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Legislators have given final approval to an expansion of Indiana's state-funded preschool program. The bill doubles the number of students covered, as Governor Holcomb requested, and quadruples the number of counties in the program, from five to 20. The Family and Social...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Major Davis II, the man accused of killing IMPD officer Perry Renn in July 2014, pleaded guilty Friday. Previously, prosecutors said they would seek the death penalty if convicted. That is now off the table after a hearing Friday morning. He will receive life in...
LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ind. -- Several headstones were damaged at a cemetery in Lawrence County Tuesday. Deputies with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department said the vandalism took place at Ferguson Cemetery on Indian Creek Road after 3:30 p.m. Many of the headstones found knocked...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Two men died following a shooting on the city’s southeast side Thursday evening. Indianapolis police dispatch said the men were found dead in the 1700 block of Villa Avenue after 10 p.m. Neighbors said they heard about six gunshots on the street. Witnesses said...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Marsh Supermarkets will close seven more locations in May, including three stores in Indianapolis. The company announced Thursday that the stores on East Washington Avenue, North Franklin Street and Shadeland Avenue will be among the seven closing on May 14: 6243...
BLOOMINGTON, IN -- Taking a stand against sexual assault, Indiana University recently changed its policy about prospective student-athletes with a record of sex crimes. The new policy states that any prospective student-athlete who has been convicted of, pled guilty or no...
Legislators are reviewing a proposal to stop other convenience stores from copying Ricker's and getting restaurant permits to sell carryout alcohol. The latest draft leaves Ricker's permits for restaurant/convenience store combos in Sheridan and Columbus intact until they expire...
INDIANAPOLIS--You'll be able to see some of the world's most beautiful flying creatures at the Indy Zoo this spring. Both butterflies and birds will be flying freely through the zoo and the White River Gardens. "We have all sorts of things going on and spring is a really great...
INDIANAPOLIS -- If somebody commits a crime against you, you want to the police to find out who did it. Governor Holcomb could sign into law a bill that would make that search much easier. If the bill becomes law, police would be able to take a DNA sample from anyone arrested...