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A former work release center employee is charged with smuggling items to an inmate and having sex with another inmate. Marco Simmons has been charged with trafficking and having sex with an inmate at a work release facility where he was employed. Marion County Prosecutor Terry...
Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne, left) and House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Legislative leaders meet with Governor Pence Friday morning to begin final negotiations on how to pay for road repairs, and whether your...
A 6-year-old girl died of the flu in Henry County this week – the state's first death from the flu in a patient under 50 this season. The Henry County Coroner's Office said 6-year-old Jenna Mosier's death was officially being attributed to a bad case of the flu. The death comes...
Sue Ellspermann (left) with Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann is officially out of a job. Ellspermann gaveled the Senate to order for the final time, and delivered the invocation, a task normally reserved for a senator. Her...
A contractor was killed in an accident at an IPL facility. Indianapolis Power & Light says the death occurred Wednesday morning in Martinsville at the Eagle Valley plant. IPL is building a new combined-cycle gas turbine power station there. IPL spokeswoman Brandi Davis-Handy...
Shana Taylor (IMPD photo) Indianapolis Public Schools may have violated state law requiring suspected child abuse and neglect be reported immediately. Court records released Wednesday show Longfellow Alternative School officials were made aware of sexual abuse allegations...
Gov. Mike Pence (center) after meeting with Carrier executives. (wibc.com photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence says Carrier and United Technologies will keep 400 executive and research jobs in Indiana, but says the state's still trying to save 21-hundred jobs from moving to Mexico...
John Mangus (RTV6/Delaware Co. Sheriff's Office) Police say a Delaware County woman and her daughter are lucky to be alive after a criminal entered their home by pretending to be an officer. John Mangus, 45, was arrested on preliminary charges of impersonating a police officer,...
Shannon Kitchens (Hancock Co. Sheriff's Office) A man's body appears to have been dumped along a roadside in Hancock County. The body was discovered Tuesday evening along County Road 500 North near the Indianapolis Regional Airport. Captain Jeff Rasche with the Hancock County...