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(image courtesy of sudafed.com) A proposal to make some cold remedies prescription-only is taking a back seat, with a Senate committee instead endorsing a pair of less stringent alternatives. Senators voted to ban drug offenders from buying medication with pseudoephedrine, and...
(RTV6 photo) Goats being raised for a 4-H fair are dead after a morning barn fire. The fire happened near Pittsboro at a farm near 250 East and 500 North. The fire department doesn't know how it started, but there were heaters inside for the 55 goats. A tractor inside the barn...
Cancer survivors and their families want a more coordinated approach to pain relief for cancer patients. Most hospitals have palliative care specialists, but Aurmaudra Bradley with the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network says not everyone integrates pain relief into...
Bob Leonard (RTV6 photo) Jury selection has begun in the arson and murder trial of Robert Leonard, Jr. – one of five people accused in the 2012 southside explosion that killed two people. Leonard faces 51 counts, including arson and murder, in connection with his alleged role in...
Mount Vernon High School in Hancock County will have extra security Tuesday following a threat made against the school Monday afternoon. Mt. Vernon Schools Superintendent Shane Robbins sent a message to parents Monday night saying a Facebook post had been made about a possible...
The road funding plans moving through the House and Senate would mark a first: they'd reduce the amount of money the state considers an adequate reserve. Three decades ago, House Speaker Brian Bosma recalls, the state thought a 6.5% surplus was enough, only to discover in the...
The IHSAA suspended seasons for the girls basketball teams at Ben Davis and Pike high schools Monday following a brawl erupted between players Saturday at a game. Several fans captured the the fight on their phones. There is no word on what started the fight. Marry Lang, Chief...
Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis (wibc.com file photo) Stay inside today if you can. Otherwise, you are at risk for frostbite. Eskenazi Hospital's Richard Fairbanks Burn Center saw a record number of frostbite cases last year, and Dr. Matt Connelly is trying to make sure you...
Gas dropped as low as .47/gallon in Houghton Lake, Michigan during a gas price war (image from Patrick deHaan, GasBuddy.com) Gas is cheap in the Hoosier state, as crude prices stay below $30 a barrel this morning. The average price for a gallon of gas in Indiana this morning was...