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Rolls-Royce is expanding its engine research presence at Purdue. Purdue and Rolls-Royce are partnering on a 33-million-dollar upgrade of Rolls' lab in the Purdue Research Park. Indianapolis R&D head Lisa Teague says they're working on more efficient jet engines.With the...
Ball State University police arrested a school employee Wednesday on charges of possession of child pornography. Randal R. Schmidt, who worked as a maintenance supervisor for the university, was suspended from his job and barred from campus following a joint investigation with...
Duke Energy plans a new solar-power investment in Indiana. Duke is awaiting state regulatory approval for a solar farm at the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center. President Melody Birmingham-Byrd says it would be Duke's largest solar facility in Indiana, and its second solar...
Attorney General Loretta Lynch (left) with Southern District of Indiana U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Attorney General Loretta Lynch says community-oriented policing needs to go a step beyond just placing officers in neighborhoods. Lynch says cities...
Punishment for a daycare center tied to the death of a baby. Federal vouchers have been taken away from the Miracles and Blessings Daycare in Speedway. The state took the action after last week's death of Taliah Brigham, found unresponsive in her car seat at the daycare center...
MUNCIE, Ind. – One of two Muncie teenagers wanted in connection with a triple shooting and murder over the weekend has turned himself in to police. Police say Mason Lee O'Neal, 17, (pictured above) walked into the Delaware County Jail Wednesday at 3:05 a.m. and surrendered to...
A black bear that wandered through northern Indiana and southern Michigan last year has been captured and euthanized. ABC57 in South Bend reported the bear – the first to be seen in Indiana in more than 140 years – was trapped in Stevensville, Michigan. The black bear was first...
Shana Taylor (RTV6 Photo) The Marion County Prosecutor’s office was expected to charge two Indianapolis Public School officials, Shalon Dabney and Lela Hester, on Wednesday with misdemeanor charges of failure to report in connection with sexual abuse allegations against former...
UPDATE (APR. 12 at 10:30 p.m.) – A missing 15-month-old boy has been found after an Amber Alert was issued Tuesday night. The alert has been cancelled and Indiana State Police have given no further information. ORIGINAL STORY (APR. 12 at 9:00 p.m.) GARY, Ind. – An Amber Alert...