Say what you want, but Indianapolis residents are apparently some of the safest drivers in America. The 2007 Allstate Americas Best Drivers report says that Indianapolis is 50th on the list with the cities best drivers. Fort Wayne also cracked the top 50, coming in at 32nd on the list of 200 cities in the […]
Zero hour arrived at 1:29 this morning for convicted cop killer Michael Lambert as he was executed at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City. He was the first person to be put to death for a crime committed in Delaware County. Lambert was convicted for fatally shooting Muncie police officer Greg Winters in 1990.
Parents in a Chicago suburb dont need the news to get an update on NASAs space mission. Turns out, all they need is the video on a baby monitor. Elementary school teacher Natalie Meilinger says one of the channels on her baby monitor has been getting black-and-white video from inside the space shuttle Atlantis.
A promise made by Senate leaders last night could revive a stalled immigration bill as early as next week. Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and GOP senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky say a final vote on the legislation will take place before their July 4th vacation.
A second meeting is being planned with American and Iranian officials by Iraq. The foreign minister of Iraq says they hope to improve security in the war-torn country as a follow up to meetings in May that ended a 27-year diplomatic freeze.
The brother reputed mob boss James Marcello pleaded guilty yesterday to racketeering and other charges in Chicago. 56-year-old Michael Marcello admitted to paying a witness four-thousand dollars a month to be quiet about unsolved murder cases. The guilty plea comes five days before the citys biggest mob trials is supposed to start.
A Bloomington teacher is appealing her firing for talking to her elementary school class about peace activism. Deb Mayer is taking her case to the U.S. Supreme court after two earlier appeals against the Monroe County School Corporation were denied. Mayer said she was fired over complaints from students and parents about her teaching and […]
Hoosiers will continue to pay high prices at the pump. A 1981 state law says an Indiana governor does not have the ability to suspend the sales tax on gasoline. The state attorney generals office said yesterday that Governor Daniels had sought legal advice on the issue last month after rejecting several requests over the […]
An Indianapolis teen shot in the face earlier this week changed her story Thursday, saying she lied to police. 16-year-old Amber Lynn Holland originally told officers she didnt know who shot her on Tuesday while she was walking outside her southeast side home. But, yesterday Holland told Detective Scot Scheid that she dropped a .22-caliber […]
A man who was apparently involved in an October attack on a bicyclist pleaded guilty yesterday. 19-year-old Craig Thomas was one of two suspects to be charged in adult court and will face a 10-year sentence on a robbery charge. 54-year-old Darrell Arthur was attacked by Thomas and another man on the Monon Trail in […]