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Indianapolis' new Mayor Joe Hogsett says the Circle City faces numerous challenges. Hogsett was officially sworn in by U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt Friday. After taking the oath, Hogsett says he'll work on both sides of the political aisle. He says the city faces...
The new year marks the end of several Indiana tax breaks. Indiana begins taxing police reward money and lottery winnings this year. Until now, lottery jackpots were taxed only if you won more than 12-hundred dollars. Legislators abolished little-used tax credits for historic...
An appeals court says the firing of a second-grade teacher in French Lick is invalid, because the board meeting didn't start till 2:30 a.m. The Springs Valley School Board fired Risha Warren in 2012 after she escorted a student to the principal's office, where secretaries said...
Four newly reelected city and town councilmen in Lake County will be sworn in Friday, despite a state law barring them from simultaneously holding city jobs. Council members in Hammond, Hobart, East Chicago and New Chicago are suing to overturn the 2012 law which declares it a...
Investigators are looking into a crash that killed four Brownsburg teens. It happened Wednesday night. State Police said a Ford Taurus traveling northbound on State Road 37 in Morgan County crossed over the median for an unknown reason and hit a southbound minivan. Four male...
Jeanne White Ginder is back this week at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. She visits with families at the museum's "Power of Children" exhibit that honors her son, Ryan, the Indiana teen who became a national poster child for HIV/AIDS in the U.S after being expelled from...
Written by: Jordan Fischer INDIANAPOLIS -- Two Indianapolis teens missing since Christmas Eve are presumed dead this week, and a bail bondsman stands accused of brutally murdering them. Satori Dionne Williams, 16, and his friend, 15-year-old Timmee Jackson were last seen around...
(headshot courtesy of Marion County Prosecutor's Office) The teenager charged with murdering an Indianapolis pastor's wife during a burglary last month is now charged in a second murder a week before. Prosecutors accuse Larry Taylor Jr. of being the holdup man who gunned down...
Paying off debt is a popular New Year’s Resolution--because it seems some people are interested in seizing the day than taking steps to improve their financial future. First, the greatest challenges surrounding getting out of debt are not necessarily related to keeping up with...