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Past articles by Emily:

Pendleton Heights guidance counselor's actions to get scrutiny at upcoming school board meeting, spokesperson said

A rep for Kathy McCord said she was put on administrative leave last month after she spoke to a publication that's part of a conservative think tank. → Read More

Indiana woman stabbed by ex-boyfriend testifies for law against tracking devices

The proposed law would also make it an even more serious crime if that person had a protective order against the person tracking them. → Read More

House bill headed to Senate would limit how close public could get to police at a scene

Under the proposed law, the public would have to stay back from police by at least 25 feet if an officer ordered that. → Read More

Bill aims to require Indiana students understand basic financial concepts before high school graduation

Senate Bill 35 is about making sure when Hoosier students graduate from high school they have some hands-on financial knowledge when they get out in the real world. → Read More

Indianapolis, state leaders detail winter storm preps

Hoosiers are being asked to stay off the roads from Thursday evening through the weekend, if possible. → Read More

IMPD to expand use of technology in crime fight

"I think it's a game changer," said an IMPD deputy chief of their plan to employ more technology. → Read More

Answering call to provide DNA samples as authorities work to identify more alleged victims of suspected serial killer Herb Baumeister

"We've pleaded for people to come and give comparison samples and I know I've gotten calls from all over the United States," said Hamilton County's coroner-elect. → Read More

IU Health physician urges Hoosiers to watch out for respiratory viruses this holiday season

An IU Health physician says they're seeing an increase in COVID, RSV and the flu. → Read More

IPS principal will become only Democratic freshman state senator in January

Andrea Hunley is stepping down after 10 years as a school principal to take on the new role. → Read More

Purdue Student remembered someone who uplifted others

Varun Chheda’s close friends recall him as an inspiration. → Read More

Indianapolis woman's ashes to be sent into space

Carlotta Arthur remembers making trips to a planetarium with her mom, just so they could gaze at the stars. → Read More

Indianapolis survivor of domestic abuse calls for change

Niesha Neal is speaking out about change necessary to protect victims from abusers. → Read More

Three wounded in 'shootout' at Cumberland Speedway station

Police said there were nearly a dozen people inside the station - including children - when the shooting happened. → Read More

Mother of missing baby Amiah Robertson, ex-boyfriend both in custody

Amiah Robertson disappeared in 2019 and has never been found. Her mother and the mother's ex-boyfriend are now facing formal charges. → Read More

'We all need our mail' | Indianapolis residents can't figure out why mail isn't being delivered regularly

Neighbors in Pleasant Hills say they haven't had their mail picked up or delivered in more than two weeks. → Read More

Man accused of killing Elwood Officer Noah Shahnavaz asks for change of venue

Carl Roy Webb Boards II is being held without bail. His trial is set, at this point, to begin Jan. 9. → Read More

House hears more than 80 proposed amendments to abortion bill

Dozens of amendments were filed, some of them bringing a lot of debate. → Read More

Pro-choice protestors rally at Indiana Statehouse

The demonstrators stood for hours in 90-degree heat to deliver their message. → Read More

Abortion rights top of mind at candidate town hall in Fishers

Tuesday’s event was hosted by the state’s Democratic Party and included Libertarian candidates as well. → Read More

Indianapolis mother of young victim says gun violence education is overdue

While none of Thursday morning's multiple shootings ended in death, community leaders say any kind of gun violence is unacceptable. → Read More