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Group to Wear Head Scarves in Solidarity With Attack Victim

A former IU student is facing criminal charges after he allegedly attacked a Muslim woman on Saturday at the Sofra Café in Bloomington. Triceton Bickford could face federal hate crime charges for the attack, during which he is accused of yelling white power and kill them all before strangling the woman and trying to remove her head scarf. 19-year-old Bickford …

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Bloomington P.D. Releases New Information on Murder-Suicide Case

The Bloomington Police Department has released new information on the murder-suicide case involving an IU student late last month. Police believe the perpetrator, Chuanlin Xiao, stabbed the student, Yaolin Wang, to death before hanging himself at an east side apartment complex. Police now say Wang and Xiao met in the spring semester of last year at a community college near …

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Daily Local News – October 21, 2015

The Bloomington Police department has released new information on the murder-suicide case involving an IU student late last month; The Calendar Committee for the Monroe County Community School Corporation has recommended changes that would extend summer vacation for students; Last night the Monroe County Plan Commission adopted a plan for the 2-mile fringe around the city of Bloomington. FEATURE A …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Protect Yourself from Identity Theft: Part 3

Kristina wraps up her series on identify theft by focusing on online shopping. The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Ryan Stacy with help from Kristina Wiltsee, in partnership with the Monroe County Public Library and The United Way of Monroe County.

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Bloomington Mayoral Candidates Debate Municipal Broadband Internet

This afternoon, the two candidates for mayor of Bloomington visited the WFHB studios. The Democrat, John Hamilton, and the Republican, John Turnbull, debated several local issues, including a proposal to develop municipal broadband internet. We bring you a portion of that conversation now, for today’s WFHB community report. The conversation was hosted by Interchange host Doug Storm. Our feature was …

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Daily Local News – October 20, 2015

Today, IU released its first-ever climate survey on sexual assault on the Bloomington campus; The rate of road accidents across the region is holding steady, and the death rate from these crashes is about half of the national rate; The energy equivalent of three millions gallons of gasoline was saved in preserving just two historic buildings in downtown Bloomington; A …

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Interchange – The Next Mayor of Bloomington: An Interview with John Hamilton and John Turnbull


Welcome to Interchange at Noon, a special Mayoral Election edition. Today we’ve got our two mayoral candidates in the studio with us; Republican candidate John Turnbull and Democratic candidate John Hamilton. Let me set the tone in a way that I think is necessary. Which is to say that I think we are past the point of acting as if …

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Books Unbound – American Girls Horror Stories, Part Three: Beast


A hallucinatory, apocalyptic fervor pervades the 1860 short story “Circumstance” by Harriet Prescott Spofford, about a woman held all night by a mysterious beast called the “Indian Devil”. A cacophony of hymns, supernatural ballad, and traditional folk music lies at the heart of this story, as the woman sings, like Scheherazade weaving tales, to pacify her captor and prolong her …

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Bring It On! – October 19, 2015

Clarence Boone and Liz Mitchell welcome Dina Kellams. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Clarence and Liz welcome Dina Kellams, director of Indiana University Archives and Records Management. The associate librarian joins us to shed some light on her monumental research on Carrie Parker and to elaborate on the impact this is having on both Indiana University and the Parker descendants …

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Activate! – Bloomington Animal Shelter: Tom Rea


Tom Rea, a volunteer Adoption Counselor and Animal Handler for the Bloomington Animal Shelter, on how he came to work with the shelter and the fulfillment he gets from his time there. Also, Volunteer Connection offers ways for you to volunteer to help animals in our community. LINKS Bloomington Animal Care and Control (Animal Shelter) Cat Care Volunteers Needed! Uplands …

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