Local News

Categories:
A legislative study committee is recommending the state break a legal logjam over fenced-in hunting preserves by issuing new regulations. The Department of Natural Resources has been locked in a decade-long legal fight over its attempt to shut down what critics call "canned...
Indianapolis Metro Police are investigating two separate and so-called "suspicious homicides" involving infants. IMPD Lt. Chris Bailey says both children died on Sunday at Riley Hospital for Children. The first child was a four-month-old girl who authorities say died of blunt...
The Ball State group traveled to Nepal back in May to collect data on polluted water. (photo courtesy Kirsten Nicholson) A group from Ball State University is working to help bring clean drinking water to areas in Nepal near Mount Everest. Ball State Geological Sciences...
Pete Buttigieg (file photo) South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is back to work after a deployment to Afghanistan. Buttigieg served six months with the Afghan Threat Finance Cell, which is a counter-terrorism unit specializing in the link with narcotics funding and the insurgency...
(WIBC.com file photo: Mike Corbin) September was a busy month for U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Indianapolis International Airport. Authorities say they seized 27 gallons of the so-called "date rape" drug GBL. They say the drug came from various countries as...
Some Indiana corporate leaders are urging legislators to double down next year on a preschool pilot program. In January, the state will begin financial aid for low-income pupils to attend preschool in five counties. PNC Bank regional vice president Connie Bond Stuart urged...
An Indiana-based anthropologist says the U.S. immigration issue is intertwined with American demand for illegal drugs and the Central American drug trade. IUPUI Asst. Anthropology Professor Dr. Wendy Vogt says she has studied the issue for nearly a decade. Vogt says she has seen...
Chris Holobek (left) and Doug Mellinger complete their marriage license application at the Marion County Clerk's office. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) There's been no rush to exercise Indiana's newly legal right to same-sex marriage. More than 1,500 same-sex couples rushed to...
The battle over same-sex marriage in Indiana may be over, but the issue is still likely to come up in some form during the next legislative session. Same-sex marriage became legal in Indiana and four other states after the Supreme Court refused to hear their appeals of lower...