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The state is suing three out-of-state title companies it accuses of cheating homeowners out of tax refunds. If you don't pay your property taxes, the county auctions off your house. But if the winning bid is more than your tax bill, the county keeps the taxes and sends you the...
Ruff & Tuff (Franklin College photo) Ruff and Tuff are back home at Franklin College. Ruff and Tuff is a statue; a pair of grizzly cubs wrestling, it's bronze and roughly two-feet by two-feet. Someone stole it late last week from near the Dietz Center at the Johnson County...
Warning; contents may be hot and can burn you. A man trying to rob a convenience store didn't have time to check for the warning label, as a clerk used a hot cup of joe to stop the bandit in Muncie. It happened Sunday morning. The Marathon Food Mart at Main and Hackley in Muncie...
Lewis Ferebee, IPS Superintendent (myips.com) The superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools is calling for a new effort to cut school violence. Dr. Lewis Ferebee says he's troubled and concerned by what he's seeing at IPS on a regular basis. In a recent op-ed on the district...
You'd no longer elect Marion County judges in the primary, under a bill set for a vote in the Senate this week. A federal appeals court ruled Marion County's election system for judges must be changed before the next election in 2018. The court says the current system is...
Ruff & Tuff, the statue stolen from Franklin College's campus (Franklin Police photo) What happened to Ruff and Tuff? Franklin College wants to know. The bronze statue of the grizzly cubs wrestling, or playing, or whatever it is they are doing, disappeared from the college...
The Senate is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to add transgendered Hoosiers to a gay-rights bill. Democrats and gay-rights groups have opposed Senate Republicans' civil rights bill because it pushes the question of transgender protections to a study committee. The bill's...
If you live in Johnson County--be careful of leaving items in your car. Sheriff's deputies say items were stolen from at least seven vehicles in the Wakefield Subdivision. The incidents began last Friday when a woman reported that her purse and wallet were taken from her...
Connie Thomas, interim principal at Amy Beverland, at an open house (RTV6 photo) For the first time since Susan Jordan's death, school is in session at Amy Beverland Elementary. The school had been closed ever since the school bus accident that killed the principal last Tuesday...