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View a spectacular lunar eclipse, an event that won't happen for another 18 years, this Sunday night. (Sept 27th) Patrick Motl, Indiana University Kokomo associate professor of physics, says as the moon will be in its closest proximity to Earth, it will appear up to 14 percent...
Police in North Vernon found an abandoned newborn baby Thursday evening. Department officials say that at approximately 5:15 PM, officers of the North Vernon Police Department were dispatched to the Christ’s Way Church, located at 2425 N State Highway 3, in response to the...
The attorneys general of Indiana and 26 other states have sent subpoenas to Volkswagen seeking records from the carmaker's admitted attempts to cheat on U.S. pollution tests. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is leading a multistate request for information from VW. A...
Police are investigating a fatal crash involving an off-duty Indianapolis police officer, who may have been impaired at the time. It happened just before midnight. Officers were dispatched to the area of East Southport Road and I-65 on the report of an individual walking in the...
An Indianapolis teen already serving 55 years behind bars has pleaded guilty in another shooting. Simeon Adams was facing additional charges in a shooting that happened just days before the murder of Nathan Trapuzzano. Adams pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated batter and...
Indianapolis Public Safety and Animal Care and Control officials say they've euthanized three dogs for suspected canine distemper. Director Dr. David Wantz says they confirmed distemper in two of the animals and the third had clear symptoms this week. Consequently, they've...
Three Indianapolis abortion providers have been fined a thousand dollars each for being late in filing required state paperwork. Indiana's Medical Licensing Board declined to take action against the licenses of three doctors who practice at the Clinic for Women in Indianapolis...
Indiana's congressional delegation is basking in the afterglow of the first-ever papal address on Capitol Hill. Sixth District Representative Luke Messer was one of 14 House leaders from both parties assigned to escort Pope Francis down the aisle for a joint session. He says the...
An Indiana political scientist says it was a wise move for Pope Francis to address Congress. Ball State University's Dr. Joseph Losco says the Pope isn't only head of the Vatican, a political state, but also leader of one of the largest religions in the world which draws...