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Bartholomew County resident Samuel Sallee has been convicted of four counts of murder. Closing arguments concluded Wednesday morning in Bartholomew Circuit Court. The jury was given instructions and sent out for deliberations at about 11:45 a.m. They returned with a verdict...
(WIBC.com photo courtesy Indy Eleven) A bill to help finance a new stadium for the Indy Eleven pro soccer team is on its way to the Senate. The House voted 73-21 to give Indy's City-County Council the option of letting the Indy Eleven keep sales and income taxes from games at...
While state lawmakers killed a bill that would have shifted duties away from the state Superintendent, the House approved a bill that would allow the state take control of failing schools more quickly. The main purpose of the bill (HB 1638) was to allow school districts to...
(photo courtesy Indiana State Police) An argument at a body shop Wednesday in Paoli ended with one person dead. Two employees, 48-year-old Michael Kilpatrick of North Carolina and 30-year-old Keith Wagner of Bedford, Indiana, began arguing outside the shop and eventually started...
Justin Beaton (photo courtesy IMPD) Bond has been reduced for an Indianapolis police officer charged with attempted murder in the shooting his live-in girlfriend. Justin Beaton's bond was initially set at $300,000, but was reduced to $50,000 surety and $2,500 cash bond. If...
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security says they have ample money for the time being. Spokesman John Erickson is speaking out as Congress debates funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Funding runs out midnight Friday and Congress has yet to pass approve a...
So far, New Castle school officials are not talking about letters sent from students with similar criticisms of Governor Pence and similar defenses of state Superintendent Glenda Ritz. Click to read the letters from students of Mary Jane Dye in New Castle to the State Board of...
Indianapolis continues to be an economic engine for the entire state. That's according to Downtown Indy's latest Project List for Downtown released Wednesday. The list cites 58 projected developments worth more that $1.36 billion. They're due for completion by 2017. The city has...
Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Senate President Pro Tem David Long says the Senate's version of the budget will follow the House's lead in steering more money to schools. House Republicans' budget gives schools a $469...