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Ernest Malone after the 2014 announcement that he would take over as Indianapolis Fire Chief (wibc.com file photo) It seemed like an afterthought, but part of Indy's public safety team will remain the same in the new administration. Almost lost in the news that Indy's former...
One of two Muslims in Congress says there is no place for Donald Trump's rhetoric about Islam, and he says that rhetoric may have led someone to threaten his life. Rep. Andre Carson (D, IN) says someone phoned in the death threat to his office on Monday sometime after Trump call...
Troy Riggs (left) with Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett after the announcement that Riggs will be IMPD Chief under Hogsett Why bring back Troy Riggs? Because the man who will be mayor says the soon-to-be police chief has the ability to help repair Indy's "public safety crisis." Mayor-...
Hoosiers are benefiting from property tax caps, but they're hurting Indiana localities. That's according to the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute. The non-partisan organization released two new reports Tuesday. One report measures the impact of statewide property tax caps on...
As the dust begins to settle around the country, Indiana is the latest state to receive Syrian refugees despite their governor’s wishes. Archbishop Joseph Tobin confirmed this morning that family scheduled to move to Indianapolis arrived safely last night. It was last week that...
The new mayor of Indianapolis will not have a bigger paycheck after all. Joe Hogsett would have been in line for a salary of $125,000 as mayor, up from the current $95,000 being paid to Mayor Greg Ballard had the City-County Council approved the proposal. But Council member Mary...
David Orentlicher, who is running for Congress as a Democrat (image courtesy of Facebook) A former state lawmaker wants to get back into politics by going to Washington. David Orentlicher sent out a statement to reporters on Sunday saying he would run for Congress. Specifically...
Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis Hill is running for state Attorney General (image courtesy of Curtis Hill For Indiana) The first Republican in next year's Attorney General's race is familiar with the courtroom. Curtis Hill is in the midst of his fourth term as Elkhart County...
It was 74 years ago today that the Island of Oahu was attacked and the Naval Base at Pearl Harbor was decimated and Hoosier survivors of the attack are looking back and reflecting on their service and the state of the world today. Paul Kennedy of Indianapolis was among those...