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Sen. Dan Coats (R-Indiana) (WIBC,com photo) The rise of the radical Islamist group ISIS in Iraq is sparking calls for a clearer strategy to keep the violence from reaching U.S. shores. Former Indiana Congressman Lee Hamilton, who co-chaired the 9/11 Commission, says with so many...
A new report says Indiana has the best school voucher program in the country, though the report probably will not silence the critics of school choice. Almost 20,000 students participated in Indiana's Choice Scholarship program last school year, where students received a...
(file photo courtesy RTV6) The Monon Trail and other city greenways may soon be open to the public around the clock. Indy Parks Director John Williams says the Indy Parks Board is set to vote late Thursday on whether to open up the Monon, Fall Creek, White River and other trails...
Hoosiers are not known for their healthy habits, but efforts are underway to make Indiana a more active and walkable state. Health by Design is hosting Indiana’s first Walk Summit this week (Wed/Thurs) in Carmel and Indianapolis. The group's Kim Irwin says speakers are coming...
Freshmen and sophomores in Indiana high schools will now be required to learn CPR. A new state law requires CPR training as part of required health classes. Danielle Patterson with the American Heart Association says training 300,000 high school students a year will be a big...
(photo courtesy Lafayette Police) A missing 12-year old junior high school student has been found safe and sound, Lafayette Police have not yet indicated where or how she was found, but they do say she's okay. Police had been asking for the public's help in locating the missing...
Avory Johnson (file photo courtesy Speedway Police) Speedway Police say a man accused in the fatal shooting at the Coke Lot in Speedway the day before this year's Indianapolis 500 was arrested Monday. Avory Johnson was arrested in Hurst, Texas which is just outside of Austin...
Marion Police have made an arrest in a stabbing incident. Marion Deputy Chief of Police Clint Sessoms says officers responded to a burglary call on July 29 and found 32-year old Kylie Boswell with stab wounds. An investigation found Boswell made up the story about the burglary...
The Marion County Sheriff's Department has called in the U.S. Secret Service to help stop a scam. Sheriff John Layton says crooks are calling people claiming to be high ranking sheriff's officials. He says they're actually using their names and telling folks that they've missed...