Weekend Indiana

Alana Hadley finishing last year's Monumental Marathon in Indy (image courtesy of Alana & Mark Hadley) Alana Hadley is your ordinary high school senior, at least she will be on Monday when the school year starts. She is visiting colleges, having fun with her friends, running...
Lest anyone get the wrong idea, there is no feud between employees here at WIBC, unless you count the one between newsman Stan Lehr and everyone else here in the newsroom over his hourly Chicago Bears factoids. We all get along with each other, and we can respectfully disagree...
UPDATE: Mitch Daniels takes home the Big Gold Governor's Championship Belt: Cheers to the best band in the Big 10, the Purdue All American Marching Band for helping President Daniels out! The current Govenor was preparing a response to our challenge, but as of Friday morning, it...
For a man who is not officially running for mayor of Indy, Joe Hogsett is getting a lot of attention. To be sure, the former U.S. Attorney appears to be close to a run, since he announced an exploratory committee this week. But most anyone who follows politics has expected...
Sure, you may have seen him do stand-up at Crackers. You may have seen his handiwork when Frank Caliendo did his bits for Fox and ESPN - Scott helped write those. Or you may have heard Scott talk to me about autism - we each have daughters on the spectrum. But this Scott Long...
Kamdyn Hiner shouldn't be here. She's 12 now. Kamdyn is the reason her father, Jared Hiner, created Kammy's Kause 11 years ago. Kamdyn has a rare disorder called 4p-minus, also called Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome. It affects a chromosome and causes delays in growth and development...
40 years ago, WNAP, sister station to WIBC-AM, was the best rock & roll radio station in town, shoot, maybe the country. It was also the mortal enemy of WIBC news director 'Not Quite As Fast' Fred Heckman, who called it "the tinker toy in the back." 40 years ago, WNAP, 93.1...
Baseball Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins (center) poses with the Harlem Globetrotters (image courtesy of Facebook) Yes, Baseball Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins was also a Harlem Globetrotter - he played with the team during baseball's offseason from 1967 - 69, the beginning of his...
It is a fact that African-American children receive more school suspensions and expulsions than white children; that has been documented. But why that might be the case has not been well researched. Mayor Ballard hopes to change that with a new study that is part of his plan to...