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(image courtesy of the John Dillinger Museum/Facebook) Which city owns the John Dillinger gun? The police department in Tuscon, Arizona current has a Tommy Gun - specifically a Colt Thompson submachine gun - that belonged to Dillinger. They got it when they arrested the Hoosier...
The man accused of raping and murdering a 1-year old Shaylyn Ammerman is currently on suicide watch at the Owen County Jail. Kyle Parker told his stepfather “he was not going to prison for the rest of his life and was going to commit suicide,” according to the probable cause...
Gas prices in Indianapolis have been steadily rising for the past few weeks, and they finally broke the $2 per gallon mark. The average gas price in Indianapolis on Wednesday is $2.004, about 5 cents cheaper than the national average of $2.055. On Tuesday, the average gas price...
A person was shot and killed Tuesday evening in a neighborhood just off Fall Creek Parkway. The shooting occurred around 11:00 p.m. on the 3500 block of Evergreen Avenue, just a short distance south of the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Police said at least two suspects entered an...
Indiana Supreme Court Justice Brent Dickson (WIBC.com file photo) As Brent Dickson's 30-year tenure on the Indiana Supreme Court draws to a close, IUPUI's McKinney School of Law is looking at the precedents he leaves behind. The former chief justice was a spectator as six...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Hamilton County is launching a drive to shut down teen dating violence. The Hamilton County Leadership Academy put together the #NotOK Teen Dating Violence Campaign. Organizers plan to reach out to high schools and youth groups for a peer-to-peer...
Kassandra Koontz (RTV6) (video courtesy of RTV6) On Tuesday, hundreds of officers and community members gathered for the funeral of fallen Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz. His widow, Kassandra Koontz, delivered the eulogy that she wrote for their 8-month-old son, Noah. "Carl...
Tuesday's funeral for Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz will contain the same symbols featured at police funerals for decades. Those symbols include a horse with no rider, backward boots lodged in the stirrups leading up to the burial of an officer. "Some military use it still,...
Dascal Bunch (with microphone) (image courtesy of Facebook) A Columbus City Councilman is accused of indecent exposure. Dascal Bunch, 61, of Columbus faces a misdemeanor charge after police say he exposed himself from inside his home through uncovered windows. Investigators say...