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Former Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Buddy McAtee is among the racing figures buried at Crown Hill Cemetery. (WIBC.com photo: Crown Hill Cemetery) Six miles to the northeast of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the final resting place of an honor roll of Indy 500...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis has taken its annual pause in the runup to the 500 to remember America's fallen troops. This year is the last 500 Festival for Martin Umbarger after 11 years as adjutant general of the Indiana National Guard. 27 Guardsmen have been...
A consumer watchdog is calling a national settlement with the three major credit bureaus a victory for consumers. Indiana is among 31 states that have reached a settlement with Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. The deal changes the way the credit bureaus handle disputes...
Gas prices are trending upward, but Gasbuddy.com says they remain about a dollar lower than this time last year. Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan says gas prices will likely hit $2.99 per gallon in the Chicago area. He says rising crude oil prices and refinery problems...
This Memorial Day holiday weekend will be the busiest in a decade. AAA says 37.2 million Americans are traveling 50 or more miles from home during this four-day period. That's up 4.7% over last Memorial Day weekend. This weekend traditionally ushers in the summer holiday travel...
“For love of their country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.” James A. Garfield, May 30, 1868, Arlington National Cemetery - Monday, May 25th is Memorial Day. Originally called Decoration Day, it is a day of...
About four decades ago it was a rare sight to spot a flock of Canada Geese. Now, they seem to be everywhere, and protection for the animals that used to be rooted in conservation has turned into an infestation that has frustrated the Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler. Tyler is trying to...
A controversial Broad Ripple development project is moving full-speed ahead. Developers and city leaders broke ceremonial ground on Browning Investments' $30 million Fresh Thyme Market and luxury apartment project. The Fresh Thyme Market will be a 33,500 square-foot space built...
(INDIANAPOLIS)- Indy Pride has announced that Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is going to be the Grand Marshal at this years Pride Parade. The organization says their grand marshals are individuals that have made a significant contribution to the LGBT community and to society at...