Indiana News

Group Fasting For Minimum Wage Hike

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- A group of Hoosiers are fasting to raise awareness about the plight of the state's minimum wage workers. They're choosing not to eat for 72-and-a-half-hours. The group wants Indiana lawmakers to increase the minimum wage from seven-25 an hour to ten-dollars an hour. Those taking part are planning to protest at the…

Indiana Has Worst Voter Turnout

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indiana has the worst voter turnout in the country. A new report by Non-profit VOTE reveals that just 28-point-eight-percent of voters cast a ballot in 2014. The ranking is significantly worse than in 2010 when 38-point-two-percent of voters went to the polls.

Religious Freedom Bill Reaches Final House Vote

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- State House members are scheduled today for the final vote on the Religious Freedom Bill. It would allow businesses to deny services to gays and lesbians if they feel it violates their religious beliefs. Opponents are expected to drop off thousands of letters to House Speaker Brian Bosma sometime before the vote.

IMPD Officer, Robbery Suspects Injured

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- An IMPD officer and two robbery suspects are injured following a shootout on the city's the northwest side. Investigators say officers were called to the Family Dollar on Moeller Road last night and as they arrived, saw two people wearing masks leading employees around the store. When the suspects came outside and…

Officer-Involved Shooting After Alleged Robbery

Posted On March 23, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Two suspects are shot and an officer is injured after a shootout on the city's northwest side last night. Police say a 911 call came in that two men were robbing the Family Dollar. Officers arrived and used tactical positioning to stop the suspects, who began firing at them once they left…