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The Indiana Natural Resources Commission will meet Tuesday to discuss a few proposals, one of them, is pretty controversial. The proposal would allow hunters to use any center-fire rifle caliber larger than .243 during the annual firearms deer season in Indiana, which means high...
A boating accident critically injured a 52-year-old woman on a pontoon boat on Geist Reservoir. A Sea-Doo speedboat, carrying seven people on board, and the pontoon collided Sunday evening. The crash caused the Sea Doo to fly 15 feet into the air, over the pontoon boat and back...
Sen. Dan Coats (R-Indiana) (WIBC.com file photo) Indiana Senator Dan Coats predicts the Senate will approve fast-track trade authority this week for a Pacific Rim trade deal, but says getting there may be a tough slog. Several Democrats are defying President Obama to try to...
There will be no criminal charges filed against former state school superintendent Tony Bennett in connection with the ethics case that resulted in a fine. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry, a Democrat, investigated whether Bennett violated any laws after the state's...
Purdue President Mitch Daniels (left) (wibc.com file photo) Purdue's president says they will keep the university's freeze on tuition and fees going as long as they can. Purdue's Board of Trustees endorsed holding the line on tuition and fees for the next two academic years,...
The Navy formally begins construction Saturday on the U.S.S. Indiana. Newport News Shipbuilding will hold a keel-laying ceremony with Navy brass at its Virginia shipyard. It'll likely be a couple more years before the sub launches. The Navy announced in 2012 it would name one of...
The Indianapolis Ten Point Coalition is kicking off its Summer Youth Violence Reduction Initiative. Rev. Charles Harrison says this year they're supporting the "Clean for Green" Summer Youth Jobs Program. The program employs young people in some of the city's six high crime...
State Rep. Dan Forestal (D-Indianapolis) is calling for a legislative summer study committee to look for improvements to the scandal-plagued Indiana BMV. The request comes days after an outside audit of the BMV detailed what has been described as a “sweeping lack of oversight...
The U-S Justice Department has charged a South Bend Police officer of a criminal civil rights violation five years ago. Officer Theodore Robert, 40, is accused of assaulting and injuring a man at the St. Joseph County Jail on May 30th, 2010. The incident was caught on the jail’s...