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Dascal Bunch (with microphone) (image courtesy of Facebook) A Columbus City Councilman is accused of indecent exposure. Dascal Bunch, 61, of Columbus faces a misdemeanor charge after police say he exposed himself from inside his home through uncovered windows. Investigators say...
Kyle Parker (WIBC.com photo: Indiana State Police) The man charged last week with hiding the body of 15-month-old Shaylyn Ammerman has now been charged with her murder. Owen County prosecutors accuse Kyle Parker, 22, of raping and suffocating the one-year-old girl, then leaving...
Starting Friday, you can order a vanity plate from the BMV again, for the first time in three years. The BMV suspended the personalized license plate program after a Greenfield police officer sued over the rejection of his plate reading "0INK." In November, a unanimous Indiana...
Today marks an only-in-Indiana political tradition in South Bend. Dyngus Day is the Polish celebration of Easter and the end of Lent. In South Bend, it's a political festival, with dozens of candidates making the rounds of pubs and clubs, downing sausage, hard-boiled eggs and...
A Monroe County Correction Center inmate died one day after jumping from the upper level of the cell block he was housed in, according to a press release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Michael Favor, of Unionville, was in jail on a parole violation and possession of...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hoping to create history for their respective high schools, eight teams met at a Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis Saturday battling for a coveted spot as one of four state champs in boys' basketball. Liberty Christian won their first-ever state...
Indiana's controversial abortion bill appears to be headed to court already. Opponents are promising to sue to keep the new restrictions from ever taking effect. The ACLU is reviewing the law on behalf of Planned Parenthood. Legal director Ken Falk says the law has "serious...
Police and several emergency crews responded to a deadly crash on the Northeast side Saturday morning. It happened on the 7100 block of Pendleton Pike. Police confirm a woman and a man both died. Three others were taken to the hospital. Police could not say their conditions...
Yogi Ferrell leaves his last game as a Hoosier (Twitter/Dave Furst) Indiana University's tournament dreams ended along with their season Friday night in a loss to the University of North Carolina. The Hoosiers couldn't keep up with the Tar Heels all night. IU trailed UNC 11 at...