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In Vincennes, an 18-foot, 500-pound watermelon will rise in the sky and drop 12 Knox County watermelons at the stroke of midnight to mark the year 2015. The annual Watermelon Drop has drawn national attention since it began in 2008. It pays homage to Knox County's melon farms...
13 new laws take effect in Indiana with the new year. Most new laws went into effect with the start of the fiscal year July 1. But a handful take effect January 1, especially those affecting taxes and motor vehicles. The first phase of the tax cut passed in 2013 kicks in...
Michael Hicks (photo courtesy IMPD) IMPD arrested a teenager Monday in connection with a November murder on the city's near east side. Police say 18-year-old Michael Hicks allegedly shot 21-year-old Ahmad Beech several times after an argument ensued during an illegal gambling...
(photos courtesy IMPD) IMPD and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspects in two separate bank robberies early Tuesday afternoon. The first robbery occurred just after noon at the Key Bank branch at 2433 Lake Circle Drive on...
Indiana State Police say a body was found Tuesday afternoon in a Sullivan County cornfield. State Police, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department and Sullivan Police were called to the cornfield at County Road 300 North and County Road 325 East after a farmer found the body...
(photo courtesy Indiana State Police) For the third time in as many months, a Megabus has crashed in Indiana. Indiana State Police say the crash happened shortly before 1:00 p.m. Tuesday on the Indiana Toll Road about two miles from the Illinois border as it was heading from...
Jamel Wesson (photo courtesy IMPD) IMPD arrested a suspect in a shooting late Monday night in downtown Indianapolis. Officers were called around 11:30 p.m. to the Shell gas station at 1551 North Illinois Street and found a man with a gunshot wound to the neck. He was taken to IU...
A new report says that law enforcement fatalities across the nation rose significantly in 2014. Data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund shows officer fatalities rose 24 percent this year. 126 police officers were killed in 2014 compared to 102 in...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence is wading into U-S foreign and defense policy on what's billed as a trade mission to Israel. Pence told more than 60 C-E-O's at a U-S-Israel Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Tel Aviv the U-S should resume...