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A retired Indianapolis police officer and his daughter were shot in their home on the city's east side overnight. At approximately 1:01 a.m., IMPD officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of North Hawthorne Lane on a report of a person shot. Arriving officers found an adult...
IUPUI will take a first-of-its-kind look at whether living wills adequately reflect patients' wishes. IU nursing professor Susan Hickman is leading a four-year study of the advance directives completed by nursing home patients or their health care representatives. She says it's...
Get ready for The Big Chill Indiana. Indianapolis-based National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Ryan says the coldest weather since mid-April is coming to Indiana this weekend. He says temperatures will dip into the low 30s tonight and low 20s Saturday night across the state...
It appears that saggy, droopy pants may be coming to an end in Gary. The Gary Youth Council has overwhelming voted in favor of an ordinance that would ban wearing saggy pants in public places and on public property. Youth Council President Dai'one Fields says their vote was six...
Secretary of State John Kerry says the the U.S's continued military presence in Afghanistan is crucial for the stability of that country. Kerry spoke in response to President Obama's announcement that the U.S. is keeping about 5,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Kerry addressed...
Eskenazi Health and the Marion County Health & Hospital Corporation announced an advance in the fight against mental illness today. Officials announced the new Sandra Eskenazi Center for Brain Care Innovation. The center is named in honor of Sandra Eskenazi's gift to the...
Within the next few weeks, Indiana may pay off a lingering debt from the Great Recession. Indiana was one of 33 states which had to borrow from the federal government to keep up with unemployment claims when the recession hit in 2008. It's one of four which hasn't paid it back...
There's rare bipartisan backing from Indiana's congressional delegation for President Obama's decision to extend the U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan. Republicans and Democrats alike invoke the specter of Iraq as a cautionary lesson of the risk of pulling out American troops...
State Superintendent Glenda Ritz's office believes politics were behind the delay on the approval of ISTEP pass/fail scores, an accusation vehemently denied by the spokesman for the State Board of Education. The board delayed until a special meeting October 28 the consideration...