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Hepatitis C outbreak prompts public health emergency in Lawrence County

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Indiana's state health commissioner has declared a public health emergency in Lawrence County due to a hepatitis C outbreak.Read more

PHOTOS: See the type of car Zionsville Police are searching for in connection with fatal shooting

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Zionsville Police have released new images of a vehicle sought in connection with the fatal shooting of an elderly man earlier this week.Read more

Quilt for Mother's Tears holds fundraiser auction this weekend

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"It's a way of me as a mother telling them they're not alone."Read more

Pence speaks at Fort Wayne GOP rally with Young, Holcomb

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Mike Pence is returning to Indiana to stump for GOP Senate candidate Todd Young and gubernatorial candidate Eric Holcomb.Read more

State police arrest suspect after traffic stop, short foot pursuit in Fishers

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Indiana State Police arrested a person who ran from a traffic stop on I-69 near 96th Street Friday morning.Read more

Indiana man found guilty in knife slaying of car lot owner

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An Indiana man has been found guilty of murder in the slaying of a used car lot owner who was stabbed nine times in the neck inside his Michigan City dealership.Read more

IMPD officer arrested for domestic battery

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Metro Police report an investigation of one of their own officers has to his arrest Friday on allegations of domestic violence.Read more

Man arrested on I-70 with 48 pounds of marijuana covered in yellow mustard

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State Police pulled over 52-year-old Richard Sherman of El Cajon, Calif. in a semi around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.Read more

5 Things You Need to Know this Friday morning

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Rainy Friday, Boone County semi crash and more.Read more

Center Grove parents share advantages, drawbacks of iPads in the classroom

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Parents within the Center Grove school system say they're worried about three things when it comes to iPads in the classroom — computer glitches, iPad addiction and cyber bullying.Read more

Monrovia teacher's aide resigns over allegations of inappropriate text messaging with student

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A Monrovia Elementary School teacher's aide has resigned after the school learned Friday that the staff member allegedly sent inappropriate text messages to a student.Read more

Vigil held for children allegedly murdered by mother in Fort Wayne

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An emotional tribute was held for two young children whose own mother stands accused of killing them.Read more

Courtroom named in honor of Indiana's first female federal judge

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A courtroom in the federal courthouse in Indianapolis is now named for U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker.Read more

Protesters speak out against plan to cut down trees at Crown Hill Cemetery

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The federal government came to talk to local veterans Thursday night about a proposed new final resting place close to home, but protestors at the meeting did a lot of the talking.Read more

Hancock Co. eyes roundabout at deadly intersection

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Drivers are calling for changes at a dangerous intersection where a teenager lost his life and more than a dozen others have been injured.Read more

Brian Howey: The U.S. Senate race and East Chicago

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Evan Bayh thought he could do an end around Hoosier voters, evade a primary election, grab a U.S. Senate nomination in July for a seat he refused to defend in 2010, then traipse back to Washington where he could sleep in his own bed every night. Instead, he is in a pure dog fight with Republican Todd Young.Read more

Bosma Enterprises holds "wall breaking" to celebrate expansion

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A United Way agency that provides meaningful work for the blind and visually impaired is expanding its Indianapolis operations.Read more

Two Purdue students hospitalized after being shot by pellet rifle

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LAFAYETTE (WTHR) - Two Purdue students are recovering Thursday night after someone shot them with a high-powered pellet gun on campus Tuesday morning.Both were seriously injured in separate incidents hours apart.One student was walking and the other was biking when they were hit in the chest and had to be hospitalized.Police say the gun used was a pellet rifle designed for hunting and precision shooting.Read more

Fishers swears in new chief of police

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The City of Fishers swore in new Chief of Police, Mitch Thompson, in front of city staff, elected officials and members of the community on Thursday afternoon.Read more

Kokomo PD relieved by findings of Koontz shooting investigation

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The Kokomo Police Department is relieved by the conclusions of the Indiana State Police investigation into the death of Deputy Carl Koontz.Read more