Local/State News

An Indiana State Police Sgt. is making national headlines, and for a good reason.  Sgt. Todd Durnil pulled over Rodney Gibson for speeding this past Monday.  Sgt. Durnil surprised Gibson when he prayed with him, instead of issuing him a speeding ticket. Durnil noticed that Gibson seemed very upset, not necessarily about being pulled over, […]

It’s a crackdown! Three parents in Muncie are facing charges after they didn’t send their kids to school. Muncie schools sent letters to the families of students who missed more than five days of school, warning of this crackdown.  Three of those families still didn’t respond. So, on Tuesday, Delaware County prosecutors filed charges. The parents […]

Indianapolis Pastor of the Resonate Church, Davey Blackburn, spoke out this morning on Good Morning America about his pregnant wife’s death.  Blackburn had returned home from the gym and found that his wife, Amanda, had been shot in the head.  Blackburn spoke about his wife’s love for Jesus multiple times throughout the interview. Police are […]

You have probably already seen the viral video of Ball State freshman, Lemuel Turner, sinking a half court shot for free tuition during welcome week.  Lem was featured on ESPN and various other media outlets, but he wrote in to the Ellen show in hopes that Ellen DeGeneres would see the video.  Ellen did see the […]

Get In the Know With Kim’s Wednesday News & Sports Headlines Education tops today’s local headlines… State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz, is anticipating a 20 to 30-percent drop in this year’s ISTEP scores. She attributes the projected decline to the test’s harder standards and a new format that students weren’t used to.  It’ll be […]

A fast food pitchman finds himself sandwiched between a criminal rock and an end of marriage hard place after his misdeeds left a string of minors victimized.  Check out this and other stories making news today below. Good day to you on this “Throwback Thursday.” Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle has pleaded guilty to child […]

The IBE Summer Celebration Ecumenical Service is tonight July 9, 2015 at Light of the World Christian Church. 4646 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228 (317) 254-5922 Speaker: Kevin Powell Free : open to the public

Indiana’s First Church of Cannabis plans to hold its first pot-smoking worship service on the day that Indiana’s religious freedom law takes effect. Bill Levin, who founded the church after Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act was signed into law by Governor Mike Pence, said Tuesday the service on July 1 will include the playing of “Amazing Grace,” […]

The economic fallout lingers from the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). WISH TV is reporting the CEO of World Business Chicago visited Indy this week to meet with several local companies. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel happens to be chairman of that economic development agency. Indy Chamber CEO Michael Huber tells WISH-TV he doesn’t mind a little […]

A suspected serial killer is due in court Tuesday. Charges were filed by police in Hammond, Ind against Gary resident Darren Deon Vann, 43, for the murder of Afrika Hardy, 19 on Monday. The charges also included murder in the perpetration of a robbery and robbery resulting in serious bodily injury. Hardy’s body was found […]

This country is full of so many great places to live, but there are a few places that are considered the best places to live and MONEY has the data to prove it. After starting with a pool of 781 cities, and comparing 50 different factors, the top scoring places were narrowed down to just […]

photo credit Fox 59 Well you know if you can attract 2,000 teenagers to a church event, it’s considered a good thing. But the large number of teens at a 12-hour lock-in event last night at Light of the World lead to several fights and resulted in several juvenile arrests outside the church. According to […]