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Monica Kelsey (left) with Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indiana fire stations and hospitals may implement drop boxes for abandoned newborns. A law passed in 2000 established hospitals and fire stations as "safe havens" where mothers could leave...
Some Indiana state lawmakers are eyeing a coveted U.S. Senate seat. Fresh on the heels of his announcement that he's not seeking re-election next year, several Indiana lawmakers say they might be interested in running for the seat of U.S. Republican Senator Dan Coats. Democratic...
There's no need to panic just yet, but the April 15 tax deadline is approaching. The Indiana Department of Revenue says many taxpayers who owe wait until the tax filing deadline. But, for 1-point-9 million Hoosiers--the tax check is already in hand or spent by now. Over 80...
GenCon drew 56,000 to Indy last year (wibc.com file photo) As Governor Pence prepares to sign a "religious freedom" bill into law, the leader of one of the largest annual events in the state suggests it might drive them away. The owner and CEO of GenCon sent a letter to the...
Indiana is on the brink of enacting a new energy efficiency plan to replace one repealed last year. The House has approved a bill requiring electric companies to submit plans every three years for how they'll encourage more efficient energy consumption. Utilities and Energy...
The Senate has given final approval to the so-called "religious freedom restoration act." Democrats made one final pitch against the bill banning infringement on religious beliefs without a "compelling state interest." Opponents argue it's a veiled attempt to legalize...
(image courtesy of PeteRose.com) Were women told to stay away from a school fundraising event involving baseball's all-time hit king? A new lawsuit says they were. The ACLU of Indiana is representing two women who are suing the Lawrenceburg School district in federal court over...
The Indianapolis Museum of Art is expanding its online footprint. The museum has launched its new online collection of more than 33,000 images of items from the museum's permanent collection. IMA Director and CEO Dr. Charles Venable says most museums only display about ten...
The Indianapolis Fire Department says their "Smoke Detector Blitz" appears to be paying off. Indianapolis Fire Chief Ernest Malone says they've distributed and installed some 1600 smoke detectors across the county. Chief Malone says they're especially targeting the six focus...