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(image courtesy of Exodus Refugee Immigration) The head of the group that has resettled Indiana's only recent Syrian refugees doesn't understand Governor Pence's call to block others from the state. "It is misguided, because it is blaming victims, blaming refugees who are...
by: Liz Adeola INDIANAPOLIS -- Detectives are pleading for more tips to help catch whoever killed Amanda Blackburn, the pregnant wife of a pastor at an Indianapolis church. Police released two photos of a suspect in the killing of the 28-year-old Monday evening, taken from a...
The mayors of Indianapolis, Fishers, Greenwood and Zionsville have signed an agreement to share city data. The mayors say it's the first multi-city open-data initiative in the nation. Fishers' Scott Fadness says analyzing that information regionally will allow cities to sharpen...
Senate Republicans will introduce their own version of a bill to expand civil rights protections to gays and lesbians. Senate Democrats have said they'll introduce "four words and a comma" legislation to give gays identical protections to those of women and minorities. President...
Sen. Brent Steele (R-Bedford) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Police and prosecutors are renewing a call to require a prescription for cold remedies containing pseudoephedrine. The common decongestant is also a key ingredient in methamphetamine. Indiana already limits how much...
Many Butler University students wore black on campus in memory of those who died in Paris. Seven exchange students from France helped organize what they called the Butler In Black campaign to honor the 129 who died in Friday's terrorist attacks, attacks that terrorized the...
Governor Pence (wibc.com file photo) There will be no more Syrian refugees coming to Indiana for now. Governor Pence became the latest governor to suspend the re-settlement of Syrian refugees in Indiana, after investigators into the terrorist attacks in Paris said that one of...
Organizers described Sunday's memorial service as a celebration of Amanda Blackburn. Community members gathered together to remember her -- singing songs and giving speaking about her. In a video, her sister offered insight into Amanda's life. “The most ironic thing about having...
It remains a huge problem for police investigators in Indy; people who don't want to "snitch." Police and community leaders say the "code of silent on the streets" about crime continues to hamper police investigations. Rev. Charles Harrison says it's important to break that code...