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(INDIANAPOLIS) - There was singing and cheering. Laughing and celebrating. Then, there were tears of joy from a packed audience about to embark on a new journey as they become U.S. Citizens. For some, it took years to get to this point. For others, only a few months. But each of...
A veteran Republican operative brought on by Donald Trump to manage his surrogates is leaving after just two weeks on the campaign. Kevin Kellems, a former aide to Dick Cheney and veteran Indiana Republican operative, resigned from the campaign Thursday. "While brief, it has...
Governor Pence is meeting with Donald Trump this weekend, and his campaign did not expressly deny that it had to do with a possible spot on the presidential ticket. "Gov. Pence has accepted an invitation to spend a little time with Mr. Trump this weekend," Pence spokesman Marc...
About a third of the legislators on November's ballot will be unopposed, including enough Republican state senators to guarantee the party's control of the chamber will continue. Thursday was the last day for the parties to fill ballot vacancies left when no one filed for...
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Zoo skyline ride that goes through the Orangutan exhibit is reopening today after closing for nearly a year. The ride shut down last summer when eight people got stranded on the ride after it stopped halfway through July 30. They were having...
A federal judge blocked a controversial Mississippi law that would've gone into effect Friday, which would've allowed businesses and government employees to deny services to gay and transgender people based on religious grounds. U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves issued a...
New state regulations on e-liquids for vaping are now in effect -- for all but one company. Federal Judge Sarah Evans Barker rejected a challenge to the law from Indiana vape shops who contend it would be financially burdensome. The law requires safety measures for e-liquid...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--The Indianapolis Public Schools Board voted Thursday to terminate a principal accused of failing to properly report sexual abuse allegations. William Jensen was the assistant principal at IPS' Positive Supports Academy when he was made aware of allegations...
SANTA CLAUS, Ind.--A suspicious backpack caused Holiday World amusement park in Santa Claus to be evacuated Thursday night. State Police cleared everyone to come back about 30 minutes later. The park is opening as normal today, said a Tweet from the park. The backpack was...