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Indianapolis Public Safety Director Troy Riggs says it's an opportunity he couldn't pass up. In August, he's leaving his post to join the Indiana University Public Policy Institute as Director of Public Safety Outreach. Riggs says he's not leaving because his boss, Mayor Greg...
(WIBC.com photo: U.S. Air Force) To a list of state emblems from the cardinal to the sugar cream pie, Indiana will add the official state aircraft next week. The P-47 Thunderbolt served as a fighter escort for American bombers in World War Two. It was the only World War II...
Democratic Mayoral Candidate Joe Hogsett unveiled his anti-crime plan Wednesday. Hogsett is proposing a multi-pronged approach that he calls "an integrated public safety platform." Calling the plan the work of "peacemakers" rather than "peace lovers," Hogsett says if elected, he...
Plans for a new reservoir in Fishers could throw a wrench into a controversial proposal for one in Anderson. Environmental groups have been arguing for months that a plan to dam the White River to create the Mounds Lake Reservoir would damage the river's ecosystem. But with...
Law enforcement is asking for the public's help in solving a homicide case that occurred 43 years ago. Phyllis Bailer, 27 left Indianapolis with her three-year-old daughter to visit a relative in Bluffton July 7th, 1972. Police say Bailer's car overheated on I-69 in Grant County...
A Ball State University economist says Indiana has a lot at stake in Europe's effort to shore up Greece. European leaders are scrambling this week to come up with yet another multi-billion-dollar bailout deal for Greece. If they don't reach an agreement by the end of this month...
Much of Indiana is in for some stormy weather. Indianapolis-based National Weather Service Meteorologist Joseph Nield says thunderstorm watches or warnings may pop up late Wednesday night through Thursday. He says activity will begin with showers Wednesday afternoon. However, he...
One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting on the city’s northeast side Tuesday night. The incident started at Washington Park when an officer approached a vehicle after noticing two males in a car in an unauthorized parking spot. Authorities said the driver didn'...
(image courtesy of Muscatatuck Urban Training Center) Some Indiana National Guard members will respond to a devastating earthquake without waiting for one to take place. Today's earthquake exercise is the fourth in a series of training exchanges with a unit from Israel called...