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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...
(image courtesy of RTV6) Drunk driving. That's what police say led to a crash on the northwest side of Indianapolis that killed a man Monday morning. The crash happened around 5:30 a.m., near the intersection of 46th Street and Moller Road. Police say the man who was killed was...
Not everyone has the MLK Day holiday off from school. But several school districts have delayed classes due to this morning's extreme cold. Click on the link below for the complete list of closings and delays courtesy of our partners at RTV6 . Indiana School Closings/Delays from...
A day on, not a day off. That, in a nutshell, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The "day on, not a day off" slogan is being used in Bloomington, but that could be true for just about any city across the state. While MLK Day will have been a federal holiday for 30 years this year,...