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Greg Fisk, IU Class of 1971 and Mayor of Juneau, Alaska, was found dead at his home (image courtesy of CNN) The mayor of Alaska's capital city has been found dead, prompting rumors that he was assaulted. "Those rumors are speculation," the Juneau Police Department said. "...
(wibc.com file photo) Starting home repairs but failing to finish them will land you in court, even if you are already in jail. Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a lawsuit against Green Frog Restoration and its owners, James Twaddle and Wanda VanWinkle. The lawsuit was filed...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence says a White House letter seeking to reassure governors about the Syrian refugee program isn't enough to satisfy his concerns. Pence says he appreciates the outreach from chief of staff Denis McDonough promising...
Purdue's INSPIRE Research Institute has released their annual guide of engineering and STEM focused gifts. The hope is that the guide will help parents and adults pick gifts this holiday season that will encourage boys and girls to engage in thinking and design, and maybe one...
(image courtesy of Planned Parenthood of Indiana/Kentucky) Security measures are being reviewed at Planned Parenthood clinics in Indiana following the fatal shooting in Colorado last week. The Planned Parenthood office in downtown Indianapolis says it’s seen an increase in...
The State Health Department and the Department of Environmental Management met with residents in Johnson County last night to announce they did not find enough evidence to link cases of child cancer around the Franklin into a cancer cluster. ISDH officials say they studied...
12 days of global warming talks are underway in Paris. A widely expected agreement out of Paris would be the first global action on climate change since the Kyoto Protocol 20 years ago. Indiana University public and environmental affairs professor David Konisky says the cuts in...
Cyber Monday means a burst of activity at Amazon's four Indiana shipping centers. With fulfillment centers in Indy, Whitestown, Plainfield and Jeffersonville, Indianapolis-area Amazon customers have two new shipping options not everyone has. Indy is one of 16 metro areas where...
A meting to discuss the outcome of a community requested cancer cluster investigation is happening tonight in Johnson County. The Indiana State Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management will be on hand for tonight's meeting. They are looking to talk...