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The Hoosier Lottery is celebrating a milestone. October 13th marks the lottery's 25th birthday. It was started back on October 13, 1989. That's the day it sold its very first ticket. The Hoosier Lottery is the result of a voter-approved referendum. Lottery officials say since...
A Purdue professor says Ebola is 'primed' to go airborne. In the first case of Ebola transmission in the U.S., a Texas nurse who treated an Ebola-stricken Liberian man has tested positive for the deadly virus. Professor David Sanders has been studying the virus since 2003,...
Indianapolis Fire Department officials were called to the Indianapolis Zoo after two sky cars at the new orangutan exhibit became stuck. Six Zoo guests were rescued from the Indianapolis Sky Ride after their ride cars stopped about 35 feet in the air Sunday afternoon. The stop...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) State and federal offices are closed today for Columbus Day -- one of the few visible reminders of what used to be a more prominent holiday. Christopher Columbus has faced a backlash over the last 20 years, with Native American groups and others...
(photo courtesy IFD) A family of three is looking for another place to stay Friday night after fire badly damaged their home. IFD Capt. Rita Reith says crews were called to the 1200 block of Martin Street around 6:15 p.m. Friday and found heavy smoke coming from the home. The...
A Lafayette woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her husband, which went unreported for months. Ila Solomon, 55, was taken into custody Thursday on charges of welfare fraud, theft, failure to report a dead body, failure to file a death certificate and unlawful...
Former Pacers All-Star Detlef Schrempf (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The seafood industry and health researchers are launching a monthlong push to get Indianapolis to eat more fish. The USDA says you should eat two servings of fish a week, but eight out of 10 people don't --...
A man who escaped from the Hancock County Jail while he was still handcuffed has been captured on the eastside of Indianapolis. Hancock County Sheriff's Captain Jeff Rasche says Anthony Bowling, 46, was arrested without incident around 10:00am today at a home in the 18-hundred...
((Photo: TheDailyDot)) Connersville Police Chief David Counceller says crews responded to two more heroin overdoses Thursday night. This after the city was overwhelmed by 20 heroin overdoses - including five deaths - in 20 days as of this past Monday. Counceller says he plans to...