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STATEHOUSE -- The House of Representatives advanced the legislation protecting you from your intimate photos being shared without your consent. Wednesday, the House voted in support of State Rep. Mike Speedy's legislation. The legislation would make it a Class A misdemeanor,...
(SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) - Indiana isn't alone in trying to avoid compiling a list of characteristics covered by a hate crime law. But two states which omitted lists from their laws have run into problems. Indiana has been lurching toward a law allowing judges to hand down longer...
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Just one month after Roncalli High School told the father of a suspended guidance counselor his services were no longer needed at the school, lawyers for Shelly Fitzgerald are preparing to file an additional EEOC charge. David Page, Fitzgerald's lawyer,...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - A cigarette tax hike isn't the only anti-smoking measure running into trouble at the statehouse. The Senate Health Committee voted to raise the smoking age to 21. But the bill never got a second hearing required to bring it to the full Senate, because locking...
STATE HOUSE -- Organized theft, or organized shoplifting, is when someone steals and resells the item to a pawn shop, on Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace or on the street. In Indiana, crooks are able to stay out of jail when they shoplift, if what they steal is worth under $750...
STATE WIDE --If you're getting wisdom teeth removed or having some other dental surgery, you could be in danger of opioid abuse. That's because two thirds of people who go in for a dental procedure will be prescribed an opioid for the pain. In Indiana thousands of people have...
This story is part of a series. The WIBC News Special "Beating Diabetes: Sweet Stories from Indiana" will air March 7. INDIANAPOLIS --You may have pre-diabetes and not even know it. As many as two million Hoosiers could have pre-diabetes or could be at risk for diabetes. The...
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- The Indiana Medical History Museum in Indianapolis tells the story of how mental illness was once studied. It opened in 1848 as the pathology department of Central State Hospital and once housed over 2,500 mental health patients. When it closed its doors...
STATEWIDE --Indiana's Military Family Relief Fund has been misused in the past, which is why Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) wrote a bill to make sure that fund is handled fairly. That fund gets money from donations and the purchase of veteran license plates. “This legislation...