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ISP Unveil New Electronic Firearms Application Process

Indiana State Police today unveiled a new electronic firearms application process that will begin on October 1st.  The new process will remove the paper application and after October 1st only electronic applications will be accepted.  Persons already holding a firearms permit, or those obtaining a firearms permit after October 1st, will also be able to […]

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Woman Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle in Gary

A Gary woman was killed as a result of being struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning.  The Lake County Coroner’s Office reports their team was dispatched to the scene at 1am.  Officials report 29 year old Robin Randolph died due to blunt force trauma and was pronounced at 1:45 am. The Times reports Randolph […]


Felony Charges Sought for Mother Accused of Using Excessive Discipline Against Child at Walmart

A review of charges for felony battery and disorderly conduct has been forwarded to the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office against a Kingsford Heights woman.  LaPorte Police report several witnesses reported the 23 year old woman allegedly used excessive force when disciplining her five year old daughter Wednesday evening at Walmart in LaPorte.  Police report they […]

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Portion of Sycamore Ave in Highland Closed Friday

In Highland, police are advising motorists that Sycamore Avenue, north of Grand Boulevard, will be closed tomorrow. Police report the closure is necessary so crews can make repairs to the roadway. The closure will be in effect from 8:30am-to-2:30pm.


Obama Wants National Plan to Create Better Antibiotics and Discourage Misuse

President Obama has taken executive action to fight antibiotic resistant super bugs. He wants a national plan by February to create better drugs and discourage people from misusing them. ABC News reports using antibiotics when you don’t need them, makes the harmful bacteria stronger.  Soon the drugs no longer work and creating better drugs isn’t […]


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New York Daily News2 die in ultralight plane crash near BloomingtonNews DispatchBoth of the victims were adult males, Indiana State Police Sgt. Joe Watts and Monroe County Coroner Nicole Meyer said. The condition of the bodies prevented immediate identifications of the victims, and dental records...[read more]

ESPN Ranks the Indiana Pacers as the 18th Best Franchise in Sports8 Points, 9 SecondsThe Indiana Pacers are the 18th best sports franchise in North America when it comes to delivering a great fan experience, according to a study by ESPN. The Worldwide Leader's rankings measure fan opinions on cat...[read more]

Indiana Football: Kevin Wilson Following Missouri's BlueprintHoosier State of MindSame result. Sound familiar? Of course it does if you're an Indiana football fan, but fans of the Missouri Tigers will tell you they have that script memorized as well (their last championship was in 1969 while IU's...[read more]

Who earns $15 per hour in Indiana?Indianapolis StarWith 8,860 drivers, operating an industrial truck and tractor was the most popular job in Central Indiana in May 2013 for workers earning $15-$15.75 per hour. (Photo: Fuse Getty Images/Fuse). HEALTHCARE SUPPORT WORKERS: $15.34. 480761197.[read more]

Indianapolis StarIndiana State University reports second threatIndianapolis StarIndiana State University issued a crime alert Thursday morning regarding a message on a blog. Access to university residence halls is being restricted to students only as a result. Instagram | @jamieturpin. Because I ...[read more]

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USA TODAYObama Has 'Strong Confidence' in Embattled DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman ...WTMA(WASHINGTON) -- Amid reports her position was in jeopardy, President Obama has "strong confidence" in Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, according to White House Press Secretary Josh E...[read more]

NewsNet5.comDashcam Video Captures Cop Rescuing Man from Burning CarABC NewsA man has an Ohio police officer to thank for saving his life after the officer dragged him out of a burning car. Dashcam video from the Uniontown officer's car shows a crowd gathered around the burning vehicle in the par...[read more]

Fox NewsPolice work to eliminate hiding places in woods for suspect in Pennsylvania ...Fox NewsAn honor guard carries the casket of Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson from his funeral service, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Scranton, Pa. Dickson was killed on Friday night in an ambush sh...[read more]

Utah doctor to be sentenced for killing wifeWWMT-TVSALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A doctor who was convicted of murder after his wife was found drugged and dead in the bathtub of their Utah home will be sentenced in the case that became a true-crime, cable TV obsession. Martin MacNeill returns to court i...[read more]

ABC NewsChristie talks Trump, presidential runChron.comTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie took questions on a range of topics at a Thursday Statehouse news conference, where he nominated a Democrat to run the state's transportation department and railed against the legislative investigation...[read more]