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The number of confirmed HIV cases continues to grow in Scott County, but at a much slower rate that it was last week. Officials with the State Department of Health say that only two additional cases were confirmed since numbers were last reported on Friday putting the total up...
Legislators have reached a deal combining financial help for two Marion County small-claims courts with some long-sought reforms of the small-claims system. Marion County's small-claims system is unique in Indiana, with each of the county's nine townships operating its own court...
Legislators expect to vote Wednesday on a bill opening the door to needle exchange programs statewide to combat the spread of AIDS. Governor Pence instituted an emergency needle exchange program in Scott County last month after a sudden spike in HIV cases. The county has now...
Deciding when and how to allow live dealers at Indiana's two racetrack casinos is the last hurdle confronting casino legislation as the General Assembly session winds down. House and Senate versions of the bill put off live dealers until 2021, to give Indiana's Ohio River...
Indy's near-eastside got special distinction Tuesday. The Obama Administration has dubbed the area just east of downtown Indianapolis one of the nation's new "Project Zone" areas. That means it's getting about $8.2 million in federal assistance and $2 million from local...
The violent protests seen in Baltimore are a possibility in Indianapolis, but Public Safety Director Troy Riggs says it isn't likely. Riggs says Indianapolis has done a lot to work with troubled parts of the city that other metropolitan areas may have neglected. Riggs says there...
Since its founding in 1851, the tiny town of Story, Indiana has had no mayor, no board of commissioners and no town counsel. However, what they do have is a "Village Idiot". Regulars to the Story Inn's tavern gather every year to elect the Village Idiot. The balloting for the “...
(image courtesy of the CDC) Some doctors hope that a new study will finally prove to skeptics that vaccines do not cause autism. The exhaustive study of more 95,000 children born between 2001 and 2007 shows that those who received the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine did...
Tara (left) and Melody Betterman-Lane, plaintiffs in Indiana's same-sex marriage lawsuits, in Washington DC (image courtesy of ACLU of Indiana/Twitter) The Supreme Court will hear arguments on same-sex marriage today, and some of those who successfully challenged Indiana's gay...