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Abortion clinics in Indiana said they have been much busier since the Supreme Court declared last week ruled that states can set their abortion laws. According to Planned Parenthood of Indiana, more calls and clients were expected. The clinic says they expect to permanently close its doors, as they anticipate Indiana’s abortion restrictions coming fast. […]

Downtown Indy is partnering with Visit Indy for the city’s downtown firework display on July 4th.  According to city officials, the fireworks will launch at 10 p.m. from the 500 N. Meridian building.  Around 3,500 fireworks will be synced to music aired on radio stations such as B105.7, 97.1 Hank FM and 93.1 FM WIBC. […]

Thousands of protesters voiced their opinions downtown Indianapolis on Saturday after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Abortion rights advocates surrounded the steps of the statehouse to urge lawmakers to preserve women’s access to reproductive healthcare. While on the other side of the statehouse, others urged lawmakers to legalize abortion in Indiana. Police stepped […]

An Indianapolis “peacemaker” was shot and killed at a gas station Saturday night.  John “JB” Barnett was shot after 10 p.m. at the Phillips 66 gas station located on 34th Street and Keystone Avenue, according to city police.  Barnett was one of several community outreach workers hired by the city to reduce violence.  The Office […]

WICR will broadcast the last episode of JourneysFire with Richard Brendan on Sunday, June 26th.  Since the first program debuted on April 2, 2002, an estimated 650 programs have been created. Brendan said he hoped his show inspired his listeners toward new ways of thinking and living.  “It has been an honor to be associated […]

 Indiana University Police are investigating groping cases on the IUPUI campus.  This month, three incidents were reported, and more reports have since been received. The first incident was reported along the downtown canal’s Riverwalk on Porto Alegre Street. The second and third incidents were reported near West New York and Limestone Streets.  The suspect was […]

The Marion County Fair kicks off tonight at 5 PM. According to fair officials, there are a number of new additions this year.  The fair was shut down early in 2020 after a large brawl broke out, with juveniles rushing the gates. Five people were taken into custody and two persons were injured.  To address […]

 Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb is calling for a special session of the General Assembly.   He signed a proclamation on Wednesday ordering lawmakers to meet on July 6th to discuss a plan for returning funds from the state’s reserves to taxpayers.  Earlier this month, Holcomb previously proposed a plan to pay $225 to taxpayers in addition […]

After a two-year suspension due to the coronavirus epidemic, Uber resumes its ridesharing carpool service in a few U.S. cities, including Indianapolis.  The new shared ride feature is similar to Uber’s pre-pandemic carpool feature. The feature, now known as UberX Share,  the feature allows riders to share a car with strangers traveling in a similar […]

Health officials are confirming a second case of monkeypox in Indiana.  In a press conference on Tuesday, Gary Mayor Jerome Prince announced the confirmation of a monkeypox case on Tuesday, marking two confirmed cases in the state of Indiana.  Prince said given how close his city is to Chicago, it’s not a surprise that the […]

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