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Feisty Indiana grandma fights off pistol-packing carjackers

Indianapolis - If a trio of would-be carjackers thought they were going to steal a van from a 67-year-old woman in Indiana, they had another thing coming. Kay Kise didn't back down, and when one of the thugs pointed a gun in her face, she slapped it away.

Op-Ed: The case against reproductive rights no one is talking about

Howe - While progressives lose their minds over the Hobby Lobby SCOTUS decision, a real attack on reproductive rights is happening in Indiana, and no one is talking about it.

Indiana GOP candidate: Nobody has guts to let poor wither and die

Valparaiso - A Republican candidate for the Indiana House of Representatives is defending a controversial Facebook comment about poor people in which he lamented that "no one has the guts to just let them wither and die."

Indiana drops the Common Core standards for students

In January, the Indiana Senate education committee approved a repeal of Common Core standards, the national benchmark for preparing students for colleges or careers.

Indiana residents claim new slogan makes state look bad

Indianapolis - Some Indiana residents are outraged by the state's new slogan, claiming that it will send the wrong message and hurt marketing efforts.

Indiana police chief accidentally shoots himself for second time

A police chief accidentally shot himself for the second time Saturday, 15 years after shooting himself while cleaning his service weapon. On Saturday, he shot himself in the leg in a gun store.

Video of fiery I-74 crash goes viral

Greensburg - Though there were no fatalities, a spectacular truck crash on a stretch of the I-74 in Greensburg, Indiana has recently gone viral.

Small plane crash in Columbus, Indiana

Columbus - A small plane crashed into a house and started a fire in Columbus, Indiana Thursday, July, 25, 2013. The crash was only a mile away from the city’s airport. The fire sent a dark smoke cloud that covered the entire city.

Teen walks 10 miles in snow to job interview

Indianapolis - An Indianapolis, Indiana restaurant owner who happened to stumble across a teenager walking to a job interview, was inspired by the teen's determination.

Gun Appreciation Day leads to five gun show shootings

A portion of the American population celebrated Gun Appreciation Day by attending guns shows across the country, resulting in some of the attendees perhaps appreciating paramedics and first responders more than guns, at least temporarily.

Unexplained loud 'booms' heard over Kentucky and Indiana (video)

For some time now, people have reported strange sounds and booms, right across the USA. The latest incident happened in Indiana and Kentucky, and no one knows what caused it.

Man reunited with his lost Shih Tzu dog after five years (video)

Greenfield - A man called Mike lost his Shih Tzu, named Bandit, five years ago. He and his nieces never stopped looking for the dog, and finally Bandit has turned up, well and happy.

Indiana State Police Chief: Legalize and tax marijuana

Indianapolis - The head of the Indiana State Police has advised a group of state legislators that marijuana should be legalized for recreational use and taxed.

Indianapolis explosion kills 2, destroys two homes

Indianapolis - A massive blast struck suburban Indianapolis on Saturday night, killing two people and injuring four. The cause of the blast is still under investigation.

Infant left in hot car dies, toddler suffers heat-related seizure

Indianapolis - This past weekend two children in Indiana were left in hot cars. One infant died and a toddler was rescued, but suffered a heat-related seizure and was in critical condition.

Evansville SWAT team raids wrong house in Internet threat case

Evansville - The SWAT team attempted to execute a search warrant on an anonymous Internet user, but destroyed the home of an innocent grandmother instead.

False alarm over high radiation readings in Indiana

The website for Radiation Network, the United States' radiation monitoring network, is blaming an equipment malfunction for the extremely high radiation levels that were detected last night by a monitoring station in South Bend, Indiana.

Dangerously high radiation levels reported in Indiana

According to radiationnetwork.com, the United States' radiation monitoring network, South Bend, Indiana experienced extremely high levels of radiation last night -- up to 100 times higher than safe levels.

Ex-convict kills brother and sister-in-law

Mishawaka - A convicted murderer released two years ago from prison, has been arrested for the murder of two more individuals in Indiana.

Scrotum attack sends man to Ball Hospital

Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana is where the victim of an especially brutalizing attack wound up after an altercation with his ex-girlfriend.

Right to Work bills pass in Indiana and South Carolina

Columbia - The House of Representatives in Indiana approved an act on January 25, 2012, that exempts non-union employees from paying dues when working alongside union workers, with a House vote of 55-41. In South Carolina, it was filed on the same day.

Mom has son, 14, wear sign saying 'I lie, I steal, I sell drugs'

Fort Wayne - An Indiana mother, dissatisfied with the ineffectiveness of the court system where her son's convictions are concerned, has decided to take matters into her own hands using some tough love.

Singing incorrect National Anthem in Indiana may bring $25 fine

Indianapolis - Indiana's Senator Becker made headlines on Dec. 2011, when she suggested legislation that would set standards for the performance of the national anthem. This includes a $25 fine against anyone who makes deliberate changes to the song.

NBA: Raptors home opener spoiled by Pacers Special

Toronto - Eight months after its last regular season home game, the Toronto Raptors played its home opener in front of a sold-out crowd at the Air Canada Centre. But the Indiana Pacers spoiled the evening and hung on for a 90-85 victory on Wednesday night.

Judge: Teens can post lewd pictures on Facebook

Fort Wayne - A federal court judge has ruled that an Indiana school district has violated the First Amendment rights of two teenage girls who were barred from participating in extracurricular activities after posting lewd pictures online taken at a summer sleepover.

Op-Ed: Looking into the eyes of evil

In a few days, exactly one week as I write this, our family will look once more into the eyes of evil and hope that our long journey for justice will be ended.

Chicago-area police find 15 dogs dead in freezer during sting

Lowell - Authorities of north-west Indiana's Lake County made a shocking discovery over the weekend as they responded to a complaints from the neighbors of a local dog breeder. The 62-year-old woman resides on West 254th Ave., near Schneider, Indiana.

NBA: Pacers win against Warriors to end two game skid 109-100

Oakland - The Pacers were the victims of a Channing Frye late jumper against the Phoenix Suns in overtime 110-108. While the Warriors took a tough last minute lost to the Timberwolves Feb. 27, 126-123.

NBA: Frye hits big shoot in OT to give Suns 110-108 win

Phoenix - The Suns are now 8-3 this month with this win over the Pacers. They have one more game left in this month as the Pacers ended this month 0-2 after starting 8-3 this month. This game came down to a buzzer-beater and overtime in Indiana.

NBA: Jazz get first win under new coach over Pacers 95-84

Indianapolis - The Jazz have been struggling of late under new coach Tyrone Corbin losing three straight since he took over after Coach Jerry Sloan resigned. The Pacers made a coaching change as well brining in Frank Vogel on Jan. 30 and the Pacers have been 9-2 since.
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High radiation readings were reported by RadNet in Northern Indiana on June 6-7  2012.
High radiation readings were reported by RadNet in Northern Indiana on June 6-7, 2012.
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