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Carmel City Council President Rick Sharp has made it official. He's challenging James Brainard in the May 5th primary for the Republican nomination for Mayor. Sharp says excessive spending, debt and lack of transparency have become hallmarks of the Brainard administration. Sharp...
Supporters of fenced-in hunting preserves are taking another try at bringing an end to what's now a 10-year legal fight. Lower courts have issued conflicting decisions on whether a Department of Natural Resources order to shut down Indiana's four preserves was legal. Opponents...
Officer Johnathan Burger (photo courtesy IMPD) An Indianapolis police officer is on leave after his arrest on a domestic battery charge. Officer Johnathan Burger was arrested after police got a domestic disturbance call from a home in the 7400 block of Camby Road Sunday night...
A coalition of Indiana groups is calling for a rise in the minimum wage. Dozens held a gathering inside the Indiana Statehouse Monday. Indiana Institute for Working Families Senior Policy Analyst Derek Thomas says the current $7.25 an hour is far from enough needed to support...
A Hoosier employment expert is spotlighting job creation in Indiana in 2015. Department of Workforce Development Spokesman Joe Frank says based on the 50,000 private sector jobs created in the state in 2014, manufacturing, professional and business services and trade,...
A specialist in infectious disease says we wouldn't see measles outbreaks like the one that started at Disneyland if some people didn't have a misguided fear of the measles vaccine. Around 100 people have caught measles in this latest outbreak that began at the theme park, and...
A request for more money for charter schools could end up linked to stricter rules for authorizing them. Governor Pence has asked budgeters to set aside extra money for charter schools to close a funding gap with traditional schools. Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley (R...
The Senate may take up a bill to scrap Indiana schools' state-mandated tests. Republicans Luke Kenley of Noblesville and Ryan Mishler of Bremen have proposed junking the Core 40 end-of-course assessments entirely, and replacing ISTEP with something shorter, cheaper, and easier...
Charles Larsen (photo courtesy Indiana State Police) Authorities arrested a Columbia City man Friday on nearly two dozen counts of various crimes against children. Indiana State Police (ISP) say 45-year-old Charles Larson faces three counts of child molesting, ten counts of...