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Recent articles by Emily:

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

Residents of Indianapolis apartments complain about air conditioning problems amid heat wave

“I’ve been calling every day for two months,” said Joyce Dunn, who lives at of John J. Barton Apartments. → Read More

Columbine survivor talks about the day that changed her life forever

Twenty-three years after an attack on a high school in Colorado, Marjorie Erickson shares how she's still working to come to terms with what she witnessed. → Read More

Indianapolis woman shares story of abortion after getting raped

One of the top debates about abortion rights results from cases where a woman has been sexually abused. → Read More

Indiana lawmakers get letters asking them to not override governor's veto of transgender girls' sports bill

Gov. Holcomb said House Bill 1041 fell short, left too many unanswered questions and put schools at risk for lawsuits. → Read More

'It's a huge absence' | Community event held to pay tribute to Officer Breann Leath

The IMPD officer was killed in the line of duty two years ago. → Read More

Broad Ripple construction causing traffic delays, impacting businesses

Recent work on Broad Ripple Avenue and a bridge project down the street are changing the way visitors get in and out of the village. → Read More

Global Village Welcome Center will host cultural immersion programs for students

School children will enjoy the center and travel around the world without ever leaving the city. → Read More