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February 4, 2016

 

Indiana statehouse

Headlines: February 4, 2016

Kirk's Law is named after 19-month-old Kirk Coleman, who prosecutors say died at the hands of his Elkhart County babysitter in 2014.

February 3, 2016

 

Indiana State Senator Greg Taylor questioned the bill's constitutionality.

Senate Passes Bill Banning Abortions For Certain Reasons

The bill would bar women from aborting a pregnancy based on the fetus’ race, gender or disability.

February 3, 2016

 

Indiana leads the nation in the number of meth labs.

Some Cold Meds Could Be Prescription-Only For Drug Offenders

The legislation blocks those convicted of drug-related offenses from buying cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine.

February 2, 2016

 

A doctor with the Indiana Department of Corrections speaking at a press conference.

Putnamville Correctional ‘Back To Normal’ After Flu Outbreak

Brian Smith, Superintendent of the Putnamville Correctional Facility, confirmed the illness is the H1N1 strain of influenza.

February 1, 2016

 

austin streets

Four New Cases Diagnosed In HIV Outbreak

The new cases bring the total number of those infected during the outbreak to 188.

February 1, 2016

 

Healthy Indiana plan

Headlines: February 1, 2016

Advocates for the poor worried the income-based monthly fee would prevent low-income Hoosiers from getting care.

February 1, 2016

 

mosquitoes

Congresswoman Urges Federal, Private Action on Zika Outbreak

Fort Wayne Republican Susan Brooks said the federal government needs to help private companies develop a vaccine.

February 1, 2016

 

Brian Bosma

Cold Medicine Bills Up For Vote Today

Bills in both the House and Senate aim to reduce Indiana's methamphetamine production by limiting sales of cold medicine.

January 29, 2016

 

Heroin confiscated from the Indiana streets

Noon Edition: Drug Courts In Indiana

Drug courts have been established to move people convicted of lesser drug charges through the court system and give them treatment options.

January 28, 2016

 

Eli Lilly employees in lab

Headlines: January 28, 2016

Eli Lilly reported its revenue as $19.96 billion for FY 2015, with a profit of $2.41 billion.

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