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  • Carmel Clerk-Treasurer claims gender discrimination in city salary ordinance

    CARMEL – Carmel Clerk-Treasurer Christine Pauley says she is being excluded from a proposed series of salary increases because she is a woman. In a letter sent to the Carmel City Council, Christine Pauley says the salary ordinance being taken up by the council this week amounts to gender discrimination, violating the U.S. and Indiana Constitutions. “There were a total of 525 positions evaluated in the study and the clerk treasurer position is the only one to be excluded,” Pauley’s […]

  • Online outrage after man drives ‘Lying African’ Obama float in Sheridan Fourth of July parade

    SHERIDAN, Ind. – Sheridan is a small rural community in northern Hamilton County with a population just short of 3,000. Despite its small size, this town is receiving national attention for an entry in their annual Independence Day Parade. Don Christy, 73, of Sheridan, drove a golf cart in the parade displaying Trump signs as well as Obama sitting on a toilet with the words “Royal Flush.” There was also a sign that said “Lying African.” People at the parade […]

  • IPL reporting over 7,000 without power in central Indiana

    Update (June 16, 2016): As of 12 p.m., around 9,000 IPL customers are still without power. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Wicked winds and heavy rain tore through the metro area Wednesday night making the evening commute tricky and in some places downright hazardous. The storms packed a punch. At 10 p.m, IPL still reported an estimated 21,000 customers without power. The utility said the areas inside Interstate 465 on the north side were the hardest hit, with damage to lines and poles […]

  • Indiana State Police trooper sued again for preaching faith during traffic stop

    FAYETTE COUNTY, Ind. (April 6, 2016) – Preaching Christ from the cruiser has one Indiana State Trooper facing a federal lawsuit, and this isn’t the first time. The ACLU filed that claim Tuesday on behalf of a Fayette County woman, Wendy Pyle, saying her constitutional rights were violated. The traffic stop happened in January of this year. But Hamilton was sued in September of 2014 in a similar case, which was settled. Court papers indicate he was told then not […]

  • Former Park Tudor coach to remain in federal custody after court appearance

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 8, 2016)–  Federal Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch has decided that former Park Tudor basketball coach Kyle Cox can be released from federal custody while awaiting trial on a count of coercion and enticement, accused of having a sexually explicit relationship with a 15-year-old student. But the U.S. Attorney is appealing that decision, so the court will stay its own ruling and Cox will remain in a federal detention facility in Kentucky pending that appeal. Cox is […]

  • Jared Fogle’s attorneys ask judge for minimum 5-year sentence

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 13, 2015)– Attorneys for ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle filed sentencing paperwork, asking the judge to sentence him to five years in his child porn case. The request comes as prosecutors ask the judge for the maximum sentence of 12 and a half years. Defense attorneys said Fogle will testify at his sentencing hearing on Thursday and tell a federal judge he is “profoundly sorry for what he has done.” Attorneys also believe that federal sentencing guidelines and […]

  • Man arrested for voyeurism at Purdue sorority house

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (November 2, 2015) –  Some students at Purdue University were on edge Monday after a bizarre crime this weekend. Campus police said a man showed up in a sorority house in the 800 block of Hilltop Drive and watched a woman shower. The search for that suspect was enough Saturday to prompt the university to send out an alert. “It is a little shocking,” said senior Arthur Franke. “It worries me a bit,” said junior Erika Warner. Police […]

  • Dad gets One Direction tattoo to win tickets for daughters, loses because he’s not from Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 31, 2015)– Some dads will do anything for their daughters, and FOX59 found one of them Friday night at the One Direction concert in the Circle City. Roger Fraser and his two daughters are from Tennessee, and they entered a local radio contest to dress Fraser up as a big One Direction fan to win prime tickets to the show. As part of his strategy, he got a One Direction tattoo– a real one. The problem is that one of the […]

  • More than 200 animals removed from Muncie pet store

    MUNCIE, Ind. (Jan. 30, 2015)– The Muncie Animal Shelter received a complaint Friday from a customer that a Muncie pet store was dirty and needed to be investigated. Pet Shop and More, located at 3024 North Granville Avenue, is now shut down due to neglect and code violations. Phil Peckinpaugh, Director of Muncie Animal Shelter, said they’ve had complaints before, but this time it was enough to close down the store, after an inspection. “Today, it’s the worst that we’ve ever […]

  • Formal charges expected next week against man in suspected feticide case

    MADISON COUNTY (Dec. 26, 2014) –  A Madison County judge Friday granted prosecutors a 72-hour hold to file formal charges against a man accused of trying to drug his girlfriend to cause a miscarriage on Christmas Day. Authorities arrested an Elwood man,  Jarod Rebuck, 25, on Thursday and said he preliminarily faced a charge of attempted feticide. Rebuck appeared via video conference before a judge, politely answered questions when asked, and kept his head down for the brief court hearing. […]

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