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A northeast Indiana furniture company is expanding. Smith Brothers of Berne plans to add 266 jobs over the next six years. That'll increase the company's workforce by nearly two-thirds. The furniture maker has been in business since 1926, but has nearly doubled its sales in the...
Citizens Energy CEO Carey Likens in front of a planned Fishers reservoir site. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Citizens Energy will convert a Fishers quarry into Indiana's largest reservoir. Citizens has purchased a limestone quarry from Irving Materials and will spend five years...
After spiking to almost three-dollars a gallon for the first time in a long time last week, gas prices have plummetted in some parts of Central Indiana. "Kokomo had the largest price decrease in the entire country last week, down 27 cents. Indianapolis is also on the list -...
Indianapolis police are investigating the shooting death of a man on the Northeast side. IMPD spokesman Kendale Adams says a caller told a 911 operator that a man had shot himself in the head around 1:30 this morning in the 5200 block of Marrison Place. But when police arrived...
Crews were working on two water main breaks Tuesday morning. Sarah Holsapple with Citizens Energy says the first was on the south side, on Banta Road. The road was closed from US 31 to Brill Road because of the break. Officials say the cause of the break is likely due to aging...
The president of Indiana Farm Bureau is retiring after 14 years. Don Villwock will turn 65 this year, and says with things going well, it's a good time to let someone bring in new ideas. Villwock says the issues facing the Farm Bureau have shifted over his 14 years, with the...
Ty "The Great Dragon" Liu, who is deaf and has cerebral palsy, pins Dr. Chuck Dietzen, as Chuck's partner Joe Pittman helplessly looks on (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Before the Superstars of the WWE took over Bankers Life Fieldhouse, some smaller wrestlers were able to climb...
Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann is on her way to China at the head of a 20-member agricultural trade delegation. Representatives of Indiana's soybean, pork, corn and popcorn industries are joining Ellspermann for a 12-day visit to China. Indiana Farm Bureau president Don...
Crime doesn't only cost lives, it costs big money. The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute says funding to help crime victims has reached an all-time high this year - nearly $40 million. Spokesman Adam Baker says funding is up 500% from last year when the state received $8...