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Indiana Governor Pence Authorizes Needle Exchange Program

Indiana Governor Pence Authorizes Needle Exchange Program

Indiana Governor Mike Pence authorized a needle exchange program, overriding administrative state law as well as his own policies. This move was intended to curb the spread of HIV which has been propagating in more rural parts of Indiana due to intravenous drug use. Health officials reported that since December, there has been a disproportionate […]

HIV Outbreak Indiana Governor Declares Public Health Emergency

HIV Outbreak Indiana Governor Declares Public Health Emergency

Indiana Governor, Mike Pence (R), will be revealing the details necessary to declare a public health emergency, in Scott County, in order to address an HIV epidemic due to intravenous drug use. However, it is unclear if he will allow needle exchange programs. Pence has said that he is usually against the idea of needle […]

Indianapolis Girl Shot on Way to Pick Up Her Girl Scout Cookies to Sell

Indianapolis Girl Shot on Way to Pick Up Her Girl Scout Cookies to Sell

An Indianapolis Girl Scout on her way to her weekly meeting was shot on Tuesday afternoon just a few steps from her home. The 9-year-old, who was going to pick up the Girl Scout cookies she planned to sell door-to-door, is now being honored with her own cookie drive online. The sales she is making will go towards […]

Indianapolis Police Called to Fatal Shooting

Indianapolis Police Called to Fatal Shooting

Indianapolis police responded to a call on the East side where they found a man who had been fatally shot. Arriving on the scene, officers found a man laying face-down in the middle of the road with a gunshot wound to the chest on North Lasalle Street in the 800 block. The man died from […]

Pit Bull Mauled Owner to Death on Christmas

Pit Bull Mauled Owner to Death on Christmas

On Christmas Day a pit bull mauled his owner to death in Indiana. Eddie Cahill stayed home with Fat Boy and Keylo, his two eight-year-old dogs, while his girlfriend spent Christmas with her family. When she returned home that evening she found the 40-year-old’s unresponsive body covered in dog bites and one of the pit bulls […]

Indianapolis North Side Has Fatal Shooting

Indianapolis North Side Has Fatal Shooting

Indianapolis police have reported a fatal shooting on the city’s north side, with an investigation ongoing at the present time. The shooting took place on N. Capitol Avenue, somewhere in the 2800 block. Police have closed off Capitol at 29th street to traffic for the investigation. They have not said how long they will need […]

Indiana Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit by Two Vehicles

Indiana Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit by Two Vehicles

In Indiana during the early morning hours of Monday, a pedestrian was hit and killed while walking on 71st by two vehicles. According to the police, the person who was struck was walking in the roadway, which is located close to Michigan Road, when the incident occurred. The victim was walking at the side of […]

Indiana Man Arrested After Granddaughter, 15, Found Weighing 40 Pounds

Indiana Man Arrested After Granddaughter, 15, Found Weighing 40 Pounds

Preliminary charges have been filed against an Indiana man and his wife after police discovered his grandchild, 15, in a locked room littered with feces. The mentally disabled girl weighed less than 40 pounds when she was discovered on Tuesday and is currently in critical condition in a hospital. The couple has been charged with […]

Indiana Man Flees After Car Bursts Into Flames Following Crash

Indiana Man Flees After Car Bursts Into Flames Following Crash

In Elkhart, Indiana, on Thursday night, after the car he was driving ran off the road and burst into flames, the driver took off, fleeing on foot, according to WNDU16, the TV news station that broke this story. There was reportedly nobody injured in the crash; at least, nobody was taken to the hospital or […]

Indiana Man Allegedly Attempts to Rob Gas Station With Toy Gun

Indiana Man Allegedly Attempts to Rob Gas Station With Toy Gun

In southwestern Indiana, a man, Justin H. Harris of Poseyville, 29, who police say attempted to rob a gas station with a toy gun ended up crashing his car and getting arrested, according to a story originally broken by the Evansville Courier & Press. Though the gun the man allegedly used was a a toy, […]

Indianapolis Police Report Double Shooting

Indianapolis Police Report Double Shooting

Metro police in Indianapolis, Indiana have reported a double shooting on South East Street just prior to 9 pm local time on Sunday. According to the report, the two victims were taken to a local hospital with injuries which were listed as serious, though they were in stable condition. No other details have been released […]

Amtrak Train Hits Truck in Indiana

Amtrak Train Hits Truck in Indiana

On Tuesday at around eight in the morning an Amtrak train that was headed towards Chicago hit a semi-truck in Indiana after the driver pulled into the path of the oncoming train. The train was approximately 100 miles south of Chicago and about 25 miles north of Lafayette at the time that the collision took place. When […]

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