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Two people were killed in a two-car accident Sunday night in Hendricks County. The crash happened around 10 p.m. at Tudor Road and County Road 350 W. Authorities with the Hendricks County Sheriff's Department say a man in one of the cars was killed. A man and woman were in the...
(RTV6 photo) The FAA will be in Madison County on Monday to investigate the crash of a glider. A glider, or sailplane, is a type of aircraft that does not have an engine. Deputies were called to the 7200 block of W 700 N shortly before 5pm Sunday. They found the pilot of the...
Republicans have another establishment-versus-outsider contest brewing, this one for state school superintendent. Yorktown Superintendent Jennifer McCormick and IPFW instructor Dawn Wooten both criticize incumbent Glenda Ritz's management skills and conflicts with the State...
A new directive to schools from the Obama Administration to accommodate transgender students isn't actually all that new. Indiana School Boards Association attorney Lisa Tanselle says the government told schools two years ago to honor the bathroom and locker room preferences of...
(WIBC.com file photo: RTV6) Marion County's sheriff is endorsing Mayor Joe Hogsett's call for a new jail. John Layton says the county needs a new jail not only to relieve overcrowding, but to allow more program space for inmates. He says the jail has 84 separate programs aimed...
Two Indiana representatives' bills to fight opioid drug addiction have passed the House and are headed for the Senate. The House expects to finish work this week on 18 bills tackling different aspects of the opioid epidemic. It's already approved on a voice vote Congressman...
Mayor Hogsett gives his State of the City (RTV6 Photo) Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett made good on a campaign promise Wednesday, officially lifting a three-decade moratorium on new streetlights in the city. The city of Indianapolis hasn't installed a new streetlight since 1981...
LAFAYETTE, Ind.--A group that wants to see marijuana legalized in Indiana held a rally at the Tippecanoe County courthouse in Lafayette Wednesday, but the group says they plan to hold rallies in every county in the state. The group Higher Fellowship organized the rally. Bobbie...
Environmental advocates outside Sen. Joe Donnelly's Indianapolis office. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Environmental groups are rallying to defend a two-year-old federal rule for the disposal of coal ash. Senators John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia)...