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Fire damaged a building that housed a former restaurant on the city's east side early Wednesday. The fire was reported in the 2300 block of Post Drive, the location of an old Joe's Crab Shack seafood restaurant. Investigators said the restaurant had been vacant for five years...
A semi carrying toxic chemicals crashed in the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 near 38th Street Wednesday morning The crash had shut down all lanes of the interstate, backing up traffic for several miles. A Hazmat crew was called to the scene to contain the chemicals. There...
Regardless of how you felt about the RFRA controversy new polling data shows that Governor Mike Pence's public opinion took a big blow. The polling data was released on Monday by the Human Rights Campaign, the polling itself was done by an independent firm. The data shows that...
The proposal to abolish Indiana's common construction wage is set for a final vote Wednesday, after the rejection of Democratic proposals to stop short of full repeal. All but two Senate Republicans voted down a proposal to address complaints about inconsistent rulings from...
Sen. Greg Taylor (D, Marion) argues in favor of studying new anti-discrimination laws (image courtesy of the Indiana General Assembly) Gays and lesbians in Indiana will not receive additional protection from discrimination in the law, at least not this session. The state Senate...
Marion County authorities have nabbed a fifth suspect in the Richmond Hill subdivision explosion. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry says Glenn Hults is charged with Conspiracy to Commit Arson. Hults is being held in the Marion County Jail and is awaiting an initial hearing in...
Indianapolis EMS says the numbers of drug overdose calls they're getting are up so far this year. They say calls involving overdoses of heroin and pain medications were up 10% in the first quarter of this year compared to the same time period last year. Figures show that in 2014...
Indiana school buses might feature ads next year under a proposal added to the state budget. The Senate unanimously endorsed a pilot program allowing three Indianapolis-area schools to sell ads on their buses last year, but the proposal was deleted during negotiations with the...
Marion County's nine small-claims judges would become full-time judges in 2018 under a bill set for a vote Wednesday in the House. The bill includes several provisions the Indiana Supreme Court has sought since 2012 to give the township courts greater independence, and counter...