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STATEWIDE — You may remember the lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Indiana defending a transgender girl’s right to play girls’ sports. Now, the court case appears to have been settled. Court documents say the suit was dropped Wednesday. The ACLU withdrew the lawsuit that challenged the state of Indiana’s law that would keep girls’ […]

STATEWIDE–Some Hoosier lawmakers want to set new limits on which criminals have the right to bail. A resolution passed the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law committee Tuesday. Much of the support for it came from Republicans. It states that “a person who poses a substantial risk to the public is not entitled to release on […]

STATEWIDE — Just about everyone has had their say when it comes to their agenda for the 2023 legislative session, except for Republicans. On Thursday, Republican Todd Huston, Speaker of the Indiana House laid out the goals and ideas pushing Indiana Republicans through this legislative session. “Obviously, our first commitment in this budget year is […]

WASHINGTON — He’s not happy with the Biden Administration’s energy plans, and he says it’s time for Congress to explore other energy solutions. Republican Dr. Larry Bucshon of Indiana told the Energy and Commerce Committee roundtable Tuesday President Biden’s “anti-energy” policies have hurt Hoosiers in small towns and big cities. “For the past two years, […]

MARION COUNTY, Ind. — The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office found itself in dozens of headlines throughout 2022. Now, the prosecutor’s office is taking the first step and making it’s priorities clear. In a press release issued Tuesday, the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office laid out its top four priorities in this legislative session. The prosecutor’s office, […]

STATEWIDE — On January 9th, Cannabis Day, advocates and opponents of marijuana legalization gathered at the Indiana State House for a rally hosted by Americans for Prosperity. The organization believes that legalizing cannabis has the potential to boost small businesses, create jobs, and generate revenue for necessary services. Additionally, they argue that it could allow […]

The legalization of marijuana has been an ongoing hot topic within the country. While medical marijuana is legal in 37 states, including the surrounding states of Indiana, it is still illegal on all fronts in the Hoosier state. Grow Indiana Together, a nonprofit that supports to legalize and tax all hemp and cannabis products for […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office helped save a baby’s life on New Year’s Day. A father asked a Sheriff’s Office deputy for help Sunday.  His baby girl was struggling to breathe, and her mother was trying to manually make sure she was getting air. The infant was in the back seat […]

INDIANAPOLIS--Rain will make its way through much of Indiana Monday and Tuesday along with unusually warm temperatures. “We’re going to have near-record warmth for early January. Tuesday will be the warmest day. The high could be 66 and other highs across central Indiana could be in the mid-60s and reach a record high,” said Alex […]

STATEWIDE — Indiana has reached a multi-million-dollar settlement with Google. In a press release issued Thursday, state Attorney General Todd Rokita announced the settlement with Google totals 20-million dollars, citing the same Indiana law that was being used to take action against the social media app TikTok. The lawsuit stems from Google’s location tracking, which […]