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An IU student was arrested after a bomb threat was found inside a box of books. The student was a young man - his name has not been released. Indiana University Police say he will be charged with terroristic mischief after the Thursday night incident at the Student Central on...
Shawn Hammons (Hancock County Sheriff's Office photo) A man has been jailed, and it is possibly tied to another man who was found dead alongside a Hancock County road. Shawn Hammons, 40, of Pendleton was arrested, and the Greenfield Daily Reporter says so far, he is only charged...
Mark Hefley (RTV6 photo) Most people don't fall 11 stories and live to talk about it. Mark Hefley of Greenwood did. Hefley was in Panama City Beach, Florida, laying hardwood floors at a condo when, according to the News-Herald of Panama City, he fell from a balcony Tuesday...
Former Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison doesn't care that Terrell Owens won't be joining him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Owens said he felt "disrespected" when he was not inducted this year. In an interview with Talk Fame Sports Network, Harrison fired back, even though...
(WIBC.com photo: Office of Gov. Mike Pence) Eric Holcomb has been sworn in as Mike Pence's new lieutenant governor. Holcomb took the oath hours after being confirmed by the House and Senate to replace Sue Ellspermann, whose resignation to pursue the presidency of Ivy Tech. As...
A new report shows a disturbing trend in Indiana. The nonprofit Violence Policy Center says Indiana has the highest rate of black homicide victims in the entire country. The center used FBI numbers to rank states based on the number of murder victims in 2013, the latest year for...
A former work release center employee is charged with smuggling items to an inmate and having sex with another inmate. Marco Simmons has been charged with trafficking and having sex with an inmate at a work release facility where he was employed. Marion County Prosecutor Terry...
Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne, left) and House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Legislative leaders meet with Governor Pence Friday morning to begin final negotiations on how to pay for road repairs, and whether your...
A 6-year-old girl died of the flu in Henry County this week – the state's first death from the flu in a patient under 50 this season. The Henry County Coroner's Office said 6-year-old Jenna Mosier's death was officially being attributed to a bad case of the flu. The death comes...