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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...
Should saggy pants worn far below the waistline be banned? That's what some young people in the City of Gary are considering. The Gary Youth Council is weighing in on a pending Gary Common Council ordinance that would allow authorities to cite and fine those who wear saggy pants...
(image courtesy of IMPD/RTV 6) A mistrial was declared after a jury could not decide on charges against a former Lawrence Central High School student accused of raping another student. Jabrill Scruggs, now 17, was found not guilty on one charge of criminal confinement, but the...
A Hoosier tech expert says Indiana is leading the charge on the coming $6.2 trillion - yes, TRILLION dollar - chapter of the internet. Cloud One CEO John McDonald says that next chapter is called, "The Internet of Things." McDonald says IOT technology involves machinery and...
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced the creation of the Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault Wednesday. Zoeller made the announcement backed by civic leaders and public officials at the Statehouse. The new coalition replaces INCASA which went belly up due to...
Hoosiers are speaking out on Pope Francis' first visit to America. Exactly what does his visit mean to them and what will they take away from it? We spoke with some Indy residents after noontime mass at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in downtown Indy Tuesday. Craig...
Some Indiana mayors are urging to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take a stronger stand for clean air. The mayors of Bloomington, Carmel, Elkhart, Muncie and South Bend sent a letter to the Obama Administration this week. It calls for clean air protections against smog...
One of Indiana's top Catholic leaders is among those traveling and meeting with Pope Francis during his first trip to America this week. Archbishop Joseph Tobin of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis says the Pope is very interested in American Catholics and America in general...
A key legislator says a review of whether INDOT contractors have been using substandard asphalt could complicate efforts to increase highway funding. INDOT instructs contractors to use recycled asphalt, and has been testing samples to see if the recipe is causing roads to...