Toddler’s funeral scheduled for today (Trafalgar)  —  A 3-year-old boy who drowned allegedly at the hands of his mother will be laid to rest today.  Jacob Smith died last week during an unsupervised visit with  Amanda Smith, 33. Last night dozens of friends and family members held a candlelight vigil for the boy.  In other news, Smith was […]

More measles cases being reported (Indianapolis)  —  Thirteen confirmed cases of measles have been reported by state health officials and concern exists that the number could go even higher. Currently the reported outbreak is linked to individuals who have had contact with the first reported case two weeks ago, with all of the cases in Boone and […]

IOSHA cites three groups for stage collapse (Indianapolis)  —  Three groups are being fined by the Indiana Department of Labor relating to last year’s  fatal stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair.  A report released yesterday by the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Association has resulted in the largest fine of $63,000 dollars is being […]

Attorney General objects to Democrats’ efforts to obtain state position (Indianapolis)  — The Indiana attorney general’s office says it has objections to a legal move by Democrats to put their 2010 secretary of state candidate, Vop Osili in office following Republican Secretary of State Charlie White’s conviction on voter fraud charges. Soon after White’s conviction, […]

Giants defeat Patriots in Super Bowl 46 (Indianapolis)  — The New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots 21-17 to win Super Bowl 46 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. It’s the second championship in five seasons for the Giants after defeating New England 17-14 in Super Bowl 42. The Giants have now won a […]

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. […]

Council passes smoking ban  (Indianapolis) — It has been a long time coming, but the Indianapolis City-County Council passed a citywide smoking ban Monday night, but not in time for the Super Bowl. The Council voted 19-9 to send the proposal to Mayor Greg Ballard for review. The ordinance would expand the city’s public smoking […]

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 […]

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 […]