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The City of Indianapolis is taking another step in its push for rapid transit Wednesday. Mayor Greg Ballard and community leaders are launching a public awareness and outreach campaign for the so-called Red Line. It's the metro area's "first rapid transit line" that aims to...
(WIBC.com file photo: RTV6) Indiana and the U.S. are seeing an uptick in traffic deaths in the first half of the year. The National Safety Council says fatalities are up 14% nationwide. Indiana's 356 deaths are a 23% increase, and the highest six-month total in three years. Adam...
A person from Huntington County is the first to contract West Nile virus in Indiana this year. The infection was reported by the state Health Department, though no other information was released about the person who contracted the virus. The department says West Nile had been...
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security says it has been a devastating summer for dozens of counties. Spokesman John Erickson says severe weather and flooding from June 9th through July 29th killed one person in Brown County and ravaged 29 counties in all to the tune of at...
Police and prosecutors are keeping a wary eye on Indiana's southern border for the latest variation on synthetic drugs. Alpha-PVP, more commonly known as Flakka or gravel, has made its biggest impact in Florida, where it's been blamed for 29 deaths in the Fort Lauderdale area...
Governor Mike Pence made it through a surgery Monday night to repair minor complications from his hernia repair last week. Pence transferred his duties to Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann ahead of the procedure, which was to begin at 5:30 p.m. Shortly after 8 p.m., Pence was...
A company tasked with studying pedestrian involved crashes has identified the Top 10 most dangerous areas of the cities for walkers and bicyclists, so what now? Health By Design CEO Kim Irwin says, from here, the plan is to do more research into these areas, identify common...
Sen. Karen Tallian (D-Portage) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Portage Senator Karen Tallian has ended her campaign for governor. In a written announcement, Tallian didn't give a reason for her withdrawal, but her fundraising never got off the ground. She raised less than 24-...
Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly are touting Indiana's agriculture industry. Both told a crowd at the Indiana State Fair that agriculture remains one of Indiana's top money makers. This comes as the state fair is celebrating the "Year of the...