The proposed routes would run through the city, which is something Martinsville's mayor advocated for.
The shift allows families to negotiate or pay ransom without the fear of prosecution.
The IU Athletics Department says Allen has been dismissed from the football team effective immediately.
The investigation is part of an initiative aimed at identifying labor violations in the Midwest's college towns.
Non-profit organizations like 'Use What You've Got Prison Ministry' help keep families and their incarcerated loved ones connected.
Families of inmates often pay high costs for phone calls and other technological communication services. They say the costs add up quickly.
The new law allowing for syringe exchanges in high-risk counties doesn't provide any state funding for the programs.
The needle-exchange program in Scott County aims to stop the HIV epidemic that has infected about 160 people.
The partnership would have an impact on several of Indiana's industries, including agriculture, the automotive industry and the grocery business.
The hearing is part of the process counties must go through in order to legalize needle exchange programs under a recently-passed law.