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A day after Indianapolis Representative Ed DeLaney confirmed he'll jump into the race for mayor, another Democrat is jumping out. Former state Democratic Chairman Dan Parker has been laying groundwork for a mayoral campaign for months. But he says he had planned a campaign...
Hospital trauma centers across Indiana are seeing their share of heroin-related emergencies. St. Vincent Hospital EMS Medical Director Dr. Michael Kaufmann says hospitals in Indiana and surrounding states have seen a 300% increase in heroin overdoses in the past decade. Kaufmann...
State Sen. Jim Banks (R-Columbia City) is bound for Afghanistan. Banks made the announcement in senate chambers of the Indiana Statehouse this morning. Banks is a supply corps officer with the Navy Reserve and says he expects to report for active duty September 5th. He'll return...
Mike Claytor (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) State Auditor Suzanne Crouch announces Indiana's balance sheet for the just-ended fiscal year on Monday. Her Democratic opponent charges the state is inflating the surplus at the expense of Hoosier needs. Mike Claytor says he expects...
Officer Perry Renn (IMPD photo) The funeral for murdered Indianapolis police officer Perry Renn will be held Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The service for Renn is scheduled to begin at 11:00am, though the most recent service for another IMPD officer murdered while on duty,...
(wibc.com file photo) The State Ethics Commission will consider a proposed settlement of charges against former State School Superintendent Tony Bennett. The proposed deal is on the agenda for Thursday's scheduled meeting of the commission - the agenda calls it an "agreed...
In the wake of a weekend shootout that killed an Indianapolis police officer, an Indianapolis state senator plans to reintroduce a bill increasing and expanding automatic prison time for criminals who use a gun. State law already calls for an automatic five-year sentence if a...
A former president of the U.S. Soccer Foundation says the U.S.'s Sweet 16 showing in this year's World Cup shows how far American soccer has come -- and how far it still has to go. John Koskinen is now commissioner of the IRS, but for four years, he headed American soccer's...
(photo courtesy of Facebook) The Bureau of Motor Vehicles will ask the Indiana Supreme Court to overturn a lower court order to restart the state's personalized license plate program. BMV Commissioner Don Snemis says a notice of appeal will ask the justices to overturn the...