TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A busy weekend in Terre Haute for diesel truck enthusiasts meant a busy weekend for police.
Indiana State excise police report issuing 178 tickets during this weekend's Scheid Diesel Extravaganza at the Vigo County Fairgrounds.
Police say most of the charges this year were for illegal possession or consumption of alcohol.
They also issued a number of traffic tickets, most for excessive exhaust and seat belt violations.
There were 65 arrests during the weekend event. That's down from 129 arrests last year.
The holiday season is often a happy one for the whole family, but for those grieving the loss of a loved one it can be a difficult time of the year. One local family is carrying on the memory of their son during the holidays.
UPDATE: Around 9 a.m. on Saturday, the Terre Haute Police Department responded to the Statesman Inn room 144 at 1407 N 3rd Street. Officers found Randall Norton Jr, 21, with multiple stab wounds to his back and abdomen.
Update: The Washington Police Department is looking to speak with a person of interest in an ongoing death investigation.
Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family. For some people the term family goes beyond their children.
Thursday night’s church fire in Prairie Creek in Vigo County was still smoldering Friday afternoon.
UPDATE: An assault on Friday around 2 p.m. leaves one man seriously injured. Terre Haute Police responded to the 2100 block of Locust Street in Terre Haute after a report of a battery.