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The City of Kokomo has paid $29,700 in civil penalties to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for violations associated with three different city projects. WRTV reports there has been 20 violations total, including failure to implement plans aimed at erosion and...
The governor loses the first round when it comes to re-settling Syrian refugees. A federal judge says Governor Pence cannot legally bar state agencies from providing federal pass-through money for refugee resettlement. Exodus Refugee Immigration of Indianapolis, at the time the...
Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine (Elkhart Co. Sheriff's Office) It's the sheriff who was indicted in Kosciusko County. A judge unsealed indictments for three men, including Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine. Rovenstine was jailed briefly in Elkhart County after...
The House will vote Wednesday on whether to regulate fantasy sports leagues. The bill bans minors from big-jackpot fantasy leagues like DraftKings and FanDuel, bans company employees from playing, and sets a $75,000 licensing fee to operate in Indiana. The companies have asked...
(image courtesy of RTV6) Another local law enforcement agency will carry a drug to help stop heroin overdoses. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department says its deputies will soon carry Narcan. The department is completing training on how to properly administer the drug to those...
A teacher-pay bill declared dead in the Senate last week is alive and well in the House. Senate President Pro Tem David Long said the Senate would abandon a bill intended to attract more teachers by allowing school districts to pay some teachers more if that's what it takes to...
Extra money for Governor Pence's Regional Cities Initiative has made it through a House committee, but only by piggybacking it onto the road funding bill. Several legislators, including many Republicans, aren't happy Governor Pence announced funding for three regions when he...
The Islamic Society of North America has just one message for the teenagers that vandalized their building on Sunday--Thank You. The group held a press conference this morning to talk about the racially motivated epithets that were spray painted onto their headquarters in...
Southwest Indiana residents are invited to a public hearing next month on the state's plan to reduce sulfur dioxide pollution. (SO2) It's coming from Vectren’s A.B. Brown coal-burning power plant, located on the Posey/Vanderburgh County line. The U.S. Environmental Protection...