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It isn't perfect, but one doctor says the vaccine is the best way to avoid the mumps outbreak. 65 cases of mumps have been reported around Indiana, most of them at four college campuses - IU-Bloomington, IUPUI, Butler University and Purdue University. 15 of the cases have been...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--Eliminating the Department of Public Safety for Indianapolis passed the City-County Council 17-7 Monday night. In the long run, it means saving some of your tax dollars. If you're a smaller government person, the move also satisfies that, cutting out a layer...
An Indianapolis doctor whose pain management clinics were raided last month now faces charges of exchanging pills for sex. Call 6 Investigates learned Dr. Tristan Stonger was arrested without incident Monday. Three pain management clinics run by Stonger in Peru, Bloomington and...
A destructive prank perpetrated at businesses across the country came to an Indianapolis fast food joint this week. Employees at the Jack in the Box on Post Road say someone called claiming to be a public safety official saying the store needed to do a safety inspection. As the...
The smoking ban in Indy is legal. So is the exemption for the city's off-track betting facility. The State Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the city can ban smoking inside all buildings, including bars and restaurants, and that it could legally exempt the Winner's Circle...
Purdue president Mitch Daniels (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) With a contested Republican convention increasingly likely, there's a fresh round of speculation about Purdue president Mitch Daniels. Daniels flirted with a White House run in 2012 in his final year as governor,...
Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry (RTV6 photo) The video showing part of a fight between an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer and a man who the officer would shoot and kill will not be released to the public, Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said Monday morning. "...
First it was 'Periods for Pence'. Now, that campaign wants to get the guys involved. Periods for Pence is the movement that began when women started calling Governor Pence's office with a unique way of protesting his signing of new abortion restrictions in the state - describing...
IU's School of Medicine is trying to rewrite the rulebook on prescribing painkillers. Clinical medicine professor and pain care specialist Palmer Mackie says there needs to be more emphasis early in medical school on how to prescribe pain meds appropriately, to combat a growing...