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Indiana State Senator Jim Merritt says they've found links between poverty, hopelessness and illegal dumping of garbage. Merritt heads up Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard's Juvenile Crime Task Force. He says crime and the high school dropout rate are also linked to scattered...
(image courtesy of Facebook) There is one confirmed case of tuberculosis in Clark County, and the State Health Department is investigating two other possible cases. The department learned in late May that a student at Rock Creek Community Academy, a charter school in Sellersburg...
Fourth District Congressman Todd Rokita won't run for the Senate next year. Rokita says in a statement he's been encouraged to join the race for the seat being vacated by Dan Coats, and says he doesn't rule out a statewide campaign in the future. But the former Indiana Secretary...
(image courtesy of Beech Grove Public Library/Facebook) The Beech Grove Public Library is exploring a possible merger with the library system in Indianapolis. “The library is a wonderful resource for the community,” said Board Secretary Kim White, “but it’s limited in terms of...
John and Ann (Craig) Cinnamon (image courtesy of Community Health Network/Indy Eleven) Two former Indy radio personalities are taking on one of the world's highest peaks in an effort to help people with cancer. "We climbed an active volcano in Guatemala one time, but never a...
(image courtesy of the CDC) Melanoma, the form of skin cancer that kills the most people, is twice as common now as it was 30 years ago. The CDC says melanoma has especially spiked among women, especially younger women and, more often than not, non-Latino white women. The agency...
It could be the largest indoor growing operation bust in the history of Indiana as close to $250,000 worth of Marijuana was found in a warehouse on Indianapolis' south side. Agents raided the warehouse on Sumner Street near Shelby Avenue late this morning and four people were...
Governor Mike Pence and Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith welcomed Sirmax North America to Anderson today. Sirmax broke ground on their first North American facility today. It's a $25 million, 141,000 square-foot facility that'll be up and running this October. It'll initially bring...
An Evansville man is facing charges for allegedly driving drunk with his 13-year-old nephew in the vehicle. Just before 6 p.m., Indiana State Police spotted a speeding minivan going 74 mph on Spirit Trail just west of State Road 65. During the traffic stop, police said they...