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Murder, She Wrote: The LaSalle Street Murders

Co-author Bettie Cadou was a longtime reporter for The Indianapolis News and taught journalism at Butler University and IUPUI. After her death in 2002, she was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. Brian D. Smith is a former IM senior editor.

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IM Crime Files: Can This Doctor Be Saved?

Deborah Provisor doesn’t fit the stereotype of a child molester.

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The Promise Of Andrew Luck

Are you prepared for the most dramatic transition in Colts history? Andrew Luck is.

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Chris Carlson, Uncensored

Chris Carlson, the guy at the center of the most bizarre story I’ve ever worked on, called from a federal lockup a few weeks ago to say he’d written me a poem.

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Seeking Survivors: On Writing About the Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

I had been going back to the night of August 13, 2011, time and time again, in quick succession. And I was shaken.

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The Lauren Spierer Mystery, Unraveled

Where is the missing IU student?

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In A Dark Alley

Stevie McGuire sought safety and peace of mind living on the streets of downtown Indianapolis. Instead, he met a tragic—and shockingly burtal—end.

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Loved & Lost: The Life of Jan Ruhtenberg

At the very least, argues Vess Ruhtenberg, the chairs place his grandfather at the center of a pivotal moment in 20th-century architecture and design. And they bolster his case that Jan Ruhtenberg deserves wider recognition.

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He Hired Jim Voyles

Danny Tunks was a blue-collar guy from Indiana, accused of killing a reputed mobster and facing a heap of evidence and life in prison. He was in serious, serious trouble. Then …

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Long Shot

Milan could be any small Indiana town—except, of course, for its high-school basketball team, which won the state title almost 60 years ago. Now, a few locals are trying to adapt that history into a basketball museum and a bid at reviving their town. But could Milan’s legacy actually be what keeps it from moving forward?

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Free Man

David Scott spent 23 years in prison, wrongly convicted of murder. But after two years on the outside, he wonders if he’ll every truly be free.