TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTH) - The government shutdown is keeping most IRS workers at home, but that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook for your taxes.
The agency says the Tuesday deadline for filing your taxes, if you requested a six month extension in April still stands.
The IRS says however, it won’t issue any refunds until normal government operations resume.
The agency also won’t have any workers to take calls or help taxpayers in person.
More than 90 percent of IRS staff is on a government wide furlough due to the federal shutdown.
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.