Holcomb Not Ruling Out Tax Increase

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb isn’t ruling out a tax increase if congressional Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act result in cuts to Medicaid. Holcomb said Thursday that he is “willing to entertain all sorts of decisions that will be difficult.” The Republican was asked about raising taxes to pay for Indiana’s HIP 2.0 […]

Mayor: Police Officer’s Murder ‘Shocking And Tragic’

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett says the shooting death of Southport police Lt. Aaron Allan is “a shocking and tragic reminder of the difficult, often dangerous work of police officers.” Authorities say Allan was responding to a crash where someone was trapped Thursday afternoon when he was shot. Allan was taken to Eskenazi Hospital, where he […]

School Supplies For Kids Who Need Them In Delaware County

Kids, pre-K through 12th grade who may need items for back-to-school, will get them in an event Saturday in Delaware County. Hearts & Hands United is holding its annual Tools For School event, giving kids school-supply filled backpacks and a new pair of shoes. It happens between 10am and 2pm Saturday at the Delaware County […]

Fire Ball Won’t Operate At Indiana State Fair

Officials say next month’s Indiana State Fair won’t include the thrill ride similar to the one that broke apart at the Ohio State Fair, killing one man and injuring seven other people. The Indiana State Fair said Thursday it’s decided with North American Midway Entertainment to not operate the Fire Ball ride during the Aug. […]

Fireworks Restrictions In Madison County

New restrictions on fireworks in Madison County. Commissioners there have okayed a measure that establishes times and days the legal fireworks can be set off. The Herald Bulletin reports it says the new hours are from 5 p.m. to two hours after sunset from June 29 through July 3 and from July 5 through July […]

Free Concert Thursday In Muncie

Muncie Journal reminds you this evening is Thursday on the Quad with AHB… a FREE Concert with Muncie’s very own America’s Hometown Band. It’s happening at the Ball State Quadrangle, 2000 West between Riverside & University Avenues in Muncie.

Ramping Up For Bikefest

Bikefest around the bend. The second annual event hosted by Cardinal Greenways happens July 28 – 30. It’s a 3-day cycling programs with cycling tours, demonstrations, activities, games, music, and food. It kicks off Friday with an all-age community group ride at 5:30 p.m. Touring the greenways will begin at 7:00 am Saturday as riders […]

Liquor Store Robbery Probed By Police

A Tuesday night robbery at a southside liquor store is under investigation. The Star Press reports the Save-On Liquor store, 1700 E. Memorial Drive, was targeted when a man approached a female clerk and placed something against her ribs. The suspect walked the woman to a cash register and demanded money, which he got. Only […]

Deputy Suspended After K-9 Officer Left In Hot Cruiser Dies

An Indiana sheriff’s deputy has been suspended without pay following the death of a police dog that he left for hours inside a hot patrol car. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department says an investigation determined Deputy Courtney Fuller didn’t commit a crime but that he violated employee standards of conduct. Sheriff Don Lauer says Fuller […]

Messer To Take On Donnelly For Senate

Indiana Rep. Luke Messer is formally announcing that he will challenge Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly in 2018. The Republican congressman previously formed a finance committee and was widely anticipated to run. But he waited until Wednesday morning to announce the bid on Twitter. Donnelly is considered one of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats, and Republicans […]