Topic – National News

WASHINGTON— The Senate has approved legislation to avoid a rail strike. The chamber voted 80-15 in favor of the bill that was passed Wednesday by the House. The measure now goes to President Biden for his signature. Biden and bipartisan congressional leaders stressed forcing the agreement through was necessary to avoid a major blow to […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Some have been saying it was a “clerical error,” and now the FBI is responding. You might have heard reports that tracking down a suspect in the Delphi case was delayed due to a “clerical error.”  FBI Indianapolis issued a response to those claims Thursday. The statement says: As stated in the past […]

WASHINGTON — The White House wants the deal to avoid a rail strike on the president’s desk by the weekend. The Biden administration says that time is of the essence as we get closer to a deadline to get a deal enacted, otherwise thousands of rail workers intend to strike which would shut down the […]

NATIONAL — Singer/songwriter and musician Christine McVie, known for being a member of Fleetwood Mac, has died at the age of 79. McVie wrote numerous songs, including the band’s “Say You Love Me” and “Songbird.”  The Brit also had a solo career and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Fleetwood […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Certain harmful bacteria found in the mouth could be tied to serious illnesses, namely cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease. WISH TV reports that a new study ties some mouth bacteria to lethal infections, and these bacteria are not always found during routine dental exams.  A buildup of the bacteria could connect […]

NATIONAL — Irene Cara, a singer and actress known for her role in “Fame” as well as her hit recordings of the title tracks for “Fame” and “Flashdance,” has died at the age of 63. Cara won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Flashdance…What a Feeling.”  Throughout her career, she received other accolades, […]

NATIONWIDE — Inflation, supply and demand have been causing some economic trouble this year, but one Hoosier economist says overall, things aren’t bad. “Overall, you gotta be happy,” says Michael Hicks, economist at Ball State University talking to IndyPolitics, “growth rate for third quarter looks to be about 2.6-percent nationally, which is really strong.” Hicks […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Thanksgiving is often a time when we enjoy a hearty meal with our families, and maybe a few arguments as well.  However, the holiday is not like this for everyone. WIBC’s Terri Stacy spoke to Carolina Castoreno, Executive Director of The American Indian Center of Indiana, who explained that Thanksgiving can be a […]

CARMEL — You might see some familiar faces in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Carmel High School’s Marching Greyhounds are one of the bands that will be performing in Thursday’s parade.  Festivities will start at 8:45 a.m. in New York City. Chris Kreke, Associate Band Director at Carmel High School, told WIBC’s Terri Stacy […]

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service needs to be held accountable and kept transparent – so says your Senator. In a press release, Indiana Republican Senator Todd Young said the IRS received over 80-billion dollars from Senate Democrats through the Inflation Reduction Act, but there was no system in place to keep the IRS in […]