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(image courtesy of Franklin College) Franklin College is trying to take a lot of paint off a famous statue, only to likely see it painted up by students again. The statue known on the Johnson County campus as Ben has stood outside the college's main entrance for more than 50...
Just in time for the Brickyard 400 on Sunday, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway unveiled its new, state-of-the-art scoring pylon. The new pylon is 92 feet tall, about two feet taller than its predecessor, and features over 5,200 LED panels, instead of the old flashbulbs. IMS...
(image courtesy of Annie E. Casey Foundation) A new report says Indiana has improved but still lags behind a majority of states when it comes to the quality of life for children. The Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked Indiana 27th in the nation for the...
The number of police officers killed from firearms is up dramatically this year. The Washington, DC-based National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has released new data on officer fatalities during the first half of 2014. The report shows that as of June 30th, the number...
Lowe's is opening a $20 million Customer Support Center that will create up to one-thousand jobs on Indianapolis' Northwest side. Lowe's Vice President Don Easterling says they bought and will renovate the 140,000 square foot office building at 6620 Network Way in Intech Park on...
Work will resume on the Interstate 69 extension in southwest Indiana. A Marion County Judge issued a temporary injunction blocking a Monroe County ordinance that limited noise on the project between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. The Indiana Department of Transportation claimed Monroe...
Deer hunting might be coming to Eagle Creek Park, though an animal rights group says it will fight the idea. Indy Parks and the city's Office of Sustainability are talking about allowing hunting to thin out the deer population, which they contend is causing the demise of...
(photo courtesy RTV6) Metro Police are investigating a fatal shooting on the city's near northeast side Monday night. Officers were flagged down at the corner of East 38th Street and North Station Street on a report of a person shot. They found an unidentified man unresponsive...
Officials from General Electric joined a bevy of elected leaders Monday to break ground on a $100 million plant that will eventually produce jet engines. The GE Aviation facility is slated to open by 2016 and could start hiring workers as soon as next year. Lafayette Mayor Tony...