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They are cute and furry-- and looking for a home. It is the largest two-day event of its kind in Indiana. More than 1,000 dogs and cats from 26 area animal shelter and rescue organizations will be up for adoption this weekend at the Indy Mega-Adoption event. Pet owners will find...
Unemployment in Indiana took a slight dip in May. Department of Workforce Development Spokesman Joe Frank says the state jobless rate now stands at 5.1%. It dropped three-tenths of one percent in May. Frank says that's down more than 3% from two years ago. He says the state has...
A man is now in custody following a 15-hour standoff with police in Cloverdale, Indiana. Authorities said they were helping the Indiana Department of Child Services in an investigation Thursday afternoon involving a two-week-old baby. While they were meeting with the mother and...
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could spell trouble for Indiana's attempt to stamp out bath salts. A unanimous Supreme Court ruled a Virginia man can't be convicted of dealing bath salts unless prosecutors prove he either knew the specific compound he was dealing, or knew it was...
(L to R) House Minority Leader Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City), Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson), Indiana Democratic Chairman John Zody, Indiana Democratic Vice-Chair Cordelia Lewis-Burks. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) While the religious-freedom controversy has...
Purdue University is opening a new high school aimed at inner city students. Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School is an outgrowth of Purdue's Polytechnic Institute, the new name for what used to be the school's College of Technology. "Our faculty there have been...
Eskenazi Health Midtown Mental Health and the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety are working on addressing mental health issues among those in the city's high crimes areas. DPS statistics show that residents - sometimes either crime suspects or victims - may be in need of...
Gov. Mike Pence (R) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence is shrugging off a poll showing a majority of Hoosiers opposed to his reelection as he kicks off his campaign for another term. Wednesday's Bellwether Research poll commissioned by Republican rival Bill...
Churches across Indiana are holding vigils to stand in solidarity with the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. That's where authorities believe 21-year-old Dylann Roof opened fire and killed nine people including the church pastor during a prayer meeting Wednesday...