Heroin From Chicago Leads To FBI Raids In Indiana

FBI agents have staged a statewide series of raids in Indiana — with heroin from Chicago at their roots.

WBBM Newsradio–08/23/2012

Lauren Spierer, an Indiana University student, has been missing since June 3. (Spierer Family Photo)

Missing Indiana Student’s Mother Issues Angry Letter

The mother of missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer posted a bitter letter on the family Web site Thursday — as she awaits the results of DNA testing on a skull found in the White River near Indianapolis.

WBBM Newsradio–08/03/2012

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Following Danica Patrick: Indiana 250

When Danica Patrick announced she was leaving IndyCar, she was also leaving all the IndyCar tracks that went along with the series. She made it known Indianapolis Motor Speedway would always be in her heart and she would one day go back – and win.


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Following Danica Patrick: STP 300 At Chicagoland Speedway

When the NASCAR Nationwide Series pulled into Chicagoland Speedway, Danica Patrick was at home. Literally. The Roscoe, Ill., native calls Chicago home and a win at the track nestled just outside the city would be extra special.


A Southwest Airlines jet (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago-Bound Flight Diverted To Indianapolis

A Chicago-bound Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Indianapolis Wednesday because of a medical emergency.


Leonard Fodera was arrested for celebrating Opposite Day by walking in public naked. (Credit; Indianapolis Police)

Naked Man Celebrating ‘Opposite Day’ Arrested For Indecency

Leonard Fodera had an excuse for walking down the street one evening—totally naked.


Fans pose for photos around Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Visitors May Have Been Exposed To Measles

A person who attended Super Bowl festivities in Indianapolis last Friday has been diagnosed with measles, meaning a number of visitors may have been exposed to the virus.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

J.T. Thomas #52 of the Chicago Bears works out during a summer training camp practice at Olivet Nazarene University on July 30, 2011 in Bourbonnais, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears’ J.T. Thomas Taking Epileptic Fan To Super Bowl

Bears linebacker J.T. Thomas has driven to Indianapolis with a teenaged friend to see Sunday’s Super Bowl.

WBBM Newsradio–02/05/2012


Security Officials Prepare For Manhole Explosions, Other Dangers At Super Bowl

Indianapolis is gearing up for next Sunday’s Super Bowl, and not just from a tourism and fan standpoint.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

The Bulls and Pacers at Conseco Fieldhouse last April. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pacers Rename Conseco Fieldhouse; Now Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Conseco Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis is losing that name more than a year after the namesake company dropped its use.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

The Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chicago Seeks To Woo Away Sporting Events From Indianapolis

Now that Chicago has fought off the City of Indianapolis’ effort to woo away the CME Group, Chicago tourism officials are reportedly plotting revenge.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

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Fourteen hhgregg Stores To Open In Chicago Region In Mid-September

Technology gadget and electronics buffs will have a new retailer to explore on Sept. 15, when Indianapolis-based retailer hhgregg opens 14 stores throughout the Chicago region.


The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Officials Probe What Led To Deadly Stage Collapse At Indiana State Fair

The death toll stands at five after the stage collapse Saturday night at the Indiana State Fair, and the investigation into how it could have happened is getting underway as the grieving continues.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Lucas Oil Stadium

Big Ten Football Championship Staying In Indy

Big Ten president and chancellors have voted to keep the conference football championship game in Indianapolis through at least 2015.



Police: Woman Killed In Edens Crash

A woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving left the Edens Expressway and crashed into a tree Tuesday afternoon on the North Side, State Police said.


Big Ten Basketball Tournament

Wisch: Bring The Big Ten Tournament Back To Chicago

Indianapolis is a great basketball town, but Chicago is a great city.


Mitch Daniels, file photo. (Credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Indiana Democrats Shut Down Statehouse Business

Indiana Democrats did not show up for work on Tuesday, shutting down the statehouse on Tuesday and preventing a vote on a controversial union work bill.


Kurt Vonnegut

Indianapolis Vonnegut Library Offers Sneak Peek

Fans of celebrated author and onetime Chicagoan Kurt Vonnegut have the chance to get a sneak peek at the partially completed library in Indianapolis.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2010

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Oak Park Man Charged With Child Sex Crime

A Chicago area man faces federal charges after authorities say he drove to suburban Indianapolis and had a sexual encounter with a 12-year-old girl he met online.