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(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-...
BELLVILLE, Kan.--IndyCar driver Bryan Clauson is dead. The announcement came from Indianapolis Motor Speedway Pres. Doug Boles Monday morning. Boles read a statement from Clauson'd family. The statement said that Clauson died at 7 Sunday night from injuries he sustained Saturday...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--A town hall event at Purdue University will include Libertarian candidate for president Gary Johnson, former governor of New Mexico. Johnson's participation was announced over the weekend by the Libertarian Party of Marion County. The event will be Sept. 13...
WASHINGTON, Ind.--The price of gas came down several cents over the weekend in Indiana. The state average Monday morning was $2.03. The average for Indianapolis dropped over 12 cents in the past week. Indiana has the 17th cheapest gas in the country, according to gasbuddy.com...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--A shooting Sunday night at a gathering in Indianapolis has left one person dead and two others in the hospital. Indianapolis Police said the shooting happened on the northwest side on Martin Luther King, Jr. St. They got the call and arrived about 10:30 to...
INDIANAPOLIS - The popular place to park at the Indiana State Fair saw its fair share of issues Friday night. More than a dozen cars were broken into at the Indiana State Fairgrounds infield Friday, police say. Of the vehicles parked in the area, over 17 windows were busted...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--The body of a man who apparently drowned in the White River Saturday was discovered by IMPD officers about 11:30 Saturday night, near the I-465 bridge on the southwest side. Police did not offer many details about what happened, identifying the man as a 46-...