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An Indianapolis man who went on a crime spree that included murder, robbery and sexual assault received a 110-year sentence Friday. Shayne Thompson, 19, accepted a plea deal last month on robbery and murder charges in the killing of a Ricker's BP gas station employee in 2013...
A Postal Service employee from Rockport was charged with embezzlement following an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service and the Office of Inspector General. Acting U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler says Brittney Thorpe, 26, allegedly took Postal Service money orders and used them...
A former Fort Wayne police officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for raping a woman he had arrested for drunken driving. Superior Court Judge Fran Gull handed down the sentence to Mark Rogers, 46, suspending four years of a 10-year sentence as called for in a plea...
Some air travelers at Indianapolis International Airport aren't happy this afternoon. Flights to Chicago O'Hare and Midway airports remain canceled and that's causing headaches for commuters. This follows a fire at an FAA Regional Center in Chicago early Friday morning. FAA...
Attorney General Greg Zoeller announces anti-public corruption legislation (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Bills introduced in next year's legislative session will target public corruption, as well as attempt to provide protections for whistleblowers. The proposals come from the...
State Sen. Jim Merritt and Heartland Intervention Founder Scott Watson are challenging Indiana high schools and colleges to do more to address teen depression and suicides. This follows what they say have been about a half-dozen suicides in the state in the past several months...
Indianapolis-area residents are greeting the proposed creation of a second area code for the region with a collective yawn. No phone customers attended the first in a series of five public hearings where utility regulators are seeking reaction to plans to assign a new area code...
Several fire departments were on the scene of a building fire in Brownsburg early this morning. A spokeswoman for the Brownsburg Fire Department said a deputy was passing by T.J. Lefter Trucking Company on U.S. 136 and saw flames. The water company had to be called to boost...
Deer hunting will soon take place at Eagle Creek Park. The Indianapolis Parks and Recreation Board unanimously approved a two-part plan to reduce the deer population, saying the deer are destroying many types of vegetation at Eagle Creek. Initially, the hunt will not be open to...