A man drove into Trailhead Pizzeria in Bloomington around 5 a.m. Sunday, shoving picnic-style tables at least 50 feet into the building — the second time the family-owned restaurant has been hit by a car in seven years.
Claims were brought to Bloomington's attention that Sarah Dye and Douglas Mackey of Schooner Creek Farm had ties to the white nationalist group Identity Evropa. A two-week closure of the Bloomington Farmers' Market followed. The market reopened Saturday after being shut down for two weeks. Read more here.
Dancers at "Singe's Summer Simmer" commanded the stage with their routines Saturday night at the Back Door.
Democratic representative Nancy Pelosi spoke during the 2019 Young Democrats of America Convention on July 19 at Crowne Plaza in Indianapolis.
People gathered together to bring attention to the topic of human detention centers in the United States during "Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps" on July 12 in front of the Monroe County Courthouse. "Lights for Liberty" took place at 9 p.m. around the world. The Bloomington event began at 7 p.m. with the candlelight vigil starting at 9 p.m. Community leaders, students, an immigration lawyer and more spoke in support of ending detention centers.
During the market season, people rise at the crack of dawn, grab their reusable bags and head downtown to stock up on bright red tomatoes, rainbow-colored carrots and crisp green beans. The Bloomington Farmers’ Market has been a touchstone of the community for years. But recently it’s become the center of a fierce debate about white supremacy and freedom of speech. On June 4, IU Ph.D. student Abby Ang submitted a letter with more than 200 co-signers demanding the removal of a vendor named Schooner Creek Farm from the Bloomington Farmers’ Market. The letter claimed owners of the farm, Sarah Dye and Douglas Mackey, are members of Identity Evropa, a white nationalist group. READ THE FULL STORY: Letter alleges white supremacists sell at farmers' market .
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg spoke June 11 at the IU Auditorium. His speech began at 11 a.m. and lasted around an hour. Buttigieg gave remarks regarding topics such as foreign policy and national security. “The world needs America to be the best its ever been,” he said. After the speech concluded, Buttigieg spoke to reporters outside of the auditorium.
The “Mama’s Day Vigil and Banner Drop for incarcerated survivors” was put on by Middle Way House and Re-entry Collective at New Leaf-New Life. People stood with signs for two hours across the street from Charlotte T. Zietlow Justice Center. During the event, people held up a sign that read, "Eighty percent of women in jail are moms. We support all moms!"