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IMPD detectives have determined a possible suspect vehicle involved in the hit-and-run crash Monday night which left a 16-year-old girl dead. The crash happened at East 34th Street and Franklin Road when Antenia Young was hit while walking southbound on the northbound side of...
INDOT will experiment this winter with new snowplows redesigned to clear two lanes of highway at once. Instead of a plow blade on the front of the truck, the new "tow plow" has an underbody blade to clear the truck's path, and a trailer hauling a double-wide blade that sweeps...
A pedestrian was killed when they were hit by a CSX train Tuesday afternoon near downtown Indianapolis, police confirmed. The crash was reported just before 3 p.m. near 10th Street and Massachusetts Avenue. CSX and homicide officials were called to the scene to investigate was...
(image courtesy of Change.org) The president of the Franklin County Commission says the county will likely fight a lawsuit seeking to remove a nativity scene from the grounds of the County Courthouse. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, based in Madison, Wisconsin, filed the...
Marion County Republican Party Chair Kyle Walker says they still have plenty of time to come up with a viable candidate for Indianapolis mayor. This follows State. Sen. Jim Merritt's word that he will not seek the Republican nod. Walker says they still have about a handful of...
An Indiana-based expert of Islamic Studies says religious extremism, "barbarity" and "idolatry" are mindsets that require rehabilitation. University of Notre Dame's Dr. Ebrahim Moosa is speaking out on the Taliban killings of dozens of school children. Dr. Moosa says the Taliban...
Governor Pence has said he won't announce a potential run for president until after the next legislative session. But he will continue to do plenty of exploring in the months ahead. Pence spoke Tuesday to the City Club of Chicago. Last week, he met with potential Republican...
Columbia City Senator Jim Banks' wife Amanda has been formally sworn in to replace him while her husband is serving in Afghanistan. Amanda Banks says any policy differences between her and her husband will be small. Both are conservative Republicans -- Amanda Banks is vice...
Indianapolis Senator Jim Merritt is the latest Republican to rule out a run for mayor. Merritt had been assessing the race since Republican incumbent Greg Ballard announced last month he wouldn't run again. But the legislative session doesn't end until six days before the...