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Indiana consumers are feeling the pinch from the California drought. Purdue University and the USDA report that while the drought hasn't caused any major impact, food prices are going up. California produces 64% of the nation's fruits and nuts, 22% of vegetables and has about 20...
Bob Thomas (WIBC.com file photo) Governor Pence will formally announce his reelection bid next month. He could become just the second Indiana governor to face a primary challenge. Fort Wayne car dealer Bob Thomas has said he'll decide in July whether to take Pence on in the...
The Indianapolis Department of Public Safety is taking on the issue of re-entry. Re-entry is the subject of a big city roundtable discussion Tuesday afternoon at the Regional Operations Center. Director Troy Riggs says at least six-thousand people in Marion County are re-...
General Motors and Governor Mike Pence are expected to make a huge economic development announcement in Fort Wayne Tuesday. Fort Wayne Assembly Plant Spokesperson Stephanie Jentgen will only reveal that the goal has always been to upgrade the 30-year-old plant to keep it...
The 99th running of the Indy 500 is now over and race fans were better behaved. Overall arrests at or near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during race weekend were down. Speedway police say 7 people were taken into custody. There were 24 in 2014. Police reported 3 arrests for...
The reboot of the State Board of Education is set for next week. Monday is the deadline for Governor Pence, House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate President David Long to make their appointments to the state board. The new law ending state school superintendent Glenda Ritz's...
(photo courtesy of RTV6) Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya has won the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. The race was interrupted by frequent yellow flags but that did not reduce the excitement. The field had just emerged from a caution with 17 laps to go when Montoya, Will Power...
Investigators are looking into the death of a person who was hit by a train in Lawrence on Saturday night. Police said the collision occurred near 43rd Street and Kingman Drive. The collision is the third fatality involving a train on the northeast side in the past month.
Former Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Buddy McAtee is among the racing figures buried at Crown Hill Cemetery. (WIBC.com photo: Crown Hill Cemetery) Six miles to the northeast of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the final resting place of an honor roll of Indy 500...