a Master's degree in Journalism at Indiana University.

Recent Posts by Becca Costello

August 10, 2018

 

Inquire Indiana: How Did Salt Creek Get Its Name?

The news team is answering your questions as part of a new journalism project called Inquire Indiana. Our first question comes from a listener who wanted to know: how did Salt Creek get its name?

August 10, 2018

 

Coroner Announces Cause Of Death For Man Shot, Killed By Sheriff’s Deputies

Monroe County Coroner Joani Shields says the man shot and killed by Sheriff's deputies Tuesday morning died as a result of the gunshot wounds, and the preliminary manner of death is homicide. 

August 8, 2018

 

Monroe Co. Sheriff Releases Names Of Two Deputies Who Shot, Killed Man

Six deputies were at a mobile home on W. Tower Road serving an arrest warrant when two of them fired their weapons at 24-year-old Daniel Boyer, who allegedly pointed a handgun at the officers.

August 8, 2018

 

Monroe Co. Coroner: Man Killed By Sheriff’s Deputies Sustained 4 Gunshot Wounds

Coroner Joani Shields says 24-year-old Daniel Boyer was hit four times: once in his right index finger, twice in his left thigh, and a superficial wound to his lower right back.

July 18, 2018

 

Contractor Cited For Violations Related To IU Bloomington Death

A contract company has been cited for workplace safety violations related to the death of a construction worker on the Indiana University Bloomington campus in April. 

July 17, 2018

 

Indiana Legislators Tell Trump To Heed Warnings About Russia

Indiana lawmakers on both sides of the aisle say President Donald Trump needs to hold Russia accountable for alleged interference in the 2016 election.

July 11, 2018

 

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Bloomington To Alter Overdose Deaths Map After Community Criticism

Officials will slightly modify a controversial map on a city website that shows exact addresses of overdose deaths. Critics say the changes are not enough.

July 11, 2018

 

Brown Co. Schools To Hire School Resource Officer With State Grant

The school district is matching the $50,000 state grant to hire a school resource officer and pay for the extensive training required for the position.

July 2, 2018

 

Bloomington Fireworks & Block Party Are Downtown This Year

The City of Bloomington will celebrate the Fourth of July downtown this year, including a fireworks show that officials say should be visible across the city.

June 26, 2018

 

Farm Bureau: Summer Cookout In Indiana Costs Slightly Less Than Other States

An annual survey from the Indiana Farm Bureau shows a summer cookout in Indiana will cost about $5 per person, slightly less than the national average.

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