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Kathleen Falk (at podium), regional HHS director w/Congressman Andre Carson (right) (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) While Obamacare has its share of detractors, supporters of the health care law say it has reduced the number of people without insurance. The second open enrollment...
A Vanderburgh County man convicted of killing his fiancee's two young children is asking the Indiana Supreme Court to throw out his death sentence. Prosecutors charge Jeffrey Weisheit bound and gagged five-year-old Caleb Lynch with duct tape and stuffed a lit flare down his...
Marion County Republican Party Chairman Kyle Walker says they've got several viable candidates who could run for Mayor of Indianapolis. Walker says he's been talking with some of them and he's encouraged they'll come up with a good candidate to fill Greg Ballard's shoes in 2015...
Indiana University economists predict a robust year for Indiana's economy as the state and nation shake off the last remnants of the recession. The annual Indiana Business Research Center forecast predicts three-percent growth in Indiana's economy, with a projected 52,000 new...
Indiana Sen. Jim Merritt says he's now seriously exploring a possible run for Mayor. Merritt says he believed that fellow Republican Greg Ballard was not going to seek re-election. However, he hoped that he would go ahead and run. Merritt says he didn't find out for sure until...
Indianapolis will elect a new mayor next year. Greg Ballard told WIBC's Abdul Hakim-Shabazz in a Wednesday afternoon interview that he would not run for a third term as mayor. There had been speculation for months as to whether Ballard would run again, and last week the...
Speaker Brian Bosma with 70 fellow House Republicans at the statehouse. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) House Speaker Brian Bosma is downplaying the impact of Republicans' expanded supermajority in the chamber. Republicans gained two House seats to stretch their total to 71, the...
The mayor's office in Indy has reached a deal with Democrats on the City-County Council on a plan that would provide free preschool to some low-income children. "This was a great, collaborative effort between Councilor (John) Barth, Council President (Maggie) Lewis, the mayor's...
Repair work on the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument has come to a screeching halt. Indiana War Memorial Commission Spokesman Brigadier General J. Stewart Goodwin says crews have found damage behind the eagle bronze work to be more extensive than previously thought. He cites stone...