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Coming up on Indiana Newsdesk:

Everyone facing criminal charges is supposed to get an attorney, regardless of their ability to pay. But then who foots the bill? Ahead we’ll take you to a county where leaders are up against a wall. They’re out of money but cases keep coming in.

It’s been fifty years in the making, but finally this week city leaders and residents from two Indiana communities honored Carol Jenkins-Davis, who was stabbed to death in Martinsville in a racially-motivated crime.

And there are efforts to nearly double the size of the state’s longest trail. It’s a big undertaking led by a tireless group of volunteers. A look at the plans and the progress the group’s made.

Those stories plus the latest news headlines, right now on Indiana Newsdesk.

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