Indiana News

Indianapolis Downtown Inc. Changes Name

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The non-profit group that advocates for the heart of Indianapolis is changing its name. Indianapolis Downtown Incorporated is now known as Downtown Indy. The president of the organization says Indianapolis has evolved in recent years with a greater energy, opportunity and diversity, and the new name "communicates the more vivid trajectory of…

Mark Leonard Trial Moved To South Bend

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The trial for the man considered to be the mastermind in the Richmond Hill subdivision explosion will take place in South Bend. A Marion County judge ordered Mark Leonard's trial moved on Tuesday, but no date has been set yet. Leonard, his ex-girlfriend Monserrate Shirley and his brother Bob are accused of…

Curry Upset With Mayor’s Proposed Funding Cut

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry is calling the mayor's proposal to cut the prosecutor's office budget by nearly 700-thousand-dollars next year "unacceptable." Curry says if public safety is job number one, it makes no sense to suggest that his budget be reduced, especially when case loads are increasing. A spokesman for the…

35-Million Traveling For Labor Day, Most Since 2008

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Nearly 35-million Americans will be traveling over the Labor Day holiday weekend. That's the most since 2008, before the recession set in. Triple-A Travel says nearly 30-million of those holiday travelers will drive 50 miles or more for the long weekend. The Labor Day holiday travel period runs Thursday, August 28th through Monday,…

Proposal Improves Consumer Protections For Military

Posted On August 20, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indiana lawmakers are proposing a new plan that would improve consumer protections for members of the military. The Indiana Service Member's Civil Relief Act builds on protection already provided by a federal law that allows deployed military members to suspend or postpone debt collections, foreclosures, evictions and other obligations. Attorney General Greg…