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Indiana legislators are pitching in to help citizens of Flint, Michigan. Members of the Black Legislative Caucus organized the drive to collect bottled water for Flint, where lead contamination has left municipal water undrinkable. You can drop off donations at the north end of...
Purdue's Calumet campus in Hammond will now be part of Purdue University Northwest (Purdue photo) The merger of a pair of Purdue campuses is complete. Purdue University Northwest received the final stamp of approval by the state's Higher Learning Commission. It's the merger of...
Legislators should take a final vote this week on making your license branch trip cheaper and easier. If the only vehicle you own is a car, you'll pay the same for your plates as before. But two-million motorcyclists, truckers and bus owners will see their costs go down --...
An officer with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was injured during a traffic stop and chase on Indy's southeast side. The chase began as a traffic stop near the intersection of Southeastern Avenue and Prospect Street. "Traffic stops -- there's nothing routine...
(image courtesy of RTV6) Kokomo appears to be next. After a contentious meeting, the Kokomo City Council voted 5-to-4 to approve a first reading of a bill that expands civil rights protections to the LGBT community. The council must approve a second reading of the ordinance next...
"People always say we were raised on the game. That we come from a football family. That's true, but maybe it would be better if we changed the order of those words: It's family first, then football. "Because, at some point for all of us, football ends. For my brother Peyton, it...
Loved ones were turning to each other Monday to cope with the loss of a father-to-be on the city's northwest side. Last week, a house fire took the life of Steve Zuhlke. His pregnant wife managed to make it out alive. The fire started in the early morning hours. Zuhlke and his...
Indiana is the sixth state to formally request a constitutional convention. The Constitution gives states the power to force consideration of amendments without going through Congress. If 34 states pass the same resolution, it forces a convention to vote on which amendments to...
It's Peyton Manning Appreciation Week in Indy (Twitter/Mayor Joe Hogsett) Even before Peyton Manning announced his retirement, people flooded Twitter and other social media with their own versions of #ThankYouPeyton. Starting with the mayor of Manning's former adopted hometown...