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For four Indiana congressional candidates, the campaign is only now shifting into high gear. U.S. Senator Dan Coats' retirement opened up the House seats of the two Republicans running to replace him: Marlin Stutzman in northeast Indiana's Third District and Todd Young in the...
Kaiden Harrison (RTV6 photo) A 6-year-old was recovering Monday after being mauled by a loose dog on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The boy's father says he was playing with friends in the neighborhood when the attack happened. "My oldest son came running in here, he was...
The Kokomo City Council approved expanded protections for the LGBT community on a 5-4 vote (RTV6 photo) Kokomo will be the latest city to offer civil rights protections to the LGBT community. The Kokomo City Council voted 5-to-4 Monday night to add sexual orientation and gender...
A Zionsville man was shot Monday night by a man claiming to be a stranded driver. Police said the man knocked on a door in the Austin Oaks subdivision shortly after 9 p.m. asking for help with his car. The homeowner told police he got a tool to help the man, only to be attacked...
Mark Cosand (RTV6 Photo) An Indianapolis Public School Principal has resigned amid allegations he failed to report allegations of child abuse in a timely manner. Mark Cosand stepped down as principal of Positive Supports Academy, effective March 7, records show. He told Call 6...
D'Qwell Jackson (Colts.com) Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson is guilty of punching a pizza delivery man in the face. Jackson was convicted of simple assault Monday in Washington D.C., more than a year after the incident took place. Police and prosecutors say the punch stemmed...
(image courtesy of earth-policy.org) Governor Pence has not said whether or not he will sign the 'plastic bag bill.' That is House Bill 1053, which would make it illegal for local governments to bar grocery and other stores from using plastic bags. Governments would also be...
Next year's high school seniors will be the first with a chance to earn Indiana's new scholarship for would-be teachers. Legislators approved $10 million for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, enough money to put 200 seniors a year through college for three years...
The state's big four all got into the dance, but not all are thrilled with their seeding in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Many IU fans thought the Hoosiers deserved to be seeded higher than 5th in the East. But even though IU won the Big Ten regular season title, their...