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Indianapolis Power and Light will ask the state to allow it to eventually stop burning coal at its Harding Street Power Plant. IPL already had approval to convert two of it's seven power generation units at Harding Street from coal to natural gas. Now, it is seeking approval to...
The Indiana Attorney General's office says there's been a surge in reported telephone scams. That's why they're urging Hoosiers to sign up for the state's Do Not Call list. The deadline to do so is this Tuesday. Deputy Director of Consumer Protection Terry Tolliver cites a rise...
50 pre-teen chess players to the GenCon gaming convention in Indy will get the chance to go head-to-head Sunday with a national champion -- at the same time. Grandmaster and two-time women's champion Jennifer Shahade will play 50 simultaneous games as part of a promotion for...
(WIBC.com photo: Alex Brown) Dozens of people gathered Thursday night on Monument Circle for a vigil and a national moment of silence to protest against police brutality. It was one of many across the nation as people protested following the events in Ferguson, Missouri where an...
Marion County prosecutors will seek a sentence of life without parole for the suspect in the fatal shooting of a convenience store clerk. Desi Thomas Jr. is facing two counts each of murder and robbery in the June 4 shooting death of Harry Briggs, a clerk at Joe's Junction...
Joe Hogsett (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Joe Hogsett didn't say whether or not he engaged in partisan politics while he was U.S. Attorney, but he did have a response for the accuser. Hogsett on Thursday official formed an exploratory committee to run for mayor of Indianapolis...
Madison County authorities have busted what they're calling the county's largest heroin distribution and sales network. Anderson Police Spokesman Det. Joel Sandefur says eight people are in custody. They're all believed to be major heroin suppliers in Madison County. Sandefur...
A new report out says year-to-year lawn mower accidents are on the rise. Medical experts say burns and lawn mower injuries obviously rise during the summer months, but overall injuries are up three percent since 2009. Indianapolis-based Eskenazi Health's Richard Fairbanks Burn...
State Rep. Ed Delaney is challenging his democratic mayoral opponents and Mayor Greg Ballard to public debates. Delaney, who is seeking the democratic nod for mayor, says Ballard is "robbing Peter to pay Paul" in an attempt to fund his anti-crime, pre-school education initiative...