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Congressman Marlin Stutzman is going to be making a major announcement next week. This afternoon on his "Marlin Stutzman for Congress" Facebook page, he teased a "Team Marlin Announcement" next week. He didn't specify what he's announcing, but he did encourage his Facebook...
Indianapolis Animal Care and Control Director Dennis Papenmeier has been placed on indefinite administrative leave. Department of Public Safety Spokesman Al Larsen says this follows an internal investigation. Larsen says they cannot state what might have led to the probe...
(WIBC.com file photo) The bill removing Glenda Ritz as chairman of the State Board of Education will also remove at least one board member, and possibly more. Ritz is the only elected member of the state board -- the governor appoints the other 10. The old law said no more than...
A personalized health care company is establishing its headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. HealthPRO is investing more than $8.5 million over the next four years to create nearly 200 high-wage jobs. “Indianapolis is becoming a magnet for top talent, and innovative businesses...
Three current members of the State Board of Education say they want to keep their seats when a new board is likely appointed later this year. The bill (SB 1) initially designed to remove state Superintendent Glenda Ritz as chair of the board eventually became an overhaul of the...
Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) meets with reporters, a day after adjournment. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) After wrapping up this year's General Assembly, legislative leaders are looking ahead to next year. House leaders in both parties say next year's...
John Gregg, Democrat who is again running for governor (image courtesy of Gregg For Governor) He came close in 2012, and Democrat John Gregg has decided to try again to win the governor's office in 2016. Gregg made his announcement in a three-minute YouTube video released on his...
The Indianapolis Museum of Art is celebrating May race month in Indy with a big car show. "Dream Cars" celebrates the visionary and innovative design of 17 vintage cars on display. Museum Director Dr. Charles Venable says they expect the exhibition to pack in huge crowds. About...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo) Governor Pence is hailing the just-concluded legislative session as a success, with what he calls a "historic" commitment to school funding. Pence boasts he achieved a clean sweep on his legislative agenda of more than a dozen bills, from a...