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A county Republican chairman has quit that post and the party to join the Libertarians. Montgomery County Chairman John Pickerill unseated an incumbent chairman three years ago by a single vote. Since then, he's been battling rivals within the party who he charges haven't...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC,com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence says his next budget if he's reelected will include a request for money to expand Indiana's preschool program. Pence has written the federal government expressing interest in preschool grants. He says an eventual...
The painkiller blamed for Prince's death isn't as common as other abused prescription drugs, but it's much more powerful. Fentanyl is sold under the trade names Duragesic, Astiq and Fentora. Indianapolis addiction specialist Scott Watson with Heartland Intervention says it used...
HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. – A Fishers teen will be sentenced this afternoon for the stabbing death of another teen back in 2014. Corbin Montgomery is due to face a judge Friday afternoon after pleading guilty to killing Connor Shockley. Records show Montgomery drove over to a home...
KOKOMO, In. - The annual Strawberry Festival kicks off today in Kokomo. For the second year in a row, the kick-off to summer will partner with First Friday to serve up 10 hours of berry-themed food, activities, and entertainment. Over 7,000 people showed up last year and they’re...
CENTER GROVE - Hundreds of concerned parents attended a forum about transgender bathroom rights at Center Grove High School Thursday evening. The discussion remained civil throughout the evening. Many parents spoke out against President Barack Obama's recent imploring of schools...
INDIANAPOLIS - Cumberland Police will recommend charges be filed in the shooting death of a Cumberland 9-year-old. Anthony Harmon, Jr. was shot and killed around 4:00 p.m. last Friday at a home on Wickerwood Drive in Cumberland. Police say that they believe this was not an...
Governor Pence says he's looking at expanding Indiana's state-funded preschool program in next year's legislature. Pence made public a letter to the federal Department of Health and Human Services seeking more information about federal preschool grants, two years after he...
An annual report card on Indiana's manufacturing and logistics industries gives both sectors "A" grades for a second straight year. Ball State economist Michael Hicks actually trimmed the logistics grade to an A-minus, but Indiana is still one of just six states he ranks that...