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Mike Pence set to announce 2024 presidential bid on June 7
Former Vice President Mike Pence is expected to announce his 2024 presidential campaign on June 7, per a person familiar with his plans, setting up a direct challenge to his onetime boss, former President Trump.
Driving the news: Pence would join Trump, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and others who are vying for the Republican nomination, or actively exploring a run.
Police blame juvenile behavior for recent Broad Ripple violence
Broad Ripple's streak of violence can be chalked up to juvenile behavior enabled by late-night establishments, police say.
Why it matters: Broad Ripple is arguably the city's most popular neighborhood, so it attracts outsized attention when shootings happen — and there have been at least three in May.
Gas prices are way down
School is out, we've had our first three-day weekend and you know what that means: It's unofficially, officially summer vacation season.
Why it matters: Time to go road trippin'!
The Indy 500 renaissance is real
Josef Newgarden's thrilling victory Sunday adorned an already special Indianapolis 500 for his boss.
Driving the news: Newgarden delivered the 19th win for Roger Penske and the first since Penske acquired Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2019.
Indiana board fines doctor who treated 10-year-old rape victim
Indiana's medical board ruled this week that a doctor who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old girl from Ohio who was raped violated state and federal privacy laws by speaking to a reporter about the case.
Why it matters: The case sparked national attention last year in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, serving as a high-profile example of the ways state laws could stop abortion care even in extreme cases.
The casual fan's guide to the Indy 500
You don't have to be an IndyCar expert to enjoy the Indianapolis 500.
- Here's a casual fan's guide to some of the sport's biggest names and those to watch on Sunday.
Race day tips, from Axios Indianapolis readers
Let's set you up for success at the track.
Details: The gates at IMS open at 6am Sunday, but the green flag doesn't wave until 12:45pm.
Best concession food at the Indy 500
Here's a look at some of your food options at the track for those of you who aren't rolling in a cooler full of snacks.
Driving the news: I went to Quals last weekend with my boyfriend and several friends to test drive some of the food.