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A sleeping 13-year-old deaf boy was alerted to a fire in his southeast side home Wednesday afternoon by his dog, a pit bull named Ace. IFD Capt. Rita Reith says the fire occurred around 1:00 p.m. in the 6400 block of Perry Pines Court. The boy told investigators he did not have...
(photo courtesy IFD) A five-year-old playing with a lighter lead to a fire Wednesday morning at an east side apartment complex. Firefighters were called to the Briergate Apartments near East 30th Street and North Post Road shortly before noon and found heavy smoke and fire...
One person was injured in an apparent drive-by shooting on the city's southwest side Wednesday afternoon. The shooting was reported about 12:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of Gambel Road, near Mann Road and Interstate 465, dispatchers said. Police were looking for suspect in a silver...
Indiana State Police say texting while driving remains a major problem on state roadways. Sgt. Rich Myers says their message is "Drive Now, Text Later." Indiana law prohibits sending electronic messages while driving. Receiving and looking at messages are not part of the law...
The competition for a Cummins Headquarters building downtown is heating up in the form of a contest. Three architecture firms are vying for a chance to change the landscape downtown with unique design ideas that meet a wide range of criteria. Jon Mills with Cummins says they...
There has been a lot of change and positive impact for WGU Indiana. 260 students were enrolled four years ago. Today, over 3,600 are enrolled. The online, nonprofit state university recently announced that $400,000 in scholarships will be available for new undergraduate or...
An Indiana psychologist says our over-stimulated culture is likely to blame for results of a shocking new study. The Harvard University-University of Virginia study finds that two-thirds of men chose to give themselves a mild electric shock rather than sit alone with their own...
Indiana may be missing out on a piece of Hollywood. Indiana Media Production Alliance President Glenn Pratt believes the state lost a huge opportunity with the summer box office hit "The Fault in Our Stars." The movie is set in Indianapolis, but was filmed in Pennsylvania. Pratt...
(stock photo) Two Northwest Indiana beaches once again ranked among the worst nationally in terms of water quality. Both Jeorse Beaches, the original one and the newer beach just east of the Ameristar Casino in East Chicago, ranked among the worst repeat-offenders in the Natural...