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The Phi Delta Theta house at Franklin College, which was shut down (Franklin College photo) A fraternity at Franklin College is no more. The national headquarters of Phi Delta Theta shut down its chapter at Franklin College, and also is closing its frat house on the Johnson...
It was only a matter of time before a lawsuit challenging Indiana's new abortion law was filed. The time was Thursday, and the lawsuit was filed in federal court by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, which is represented by the ACLU of Indiana. The law passed this...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A new law – and a new way to keep track of those who have abused children. “Kirk’s Law” will take effect on July 1, 2016. It sets up a Child Abuse Offender Registry that tracks anyone who has ever been convicted in Indiana of child neglect – or physical or...
Indiana hospitals and health department leaders are thinking through how they'd handle a germ-warfare attack. About 30 medical professionals and emergency responders took part in a conference-room simulation in Fishers of a terrorist smallpox attack, using electronic clickers to...
Warmer weather means road construction season, with nearly 800 highway projects across Indiana. INDOT will widen I-69 from Fishers to Anderson, and I-65 near Jeffersonville. It's also repaving 740 miles of highway, and adding or redesigning seven highway exits. Fishers Mayor...
PLAINFIELD, IND. – Three teenagers have been arrested in connection to four bank robberies in Hendricks County last month. Detective Sgt. Brian Fowler said they arrested one female, 16, and two males, 17, and 18. The 18-year-old is identified as Kyle Rhoades. The others are...
The mumps have come to Purdue. The university says it is investigating five cases of mumps at the West Lafayette campus, and school officials say they are working with the Indiana State Department of Health and the Tippecanoe County Health Department to see whether anyone else...
RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. -- When police arrived on the scene Tuesday morning they saw a semi in a field with the sheets of drywall it was hauling all over the roadway. Next to the semi -- a crumbled up Buick. Inside that Buick were three people, including a little girl, who died...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind--A police officer shot and killed a man Tuesday night at an Indianapolis gas station after the man came out fighting. The man, who was described as in his late 30s or early 40s, was not armed. A police spokesperson confirmed that the officer was in fear for his...