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(INDIANAPOLIS) - July 30, 1945. It's a day that will forever be etched in the minds of 23 survivors who are alive today, that they shall never forget. At the time of the Naval ship's sinking during World War II, of the 1,196 men on board, 300 went down with the ship, 900 were...
Legislators considering new ways to draw their districts are finding it's not just who draws the maps, but what rules they're given A study committee has been examining whether an outside commission should handle Indiana redistricting. Six states rely on an independent...
Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) with troops in Afghanistan on July 4. (WIBC.com photo: Office of Sen. Joe Donnelly) Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly says last week's ISIS terror attacks create a fresh opening for a global effort to crush the group. Donnelly says the U.S, has been...
Planned Parenthood is challenging another Indiana abortion law. One week after a federal judge put new abortion restrictions passed by the legislature on hold in another case, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU filed another lawsuit challenging the law that requires women seeking...
Mayor Joe Hogsett's son was arrested for marijuana possession last week. Rushville Police released the report on the arrest of William Hogsett, 18, who was arrested after his car was pulled over last Friday, July 1. The report says Hogsett's car had crossed the center line on...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - Indiana State Troopers can now figure out who you are before they even turn on their lights and sirens to pull you over. Police say the new technology is helping them "pick needles out of haystacks." Some of ISP's patrol cars are now equipped with high-powered...
(SHERIDAN) - A black Sheridan resident and his girlfriend say they are moving out of town because of a controversial float in the annual 4 th of July parade. Bobby Taylor has lived peacefully and uneventfully in Sheridan for the past three years. Now he's putting his house up...
Indiana Black Expo president Tanya Bell (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indiana Black Expo's annual Summer Celebration kicks off Thursday. The 11-day event features star power, with concerts by New Edition and Dru Hill, and the annual awards luncheon, with singer Dionne Warwick,...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Donald Trump is expected to announce his running mate next week -- and Indiana Republicans are already jockeying for position in case it's Mike Pence. Under Indiana law, Pence can't run for governor and vice president at the...