TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Robert Spitler pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter on Thursday.
It all stems from a case that started in September of 2012 when police were called to Spitler's home that he shared with his wife.
There officials found Shawn Spitler stabbed to death.
At one time Robert Spitler was deemed not fit to stand trial and he was sent to a mental health facility for several months.
The plea Thursday was entered as guilty but mentally ill with a sentence of 50 years.
A judge will make the final decision on that sentence October 28.
A group of students at Harrison College found themselves on trial Thursday.
A staple in our community is still fighting against a harsh disease.
The Vincennes Pet Port is taking measures to keep its swollen population of pets from freezing.
Prosecutors Thursday charged Anthony Thigpin, Jr., 18, with aggravated battery and battery with a deadly weapon after an incident at the Statesman Inn.
Around noon on Thursday, Indiana State Troopers from the Putnamville District Meth Suppression Unit responded to 1401 South 9th Street in Terre Haute on tips related to possible methamphetamine activity.
A lot of people enjoy the cold activities of winter like fishing and skating on the ice. But each year the Indiana Department of Natural Resources conservation officers respond to ice rescues and recoveries.