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(image courtesy of SPEA at IU) An instructor at IU-Bloomington unwittingly picked an opportune time to take a group of students to Cuba for spring break next year. Dan Preston, a clinical assistant professor at IU's School of Public and Environmental Affairs, had already planned...
So far this winter, INDOT is salting less and enjoying it more. Last winter's combination of record or near-record snowfall and persistent frigid temperatures meant INDOT used 50% more salt on the roadways than in a typical winter. That's resulted in a corresponding price markup...
The latest news from a Megabus crash on I-65 north of Seymour puts more than 60 passengers on board the bus. Officials say the bus was headed from Chicago to Atlanta when the driver lost control while changing lanes and slid into the median before turning over. Officials say...
The nativity scene on the lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse will remain there until Christmas Day. The display has been at the center of a lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Indiana on behalf of the Freedom from Religion Foundation which challenges the constitutionality of the...
A 17-year-old already in custody on a charge of murder has been formally charged in a second murder in September. DeAngelo Hill is accused of fatally shooting Kayalleiujah Gibson, 16, on the evening of September 7. Gibson was found dead in the 3400 block of East 34th Street with...
(file photo courtesy RTV6) The law firm representing the State Fair stage collapse victims has announced a $50 million settlement in that case Friday. The Kenneth J. Allen Law Group says $11 million paid earlier by the State of Indiana is included in that figure. The deal...
Some Indianapolis organizations are reaching out to at-risk youth. Public Safety Director Troy Riggs says the city is helping sponsor "Youth Safe Havens" for the next two Friday nights. Tonight, Barnes United Methodist Church and John Marshall High School are hosting the events...
Terrell Walker (photo courtesy IMPD) IMPD Homicide detectives have arrested a teenager in connection with a fatal shooting in 2012. Police say Terrell Walker, 19, was identified as the shooter in the incident September 29, 2012 in the 4100 block of Marseille Road on the city's...
The U.S. Attorney's Office says an Indianapolis businessman was sentenced to 36 months in prison after being found guilty of identity theft. Acting U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler says Basilio Estevez, 61, purchased a check cashing business in February 2012 and opened several bank...