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One year after the federal government said it was investigating how it handled sexual assault causes, Indiana University has a new, comprehensive policy on sexual misconduct. The new policy came about after six months of meetings held by a committee of officials from all seven...
Attorney General Greg Zoeller is hinting he may look at legal action against makers of e-cigarettes if legislators don't go further to restrict underage access. In January, Zoeller called for licensing of vape shops so the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission would be able to enforce...
Fishers Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Kroger Pharmacy Monday night. Officers were called around 8:30 p.m. to the Kroger near 116th Street and Cumberland Road. Two employees told officers a man approached the drop-off counter and presented a note which indicated...
(photo courtesy RTV6) The teenage brother and sister named in Monday's Amber Alert have been placed in the temporary care of Child Protectives Services. IMPD says this will last until detectives can determine 16-year-old Aaron Blackwell and 13-year-old Emma Blackwell are no...
The leader of a group that tries to help the homeless in Indianapolis wants the mayor to sign a "homeless bill of rights" into law. "It does not give additional rights to individuals. It just recognizes that homeless individuals need to be treated just as others, and in...
A top Hoosier drug counselor says addiction and street value are behind the recent spike in armed pharmacy robberies across Indiana. Heartland Intervention's Scott Watson says thieves are typically trying to gain access to opiate-based pain pills and anxiety medication. Watson...
(image courtesy of Hancock County Sheriff's Department) An inmate at the Hancock County Jail is dead after hanging himself in his cell this morning (Tuesday morning). Michael Ryan Youngblood, 34, was awaiting sentencing after a child molestation conviction. Captain Jeff Rasche...
Schools would be encouraged to create a certificate for students who demonstrate a good work ethic, under a bill approved by the Indiana Senate. 10 schools in northwest and southeast Indiana already award work ethic certificates to students who have near-perfect attendance in...
A top Indiana medical ethicist says the latest Supreme Court challenges to the Affordable Care Act may fizzle out. Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Hall Center for Law and Health Professor David Orentlicher is speaking out one day before the U.S. Supreme Court...