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HIV Outbreak Could See Needle Exchange Program

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Officials in Scott County are blaming an inadequate public health system on the recent HIV outbreak. The state says this is an alarming event and something has to be done about it. Many are calling for an amendment to Senate Bill 461 which would allow for the launch of an emergency needle…

Richmond Hill Suspect Wanted Plea Deal

Posted On March 26, 2015

(South Bend, IN) -- One of the men charged with the 2012 house explosion that killed two people and damaged more than 80 homes in the Richmond Hill neighborhood apparently offered to take a plea deal. Prosecutors wouldn't confirm the information surrounding Mark Leonard. The new information was brought up yesterday during a court hearing.…

NCAA Sweet 16 Begins Tonight

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Undated) -- The NCAA Tournament is now down to the Sweet 16. In the Midwest Regional in Cleveland tonight, third-seeded Notre Dame plays seventh-seeded Wichita State. That will be followed by top overall seed Kentucky taking on fifth-seeded West Virginia. In tonight's West Regional in Los Angeles, number-one seed Wisconsin faces fourth-seeded North Carolina and…

Indiana County Deals With HIV Outbreak

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indiana Governor Mike Pence is preparing to declare a public health emergency in a county that's seen an explosion in HIV cases due to needle sharing. Seven patients were diagnosed with HIV in January, and now 72 people have become infected with the virus. The CDC sent a team to Scott County…

IN Supreme Court: School Transportation Not Required

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indiana's public schools aren't required to provide transportation for students. Yesterday's ruling by the Indiana Supreme Court ends a battle between parents and Franklin Township Schools over the district's decision in 2011 to stop busing students as a way to save money. The justices unanimously overturned a trial court's ruling that school…