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(INDIANAPOLIS) – Two women face federal charges for buying the guns used in a pair of cop-killings.  Dawn Rochon and Tiffany Dean could each face up to 10 years in prison on charges of lying on gun-shop purchase forms. U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler says if they’d told the truth, the purchases would have been denied. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A 19-year-old man was shot Monday morning at a McDonald’s on Indy’s north side. Indy Metro Police say the shooting happened outside the McDonald’s at 38th and Illinois Streets sometime after midnight Monday. Officers found the victim sitting inside a car on Cold Spring Road just after 1 a.m. He was taken to […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As President Trump meets with North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un, Hoosier lawmakers in Washington have offered their feedback on the historic summit.   Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in advance of the summit in Singapore between President Trump and North Korea leader Kim […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Some of the melon being recalled as part of a multi-state salmonella outbreak has been linked to an Indiana distributor. The US Food and Drug Administration, which is investigating the outbreak alongside the CDC, is working to identify a supplier of pre-cut melon to stores where ill people shopped but says retailers should not […]

LAWRENCE, Ind.–Five people were shot at a birthday party at the Lawrence Lion’s Club Saturday night.  A 14-year-old boy was arrested. He is accused of shooting the teenagers at the party.  Police are still trying to determine if anyone else fired shots.  A 13-year-old boy was shot in the face. He is in critical condition, but […]

INDIANAPOLIS–26 people were arrested outside the home of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in Indianapolis Sunday morning.  Approximately 60 protesters showed up, many of them in wheelchairs, to demand he sign off on new rules banning shock therapy for patients in a Massachusetts rehabilitation facility.  An advocacy group for disabled people called ADAPT issued a […]

(WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.) – The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute has signed a collaboration agreement with Purdue. The Indianapolis nonprofit already partnered with Purdue on some research, but Purdue biologist Richard Kuhn, the director of the Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease, says the expanded agreement makes IBRI researchers the equivalent of Purdue students or […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A federal grand jury has indicted an Avon man accused of posing as a member of the “Alt-Right” on the website 4Chan to issue threats against attendees at the Boston Free Speech Rally. Eric M. Radulovic, 32, faces one count of transmitting in interstate and foreign commerce a threat to injure the person […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Indiana’s suicide rate has gone up by 32{cfb84e016942dcf263d6b9a2a965f97a80c7fce71c1cd317fd9df76d1fc43e08} in the last 17 years: The Centers for Disease Control say suicide has gone up in every state except Nevada, which had one of the highest suicide rates in the country already. In 44 states, the increase has been significant — Indiana’s jump marks the […]

LOWELL, Ind. — An animal from the “land down under” is on the loose in northern Indiana.  It’s not a kangaroo, but it’s close! It’s a wallaby — the kangaroo’s smaller, similar-looking cousin — and it’s been hopping around near Lowell since Wednesday, when it escaped from a traveling petting zoo. The Times of Northwest […]