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UPDATE: Rochester Schools Reportedly On Lockdown

UPDATE (2:18 p.m.): According to the “Pharos Tribune” in Logansport, the lockdown is a result of a tweet posted earlier this morning. Fulton County Sheriff Chris Sailors told “Pharos Tribune” that at approximately 10 a.m. this morning he was contacted by a private security firm regarding a tweet … Read More


Federal Suit Filed Against Fulton County Police

Rochester is facing a federal lawsuit that claims the city and Fulton County encourages bad police work. The Rochester Sentinel reports that attorneys for Erik Sampsel, of Akron, filed a civil rights action in Northern Indiana District Court at South Bend on June 12. The suit specifically names Rochester Police … Read More


Stabbing Victim Arrested For Domestic Battery

A domestic battery led to a stabbing Tuesday morning, and the man who was stabbed has been charged. At approximately 9:20 a.m., a 911 call led Indiana State Police and Fulton County Sheriff’s Department officers to a stabbing at 796 S. Fulton County Rd. 300W in rural Rochester. … Read More

Rochester Woman Found Dead In Woods

Woman Under Investigation Found Dead

Sherri Adamson, 50, of Rochester, Ind., was found dead yesterday in a wooded area near her residence from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Adamson, the corporation treasurer of Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, was undergoing questioning from authorities for improper use of school corporation funds. The … Read More