John Tuohy, Indianapolis Star

John Tuohy

Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by john:

Noblesville police chief who led middle school shooting response will step down

Kevin Jowitt will step down in January after 10 years on the job. The law enforcement veteran was praised for his handling of the school shooting response. → Read More

Hamilton County's mayors are among state's highest paid, but they lag in their own cities

The mayors of Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Westfield earn on average $126,00. But some other employees on the city payroll earn more. → Read More

Fishers aims to downsize new homes to meet changing demand

Fishers is trying to get ahead of a new wave of homebuyers who are seeking cheaper and smaller houses that require less hands-on maintenance. → Read More

Noblesville bridge widening project is delayed eight months

The $4.5 million Noblesville bridge widening is delayed because of the amount of rain days and White River flooding. → Read More

Noblesville bridge widening project is delayed eight months

The $4.5 million Noblesville bridge widening is delayed because of the amount of rain days and White River flooding. → Read More

As Nickel Plate track removal nears, competing bidders say something doesn't add up

Companies that bid to remove the Nickel Plate railroad tracks said Hamilton County officials significantly overstated what could be recycled and sold. → Read More

Rail with trail hopes dashed: Removal of Nickel Plate tracks to begin in 30 days

The removal of the Nickel Plate railroad tracks could start in 30 days, which will end any chance that rails and trails could co-exist. → Read More

Fishers approves bond to help finance $29 million, 180-unit apartment complex

The 180 apartments will add to what is a rapidly growing inventory in Fishers' Nickel Plate District. → Read More

Todd Rokita twice voted to defund Amtrak. Here’s what he said about his nomination to Amtrak’s board.

Former Rep. Todd Rokita faced tough questioning in a hearing on his nomination to the Amtrak board of directors before the Senate commerce committee. → Read More

Remember that Kroger store in Fishers once slated to close? Its $4.3 million makeover is done

Kroger upgraded the produce section, deli and pharmacy, among other departments, in the $4.3 million makeover, a company spokesman said. → Read More

Chick-fil-A wants canopies over drive-thru. Noblesville says it looks like a gas station.

Chick fil-A says canopies would shield patrons and workers from sun and rain, but Noblesville says the location is the city's "front door." → Read More

Noblesville developers are moving away from single-family homes

Apartments and senior housing and duplexes have been proposed amid 240 acres near Ind. 32 and Union Chapel Road in Noblesville. → Read More

Work to begin soon on developing the first public park on Geist Reservoir

The Cove in Fishers will be the first free public space on the 3-square-mile Geist Reservoir. → Read More

IndyStar sues Attorney General Curtis Hill's office for email records

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill and his top deputy were using private email accounts to conduct government business, records indicate. → Read More

'Instagramable' art sought for Fishers District shopping and dining complex

The Fishers District culinary complex is investing $40,000 in public art for four large, signature murals that will be instantly “Instagramable.” → Read More

Democrat is first to announce bid for Rep. Susan Brooks' congressional seat

Democrat Dee Thornton is the first candidate to declare bid for the seat of Rep. Susan Brooks. The Carmel Republican will retire at end of her term. → Read More

Hamilton County Democrats try but fail to put up any candidates for mayor seats

Four GOP mayoral candidates are all but certain of victory in the general election after the Democrats declined to field candidates before deadline. → Read More

Removing the Nickel Plate railroad tracks is a heavy lift. Like hauling away the Brooklyn Bridge.

The rails weigh 6,333 tons. → Read More

Fishers is planning for another big development downtown

A developer is seeking to purchase the property of 17 homeowners on the south side of 116th Street at Maple Drive, near Chatham Tap tavern. → Read More

A historic bridge that once collapsed into the White River will span Fall Creek in Geist

A historic, one-of-a-kind covered bridge is going to Geist, thanks to some quick deal-making between Hamilton and Jackson County commissioners. → Read More