John Tufts, Indianapolis Star

John Tufts

Indianapolis Star

San Angelo, TX, United States

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Recent articles by John:

Winter weather coats Indianapolis in white, but falls short of predictions

Despite hazardous driving conditions, it wasn't a winter storm as dire as meteorologists initially feared. → Read More

John Dillinger's signed confession detailing holdup attempt nabs big bucks at auction

The signed confession was Dillinger's first serious conviction in Indiana ten years before the notorious outlaw was named 'Public Enemy Number 1.' → Read More

Indianapolis killings in 2023: Tracking every homicide

IndyStar is continuing to track Indianapolis homicides to better understand violence in the city and remember the victims. → Read More

Last time this green comet was visible, humans used stone tools. How to see it in Indiana.

A comet that hasn't been visible from Earth since early humans were using crude stone tools to hunt is passing through our solar system. → Read More

Speedway's Mug-n-Bun listed for sale. What the owner hopes is next for popular eatery

For more than 60 years, hungry Speedway diners have enjoyed tenderloin burgers and homemade root beer at the Mug-n-Bun, a property listed for sale. → Read More

How much snow will Indianapolis get? See the National Weather Service's latest models

Three scenarios released Tuesday afternoon by the National Weather Service show how much snow is expected across Indiana. → Read More

Will Indianapolis have a white Christmas in 2022? Forecasters say...

Snow or not, local forecasters say Indianapolis is going to have one of its coldest Christmases in recent memory. → Read More

Indiana senator joins Democrats in allowing vote on gay marriage bill

An Indiana senator was among a dozen Republicans who voted Wednesday to override a filibuster on a bill protecting gay and interracial marriage. → Read More

Halloween costume ideas that scream Indiana: 'Stranger Things,' Garfield and Dillinger

These costume ideas with ties to Indiana might help you stand out at Halloween parties. → Read More

Eight people taken to hospital after Sunday crash on Indy's northeast side

Out of six juveniles involved, one is in critical condition the other five are in serious but stable condition. → Read More

FIRST TIME! Here are the Indy 500 fans who made the 2022 race their first

From children to adults, sports stars and other officials, here are some of the people who made the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 their first → Read More

NWS investigating after powerful storm damages trees, causes power outages in Bedford area

The National Weather Service is still investigating whether a tornado touched down in the Bedford-area during the storm → Read More

It's Election Day! Tom Green County results are rolling in; here's what we know

Here's a look at what's going on with the Republican and Democratic primary election in San Angelo on Tuesday, March 1. → Read More

Suddenlink announces it will build fiber broadband internet in San Angelo, open second retail store

Suddenlink said plans were in place to build "a 100% full-fiber broadband network" in six Texas markets, which include San Angelo. → Read More

LIVE BLOG: San Angelo winter storm weather updates; road conditions, power outages and more

The Standard-Times is keeping a live blog of winter weather updates affecting the area. Check back frequently as more information is provided. → Read More

ELECTION RESULTS: Early voting favors Karen Hesse Smith in San Angelo City Council race

Residents living in Santa Rita and College Hills voted in a special election to determine who would represent SMD 5 on the San Angelo City Council. → Read More

Sanctuary city petition has enough signatures, paving way to outlaw abortion in San Angelo

While officials determined enough people had signed a petition to outlaw abortion in San Angelo, there are more steps needed before that can happen. → Read More

Rallo, Boyd named San Angelo Citizens of the Year by Chamber of Commerce

Barbara Rallo and Treva Boyd were named San Angelo's 2021 Citizens of the Year on Thursday night → Read More

Early voting begins for San Angelo City Council special election; what you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about where, when and how to cast your ballot before the special election happens in roughly two weeks. → Read More

Tom Green County reports largest positive COVID-19 tests since pandemic began; here's why

San Angelo officials reported the most COVID-19 cases in a single day, 532, on Jan. 5. Here's why: → Read More