Indiana News

State Police Move To Electronic System For Gun Applications

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- It's about to get a lot easier to buy a gun in Indiana. State police begin using a new electronic application process on October 1st that is virtually paper free. They're saying the turn-around time for someone seeking to own a gun should be no longer than three days.

Lawsuit Filed Against Wal-Mart Over PCBs

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- A class-action lawsuit is being filed against Wal-Mart after 600 employees at their returns processing center on the city's northeast side were possibly exposed to PCB. The warehouse operated by Exel has been shut down since August 20th when a routine inspection found the cancer-causing substance in an area where electric forklifts…

Purdue University Murderer Sentenced To 65 Years

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Lafayette, IN) -- A former Purdue University student who shot and stabbed a fellow classmate to death is being sentenced to 65 years in prison. Twenty-four-year old Cody Cousins stabbed 21-year-old Andrew Boldt 19 times and shot him at least five times back in January. Police say Cousins was jealous of Boldt. Cousins pled guilty…

Woman Sentenced 55 Years In Son’s Drowning

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Johnson County, IN) -- A Trafalgar woman is headed to prison for 55 years for drowning her three-year-old son. Amanda Smith pleaded guilty, but mentally ill to murder before she was sentenced yesterday. The boy was in foster care but was staying with Smith on a court-ordered stay the night she drowned him in a…

Two Killed In Bloomington Airplane Crash

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Bloomington, IN) -- Two people are dead following a plane crash near the Monroe County Airport in Bloomington. Investigators say the small plane was trying to land Thursday afternoon when it went down in a wooded area short of the runway. According to the Monroe County Coroner, the bodies are badly burned so DNA records…