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A new corn disease has been discovered in Indiana, and it’s the first confirmed case in the country. The disease called "tar spot" is more commonly found in Mexico and Central America, but its presence in the Hoosier state should not cause any immediate problems. Kiersten Wise,...
Authorities in Johnson County announced a major drug bust Tuesday. Johnson County Prosecutor Bradley Cooper says they've served more than 50 felony arrest warrants and have arrested about 30 people so far for drug dealing. Cooper says this follows a year-long probe into heroin...
Carmel State Senator Mike Delph won't join the race for the U.S. Senate: Delph had been weighing a race for the seat being vacated by fellow Republican Dan Coats. He says in a statement he discussed the race with Coats directly, but says a campaign in 2016 would be too much of a...
The Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County is speaking out on the raid of the Carmel home of American Senior Communities CEO James Burkhart. Spokesman Curt Brantingham read a statement that says they've been assured that neither their corporation or its employees are...
A top Indiana drug counselor is warning parents about one of the newest ways kids are getting high. Scott Watson of Heartland Intervention says some young people are getting high by literally drinking hand sanitizer. Watson says some kids may not be able to get traditional...
A pharmacy technician has lost her license after she was accused of stealing prescription drugs from CVS while she worked for the company. Kendra Bridge of Greenwood was fired by CVS in July after the company says she admitted to stealing almost 15,000 pills from seven different...
Indiana's second tax amnesty is underway. The Department of Revenue is sending notices to 260,000 taxpayers with unpaid taxes dating back more than two years, offering to waive penalties and interest if they'll pay what they owe. Commissioner Andrew Kossack says the state has...
Agents with the FBI are conducting a raid at the Carmel home of American Senior Communities CEO James Burkhart. The raid reportedly is connected with Health and Hospital Corporation and American Senior Communities, a nursing home operator. Those sources say they are conducting...
A top Indiana Middle East expert says removing Bashar al-Assad remains one of the best ways to address the Syrian refugee crises. Indiana University's Dr. Jamsheed Choksy says millions of Syrians will continue to flee their homeland bound for Europe and other places unless the...