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Body Found By Train Tracks Under Hillegas Bridge
Police are on the scene at Hillegas and Illinois to respond to a report of a body found.
A train engineer called police Thursday morning after he saw what he believed was a body near the tracks under the Hillegas bridge. The coroner has been called to the scene but, at this point, there is no word on how the person died or how long they had been there.
The American Medical Association has officially designated obesity as a disease.
A board member of the association says recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this complex issue that affects approximately one in three Americans.
Suicide After $200,000 Stolen From Local School District
A Kosiusko woman committed suicide after a police questioning over $200,000 stolen from the local school district.
Sherri Adamson, former Treasurer for the school corporation, was questioned after her purse was found in a Wal-Mart this past January.
Officers found several checks belonging to the school district that were made out to and signed by Adamson. Along with these checks, police found the school districts credit card.
Indianapolis Apartment Bans Flying Flags From Balconies
Residents at one Indianapolis apartment are at risk of being fined $75 if they fly any flag from their balcony. This restriction also applies to the American flag.
Residents at Core Riverbend Apartments have been voicing their opinions on the issue. However, leasing contracts issued by apartment management states that nothing can be hung or draped from the balcony.
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