INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Susan Brooks has started her new job: as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Brooks – a Republican from Carmel – represents Indiana's 5th Congressional District.
The former U.S. Attorney visited the WISH-TV studios Friday morning. In an interview with 24-Hour News 8 anchor Scott Sander, she discussed the issues she'll help decide, including votes to eliminate the nation's debt crisis and gun control legislation.
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Update: According to the Lafayette Police Department, Lafayette area schools have been checked and the threat has been deemed not credible and lockdown lifted.
A disbarred attorney and former South Bend city council member convicted of forging the names of other lawyers on court documents won't be spending any time in prison unless he gets in further trouble.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has added sites in South Bend, Indianapolis and Garden City to its national priorities list of Superfund sites.