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U.S. 36 reopens after serious crash
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:51:10 -0800

DANVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — A 74-year-old man was badly hurt Wednesday morning when his car broke down and he got out to investigate, officials with the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department said.

3-year-old in Amber Alert case back in Ohio
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:45:30 -0700

The grandparents of a three-year-old girl abducted from their Huber Heights home Saturday were able to bring their granddaughter home from protective custody in Indiana Tuesday night, the child’s grandmother said Wednesday. Still, the grandmother is fearful of another abduction, she said Wednesday. Jeff Ensor and Kathy McKinney, grandparents of Chloe Banister — whose abduction Saturday triggered ...

Bobcat and coyote populations growing in Indiana
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:00:10 -0800

CARMEL, Ind. (November 20, 2014) – The number of bobcats and coyotes is growing in Indiana, according to conservation officers with the Department of Natural Resources. Bobcats were once an endangered species, but since the 1970s their numbers have grown. They are most common in south-central Indiana and parts of northern Indiana, but there have […]

Viral 911 call serves as example to save lives
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:48:45 -0700

As a domestic violence victim's 911 call makes its way across the Internet, experts say her quick-thinking and creativity to relay danger to dispatchers could serve as an example that helps save lives.

Secretary of state
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 05:18:30 -0800

The Indiana secretary of state is the state's chief elections officer and also oversees business registration and the Indiana Uniform Securities Act. The salary is about $76,000, and the term lasts four years.

Indiana police get millions in DoD equipment
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:18:42 -0700

Central Indiana police have received more than $11 million worth of surplus military equipment from the Department of Defense since 2006, including at least two MRAPs and several more armored personnel carriers.

Abducted child's parents both in jail
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 18:02:14 -0700

Abduction sparked nationwide AMBER Alert. The parents of an abducted 3-year-old girl who sparked a nationwide AMBER Alert are in jail on child-related crimes.

Man hit by vehicle while working on stalled car
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:42:56 -0800

A man was hospitalized after a car hit him while he was working on his own stalled vehicle on the side of the road.

20-year-old listed as missing from Sullivan
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:35:41 -0800

Photo of Tiffanie Adams posted to the Sullivan City Police Department's Facebook page. SULLIVAN, Ind. (WTHI) – Officials are reporting a 20-year-old who is also eight months pregnant has been listed as missing from Sullivan.

Update on the latest in sports:
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 04:18:53 -0800

UNDATED (AP) — The Golden State Warriors remain one of the NBA's three unbeaten teams following a very convincing victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.