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EPD Seizes Guns Under Red Flag Law

A man is in the Vanderburgh County Jail after Evansville police say he was planning an ambush. Officers were able to confiscate his firearms thanks to a little-known Indiana law, called the Red Flag law. It allows police to take guns without a warrant if the owner is experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Police Seize Synthetc Pot, Stolen gun

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Police have confiscated a stolen gun and 14 pounds of synthetic marijuana while executing parole warrants in Evansville. 

Work On Lloyd Bridge to Resume

Feb 20, 2019

More work on the West Lloyd Expressway is scheduled to start next month. 

The Evansville Police Department has released the names of the five people wounded in a Sunday morning shooting. 

Indiana News

Rep. Tim Wesco (R-Osceola) wanted the bill to require grocery stores keep their alcohol in one area. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
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The House easily approved legislation Thursday that would make dozens of alterations to the state’s alcohol industry.

House Scoots Electric Scooter Bill To Senate

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Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) rides a scooter up the aisle of the House chamber after presenting his bill. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
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Indiana House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday to create some regulations for electric scooters.

The City of Terre Haute could get a casino, if citizens approve it in a public question. (WFIU/WTIU News)
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A Senate committee Thursday tightened the reins a little on major changes to the state’s gaming industry.

Regional Health News

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Obesity is a big problem across the United States. It affects about 40 percent of the population. It’s even worse in Midwest states like Ohio, Illinois and Indiana and addressing the problem is complicated.

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Indiana Medicaid recipients are getting better access to drugs for treating hepatitis C,  a change triggered by a class-action lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Health officials say teenagers are using e-cigarettes at epidemic rates. Lawmakers in a number of Midwest states, like Indiana, Illinois and Minnesota, are addressing the problem and so is the FDA.

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¿QPM? S2 EP 9: Ending Season Dos Celebrating Bilingual Music

It’s been a great season for us and we hope that it has been for you too. Esperamos que hayas disfrutado de los temas que tocamos esta temporada . We talked about being kidnapped in Venezuela by the FARC, we went to Liberal Kansas for Cinco de Mayo, we covered the stories of Paola’s family experiencing Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico; we talked about los del 1.5 Generation, the effects of deportation among families, Domestic Violence, the Census 2020 and more. But that’s not all we’ve done....

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