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MUNCIE, Ind. – Garfield the Cat, Indiana's most famous feline, has turned 40. The cartoon cat, created by Muncie native and Ball State graduate Jim Davis, first appeared in 41 newspapers on June 19, 1978. Today, the strip appears in more than 2,400 newspapers and reaches 200...
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- A man using a tractor and front-loader died Monday in Bartholomew County after the tractor flipped. David Eckert, 38, was using a tractor to fill a hole with gravel and was positioned on a steep incline when the load shifted and the tractor rolled over, said...
INDIANAPOLIS -- With the city’s most recent two murders over the weekend, Indianapolis’ Far Eastside Neighborhood reached a total of 11 for the year – tying its 2016 and 2017 year-end totals. It’s a dubious milestone with more than half of the year remaining. Citywide,...
CARMEL, Ind. --A new soliciting ordinance will go into effect in Carmel, but that ordinance will not include a "no-knock" proposal. Carmel City Council members were looking at a proposal in which Carmel residents who didn’t want solicitors coming to their home to register their...
INDIANAPOLIS -- A needle exchange program is coming to Marion County. Marion Co. Public Health Department Director Virginia A. Caine, M.D., proposed the county's first-ever syringe service program after declaring a public health epidemic in May due to a rise in the number of...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - An independent review of the Department of Child Services has produced 20 recommendations to make the agency function better, and Governor Holcomb is vowing to carry out all 20. The nonprofit Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group says DCS is stretched thin...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly says the U-S can secure its border without tearing children away from their parents. Donnelly has joined all Senate Democrats in co-sponsoring a bill which would end the Trump administration's new policy of taking children away from...
WHITELAND, Ind. -- A couple accused of overdosing in the parking lot of a Whiteland truck stop last week while a little girl sat in the back seat of their vehicle has been arrested. Initially, police could not arrest Samantha Jean Thompson and Michael Aron Tanner on drug charges...
INDIANAPOLIS --Five banks have been robbed in Indianapolis since last Monday (June 11), and the FBI believes the same person is responsible for all five hold-ups. The latest was during the lunch hour at the Fifth Third Bank at 8549 North College Ave. The FBI Indianapolis office...