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Attorney Genreal Greg Zoeller is calling on the FCC to allow phone companies to begin using new call-blocking technologies as they work to protect consumers from unwanted calls and scams. Zoeller co-sponsored the letter that included 37 other states. He says, “Attorneys general...
A new study from IU researchers has linked skipping school and failing tests to unprotected sex in teenage girls. Researchers combed through some 80,000 daily reports written by 14-17 year old girls as part of a 10 year study. While they note the findings are largely intuitive,...
Senator Joe Donnelly and other state leaders continue to spearhead efforts to educate the elderly about fraud. Last month the group gathered at a filed hearing for the Special Commitee on Aging to discuss how fraud is effecting Hoosiers. New Data shows a significant rise in...
When Goodwill says they take your donations, this is clearly not what they have in mind. Greenwood Police and Goodwill workers are scratching their heads after workers found a hand grenade among the donated items. The Johnson County Daily Journal reports it happened Saturday...
Attorney General Greg Zoeller (wibc.com file photo) Attorney General Greg Zoeller took just five days to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that could make same-sex marriage legal in Indiana. Zoeller filed an appeal of last week's ruling from a three-judge panel of...
Kokomo's city council has rejected a proposal to go smoke-free. An ordinance to extend Kokomo's workplace smoking ban to bars and clubs passed a preliminary vote last month 5-4. But on Monday's final vote, Republican Kevin Summers switched from yes to no, joining four of the...
A Ball State University technology expert says Apple has mastered the art of niche production and marketing and yet has brought it to the masses. Jonathan Blake Huer is director of emerging technologies at Ball State. He's speaking out on the day that Apple is expected to...
The Indianapolis City-County Council voted 19-10 Monday night to approve an increase in the income tax rate for public safety, effective January 1st. The increase could provide approximately $29 million for Marion County, $16 million of which would go to IMPD to hire additional...
IMPD charged the suspect in a fatal shooting in June with murder Monday. Aaron Smith, 22, is accused of killing Louis Myers in the 4000 block of Meadows Drive on June 6. Myers was found dead in a parking lot in the back seat of a parked vehicle. Smith was formally charged with...