Advertisement

Local News

(INDIANAPOLIS) - A stripped-down hate-crime bill has passed the Senate. The bill adding "bias" to the list of factors judges can rely on to impose harsher sentences passed 39-10. Democrats and Lafayette Republican Ron Alting, one of the bill's co-authors, voted no, arguing that...
DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. -- Health officials want you to get a Hepatitis A vaccine if you had food at Martin's Tavern in Dekalb County. The Dekalb County Health Department said an employee was diagnosed with Hepatitis A and handled food while he was infected. ABC 21 says the employee...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - The Senate votes next week on a wide-ranging gambling bill. The bill would legalize sports betting at casinos, and move one of Gary's casinos to Terre Haute. The other would move off the lakefront to a downtown highway interchange. And the bill would allow live...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Metro Police have identified the 1-year-old child who died. The child's name is Dontrell Mcclung. His mother Kira Fear, 19, and Tyree Resnover, 21, were arrested for his death. IMPD officers were called Wednesday morning to an area near N. Keystone...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - A Senate committee has approved state financing for a soccer stadium, but not necessarily for the Indy Eleven. The Indy Eleven has been lobbying for state financing to build a stadium as the centerpiece of a retail and residential development. The Eleven would...
INDIANAPOLIS -- There's a new "zoo baby" at the Indianapolis Zoo! A female reticulated giraffe named Makena was born at the Zoo on Feb. 11. She's the first female calf born at the Zoo since 2000. Makena, whose name means "happy one" or "abundance" in Swahili, weighed 134 pounds...
STATEWIDE- -In a list of cities with the highest divorce rates in the country, four of the cities on that list are from Indiana. A study done by Datingnews.com says New Castle, Connersville, Madison, and Richmond are in the top 20 for highest divorce rates in the country...
INDIANAPOLIS- -The future of a hate crimes bill in Indiana is uncertain, but the Southern Poverty Law Center says there were 24 hate groups in Indiana in 2018. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is an American nonprofit legal advocacy organization specializing in civil...
STATE HOUSE --If you own a house and have to kick a renter out, you can be responsible for the bills, even if they run up after the tenant leaves. A bill that passed the Indiana House may make the utility companies charge the renter directly . Smaller communities can pass...