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Mayor Hogsett gives his State of the City (RTV6 Photo) Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett made good on a campaign promise Wednesday, officially lifting a three-decade moratorium on new streetlights in the city. The city of Indianapolis hasn't installed a new streetlight since 1981...
LAFAYETTE, Ind.--A group that wants to see marijuana legalized in Indiana held a rally at the Tippecanoe County courthouse in Lafayette Wednesday, but the group says they plan to hold rallies in every county in the state. The group Higher Fellowship organized the rally. Bobbie...
Environmental advocates outside Sen. Joe Donnelly's Indianapolis office. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Environmental groups are rallying to defend a two-year-old federal rule for the disposal of coal ash. Senators John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia)...
Governor Pence is kicking off his reelection campaign with a four-day bus tour of Indiana, and a direct attack on Democratic nominee John Gregg. Pence told Republicans last year he was prepared to fight for a second term, after refusing to run negative ads four years ago. In...
Joe Hogsett's first State of the City as mayor is just a few hours away. Hogsett's speech is expected to update voters on the progress of the promises he made during last year's campaign. The mayor is expected to discuss public safety, particularly beat-style policing being...
The guilty plea is in for Kyle Cox. The former boys' basketball coach at Park Tudor School entered a guilty plea in federal court Tuesday in connection with the sexting case involving a 15-year-old student. Cox, 31, will be sentenced by a federal judge on July 14. He had been...
Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard (WIBC.com file photo) The next U.S. census is four years away, but Carmel will conduct a partial count this summer. Some federal grants are based on population. In the last year, Westfield has paid for a new count to get credit for population growth...
A big courtroom win for the state has turned back into a loss, at least for now. The Indiana Supreme Court ruled in March the state was entitled to damages from IBM for the botched attempt to privatize the task of determining if you're eligible for welfare. The justices sent the...
It looks like Ivy Tech has their woman. WIBC host Abdul-Hakim Shabazz reports on his IndyPolitics.org blog that former Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann will be the next president of Ivy Tech Community College. The college has not confirmed it, nor have they scheduled a formal...