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FRANKLIN, Ind. -- An Indianapolis man convicted of murder and robbery in Johnson County has received the maximum sentence of 65 years in prison. Marcus Hardy, 30, was convicted last month in Johnson County Circuit Court of killing Douglas Lane, 20, of Bargersville last August...
Carrier has paid back $1.6 million in state and local incentives. Carrier agreed to repay tax breaks and job-training grants soon after its abrupt announcement last month that it would move its Indianapolis operations to Mexico. The details of that repayment have now been worked...
A new federal rule raises standards for financial planners, but critics say it may limit options for you. Under current law, financial planners must put your IRA in "suitable" investments. A new Labor Department rule published Wednesday raises that standard to investments "in...
A baby dies, and a daycare center is under investigation. The baby girl was 10 months old, and Speedway Police say they got a call that the infant was unconscious in a car seat outside the Miracles and Blessings Day Care center on 10th Street Wednesday afternoon. The girl later...
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...