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The Community Affairs Committee of the Indianapolis City-County Council heard arguments Tuesday on the proposed resolution urging Indianapolis Power and Light to stop burning coal at its Harding Street plant by 2020. Supporters of the resolution gave testimony on the health...
(photo courtesy Indiana State Police) Three adults and three children were injured after a crash on Interstate 70 Tuesday afternoon in Putnam County. Indiana State Police say the crash happened around 3:15 p.m. near U.S. 231 at the 41 mile marker. Investigators say a Ford F-150...
Five counties will provide preschool to four-year-olds from low income families starting sometime next year. Marion, Allen, Jackson, Lake and Vanderburgh Counties were chosen from among 18 finalists for the pilot pre-Kindergarten program that was approved by the General Assembly...
An Indiana-based international terrorism and security expert says suspended American flights to Israel are in the best interest of those who value safety. Peter Beering says the latest conflict in the Gaza Strip is serious enough on its own, but also heightened by the downing...
(image courtesy of Franklin College) Franklin College is trying to take a lot of paint off a famous statue, only to likely see it painted up by students again. The statue known on the Johnson County campus as Ben has stood outside the college's main entrance for more than 50...
(photo courtesy Indianapolis Motor Speedway) Just in time for the Brickyard 400 on Sunday, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway unveiled its new, state-of-the-art scoring pylon. The new pylon is 92 feet tall, about two feet taller than its predecessor, and features over 5,200 LED...
(image courtesy of Annie E. Casey Foundation) A new report says Indiana has improved but still lags behind a majority of states when it comes to the quality of life for children. The Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked Indiana 27th in the nation for the...
The number of police officers killed from firearms is up dramatically this year. The Washington, DC-based National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has released new data on officer fatalities during the first half of 2014. The report shows that as of June 30th, the number...
Lowe's is opening a $20 million Customer Support Center that will create up to one-thousand jobs on Indianapolis' Northwest side. Lowe's Vice President Don Easterling says they bought and will renovate the 140,000 square foot office building at 6620 Network Way in Intech Park on...