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Debate in the House Education Committee from Tuesday (image courtesy of Indiana General Assembly) The House Education Committee debates two bills today that would do what State Superintendent Glenda Ritz has long claimed would happen - shift power away from her office. The...
Carol Carey (photo courtesy IMPD) IMPD detectives arrested a teenager and his guardian for an alleged shooting on the city's northwest side last year. Police say the shooting was the result of an apparent road rage incident in November 2014. The 17-year-old allegedly fired...
The House Elections and Apportionment Committee is considering a bill which would eliminate straight ticket voting. The bill's author, Rep. David Ober of Albion, says the bill would eliminate the option to vote for every candidate in a political party by selecting one button on...
An Indiana sports marketing expert says despite their huge costs, Super Bowl ads are worth their price. Indianapolis Business Journal's Anthony Schoettle says there's no place else where companies can reach 111 million people - of all ages, races, genders, etc. - at the same...
A fourth person was arrested in the Richmond Hill explosion case that killed a couple and damaged more than 80 other homes in a south side subdivision. Gary Thompson, 44, is facing two counts of murder linked to the incident that happened on Nov. 10, 2012, according to online...
Citizens Energy says Hoosiers could have lower gas bills by doing one simple thing this winter. Citizens Spokesperson Sarah Holsapple says for cost savings, they suggest people keep their thermostats between 65 to 70 degrees while at home and when away from home, dial it back to...
Less than a year after enacting a new concussion protocol for Indiana high school sports, legislators may extend those rules down to fifth grade. A law which took effect in July requires high school coaches and assistant coaches to undergo concussion training. And if an athlete...
More Indiana college students are completing the minimum number of courses needed per semester to graduate on time. That's according to a new Indiana Commission for Higher Education report. Commissioner Teresa Lubbers says that's due to recent state financial aid reform. In the...
Beer wholesalers are trying to slow down a legislative push to give Indiana craft breweries more room to grow. Indy's Sun King and Munster's 3 Floyds are approaching the annual craft-beer limit of 30-thousand barrels. A craft beer designation allows brewers to do their own...