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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--The mini marathon’s 13.1 mile route is going to require several road closures. New York Street near the IUPUI campus will be closed beginning tonight at 6. And tomorrow morning – if you’re driving downtown -- you’ll want to avoid areas west of Meridian Street...
Indy Metro Police are launching an expanded beat policing system. IMPD is targeting 15 square-mile areas where officers will patrol regularly. Chief Troy Riggs says those 15 areas account for nearly half of the city's murders. The department will also concentrate officers in...
Gen Con has already set a record, and it isn't even here yet. The gaming convention says it will feature a record number of exhibitors this year - 518, up 26-percent from last year. Gen Con already brings 60,000 people to Indy every year, and it might bring more this year now...
Pacers President Larry Bird (wibc.com photo: Mary Farucci) After five-and-a-half years leading the Indiana Pacers, Frank Vogel is out as head coach. Pacers Team President Larry Bird announced the decision to not retain Vogel, whose contract was up after the 2015-16 season, in a...
Donald Trump will keep at least one Indiana Republican delegate from voting at his party's convention. Joshua Claybourn, an attorney from Evansville, said Trump's securing of the GOP presidential nomination means that he will give his delegate position to an alternate. Claybourn...
PHOTO: PETA INDIANAPOLIS - Colorful dancing condoms will promote spaying and neutering today. PETA supporters will be dressed up as giant pink and blue condoms and will hold signs saying “Condoms Won’t Work. Fix Your Cat” and “Dogs Can’t Use Condoms – Spay/Neuter,” as they dance...
There will not be a trial for Kyle Cox. The former boys' basketball coach at Park Tudor School has agreed to plead guilty in connection with the sexting case involving a 15-year-old student. Cox, 31, had been charged with coercion and enticement of the teen, and he has agreed to...
Democrats hope the polarized reactions to Donald Trump are enough to swing some seats in Congress their way. But a Purdue political scientist is skeptical those shifts will happen in Indiana. James McCann says Democrats would have needed to spot Trump's triumph coming and...
An upset in an Indiana congressional race that wasn't decided until Wednesday morning. Ron Drake hasn't appeared on an Indiana ballot since the '60s, and raised just $2,700 -- most of that from his own pocket. But the former Sullivan state representative appears to have defeated...