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Picketers outside the Marion VA hospital (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Workers at Marion's VA hospital are on their guard against a possible attempt to phase out those centers. A 15-member commission assigned to recommend ways to improve the VA doesn't even submit its report...
Indiana is one of the states affected by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on drunk driving laws. The court ruled that states could not compel drivers suspected of DUI to provide blood tests for alcohol content without a warrant. The ruling was a response to challenges to what are...
Indiana health groups are rallying behind a proposal to encourage grocery stores in neighborhoods which don't have them. Legislators are studying a proposal this summer to offer grants to grocery stores to help them open in so-called food deserts. Groups from the American Heart...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence says the arrest of a Brownsburg teenager on terror charges ia a reminder no place is immune. Federal authorities arrested 18-year-old Akram Musleh on Tuesday as he was about to board a bus for New York -- the FBI...
INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis police have a new approach to crime fighting called the social disorder index. The index is a formula for measuring problems in a particular area. It not only takes into account property crimes and violent crimes, but nuisance calls as well. The areas...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Hometown Hero is home no-more, but he'll be replaced by another Indy native. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted Wednesday afternoon that a 3-way deal between the Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz will send the pride of IUPUI, George Hill...
Zach Adamson (Facebook/Zach Adamson) The vice president of the City-County Council called accusations of rape "ridiculous" and "false." Zach Adamson is being investigated by Indianapolis Metropolitan Police after a complaint was filed this week by a 19-year-old man. The...
Indianapolis Congressman Andre Carson is among the dozens of Democrats holding a sit-in on the House floor. They say they will keep the House shut down until Republican leaders allow a vote on new gun control measures in response to the recent murders at an Orlando nightclub. "...
A study by two law professors says Indiana needs more women and minority judges -- and so does just about every other state. Professors Tracey George of Vanderbilt and Albert Yoon of the University of Toronto say their study for the progressive think tank American Constitution...