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Investigation prompts schools to remove low-rated football helmets Video included

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An Eyewitness News investigation finds some central Indiana high schools and middle schools have been using low-rated football helmets that could put student athletes at greater risk of concussions. Many of those schools are now promising changes following the WTHR investigation, which provides an online tool for parents to see exactly which helmets are being used at their child’s school. More>>

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New calls to abolish Marion County's Township small claims courts Video included

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A new national audit and a Federal Appeals Court Ruling are fueling the fire for more change and a class action lawsuit. More>>

13 Investigates: Richmond Hill suspect claims investigators illegally coerced statements

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One suspect in the Richmond Hill explosion case said investigators illegally coerced his statements shortly after the blast, and now his attorneys want those comments excluded from the trial. More>>

Indiana storing blood & DNA of 2 million children without parents' consent Video included

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State health officials admit they did not seek consent; now asking for parents’ input on whether to keep blood or destroy it. More>>

Families file suit against DCS over unpaid adoption subsidies Video included

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A group of parents says the state of Indiana owes millions of dollars to adopted children with special needs. More>>

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  • Small claims, big injustice: Follow the investigation

    Small claims, big injustice

    Thursday, July 17 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-07-17 19:39:47 GMT
    It's supposed to be a user-friendly township court to help settle small claims. But 13 Investigates found a system some say is out of order and failing to deliver justice. Follow Sandra Chapman's investigationsMore >>
    It's supposed to be a user-friendly township court to help settle small claims. But 13 Investigates found a system some say is out of order and failing to deliver justice.More >>
  • 13 Investigates: Violent criminals released too soon?

    13 Investigates: Violent criminals released too soon?

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:23:43 GMT
    An Eyewitness News investigation shows many of Indiana's most violent criminals and repeat felons get out of prison decades early. 13 Investigates shows how it happens and why thousands of murderers,More >>
    An Eyewitness News investigation shows many of Indiana's most violent criminals and repeat felons get out of prison decades early. NOTE: This investigative report is up for a national Emmy. Results will be announced at the end of September, 2014.
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  • Tax loophole investigation

    Tax loophole investigation

    The national response to WTHR investigative reporter Bob Segall's report has been huge. Hundreds of thousands of people have watched the video explaining how undocumented workers are taking advantage ofMore >>
    WTHR exposed how confusion, fraud and IRS mismanagement result in billions of dollars in tax credits for illegal immigrants.  13 Investigates' Tax Loophole investigation has been watched by millions of people, and it's triggering debate and change in Washington.More >>
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  • Sandra Chapman

  • Bob Segall

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