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With the holidays here, the United Way is continuing to shed light on the state of working households in Indiana. The United Way's ALICE report says roughly 14 percent of Indiana households live at or below the poverty line. However, it also classifies another 23 percent as...
Members of Indiana's congressional delegation are uneasy about the release of a report condemning CIA interrogation techniques in the years after 9/11. Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly says the accounts of waterboarding and other harsh techniques are at odds with how the CIA...
The price of oil is plummeting, leading to lower gas prices. But an oil analyst says that, so far, that isn't causing us to drive more. The federal Energy Information Administration released a report Wednesday morning showing the contribution from the U.S. toward the glut of oil...
Theft and fire damage insurance claims are on the rise in Indiana. Research shows now is the time of year for increases in claims. In fact, Indiana ranked 6th for theft claims and 10th nationwide for fire claims in 2013. State Farm Spokesperson Missy Dundov says January is...
A new survey out shows that 18% of Americans expect to never get out of debt. The creditcards.com study says that figure is double what it was in May of 2013. University of Indianapolis Finance Expert Dr. Matt Will says the figure isn't surprising given that credit cards...
The Indiana Department of Transportation apologized for robocalls, some of which woke people up in the middle of the night. A statement from INDOT says it contracted with a research firm to conduct a survey on how INDOT could provide better customer service. But because of what...
Indy has won another honor from a travel magazine. Lonely Planet , which has been around since 1973, placed Indianapolis on its 2015 "Best In The U.S." list, which includes ten cities the magazine says its readers should check out next year. Lonely Planet mentions the Children's...
Nearly 140 Indiana National Guard Soldiers are back home in time for the holidays. The 1413th Engineer Company returned yesterday after a nine month deployment to Afghanistan. The group was welcomed home by a large crowd of family and friends at the Johnson County Armory in...
One of the most wanted sex offenders in the Indianapolis area is now behind bars. Sheriffs Deputies and US Marshal spent more than two hours working to get 49 year old Sean Stewart out of a hiding spot in a crawlspace on Tuesday. Police say that arrest warrants have been on file...