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Marion's city council may take up a measure this month to let residents raise chickens in their backyards. Supporters have gathered more than 800 signatures in an online petition drive to allow Marion residents to keep chickens for the eggs. Indianapolis already allows backyard...
(image courtesy of Pike High School) A football player at Pike High School died after what the school district called a "medical emergency." The Pike Township school district says about 120 players were in the middle of conditioning drills Monday when a 14-year-old sophomore...
Indiana plans to lift a ban on poultry shows September 17. Indiana's Board of Animal Health issued an indefinite ban on commingling bird flocks in May after the first Indiana case of a national avian flu outbreak that's killed 48-million birds. The ban will mean bird-free...
Animal rights group Mercy for Animals is targeting Gordon Food Service. National Campaign Coordinator Jeni Haines led a silent demonstration outside Gordon Food Service Store on North Shadeland in Indianapolis Thursday. Haines says the poultry provider sanctions severe abuse of...
A new study out doesn't portray senior drivers in the best light. The Caring.com survey says about 14 million Americans ages 18 to 64 have been involved in accidents or near accidents caused by elderly drivers in the past year. The study says millennials - those 18 to 29 - are...
A protest is planned Thursday outside the Gordon Food Service store in Indianapolis, 2370 N. Shadeland, to demand that the company adopt an animal welfare policy. From the Facebook page; Indianapolis Protest: Speak Up r Chickens Abused for Gordon Food Service- Mercy For Animals...
City leaders are taking a hard look at crime and youth. Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee, State Senator Jim Merritt and Department of Public Safety Director Troy Riggs say prevention and taking a holistic approach to helping youth remain among the...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis Power and Light has broken ground on what it says will be one of the largest energy-storage facilities in the Midwest. IPL will use interconnected advanced batteries to store up to 20 megawatts of energy. Ken Zagzebski, president of IPL...
The 1st Church of Cannabis is going to court for the right to light up during worship services. The church formed in part as a test of Indiana's new religious freedom law filed suit against the city of Indianapolis and the state, asking a judge to bar law enforcement from...