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Sen. Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Hate crimes would bring tougher sentences under a bill that'll be reintroduced in next year's legislative session. The Senate passed a bill this year to let judges impose longer sentences for hate crimes. It didn't...
Photo: Facebook FISHERS, Ind. – A new coffeehouse coming to Fishers is changing lives. The Well Coffeehouse is scheduled to open to the public sometime after Labor Day at 116th Street and Lantern Road. The franchise, which operates as a nonprofit, originally started 4 years ago...
INDIANAPOLIS – We're working to make sure you have your head on a swivel, because thieves are reminding us: They're not just on a holiday schedule. They're scanning parking lots on the north side and stealing valuables all year long. Over the weekend at two malls including...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--An Indiana State Police patrol car was hit on I-465 in Indianapolis Monday, causing a five-car pile-up on the freeway. Troopers say Chad Compton, 35, of Indianapolis, was trying to keep from hitting traffic in front of him and swerved left, hitting the...
ANDERSON, Ind. -- Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings knows he's lucky after no one was hurt when his firearm accidentally discharged inside an Anderson restaurant. Cummings was eating dinner at the Texas Roadhouse in Anderson when a 9-milimeter Ruger pistol in his pants...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa) Gov. Mike Pence made two stops in Iowa campaigning for Donald Trump Monday, after introducing Trump in Detroit for his speech in which he outlined his economic plan. Pence was introduced in Iowa by two prominent Republicans who, like Pence, had backed Ted...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis is pledging a renewed commitment to tearing down abandoned homes. The city will demolish 99 houses by the end of summer, primarily using $3 million in federal grant money. But deputy mayor Jeff Bennett says the long-term goal is to work...
Indiana Republicans are sitting out a U.S. House race for the first time in 40 years. Republicans haven't won Indiana's First District since 1928, and haven't cracked 40% against Congressman Pete Visclosky since 1994. This year, they don't even have a candidate. The one...
INDIANAPOLIS - 300 bikers held their third annual Road Construction Awareness ride on Sunday to remind drivers to slow down and give workers space in construction zones. 16 workers have died over the past 10 years on Indiana highways, with the most recent death last June. 31-...