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INDIANAPOLIS — Politicians and community leaders are reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The decision came in a case about Mississippi’s abortion law, which sought to ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. With Friday’s decision, states can now make their own laws regarding abortions. You can read the […]

NEW YORK, N.Y. — A prosecutor has introduced a jury to the sex abuse claims against R&B star R. Kelly, saying the criminal trial is “about a predator” who used his fame to manipulate children and women. Assistant U.S. Attorney Maria Cruz Melendez delivered the opening remarks Wednesday at the long-anticipated federal trial arising from […]

Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg has surrendered to the Manhattan district attorney’s office as reports swirl that charges against him and the company are set to be unsealed Thursday afternoon, according to CNN and The Washington Post. Weisselberg’s surrender comes a day after the Post and The New York Times reported that a New York grand jury had filed charges against Weisselberg […]

WASHINGTON — A judge accepted a plea and sentencing agreement for an Indiana woman, the first to be sentenced after the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol. Anna Morgan-Lloyd, 49, of Bloomfield, agreed to plead guilty to one misdemeanor charge of demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building in exchange for three years probation, $500 in […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis man charged with attempted murder for his part in violent protests last year in Portland, Oregon now also faces federal charges, prosecutors said. Malik Fard Muhammad, 24, was arrested Friday on federal felony charges of possession of registered destructive devices, engaging in civil disorder by obstructing law enforcement and using explosives […]

CHICAGO, IL. — Chicago restaurants opened up this weekend under new city guidance that allows them to have “vaccinated-only” sections. If patrons are vaccinated, there are no restrictions for them. But the unvaccinated will continue to have distanced tables and partitions. At one suburban restaurant, customers have to show proof of their full vaccination to […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The suspect who crashed into two U.S. Capitol police officers Friday, killing one and injuring another, is believed to have connections to Indiana and Virginia, law enforcement sources told ABC News. The sources have identified the suspect as Noah Green, 25. Green was shot by police after he crashed into a barricade and struck […]

The man that recorded the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, who was jogging in Brunswick Georgia when he was shot and killed by two white men, now says he’s scared for his life. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is also investigating William Roddie Bryan‘s involvement after he recorded the chilling video of Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael who confronted […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Steak ‘n Shake permanently closed 57 of its restaurants nationwide during the first quarter of 2020 as its parent company attributed major financial losses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Biglari Holdings Inc. announced in its first quarter report that Steak ‘n Shake’s revenue plunged by $59 million compared to the same time period in 2019 as […]

(CNN) — There is a new Democratic front-runner in Iowa, and his name is Pete Buttigieg . The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, holds a clear lead in the first-in-the-nation caucus state, climbing to 25% in a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers . That marks a 16-point increase in support for Buttigieg since the September CNN/DMR […]

An Iowa woman was killed by debris from an explosion at a gender reveal party on Saturday, police said. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at around 4 p.m. on Saturday reporting that a woman, 56, had been seriously injured in an explosion in rural Knoxville, Iowa, according to a press release […]

United Auto Workers members at General Motors plant walked off the job at midnight Monday, after the union failed to come to a tentative contract agreement. Approximately 48,000 UAW-GM workers from across the country are part of the strike. The union and GM have been negotiating a new contract for months, and on Sept. 3, […]