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Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly is targeting prescription pain medication and heroin drug abuse. Donnelly and New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte reintroduced their so-called, "Heroin and Prescription Opioid Abuse, Prevention, Education and Enforcement Act of 2015." It builds on...
Three Central Indiana men accused in a Biodiesel fraud case have pleaded guilty to their crimes and are now awaiting sentencing. The last of the three, 39 year old Chad Ducey, entered into his plea earlier this week meaning him and his brothers will face federal sentencing for...
((Photo Courtesy: Baltimore Sun)) Indiana criminologists and sociologists are speaking out about events in Baltimore. Indiana University Criminal Justice Professor Dr. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah says events this week in Baltimore like in Ferguson, New York and other cities prove that...
If you sing 'Take Me Out To the Ball Game' at tonight's Indianapolis Indians game, you'll need to take out the line about peanuts and Cracker Jacks. Tonight is the first Peanut Allergy Awareness Night at Victory Field. That means that during tonight's game against the Louisville...
(image courtesy of Stand Indiana) A group of parents, with help from an educational advocacy group, hopes Indianapolis Public Schools listens to its wishes to help improve schools. Parents working with Stand Indiana wrote the plan they call "Every Child, Every Neighborhood." "To...
An Indianapolis man faces charges in a deadly drug deal. Police said Mark Patterson Jr., 32, met up with Destiny Asher, 24 at an east-side gas station on March 26 for a drug deal near East 21st Street and Arlington Avenue. During the deal, police said Patterson was armed with a...
Kroger Central Division President Jeff Burt joined Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and state officials Wednesday morning to detail the strategic capital investment plan for central Indiana, which will exceed $464.6 million dollars. An estimated 3,440 additional jobs will be...
The nation is experiencing a rise in particle and ozone pollution. That's according to the American Lung Association's 16th Annual State of the Air Report just out. ALA Healthy Air Campaign Manager Mike Kolleng says the slight rise in overall air pollution in the past couple of...
Lots more Hoosiers are remodeling their homes. Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis President Steve Lains says the first quarter of 2015 appears to be the best first quarter for home remodeling in several years in Indiana. He says remodelers are citing the number of...