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FRANKLIN, Ind. -- Construction begins Monday, Aug. 22 on a busy street through downtown Franklin. The city is shutting down West Jefferson Street between Walnut and Main Streets to begin the first phase of a road project that will completely change the look of the town. "This is...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The National Weather Service reported a funnel cloud spotted around 5:55 p.m. near Danville. The Department of Homeland Security also confirmed a tornado over Danville moving northeast at 25 miles per hour. Hendricks County dispatchers confirmed damage to a...
Legislators are pondering ways to tighten Indiana's criminal background checks for teachers. The state is looking for a more airtight system after a pair of sex scandals in Indianapolis schools. Park Tudor's basketball coach was sentenced to 14 years in prison for trying to...
Former Sen. Evan Bayh (D) (WIBC.com file photo) Former Senator Evan Bayh's comeback bid is facing one of the same attacks which wounded Senator Richard Lugar four years ago. National Republicans and Republican nominee Todd Young's campaign have been questioning Bayh's Indiana...
NEW CASTLE, Ind. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing New Castle man. According to the New Castle Police Department, Larry D. Tucker, 74, was last seen Sunday. Tucker is 6 feet tall, 185 lbs. with short gray hair and blue eyes. Police say they believe Tucker is in...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Planning a funeral for a loved one can be tough, but it can be even more challenging when the cemetery forgets to dig the grave the day of the ceremony. When Keith Lambert and his family arrived at New Crown Cemetery on Saturday afternoon to bury his father...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- An inmate at the Marion County Jail was found dead inside his cell Sunday evening according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators say Joseph Defur, 32, was unresponsive around 6:45 p.m. and was pronounced dead around 7:15 p.m. on Sunday,...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind..--Gov. Mike Pence spoke with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday about a variety of topics, including Trump's anticipated revelation on his plan for ISIS and new revelations that reveal a possible "pay-to-play" scandal involving the Clinton Foundation and Hillary...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Supporters of expanding state-funded preschool say a five-county pilot program has not only helped kids in school, but made the preschools better.   The Family and Social Services Administration uses a four-step ranking for preschools. Level One...