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Congressional challenger Kevin Grant (R-4th) (WIBC.com photo: Committee to Elect Kevin J. Grant) U.S. Representatives Todd Rokita and Susan Brooks are seeking reelection after losing a bid for the nomination for governor. But they'll have an extra hurdle to clear first. Rokita...
Former House Speaker John Gregg (D, right) greets Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb (R). (WIBC.com photo: Abdul-Hakim Shabazz) A day after Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb became the Republican nominee for governor, he and Democrat John Gregg followed each other onstage at Holcomb's first...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The union bargaining committee for the Carrier workers have agreed to a deal with the company leaving Indianapolis for Monterrey, Mexico. RTV6 received a copy of the deal. Some of the compensation offered by the company is: One week of pay for each year...
WESTPORT, Ind. -- A six-year old girl is in the hospital after she was struck by lightning. It happened after 9 a.m. Tuesday near Westport in Decatur County. The girl was outside a relative’s house when it happened. The girl’s grandmother called 911 and gave her CPR until medics...
(UPDATE AT 1:20PM) -- IPL is reporting that power has been restored to all but 381 customers on the city's east side. (ORIGINAL STORY AT 12:15PM): INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – More than 14,000 people are currently without power on Indianapolis' east side. All people affected are...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (CNN) -- "You wanna try me, right?" So begins the live Facebook broadcast of a mother beating and berating her 16-year-old daughter in their Savannah, Georgia, home. The teen sobs as her mother slaps her all over her body and hits her with what appears to be a...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--You may have to be ready to pay more in taxes for better roads, said one state lawmaker who is on a committee studying how to pay for roads, long-term. "Believe me. I'm a Republican and don't like raising taxes any more than anyone else. But, if we're going...
GALVESTON, Ind. -- The 1,200 people who live in Galveston, Indiana, are now without a town marshal following a vote by the town council Tuesday night. A packed crowd turned out for the Galveston Town Hall meeting to determine the fate of Town Marshal Shawn Durham's job. The...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - Following the most recent shooting of an IMPD officer, the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police is calling for an emergency $3.2 million expenditure to buy better equipment for police. The FOP says it's seen a rise in the number of assaults against IMPD...