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Governor Pence will have to defend his stance on Syrian refugees in court. The ACLU of Indiana announced Monday night that it filed a federal lawsuit challenging Pence's power to regulate the re-settlement of refugees from Syria in Indiana. The ACLU is representing Exodus...
Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett (WIBC.com file photo: RTV6) Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett plans to assemble public safety leaders to discuss crimefighting soon after he's sworn in January 1. Hogsett says while he may not fill all Cabinet positions before taking...
Unfair prices and useless warranties; the charges filed against a used car dealer in Indy. Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed the suit against Circle City Auto Exchange, which also operates Circle City Auto Connection and Circle City Sales and Service. The lawsuit filed in...
Holiday time means Hoosiers are rushing around on state roadways. State figures show that Thanksgiving through New Year's is an intense time for speeding, crashes, weather and alcohol-related crashes and fatalities. Indiana State Police Sgt. Rich Myers says that's why they're...
Two men have been charged in the murder of Indianapolis pastor's wife Amanda Blackburn. Larry Taylor and Jalen Watson are charged with burglarizing an eastside apartment, then driving crosstown in a stolen car and committing two more break-ins. The third home was the Blackburns...
The legislative debate over LGBT rights next year is likely to focus more than ever before on the T. Until now, the statehouse LGBT debate has centered on gay marriage, pushing transgender Hoosiers to the periphery. With the 2016 focus on a broader anti-discrimination bill,...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Five schools on Indy's westside will share a $2.3 million federal grant. The five-year grant for George Washington High School and elementary schools 46, 49, 63, and 67 will pay for mentoring and tutoring, after-school programs, parental outreach...
Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett has ordered a top-to-bottom review of city agencies before his inauguration January 1. The review is a page from Greg Ballard's playbook -- Hogsett has even hired the same...
((Photo by: CBC)) A prominent group of Indiana-based Christians is speaking out against Governor Pence's move refusing admission to Syrian refugees. Christian Church of the Disciples of Christ released a statement Friday. Spokesperson Cherilyn Willams says their opposition to...