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The developer of apartments along Indy's downtown canal is awaiting approval of a tax abatement to expand. Investment Property Advisors wants to add 15,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space near the 9 on Canal Apartments, at 9th and Saint Clair. IPA's Chase Sorrick says...
Indy Chamber president Michael Huber (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Nearly 150 businesses are joining forces with advocates of new civil rights protections for gays and lesbians. The business coalition Indiana Competes will lobby for an anti-discrimination bill in the upcoming...
Shortly before 8:00 p.m., Tuesday evening, an IMPD on-duty detective was stopped at the intersection of Stop 11 Road and South Emerson Avenue awaiting the stop light to change. As the detective was awaiting the light to change a vehicle, for an unknown reason, struck the rear of...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence says he's reached no conclusion about legislation to extend civil rights protections to gays and lesbians. Both parties in the Senate have introduced civil rights bills. Democrats' bill simply adds sexual...
An IMPD officer is in hot water. Police Chief Rick Hite has suspended and will recommend to the Civilian Police Merit Board that Jason Thomas be terminated from employment. An IMPD statement says Chief Hite’s actions stem from allegations that Thomas helped a criminal and also...
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...