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- Indiana sinks to new porn low
Cutting-edge forensic response enables wide-net perv nab after authorities discover group dedicated to swapping recordings and images of rape and molestation of infants and toddlers. by Rebecca Townsend When Jeremy LaBrec pleaded guilty in early June topossessing and distributing sexually explicit images of Hoosier children under 4years old, it concluded a nearly two-year, multi-jurisdictional investigationknown as Operation Bulldog. The cases prosecuted throughout the course of Bulldog markeda new low in child pornography — the discovery of a group of nepiophiles,people sexually attracted to infants and toddlers, who recorded and sharedvideos and still images of group members physically raping and molestingchildren as young as 2 months old.…
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- Gadfly: Keys to the (political) car
Every week, NUVO cartoonist Wayne Bertsch turns an eye towards the news headlines for the subject of his ‘Gadfly’ comic. by Wayne Bertsch
- ACLU files suit against Indiana BMV
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last week asking the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles to reinstate an Indianapolis woman’s driver’s license. by Jack Meyer The American Civil LibertiesUnion filed a lawsuit last week asking the IndianaBureau of Motor Vehicles to reinstate the driver’s license of a singleworking mother of six who, the ACLU said, is not in violation of any law thatwould justify the suspension. In a news release following the filing, the ACLU said itfeared the BMV might be engaged in a wider pattern of arbitrary suspensions.…
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- Haiku News half-year in review, Part II
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: Metaphors, tyranny and unfailingly, the apocalypse. by Jim Poyser 2000 Yahooworkers will not celebratetheir being laid off four year old offersnine bags of marijuana for a smoke and tell…
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- A return to Un-United States
The sad truth is that in the 236th year since the Declaration of Independence, we are almost equally divided on almost every major issue. by Steve Hammer While much of the population ofthe United States will be spending the IndependenceDay holiday drinking beer, grilling hamburgers, using illegal fireworks orall of those things, I’ll be sitting at home thinking about the Supreme Courtdecision. No, not thehealth care decision, which hadn’t been announced as I wrote these words.…
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- Thumbs down: IURC far from a fair shake
Indiana’s utility watchdog disregards calls for transparency in new power plant’s construction. by NUVO Editors Thumbs down: Far from a fair shake Indiana’s utility watchdog continues to disregard the grassroots citizens groups asking for more transparency in the construction of one of the nation’s most costly new power plants – Duke Energy’s Edwardsport Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) Station.…
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- Garden fairies cause early blooms
It’s as though I have a little garden fairy sitting on my shoulder whispering in my ear saying, “It’s going to be a dry summer. There’s no rain in the forecast. Keep watering.” Those same garden fairies must be talking to some of the plants, too, encouraging them to bloom early and set seed before [...]
- A Buffalo wing makeover
Wings are a wildly popular appetizer and snack, and meatballs are a classic comfort food. What I’ve done for this dish is taken all the savory fingerprints (no pun intended) of your average Buffalo wing, and combined them with the unpretentious approach of an easy-to-recognize meatball. And to give a nod to the trusty “wing,” [...]
- Raw food: Facts and faith
“ … their fruit will be for food and their leaves for medicine.” Ezekiel 47:12. There’s a revolution vibe going down. People fed up with toxic American machine food system, Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) food and artificial food are returning to the Garden of Eden, where the Bible talks about Adam and Eve being the [...]
- On Campus – June 21, 2012
Local Students Selected for Hoosier Boys State at Trine University • Local students were among the 520 boys selected to participate in the American Legion Hoosier Boys State at Trine University. Participants include Beech Grove High School student Steven Chan of Beech Grove, Roncalli High School student David Kirkhoff of Indianapolis, Roncalli High School student [...]
- Around Town – June 21, 2012
Local store holds raffle in honor of Buck Hanna • Indy Trading Post will raffle two rifles with proceeds to benefit the reward fund to find and convict the murderer of Charles “Buck” Hanna, who was killed in Oct. 2010. Hanna was a Beech Grove resident and an avid gun enthusiast, a regular at the [...]
- ‘Hilly Hundred’ riders fill up on fried chicken, cider
How much fried chicken does it take to feed 5,000 hungry cyclists? It may sound like a joke, but Greenwood resident Daina Chamness has to know the answer, right down to the last chicken leg.
- Public safety director has become a lightning rod
Public Safety Director Frank Straub has four academic degrees on the wall of his second-floor office in the City-County Building, a picture of himself with former President Bill Clinton behind his desk and an Indianapolis Colts hat on a shelf.
- 3 hurt when vehicle strikes Eastside house
Three people were injured early today after the vehicle in which they were traveling crashed into an Eastside house.
- Kennedy outlines neighborhoods proposal
Democratic mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy on Sunday unveiled a neighborhood plan that she says would take the city back to grass-roots policies.
- Divers search Georgia lake for Plainfield man in wheelchair
ACWORTH, Ga. — Authorities say divers planned to resume a search Monday for a 68-year-old man in a wheelchair who fell into a Georgia lake while getting off a large boat.
- New app will help you find a place to park
Worried about finding a place to park Downtown? You guessed it: There’s an app for that. ParkIndy, the group that operates the city’s privatized parking meters, continues to tap into the growing market for smartphones. Officials today will announce plans for an app that maps available parking spaces Downtown.