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I-65 is open again at Lafayette after a monthlong closure for emergency repairs. INDOT closed the Wildcat Creek Bridge after construction crews hit an Artesian well and caused the bridge to sink several inches. The shutdown affected 52 miles of northbound highway traffic, from...
The Indianapolis Zoo issued a Code Red Sunday morning after a cheetah escaped from its exhibit--forcing visitors to seek shelter. Zoo officials say staff members saw the cheetah lying in an area of landscaping between the cheetah exhibit and public space. It remains unclear how...
Labor Day marks the traditional start of election campaign season, but this year's mayoral races have been unusually low-key. IPFW political scientist Andy Downs says campaigns are likely to become more visible over the next two months. He says the axiom that voters don't really...
Billy Paschal (image courtesy of Hancock County Sheriff's Office) A man from Indianapolis has been arrested in connection with the discovery of a dead woman near a nature preserve in Hancock County. The body of Theodosia Regina Queen, 62, was found Thursday afternoon in the 1600...
There was a scary moment for some fans at the Colts Bengals game Thursday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. The following is a statement from Barney Levengood, executive director of the Capital Improvement Board of Managers: “With approximately two minutes remaining at half time at...
The Democratic races for president and for governor have clear frontrunners -- and prominent candidates considering late entries into the race. John Gregg's strength pushed two rival candidates out of the race for governor, but two more, former Evan Bayh chief of staff Tom Sugar...
Legislators are awaiting a study of State Police salaries to assess whether troopers need a second raise to keep the agency competitive. The new state budget includes a two-percent raise for state troopers, but legislators also asked the State Budget Agency to study whether ISP...
Former Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Josh McNary has been found not guilty on charges of rape. McNary was facing three charges that included rape, criminal confinement, and battery. The incident stems from a night he spent with a woman that he met at a bar in Indianapolis...
(image courtesy of Town of Speedway/RTV6) Speedway's former fire chief will plead guilty to charges of stealing money from the town. The Marion County Prosecutors Office says Mark Watson agreed to plead guilty to theft and misconduct charges that were filed Thursday morning...