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Joshua Thompson and Stephanie Sobleski (photos courtesy Indiana State Police) An escaped inmate from Kentucky was captured Tuesday afternoon in Fulton, Indiana. Indiana State police say 32-year-old Joshua Thompson was wanted for escape from the Boyle County Detention Center in...
Amy Sandler (left) and Niki Quasney (RTV6 file photo) A federal appeals court says Indiana must continue to recognize one same-sex marriage in which one spouse is terminally ill. Lambda Legal, the gay rights group representing Niki Quasney and Amy Sandler, says the 7th Circuit...
Alan Mizen (photo courtesy RTV6) The U.S. Attorney's Office says the former Chief Financial Officer for Center Township in Marion County has been arrested and charged with embezzlement. 59-year-old Alan Mizen of Zionsville is accused of embezzling over $340,000 in federal funds...
A chemical explosion Tuesday at a General Motors metal-stamping plant in Indiana killed a contractor and injured five other people, authorities said. The blast killed James L. Gibson, 48, Grant County Coroner Stephen Dorsey said. Marion General Hospital was treating five other...
IMS President Doug Boles cuts the ribbon in front of the new solar farm. (photo courtesy Indianapolis Motor Speedway) Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials unveiled its mammoth solar farm Tuesday. The farm covers dozens of acres just east of the speedway. It's already in...
(WIBC.com photo: Mike Corbin) Federal, state and local officials are trying to tackle what they're calling the heroin crisis in Indiana. State Senator Jim Merritt says schools, emergency medical personnel, physicians and law enforcement are all dealing with heroin which he says...
Attorney General Greg Zoeller has issued guidance for county clerks on the same-sex marriage licenses issued last week before a federal appeals court put those marriages on hold. The guidelines are meant to help clerks navigate what some say is confusion about the status of the...
(wibc.com file photo: Mike Corbin) Indiana's school superintendent beat a deadline to apply for a waiver in an effort to keep the state from losing control over some federal education dollars. State Superintendent Glenda Ritz filed a request Monday for a new waiver from student...
186 new laws take effect today in Indiana. Most laws the legislature passes go on the books officially on July 1, the first day of the state fiscal year. This year, those laws include authorization for a pilot preschool program and local-option property tax breaks for businesses...