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(WIBC.com file photo) A tornado described by the National Weather Service as "catastrophic" has barreled through Kokomo, with other storms following behind. The mid-afternoon twister leveled a Kokomo Starbucks. There are no reports of injuuries so far. Marion, Hamilton and...
L to R: Mayors Joe Stahura of Whiting, Joe Hogsett of Indianapolis and Jim Brainard of Carmel listen to speakers at Wednesday's Climate Leadership Summit. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Some Indiana mayors are calling on cities to take the lead in combating global warming.  ...
INDIANAPOLIS - In the midst of another violent summer in Indianapolis, the owner of a pizza shop on the east side is stepping up with a plan to try and help get rid of illegal guns in his neighborhood. Donald Dancy's D & C Pizza has been in business since 1980. During that...
PITTSBORO, Ind. -- Police discovered a Pittsboro couple dead Tuesday in what appears to be a murder-suicide. Investigators don't believe the fatal shootings happened Tuesday. Neighbors say they heard what they thought were gunshots coming from the house nearly a week ago. And...
NASHVILLE, Ind. – Two women were shot in rural Brown County Tuesday afternoon. Officers say Joshua Asher, 30, of Nashville shot his ex-girlfriend and another woman at a house around 4:15 p.m. in the 1700 block of Lucas Hollow Road, a gravel county road east of Gnaw Bone. One of...
Former House Speaker and Democratic candidate for governor John Gregg (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The three candidates for governor have appeared together to discuss farm issues in Brownsburg. The event sponsored by the Indiana Farm Bureau was the second joint forum of the...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- By this time next year, you might be required to wear a helmet when driving an ATV. Indiana has averaged 10 fatal ATV crashes a year over the last three years for which the government has data. Chandler Representative Ron Bacon (R) says he's heard from ATV...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- An IMPD officer is accused of mistakenly shooting a homeowner after a call of an attempted robbery. IMPD have identified the homeowner as Carl Williams, 48, of Indianapolis. The officer involved is nine-year veteran East District IMPD officer Christopher...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Two rescued California sea lions, Harley and Ivy, have joined the Indianapolis Zoo family. The zoo says the sea lions are adjusting well to their new home after arriving at the Zoo in July. The pair recently joined the seven other marine mammals in the Zoo’s...