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Dejuan Johnson and Robert Richards (photos courtesy Hancock County Sheriff's Department) Two Indianapolis men are behind bars after a home invasion Friday in Hancock County. The Hancock County Sheriff's Department says a 14-year-old girl called 9-1-1 around 1:00 p.m. saying she...
The organization which certifies football helmets as meeting safety standards is changing those standards to aim them directly at forces which can cause concussions. Meeting in Boston, the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment voted to test helmets not...
The state office that represents consumers' dealings with utilities doesn't believe Indianapolis Power and Light should be allowed to raise rates. The Office of the Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) filed written testimony opposing a proposed IPL rate increase to help fund start...
(photo courtesy RTV6) Police are investigating after a man and a woman were found dead in a garage apartment Friday afternoon on the city's southwest side. Officers were called around 1:30 p.m. to the 700 block of South Bancroft Street on a report that two people were dead...
Activists on both sides of the gay-marriage issue have been awaiting a federal judge's ruling on whether Indiana's ban on those unions is constitutional. If it isn't, the next question will be when that ruling takes effect. Judges in several states have thrown out gay-marriage...
Third District Congressman Marlin Stutzman says he's confident the new majority whip will address issues that pulled Stutzman into the whip race himself. Stutzman acknowledges he was surprised at Louisiana Republican Steve Scalise's first-ballot victory in a three-way race --...
The 2013 Purple Stride (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Indianapolis chapter) A group is trying to get as many people as it can to run or walk for a cure for pancreatic cancer tomorrow (Saturday) morning. Indianapolis is hosting one of the many Purple Stride events across the...
Ball State University's provost will serve as interim president of the Muncie school for one month. Ball State's Board of Trustees announced that Terry King, who also serves as vice president of academic affairs, would serve in the president's chair from July 1 until August 1...
Indiana's unemployment rate held steady for at 5.7% for the month of May. The Department of Workforce Development says that's because some two-thousand unemployed Hoosiers rejoined the labor force and resumed their search for work. Department of Workforce Development Spokesman...