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For the first time, you'll be able to buy alcohol in Indiana on Christmas -- if you can find it. A new state law lifts the longstanding ban on Christmas alcohol sales. But most supermarkets and liquor stores are closed on Christmas. Kroger spokesman John Elliott says about two-...
Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann (left) with Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann's potential departure to become president of Ivy Tech might not be as unusual as it appears. Since Indiana allowed governors to serve two terms 40 years...
A recent report shows drug overdose deaths surged in 14 states last year, including Indiana. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports overdose deaths last year surpassed 47-thousand--up 7 percent from the previous year. That's the most reported in the nation since...
An image from a passenger's phone of a suspicious passenger removed from a flight before it came to Indy (image courtesy of RTV6) A man is in custody due to suspicious behavior aboard a flight to Indianapolis. Southwest Airlines Flight 717 didn't arrive from Las Vegas until...
Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann might be looking for a new job. The Republican who rose through the political ranks quickly before joining Pence as his running mate in 2012 has been approached by the board of trustees of Ivy Tech Community...
Secretary of State Connie Lawson accepts paperwork to incorporate Katie Wiley's "Culture of Good" as a benefit corporation. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) A state law taking effect next Friday makes it easier for companies to give money to charity. Many companies donate a...
Gov. Mike Pence (left) pops a "red light" balloon to mark the completion of the U.S. 31 project as Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard (right) looks on. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) U.S. 31 is now red-light-free through almost all of Hamilton County. Instead of cutting a ribbon,...
((Photo credit: Brickhouse Security)) Tis the season for thievery. Indiana ranks in the top ten for holiday thefts. State Farm Spokesperson Missy Dundov says Indiana came in at number eight in the nation for theft claims last December. California, Texas and Georgia are the top...
It may not feel like winter this December, but the winter solstice is still on the calendar--so get ready for the dark Monday, December 21st. The winter solstice--— marking the longest night and shortest day of the year. With cloudy skies and rainy conditions--the day may seem...