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IMPD investigators are searching for a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run on the city's northwest side early Tuesday morning. Police say the crash happened in the 4000 block of North High School Road. 18-year-old Nicholas King was driving his scooter with a juvenile male...
(WIBC.com photo: Mike Corbin) Metro Police are investigating after a shooting injured two people on the city's near north side Thursday afternoon. IMPD Officer Rafael Diaz says the shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. in the 3300 block of Guilford Avenue. As officers made their...
Carl Blount (photo courtesy Lake County Sheriff's Department) A suspect is facing murder charges in the killing of Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield on July 6. 26-year-old Carl Blount is being charged with murder and could face 45 to 65 years in prison if convicted. Lake...
A man who was placed on home detention after being convicted of drugging and raping his then-wife will now be spending time behind bars. David Wise, 52, was convicted of one count of rape and five counts of criminal deviate conduct, and he was initially sentenced to eight years...
The state has closed enrollment in the Healthy Indiana insurance plan for the rest of the year. The plan for uninsured, low-income Hoosiers is funded by state cigarette taxes, and enrollment has always been capped based on how much money is available. Family and Social Services...
Two judges have now ruled against Indiana's right to work law. Lake County Circuit Judge George Paras ruled this week that the law passed in 2012 violates the Indiana Constitution's ban on demanding services without just compensation, and said his ruling would take effect...
The office of Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann says nine Indiana localities are getting their share of some $10.8 million in blight elimination funds. This is the latest round of federal funding from the $221.7 million Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program for Indiana. $75...
EPA officials take a demonstration soil sample outside the Indiana Government Center. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Environmental Protection Agency officials are conducting an anti-terrorism drill in Indianapolis. The EPA and Defense Department collaborate with state agencies...
Indiana Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers spoke out on the high cost of college education in Washington today. Lubbers told Congressional lawmakers that late graduation rates are costing college students an extra $35 million each year. She told the U.S. Senate Committee on...