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The City of Hammond and two of its police officers are named in a lawsuit accusing the officers of using excessive force and other illegal tactics during a September traffic stop. According to the lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court, officers Patrick Vicari and Charles...
John Dugan (photo courtesy IMPD) IMPD homicide detectives arrested an Indianapolis man for murder which took place late last year. Police say John Dugan, 49, allegedly stabbed Gary Prather, 59, several times inside Prather's home on December 2, 2013. Detectives linked Dugan to...
Duke Energy assures about 500,000 current and former residential customers in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio that the utility took immediate steps to correct an error that could affect their credit. Some of the customers' monthly payments were reported as "late" to the National...
A legislative study committee is recommending the state break a legal logjam over fenced-in hunting preserves by issuing new regulations. The Department of Natural Resources has been locked in a decade-long legal fight over its attempt to shut down what critics call "canned...
Indianapolis Metro Police are investigating two separate and so-called "suspicious homicides" involving infants. IMPD Lt. Chris Bailey says both children died on Sunday at Riley Hospital for Children. The first child was a four-month-old girl who authorities say died of blunt...
The Ball State group traveled to Nepal back in May to collect data on polluted water. (photo courtesy Kirsten Nicholson) A group from Ball State University is working to help bring clean drinking water to areas in Nepal near Mount Everest. Ball State Geological Sciences...
Pete Buttigieg (file photo) South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is back to work after a deployment to Afghanistan. Buttigieg served six months with the Afghan Threat Finance Cell, which is a counter-terrorism unit specializing in the link with narcotics funding and the insurgency...
(WIBC.com file photo: Mike Corbin) September was a busy month for U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Indianapolis International Airport. Authorities say they seized 27 gallons of the so-called "date rape" drug GBL. They say the drug came from various countries as...
Some Indiana corporate leaders are urging legislators to double down next year on a preschool pilot program. In January, the state will begin financial aid for low-income pupils to attend preschool in five counties. PNC Bank regional vice president Connie Bond Stuart urged...