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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...
(image courtesy of SomeoneTheyKnow.info) A new campaign attempts to go straight to young people to talk to them about sex abuse. "Someone They Know" is the name of the video campaign put together by Prevent Child Abuse Indiana, a coalition of The Village, the Indiana Youth...
Marion County Sheriff John Layton has fired one of his deputies. Seven-year veteran Jed Adams was terminated today. This after Plainfield Police arrested Layton overnight on charges of Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Official...
Disgraced Subway pitchman Jared Fogle has been sentenced to 15 years and eight months in prison -- three years more than prosecutors had requested. The sentence is more than a year beyond what federal sentencing guidelines indicated as the maximum sentence on charges of child...