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There is now a permanent tribute to the 53 Lake County law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. Their names are memorialized on a wall inside the new John Dillinger Museum on the ground floor of the historic Lake County Courthouse. Police officers, local officials...
IMPD assisted the FBI in serving various warrants city-wide Wednesday morning. Tim Horty, a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's Office, said the warrants were gang-related. He said the activity mostly took place on the east side of the city. FBI officials were seen just off...
A top Indiana banking insider says bank branches are becoming the new dinosaurs. Indiana Bankers Association President S. Joe DeHaven says brick and mortar banks are dying at a rate of about 500 a year nationwide. DeHaven says bank branches peaked at about 90,000 in 2009. He...
The time has come for the Indiana Bear to go back home to Michigan, and the Indiana DNR is pulling out all of the stops. Bud Veverka with the Indiana DNR says that's because the Bear has become increasingly more comfortable around people's homes and is threatening to become a...
The Marion County Health Department has confirmed the season's first case of mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus. The mosquitoes testing positive were taken from a trap in Washington Township. No human cases have been reported in the county this year. West Nile usually produces...
Indianapolis Public Safety Director Troy Riggs says he's leaving office with homicides and shootings down this year. He says homicides are down 20% so far this year. However, he says crime will rise again if the city doesn't continue to deal "with the systemic issues" that lead...
School choice advocates are turning their attention from state legislatures to Congress. More than 100 parents and students rallied on Capitol Hill under the banner of PublicSchoolChoice.org. The group is pushing for a wider range of public school options, especially charter and...
A top city official says from where he sits, financial fallout from the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana has been minimal. Visit Indy President Leonard Hoops says he had been anticipating that RFRA might hurt convention business in Indianapolis, but he says now that...
Indianapolis will host the U.S. Conference of Mayors 84th Annual Meeting next year. Conference Trustee and Mayor Greg Ballard announced on Tuesday that the four-day conference will take place next June 24th-27th at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. Visit Indy President...