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(WIBC.com file photo: The White House) Indiana Senator Dan Coats says last week's resignation of Secret Service director Julia Pierson needs to be just the first step of a housecleaning at the agency. Julia Pierson stepped down after a man with a knife jumped the White House...
Ed Kassig (left) and son Abdul Rahman Kassig in an undated photograph (image courtesy of the Kassig family) The parents of the man from Indianapolis being held captive by ISIS released part of a letter their son sent to them this summer, roughly four months before he was...
(image courtesy of YouTube) The parents of of an Indiana native who is a hostage of ISIS released a three-minute video asking for the release of their son. Two versions of the video were released Saturday morning on the YouTube channel set up by the Kassig family, with one...
IMPD is investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash on the city's west side. Police say an unidentified man was hit by a black SUV around 8:00 Friday night near the intersection of West 34th Street and Gerrard Avenue, just east of Moller Road. No other information was immediately...
Peter Kassig (photo courtesy seramedic.org) Another gruesome video, apparently from ISIS, shows a British aid worker, Alan Henning, being beheaded. And an Indiana man may be next. Peter Kassig is shown at the tail end of the most recent video. Kassig is a native of Indianapolis...
Governor Pence describes his discussion of the Healthy Indiana Plan with President Obama as "brief, candid and substantive." Obama granted Pence's request for a five-minute talk on the airport tarmac in Evansville after Air Force One landed there Friday for the president's visit...
Authorities are investigating after a Greenwood police car was found on fire. Franklin police were dispatched to a reported arson in the 2000 block of Turning Leaf Drive Friday, where they found the police car on fire. Police said after the fire was out, investigators determined...
North America's second largest online retailer has a new home in Indiana. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and others cut the ribbon welcoming electronics e-retailer Newegg. Newegg is investing $20 million in the roughly 420,000 square-foot facility just west of Indianapolis...
Indiana Habitat for Humanity director Gina Leckron (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Habitat for Humanity is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Indiana. An Evansville pastor established the first Indiana chapter of Habitat in 1984, eight years after the Christian home-building...