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BMV Mailing Out Excise Tax Refund Claim Forms

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Bureau of Motor Vehicles is mailing out claim forms to those who are eligible for an Excise Tax refund. About 180-thousand Hoosiers dating back to 2004 are owed money after a glitch misclassified their vehicles and overcharged them. The mistake will cost the BMV 29-million-dollars. All of the forms will be…

$1,000 Reward Offered For Police Car Arson

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Franklin, IN) -- A one-thousand-dollar reward is being offered for information about who set a Greenwood Police Department patrol car on fire. The "Daily Journal" reports the vehicle was parked along Turning Leaf Drive in Franklin Friday morning when it went up in flames. A semi-automatic M4 rifle, 30 rounds of ammunition, a laptop, a…

State Looks For Options To Help Arlington HS

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- State education officials today will hear proposals on how to turn around troubled Arlington High School. Non-profit Tindley Accelerated Schools says it's unsure it can keep running the school. A charter school company and IPS has offered to step in. IPS is rumored to pitch closing the school and merging it with…

Paralyzed Man Wins $21 Mil Civil Suit

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- An Indianapolis man paralyzed from the waist down from a malfunctioning garage door is awarded 21-million dollars. The damages awarded by a Marion Circuit Court last week were among the five highest ever issued to an injured person in the state. Ralph Parker was injured 14 years ago when the garage door…

Over A Hundred Kids Sick At Indiana School

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Schererville, IN) -- Health officials say over a hundred students were called out sick at an Indiana elementary school with what is believed to be a virus infection. Around 120 children did not show up for class yesterday at Peifer Elementary School in Schererville. Staff spent the night disinfecting the school, which is expected to…