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The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is taking this Thanksgiving holiday to send out a message. Associate Commissioner Sarah Ancel says "15 to Finish" is one of their most pressing campaigns. Ancel says only about half of current students are taking enough courses to...
Joshua Wright (photo courtesy Indiana State Police) A Bloomington man is in jail after allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old girl he met on Facebook. Indiana State Police investigators were called Monday night to a home in Bloomington where the homeowners said they found an...
A man from Louisville, Kentucky has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Evansville on charges of credit card fraud targeting faculty and staff members at IUPUI in Indianapolis, the University of Indianapolis, Franklin College and six other schools in Kentucky and Illinois...
(photo courtesy RTV6) Metro Police are investigating a fatal shooting on the city's west side Tuesday night. Officers were called around 6:30 p.m. to the 5900 block of Fieldcrest Lane on a report of shots fired. As officers were en route, dispatchers received another 9-1-1 call...
A Paoli man is dead after breaking into a home in Orange County early Tuesday morning. Indiana State Police say around 1:00 a.m., Jacob Grimes, 23, entered the home in the 7900 block of South County Road 700 East in Hardinsburg. The homeowners, Barry Frost, 59, and Terah Frost,...
Some sobering figures about crime and mental illness. The Marion County Sheriff's Department says 30 percent of 2300 inmates housed each day in the Marion County Jail are classified as mentally ill. Also, Indianapolis Public Safety Director Troy Riggs says data shows a 239...
Indianapolis Public Safety Director Troy Riggs is speaking out on the fall out in Ferguson. Riggs says Americans have freedom of speech and the right to protest, but he adds that once it crosses over into violence, that's no longer acceptable. Riggs says the nation needs to talk...
IUPUI students and staffers took time out to talk about the Ferguson grand jury decision. Dozens turned out at the Campus Center for a town hall meeting of sorts. Staffer Dawn Rodney says violence isn't an acceptable solution to the issues that plague Ferguson, Missouri. Student...
Zoya, the Amur Tiger (image courtesy of the Indianapolis Zoo) The Indianapolis zoo's new tiger cub can be seen by the public if you catch her at the right time. Zoya is an Amur tiger, a species native to Russia and northern Asia, and are perhaps best know to the public as...