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Dr. Robert Pascuzzi accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) The now-famous ice bucket challenge was taken in Indianapolis by two people who could benefit directly from it. "If we raise enough funds to fuel research, there are people out there with...
(photo courtesy Metro Networks) Indiana civic leaders say fallout from continued violence in Ferguson, Missouri will have lasting, negative economic impact on St. Louis. Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute President John Ketzenberger says the unrest there is an outgrowth of St...
(L to R) Rep. Cindy Kirchhofer (R-Indianapolis), Attorney General Greg Zoeller, Indiana National Guard Adjutant General Martin Umbarger. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) National Guard troops and reservists called to active duty would gain protection from debt collectors and...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Mike Wilson) Governor Pence says he plans to keep the pursestrings tight in the next state budget. Pence has insisted on a reserve of one-eighth of total state spending as a firewall against recession. He's directed state agencies to trim...
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard introduced his $1 billion 2015 budget to the City-County Council Monday night. Ballard told the council his budget places the greatest emphasis on the city's number one priority: public safety. 90-percent of the city's general fund is directed...
The Indianapolis City-County Council removed Monday a resolution urging Indianapolis Power and Light to stop burning coal at its Harding Street plant by 2020. This comes after IPL announced it will seek approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to convert the last...
Cody Cashion (file photo) The southern Indiana man accused of setting a fire in a New Albany home which killed three children and injured one other has been sentenced to prison. Cody Cashion, 18, pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and one count of arson resulting in bodily...
(photo courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) An attorney for Jim Irsay has filed a motion asking for a delay in the trial of the Colts owner on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence. That trial is on the calendar for August 28th in Hamilton County Superior...
The man who could face the death penalty for the murders of four people on the southeast side of Indy wants a judge to let him get married while in jail. Kenneth Rackemann's attorneys filed a motion last week asking the judge to reconsider a request to marry his fiancee, Tia...