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(image courtesy of Exodus Refugee Immigration) There are many misconceptions about refugees according to the new director of the group at the center of court fight over them. "Refugees are those who have fled their country and don't have a choice," said Cole Varga, who recently...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—More people are moving to downtown Indianapolis and more businesses are locating there. Now the aim is to keep that momentum going, said Mayor Joe Hogsett and others who spoke at the State of Downtown event Thursday, presented by Downtown Indy, Inc. There are...
Investigators say they don't know what started a fire that burned six cars in a parking garage north of downtown Indianapolis Friday morning. Officials say the six cars caught fire in the second floor of the visitors garage at IU Health Methodist around 4:09 a.m. The cars were...
SPENCER, Ind. The one-year-old girl who went missing from her father and grandmother's house early Wednesday in Owen County was found dead Thursday, state police said in a press conference Thursday night. Shaylyn Ammerman's body was found in a rural area in Gosport, just after 6...
Gov. Pence signed a controversial abortion bill into law Thursday. The bill prohibits abortions on the basis of the race or sex of a fetus, or a potential disability. Pence released the following statement Thursday: “Throughout my public career, I have stood for the sanctity of...
The first veto from Governor Pence is one that was not expected. The governor vetoed a bill that would have given the legislature the right to override environmental regulations from the state that were more stringent than federal regulations. That was the amended version of a...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) An Indiana congressman has introduced a bill to bring grocery stores to so-called "food deserts." Representative Andre Carson's (D-7th) bill would create revolving loan funds in all 50 states to help open stores which would sell fruits and...
Noblesville police are investigating after threatening comments referencing Noblesville High School were posted on Twitter Wednesday. Police spoke with two people thought to have information about the incident, but those people were released. At this time, there are no suspects...
Rep. Susan Brooks (R-5th) (WIBC.com file photo) Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks says the fight against terrorism needs to include American nation-building in the Third World. Brooks says President George W. Bush's African AIDS relief program both created a surge of goodwill...