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The 500 is planning extra events to celebrate the 100th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Organizers are mostly tight-lipped about specifics, promising to announce individual events one at a time. But Speedway concession stands will sell pint bottles of milk for...
Marion Superior Judge Barbara Crawford (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Mentally ill criminals will get extra help with their mental issues to help keep them out of jail. Marion County created a mental-health court 14 months ago. It's gotten the green light from the state to join...
Indiana's May 3 primary is shaping up to be the state's first meaningful say in a Republican presidential race in 40 years. Nine more states vote before Indiana, but only New York, Pennsylvania and Arizona offer more delegates -- and all but 14 of Pennsylvania's delegates are...
For Indiana's Senators, it isn't about the Supreme Court nominee, it's about whether to hold a confirmation hearing. Neither Republican Dan Coats nor Democrat Joe Donnelly offered an opinion on Merrick Garland, the D.C. Circuit Appeals Court judge nominated by President Obama to...
If you live in Lawrence, a hike in your water rate is almost certain. The reasons are many, beginning with an aging infrastructure, all the way to the alleged mismanagement of the system by the previous city administration. At the beginning of the year, the Lawrence Water...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--A convicted meth dealer was accidentally released Monday just days into a 20-year sentence, reports our partners at RTV6. A warrant was issued Tuesday for the rearrest of Levi Garrett, 32. Garrett was first arrested in May 2015 on the meth dealing charges and...
A felon who was supposed to begin serving a 20-year sentence this week was instead mistakenly released from the Marion County Jail. Levi Garrett, 32, was supposed to begin his sentence for dealing meth, auto theft and resisting law enforcement this week. Court records show...
The two main groups lobbying for civil rights for gays and lesbians say they're already gearing up for another try next year. Freedom Indiana campaign manager Chris Paulsen says legislators from both parties have asked to be put in touch with gay and transgender Hoosiers so they...
Park Tudor is keeping quiet. The private school will not make public the findings of its internal investigation of former basketball coach Kyle Cox and whether school officials tried to cover up accusations that he enticed a girl at the school to sext with him. Park Tudor hired...