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Greg Goodnight (wibc.com file photo) Kokomo could be the next city to strengthen civil rights for the LGBT community. Mayor Greg Goodnight used his State of the City speech to call for an anti-discrimination law based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Democrat says...
Your BMV fees may go down a little under a bill headed for the full Senate. The main goal of the bill is to simplify a crazy-quilt of sometimes contradictory vehicle fees. But a side benefit would be to reduce hundreds of them. For instance, fees which can be prorated would now...
The arrest of Park Tudor's former basketball coach on charges of trying to seduce a student has sparked a statehouse debate over teacher background checks. Indiana keeps track of teachers accused of misconduct, but there's no requirement that schools check that list before...
A body was found on the east side of Indy, but police don't know whether it was a murder yet. The body was found by a person who was fishing on Olivia Lane near East 34th and Shadeland Avenue around 6:00pm monday. IMPD says it's simply a death investigation right now...
Dorothy Brown (RTV6 photo) A woman who was one of the Kalamazoo shooter's victims lived in Indiana for several years. Dorothy Brown, 74, was among those killed in a car while she was out with three of her friends at a Cracker Barrel during the shooting spree Saturday night...
A Marion County judge has thrown out a Child Services caseworker's lawsuit over heavy caseloads. State law caps each worker's caseload at 17 kids. The state has struggled to stay under those limits, but Marion Superior Judge Heather Welch has thrown out an American Civil...
A bill on its way to Governor Pence will break the seal on 54 years of adoption records. Children adopted since 1994 can already view their original birth certificate, including the identity of their birth parents, once they turn 21. But current law keeps those records closed...
Indy's seven African-American legislators are pushing back against a bill to appoint Marion County judges instead of electing them. The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus charges the proposal would disenfranchise African-American voters and give minorities less representation on...
Another giant company is bidding to merge with the company sending Indiana factory jobs to Mexico. CNBC is reporting that United Technologies began merger talks within the past two week with Honeywell. The deal could create a huge company worth up to $94 billion in annual sales...