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The Senate has unanimously endorsed Governor Pence's road funding plan. Senate Republicans made a point of noting the billion-dollar plan doesn't raise taxes, in contrast to the bill House Republicans passed Tuesday. Pence had asked for half the money right away, with money from...
The burned out house where two people died in Henry County (RTV6 photo) Two people, including a 4-year-old girl, died in a house fire in Henry County early Wednesday morning. The fire started around 1 a.m., on the 1400 block of County Road 850 East, south of State Road 38...
Major Davis II (wibc.com file photo) Remember the police brutality lawsuit filed by the man accused of killing a cop? It didn't last long. As first reported by Rafael Sanchez with our news partners at RTV6, a federal judge on Tuesday tossed out the lawsuit from Major Davis II...
Susan Jordan (wibc.com file photo) Could Amy Beverland Elementary School someday be Susan Jordan Elementary? It will if the people who created a Facebook group get their way. The group is called The Susan Jordan Memorial School Renaming Project . A post there has a link to an...
Jennifer Rowe (RTV6/Miami County Sheriff's Office) A mom is in jail because her daughter missed 44 days of school last semester. Jennifer Rowe was arrested Monday on a felony charge of neglect. Police say her 15-year-old daughter missed more than four dozen days of classes from...
(image courtesy of Freedom Indiana) The Senate has killed an LGBT rights bill without a vote. Markle Republican Travis Holdman, who authored the rights bill, let a deadline pass without calling it to the floor. He says it didn't have the votes. Senate President Pro Tem David...
The state is suing three out-of-state title companies it accuses of cheating homeowners out of tax refunds. If you don't pay your property taxes, the county auctions off your house. But if the winning bid is more than your tax bill, the county keeps the taxes and sends you the...
Ruff & Tuff (Franklin College photo) Ruff and Tuff are back home at Franklin College. Ruff and Tuff is a statue; a pair of grizzly cubs wrestling, it's bronze and roughly two-feet by two-feet. Someone stole it late last week from near the Dietz Center at the Johnson County...
Warning; contents may be hot and can burn you. A man trying to rob a convenience store didn't have time to check for the warning label, as a clerk used a hot cup of joe to stop the bandit in Muncie. It happened Sunday morning. The Marathon Food Mart at Main and Hackley in Muncie...