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  • Colts' Super Bowl Odds Drop Drastically After Andrew Luck Retires

    08/25/2019 4:23:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    SI ^ | August 24, 2019 | Jenna West
    The Colts' odds of winning the Super Bowl this season plummeted at sportsbooks after quarterback Andrew Luck announced his retirement on Saturday night. PointsBet moved Indianapolis's Super Bowl odds from 12/1 to 50/1, while the Colts' win total shifted from 10 to six. Additionally, PointsBet moved the Colts from favorites to win the AFC South to the worst odds to finish first in the division. The Colts' +600 division odds are behind the Texans at +140, Jaguars at +225 and Titans at +325.
  • Colts quarterback Andrew Luck suddenly retires from NFL [tr]

    08/24/2019 6:46:16 PM PDT · by C19fan · 117 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | August 24, 2019 | Jared Dubin
    In the most shocking development of the NFL offseason, Indianapolis Colts star quarterback Andrew Luck will reportedly retire from the NFL. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that there will be a press conference on Sunday where Luck will announce his decision.
  • 1 in Custody After Report of Shots Fired at Chicago VA Hospital

    08/13/2019 5:01:57 AM PDT · by csvset · 22 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 12 Aug 2019 | Staff
    Chicago "avoided tragedy" on Monday afternoon after police officers arrested a man who opened fire at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center on the city's West Side, FBI Special Agent in Charge Jeffrey Sallet said. According to a spokesperson at the hospital, located at 820 S. Damen Ave., staff were told to shelter in place at around 2:18 p.m. The suspect, who was armed with an assault rifle, shot at the building initially, and then went inside the hospital, police said at a press conference. Authorities said the suspect fired both inside and outside but declined to answer just how...
  • Made in America Trade Show

    08/05/2019 6:23:44 PM PDT · by June2 · 6 replies
    Saw John Rich of Big & Rich fame on The Five mention this Made in America Trade Show. Thought I would look up the website and post it for visibility.
  • Body of 1930s gangster John Dillinger to be exhumed

    07/30/2019 8:06:34 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 30, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The body of 1930s gangster John Dillinger is set to be exhumed from an Indianapolis cemetery more than 85 years after he was killed by FBI agents. The Indiana State Department of Health approved a permit July 3 that Dillinger’s nephew, Michael C. Thompson, sought to have the body exhumed from Crown Hill Cemetery and reinterred there.
  • [Cath Cauc] Indiana School (not Brebeuf Jesuit) Complies With Bishop, Fires Gay Married Teacher

    06/24/2019 7:48:53 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Church Militant ^ | June 24, 2019 | Bruce Walker
    [Catholic Caucus] Indiana School Complies With Bishop, Fires Gay Married Teacher Indianapolis school reluctantly complies with archdiocese's demands INDIANAPOLIS (ChurchMilitant.com) - Less than one week after casting a Jesuit school adrift for hiring a teacher married to a same-sex partner, the Indianapolis archdiocese was successful at bringing another school into compliance with Catholic teaching. Cathedral High School, which operates under the aegis of the Brothers of the Holy Cross in northeast Indianapolis, also employed a teacher in a same-sex union. Unlike Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, however, Cathedral opted to terminate the contract of an employee inobservant of the Catholic faith rather than forfeit...
  • To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher

    06/24/2019 6:35:18 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 11 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | USA Today
    <p>INDIANAPOLIS — Just days after the Archdiocese of Indianapolis cut ties with one Catholic high school over its decision to continue to employee a gay teacher, another school is firing one of its educators to avoid the same fate.</p> <p>Cathedral High School, located on the northeast side of Indianapolis, announced Sunday it is terminating a gay teacher in order to avoid a split with the archdiocese, which, last week, stripped Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School of its Catholic identity.</p>
  • Orange County Commissioner Proposes Tax Hike to Fight Climate Change (only 11.59 years left)

    05/31/2019 6:25:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Indy Week ^ | 5/31/19 | SOPHIA WILHELM
    Orange County Commissioner Mark Marcoplos told the INDY Thursday that he’ll ask his colleagues to raises taxes to fund projects aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change. The property tax hike he’s proposing for the county’s 2019–20 budget—which commissioners will vote on June 18—isn’t likely to cause sticker shock: It’s only a quarter-cent increase for every $100 in assessed value, or about $5 a year for a $200,000 property. (Orange County’s current millage rate, 85 cents per $100 of value, is higher than those of Durham and Wake Counties—78 cents and 65 cents, respectively—though that comparison does not include...
  • IMPD officer accused of excessive force in arrest of man suffering epileptic seizure

    04/07/2019 8:44:29 AM PDT · by wastedyears · 64 replies
    WTHR 13 ^ | April 4, 2019 | Rich Nye
    Store security video shows an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer on top of a man who suffered an epileptic seizure at a Speedway gas station one year ago.
  • Gov. Holcomb promises no new interstate tolls in Indiana during his administration

    01/28/2019 10:16:25 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    The Northwest Indiana Times ^ | November 29, 2018 | Dan Carden
    INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb will not take action to toll Indiana's interstate highways during his tenure in office, a decision that a key Region lawmaker believes betrays the goals of the state road funding plan Holcomb enacted last spring. The Republican chief executive on Thursday transmitted to the State Budget Committee an interstate tolling plan crafted by the Indiana Department of Transportation, as required by House Enrolled Act 1002 sponsored by state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso. The plan details how the state could collect approximately $15 billion for road improvements between 2024 and 2045 by imposing tolls of up...
  • Indiana lawmakers question governor’s tolling decisions

    12/08/2018 8:54:40 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 41 replies
    The Seymour Tribune ^ | December 8, 2018 | The Seymour Tribune
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Northern Indiana lawmakers are calling into question Gov. Eric Holcomb’s decision against imposing new tolls on the state’s interstate highways, while allowing the Indiana Toll Road’s private operator to significantly boost rates for large trucks using that highway. Democratic Sen. Karen Tallian of Portage tells the South Bend Tribune that the situation is unfair because only the communities in northern Indiana along the Toll Road will have the burden of higher tolls, while all parts of the state will benefit from the toll money. The Republican governor announced in September that the operator of the Toll...
  • Daniel Flynn: Before Jane Fonda Called Trump Hitler, She Called Jim Jones A Hero

    11/04/2018 3:32:50 PM PST · by blam · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-4-2018 | Daniel J Flynn
    Jane Fonda compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler at the Women’s Media Awards on Thursday. “If you’ve read anything about the rise of the Third Reich and Adolf Hitler, you will see the parallels,” Fonda maintained. “Attacking the media is the first step in the move towards fascism.” Fonda, given her wild misjudgment of the only American to systematically murder scores of his fellow countrymen in an actual concentration camp, strikes as the wrong messenger bearing the wrong message here. Before Jane Fonda saw Donald Trump as Adolf Hitler, she saw Jim Jones as a hero. “We are familiar with...
  • LIVE THREAD - TRUMP MAGA RALLY (Indianapolis, IN) 7:00 PM EDT

    11/02/2018 4:18:56 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 114 replies
    Second Trump MAGA rally tonight from Indianapolis, Indiana at 7:00 PM EDT https://youtu.be/uXqKYTFD98A
  • Report: Terrorists Exploit Food Stamps To Fund Domestic, International Attacks

    10/27/2018 8:10:44 AM PDT · by kevcol · 11 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | October 25, 2018 | Luke Rosiak
    The report provided numerous examples of fraudsters exploiting the food stamp program to fund terrorist activities. A grocery store owner in Chicago was imprisoned in 2006 for stealing $1.4 million through food stamp fraud and aiding the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. In 2010, two Somali store owners in Michigan pleaded guilty to food stamp fraud and running an unlicensed money transfer business that sent money to “hot spots” in the Middle East and Africa. In Indianapolis, a ring of convenience stores bought food stamps from customers for 50 cents on the dollar. The ringleader was arrested on a return flight from...
  • Law enforcement bracing for more semis on U.S. 20 in LaPorte County as Toll Road fees increase

    10/09/2018 8:12:39 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    The South Bend Tribune ^ | October 6, 2018 | Stan Maddux
    LAPORTE — Law enforcement in LaPorte County is preparing for the possibility of an already-congested and dangerous U.S. 20 being overrun with more semi-trucks as drivers avoid the 35 percent cost increase of traveling the Indiana Toll Road. Much of that stretch of highway being down to one lane in each direction for resurfacing adds to the concerns. LaPorte County Sheriff John Boyd said he’s reached out to Indiana State Police to help patrol U.S. 20 if an increase in truck traffic becomes too much for his staff to handle alone. “We’re going to prepare for it,” Boyd said. “We’re...
  • Indianapolis Zoo to add black mamba, world’s deadliest snake, to exhibit

    10/04/2018 12:54:47 PM PDT · by ETL · 107 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Oct 2, 2018 | Madeline Farber | Fox News
    An Indiana zoo will soon welcome a lethal addition to its animal kingdom: A black mamba snake. The Indianapolis Zoo is adding the black mamba, which is typically found in southern and eastern Africa, in May 2019. The serpent will join the zoo’s Deserts Dome exhibit, which will feature the black mamba and other exotic snakes, the Associated Press reported. The black mamba is a “fast, nervous, lethally venomous, and when threatened, highly aggressive” reptile, National Geographic reported, which also noted this snake is considered to be the deadliest in the world.The black mamba, which can grow as long as...
  • Indianapolis church puts holy family in ‘ICE detention’ in bold statement about immigration policy

    07/03/2018 11:50:26 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 78 replies
    Christ Church Cathedral put up the display at their lawn on Monument Circle overnight. It shows statues of Mary, Joseph and Jesus in a cage. “On our lawn tonight we placed The Holy Family…in #ICE detention,” the church wrote on its Twitter page. The display has a sign saying #EveryFamilyIsHoly and its Spanish equivalent, #CadaFamiliaEsSagrada.
  • Man with hotel room overlooking Women’s March caught with ‘tricked out’ assault rifle...

    03/12/2018 8:26:28 PM PDT · by semaj · 146 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | March 12, 2018 | Jared GIlmour
    ...Alaklouk — a Saudi citizen and native of Tunisia — had no gun permit, an expired Indiana driver’s license and had been living in Indiana illegally on a terminated student visa since September 2017, according to the criminal complaint. He’s now facing federal charges for possessing a gun while living in the country illegally. If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in federal prison.... Realizing his room overlooked the march, the hotel asked police to remove Alaklouk. Indianapolis police had Alaklouk and two unidentified men leave the room, according to the criminal complaint, and then authorities monitored Alaklouk...
  • INDOT: I-69 Section 6 Will Cost Nearly $1.6 Billion

    02/27/2018 11:13:47 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Indiana Public Media ^ | February 8, 2018 | Taylor Haggerty and Barbara Brosher
    The final leg of Interstate 69 from Martinsville to Indianapolis will cost nearly $1.6 billion.ThatÂ’s according to the Final Environmental Impact Statement for I-69 Section 6 the state released Thursday. The analysis says construction could start in 2020 and wrap up within six years.Section 6 will run along the existing route of State Road 37. That means some of the many businesses that line the highway in Morgan, Johnson and Marion counties will have to move.The FEIS says more than 80 businesses, including a non-profit and fire station, will need to relocate. ThatÂ’s in addition to nearly 200 residences that...
  • Candidates in Indiana Republican U.S. Senate primary set for debate (video)

    02/20/2018 4:51:07 PM PST · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    fox 59 ^ | February 20, 2018
    Candidates in Indiana’s raucous Republican U.S. Senate primary are set to participate in their first debate. U.S. Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita, as well as former state Rep. Mike Braun, will be at the Tuesday evening event in downtown Indianapolis. The debate is being sponsored by the Indiana chapter of Americans for Prosperity, a national political operation funded by billionaire industrialist brothers David and Charles Koch. It will be moderated by conservative WIBC radio commentator Tony Katz.