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Indiana ranks 35th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit. That's according to a national report released Thursday by a coalition of public health organizations. The report challenges states to do more by shining the spotlight on...
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson says the issues behind the racial divide that's led to the protests of police-citizen incidents in Missouri and New York must be resolved. The mayor joined other U-S city mayors Wednesday night on CBS-TV's Evening News -- as the network released a...
Anderson police have made six additional arrests in connection to a heroin trafficking investigation. Those arrested include; Shea Elandson, age 23, Taylor Ann Wagner, 27 , Haylee Jo Wagner, 24, Michael Vincent Showecker, 36, Michael Donald Lusher, 31 and Andrea M. Long, 31. All...
Two bills dealing with the suicide rates among active military service members and military veterans have passed the House of Representatives. 2nd District Republican Jackie Walorski is a co-sponsor of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act which she says...
IMPD is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect or suspects involved in a fatal hit-and-run Sunday on the city's northwest side. Officers were called to the 3400 block of West 71st Street around 11:30 p.m. Sunday and found a pedestrian who had been struck by a car...
A former high-ranking Indianapolis Metro Police commander has had his police powers suspended, sources told RTV6 reporter Jack Rinehart. Bill Benjamin, who once headed IMPD's investigations division before retiring, had been working as head of security at Charles A. Tindley...
Congress appears on track to pass a hybrid "cromnibus" spending bill and go home for the year. Thursday is the deadline to fund government agencies, but Congress is likely to extend that deadline by a couple of days to allow time to bring the bill to the floor. The overdue...
With the holidays here, the United Way is continuing to shed light on the state of working households in Indiana. The United Way's ALICE report says roughly 14 percent of Indiana households live at or below the poverty line. However, it also classifies another 23 percent as...
Members of Indiana's congressional delegation are uneasy about the release of a report condemning CIA interrogation techniques in the years after 9/11. Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly says the accounts of waterboarding and other harsh techniques are at odds with how the CIA...