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(image courtesy of IMPD/RTV 6) A mistrial was declared after a jury could not decide on charges against a former Lawrence Central High School student accused of raping another student. Jabrill Scruggs, now 17, was found not guilty on one charge of criminal confinement, but the...
A Hoosier tech expert says Indiana is leading the charge on the coming $6.2 trillion - yes, TRILLION dollar - chapter of the internet. Cloud One CEO John McDonald says that next chapter is called, "The Internet of Things." McDonald says IOT technology involves machinery and...
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced the creation of the Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault Wednesday. Zoeller made the announcement backed by civic leaders and public officials at the Statehouse. The new coalition replaces INCASA which went belly up due to...
Hoosiers are speaking out on Pope Francis' first visit to America. Exactly what does his visit mean to them and what will they take away from it? We spoke with some Indy residents after noontime mass at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in downtown Indy Tuesday. Craig...
Some Indiana mayors are urging to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take a stronger stand for clean air. The mayors of Bloomington, Carmel, Elkhart, Muncie and South Bend sent a letter to the Obama Administration this week. It calls for clean air protections against smog...
One of Indiana's top Catholic leaders is among those traveling and meeting with Pope Francis during his first trip to America this week. Archbishop Joseph Tobin of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis says the Pope is very interested in American Catholics and America in general...
A key legislator says a review of whether INDOT contractors have been using substandard asphalt could complicate efforts to increase highway funding. INDOT instructs contractors to use recycled asphalt, and has been testing samples to see if the recipe is causing roads to...
Two groups have joined forces to lobby state lawmakers to pass a state law protecting the LGBT community from discrimination. Freedom Indiana was already campaigning for such a law, much as the coalition campaigned against a state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex...
The deadline to register to vote in the November election is less than two weeks away, and Indiana is turning to digital tools to get voters signed up. Indiana debuted a voter-registration app last year, similar to the already-existing online registration at IndianaVoters.com...