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The Indiana Supreme Court is considering whether to reopen a door to asbestos lawsuits, after closing that door 12 years ago. A 3-2 Supreme Court ruled in 2003 that companies which mine asbestos can be sued for the health problems it causes, but suits over products containing it...
Rolls Royce North America announced a new $600 million investment project today. President and CEO Marion Blakey says the aerospace industry leader will spend the next five years modernizing its manufacturing operations on the city's southwest side. Blakey says it's the largest...
An Indianapolis middle school was on lockdown Monday morning after an escapee shot himself near the school. Dispatchers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said an escapee from Kentucky was in the area of Perry Meridian Middle School with a stolen vehicle around...
No arrests have been made in the murders of two women on the city's west side. Police found a vehicle with the victims inside late Sunday in the 2000 blk. of Berwick Ave. Both suffered from multiple gunshot wounds. They are identified as; Coriana Johnson, 17 and Makayla Mitchell...
The number of mature workers is on the rise in Indiana. Nationally, there are more than 3.4 million workers over the age of 70. That number has doubled since the late 1990s. The latest figures also show that 2.3% of the current U.S. workforce is now 70 or older. Indianapolis-...
Indiana is implementing a first round of recommendations from a task force on drug addiction: The Department of Workforce Development will incorporate drug education into youth outreach programs, and the state will ask the federal government for permission to make more addiction...
(WIBC.com file photo: RTV6) President Obama is urging federal and state action on gun control in the wake of Thursday's shooting spree at an Oregon college. But Indiana appears unlikely to take him up on it, and if anything might go the opposite direction. It's been years since...
The director of libraries at DePauw is wrapping up a weeklong sleepover in what's become an annual Indianapolis tradition. Each year, the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library sets up a bed in its front window and recruits someone to live, work and sleep there during the American...
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America is speaking out about the Oregon shooting tragedy. Indiana Chapter President Stephanie Mannon Grabow says it's "past time" for Congress to pass legislation that mandates universal background checks for people purchasing firearms...