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INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis has seen a spike in crime during July, with dozens of assaults reported every day and at least 18 people killed. On Wednesday, city leaders gathered to address the recent wave of violence. They expressed concern – but also optimism about their ability...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. A man broke into an Indianapolis home about 5:30 Wednesday morning and attempted to molest a child who was sleeping, said Indianapolis Police. It happened in the 1400 block of South Belmont St. Police say the man was able to force his way into the home while...
Congressional challenger Kevin Grant (R-4th) (WIBC.com photo: Committee to Elect Kevin J. Grant) U.S. Representatives Todd Rokita and Susan Brooks are seeking reelection after losing a bid for the nomination for governor. But they'll have an extra hurdle to clear first. Rokita...
Former House Speaker John Gregg (D, right) greets Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb (R). (WIBC.com photo: Abdul-Hakim Shabazz) A day after Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb became the Republican nominee for governor, he and Democrat John Gregg followed each other onstage at Holcomb's first...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The union bargaining committee for the Carrier workers have agreed to a deal with the company leaving Indianapolis for Monterrey, Mexico. RTV6 received a copy of the deal. Some of the compensation offered by the company is: One week of pay for each year...
WESTPORT, Ind. -- A seven-year old girl is in the hospital after she was struck by lightning. It happened after 9 a.m. Tuesday near Westport in Decatur County. Madison Davis was getting into her grandmother's car when it started raining and lighting struck her. The girl’s...
(UPDATE AT 1:20PM) -- IPL is reporting that power has been restored to all but 381 customers on the city's east side. (ORIGINAL STORY AT 12:15PM): INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – More than 14,000 people are currently without power on Indianapolis' east side. All people affected are...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (CNN) -- "You wanna try me, right?" So begins the live Facebook broadcast of a mother beating and berating her 16-year-old daughter in their Savannah, Georgia, home. The teen sobs as her mother slaps her all over her body and hits her with what appears to be a...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--You may have to be ready to pay more in taxes for better roads, said one state lawmaker who is on a committee studying how to pay for roads, long-term. "Believe me. I'm a Republican and don't like raising taxes any more than anyone else. But, if we're going...