Union says they will not interfere with Super Bowl festivities (Indianapolis)  — Indiana AFL-CIO union president Nancy Guyott says its members will not disrupt the Super Bowl festivities this Sunday and instead take its fight against the right to work bill signed into law this week to the ballot box in November. On Wednesday, Gov. […]

Suicide shuts down interstate (Fishers)  — Authorities say all four northbound lanes of Interstate 69 in Hamilton County were closed Wednesday afternoon after an apparent suicide. Lane closures were at mile marker 5 after incident happened near mile marker 9. Fishers police said dispatchers began receiving calls shortly after 2 p.m. about a female running […]

Black History Month begins today Today marks the first day of Black History month.  First celebrated as Negro History Week in 1926, the observance of Black history in America was the brainchild of African-American scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson. Woodson launched the commemorative week to attempt to neutralize what he saw as ignorance and the […]

Super Bowl 46 teams arriving  (Indianapolis)  —  The AFC champion New England Patriots arrived Sunday afternoon, while the NFC champion New York Giants are due in Indianapolis  today. The two teams faced each other in 2008 Super Bowl outside of Phoenix, Arizona.  Super Bowl 46 will be held on Sunday Feb 5 at Lucas Oil Stadium. In a […]

Man faces felony charges over weapons possession (Indianapolis) — An Indianapolis man is facing five felony charges this morning of possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.  U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett announced the charges yesterday against Mark Luzar, 31. Luzar allegedly was found with four rifles and a shotgun in July 2011. He has six felony convictions in […]

Right to work legislation passes the Indiana House (Indianapolis) — Over the loud protests of union members and Democrats, the Indiana House has passed right to work legislation. The move paves the way for Indiana to become the first right to work state in the Midwest. Five Republicans joined all Democrats in voting against the […]

Governor gives speech after President’s address (Indianapolis) — Governor Mitch Daniels commented on what he called Republicans’ pro-jobs, pro-growth policy during his response to President Obama’s State of the Union address last night. Daniels gave the Republican response calling federal government “big and bossy” and stated that 2012 must be the year Americans prove doubters […]

Teams set to play in Super Bowl 46 (Indianapolis)  —  The AFC Champion New England Patriots and the NFC Champion New York Giants will play February 5th at Lucas Oil Stadium in Super Bowl 46.  It’s New England’s fifth trip to the Super Bowl in eleven seasons and its seventh overall.  The New York Giants will see […]

Governor Daniels to deliver GOP response (Indianapolis)  —  Governor Mitch Daniels will deliver the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address next week. Daniels was chosen by House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with the two Republican leaders saying Daniels was selected because of  Indiana’s first triple-A credit rating and that Indiana […]

Inmate escape attempt stopped (Indianapolis)  —  Two escape attempts from the Marion County Jail were stopped by deputies yesterday.  The facility was placed on lockdown when it was determined inmates damaged windows and cement in two cells.  Deputies spent yesterday looking for any possible items that were used to try to spring at least one inmate out […]

Democrats absent from House session  (Indianapolis, IN)  —  Indiana House Democrats were a no-show from the chamber for a second session day over right to work legislation. Democratic Leader Patrick Bauer and State House Speaker Brian Bosma met for less than 30 minutes Thursday as Bauer took his party’s demands for statewide hearings on the controversial proposal to Bosma.  No […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 16 Minutes. Audio ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Afternoons with Amos became the first Indiana radio program and AM1310 The Light became the first Indiana radio station to broadcast live from the ongoing protests at the Indiana State House. Amos talked live with actor and activist Danny Glover, in town to participate […]