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A top Hoosier drug counselor says addiction and street value are behind the recent spike in armed pharmacy robberies across Indiana. Heartland Intervention's Scott Watson says thieves are typically trying to gain access to opiate-based pain pills and anxiety medication. Watson...
(image courtesy of Hancock County Sheriff's Department) An inmate at the Hancock County Jail is dead after hanging himself in his cell this morning (Tuesday morning). Michael Ryan Youngblood, 34, was awaiting sentencing after a child molestation conviction. Captain Jeff Rasche...
Schools would be encouraged to create a certificate for students who demonstrate a good work ethic, under a bill approved by the Indiana Senate. 10 schools in northwest and southeast Indiana already award work ethic certificates to students who have near-perfect attendance in...
A top Indiana medical ethicist says the latest Supreme Court challenges to the Affordable Care Act may fizzle out. Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Hall Center for Law and Health Professor David Orentlicher is speaking out one day before the U.S. Supreme Court...
Purdue University has suspended a fraternity for repeated violations of rules involving alcohol and hazing. Purdue announced the two-year suspension of its Sigma Nu chapter jointly with the national Sigma Nu fraternity. "This organization has had, unfornately, a history of...
The public will have an opportunity Tuesday, March 3rd to tour the new John Dillinger Museum in the historic Lake County Courthouse. The museum moved from the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond to the courthouse. Speros Batitastos, president and CEO of the South Shore Convention...
Worries about job commitments and sliding stock prices are forcing the Indianapolis City-County Council to take some more time to think about a $18.5 million incentive package. This is the second time the multi-million dollar tax break has been put on hold before it gets a full...
Legislative leaders say they're ready to support requiring prescriptions for cold remedies like Sudafed, to prevent drug dealers from using it to make methamphetamine. But rank-and-file legislators may not be ready to go along. State law already limits how much medication...
By a 19-10 vote, the Indianapolis City-County Council approved a proposal to fund the new Indianapolis pre-kindergarten program. The proposal gives $4.2 million for the first year of the five-year program. The total cost of the program is estimated at $40 million with half...