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June flooding has wiped out 3% to 5% of Indiana's corn and soybean crop and 2% of wheat, according to preliminary estimates by the Purdue Extension. Agronomist Chris Hurt says 2015 was shaping up as a better than average year until the rains came -- as much as 16 inches this...
Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry (right) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indy Metro Police say anyone who tokes up at Wednesday's inaugural service of a marijuana-centered church will be subject to arrest: Longtime legalization activist Bill Levin announced plans to open the...
Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry (right) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indy Metro Police say anyone who tokes up at Wednesday's inaugural service of a marijuana-centered church will be subject to arrest: Longtime legalization activist Bill Levin announced plans to open the...
Lawrence city officials are taking bites out of blight. Mayor Dean Jessup announced Friday $1 million in grants to eliminate blight and spruce up one of the city's main streets. Jessup says the city is tearing down the derelict Old Town Hall and an old house next door - both on...
Jake Miller (left) and Craig Bowen after they married June 25, 2014 (wibc.com file photo) The Supreme Court's ruling legalizing same-sex marriage came almost exactly one year after it became legal in Indiana. Thursday was actually the one-year anniversary of when same-sex...
Local amateur radio operators will join with their counterparts from around the world this weekend. (July 27-28) "Field Day" is held each year to test the ability to set up emergency communications. Ham radio operators will be honing their skills in fields, forests, parks,...
An off-duty Indianapolis Police officer was involved in a fatal motorcycle crash overnnight. At approximately 2:30 a.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers were dispatched to the intersection of S. West Street and W. Washington Street on the report of a...
AAA Hoosier Motor Club says this July 4th holiday weekend will be the most-traveled ever for Hoosiers. More than one-million Indiana residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday period. Last year, about 993,000 traveled during the holiday...
A new urban park is coming to Indianapolis. City and civic leaders today announced that Lilly Endowment has awarded the Indianapolis-Marion County Building Authority a $5 million matching grant. The city will come up with at least another $5 million to transform the Washington...