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Indianapolis-area residents are greeting the proposed creation of a second area code for the region with a collective yawn. No phone customers attended the first in a series of five public hearings where utility regulators are seeking reaction to plans to assign a new area code...
Several fire departments were on the scene of a building fire in Brownsburg early this morning. A spokeswoman for the Brownsburg Fire Department said a deputy was passing by T.J. Lefter Trucking Company on U.S. 136 and saw flames. The water company had to be called to boost...
Deer hunting will soon take place at Eagle Creek Park. The Indianapolis Parks and Recreation Board unanimously approved a two-part plan to reduce the deer population, saying the deer are destroying many types of vegetation at Eagle Creek. Initially, the hunt will not be open to...
A new Indiana State University report says jobs are coming back to rural Indiana, but there won't be many takers. The report by the Rural Urban Entrepreneurship Development Institute says jobs in 72 of the state's mainly rural counties will return to pre-recession levels by the...
Two Indiana Department of Child Services investigators say in a federal court lawsuit that they've had to work extensive overtime without receiving required overtime pay. Arlene Nunez and Veronica Martinez work as family case managers for the DCS office in Gary. Their lawsuit...
Clifford Helm and Linda Pankin (photos courtesy IMPD) Police arrested two suspects Thursday morning in connection with the theft of a gun store's trailer full of weapons and ammo. The trailer was stolen over the weekend from behind Profire Arms and Supply in the 7300 block of...
The Indiana State Department of Health has released its Medical Error Reporting System report for 2013. The report shows that medical staffers across the state performed 18 surgeries on the wrong patient body parts in 2013, two surgeries on the wrong patients in 2012, 27 foreign...
Democratic Secretary of State nominee Beth White is proposing a package of election-code changes she says would boost turnout. Indiana posted a record-low turnout of 13% in the May primary, and an even more anemic 8% in Marion County, where White is county clerk. White argues if...
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Roche Diagnostics executives cut the ribbon on a brand new lab facility Thursday. CEO Jack Phillips says it's the first of five new buildings the pharmaceutical giant is building as part of its $300 million campus upgrade on the city's far...