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Indiana’s 43rd Governor, Edgar Whitcomb, will be honored today (Friday) with a memorial service in downtown Indianapolis. Governor Whitcomb passed away Feb. 4th. Indiana State Police say the service will be held in the area of the downtown Circle and on the south side of the...
Former Ball State president Paul Ferguson (Ball State U. photo) Ball State students and professors are demanding answers about former President Paul Ferguson's resignation. He left the school after less than 18 months on the job with a severance package of more than $500,000 in...
(RTV6 Photo) She was trying to light a cigarette. She lit her hair instead. Firefighters say an apartment unit was damaged on the city's northwest side after a woman's hair caught fire as she tried to light a cigarette. The fire happened in the 3200 block of Lupine Drive just...
As legislators tinker with road funding plans, mass transit advocates say not to forget them. Kim Irwin with the Indiana Citizens' Alliance for Transit says buses, rail and even bike trails and greenways are part of infrastructure too -- and they're the kind of infrastructure...
Supporters of a tax hike on gas and cigarettes to pay for road repairs have a sales job ahead in the Senate. House Republicans acknowledge skepticism within the GOP about tax hikes. Leaders told a Senate committee their bill follows conservative principles by paying for services...
The dispute over Congressman Todd Young's petition signatures could lead to a change in Indiana's ballot access laws. Since at least 1986, candidates for U.S. Senate, governor, or president must collect 500 signatures in each of Indiana's nine congressional districts. Senate...
Susan Jordan (wibc.com file photo) A "tragic accident", but not a crime. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said he would not file criminal charges against the driver of the school bus that hit and killed Susan Jordan, principal at Amy Beverland Elementary School. The accident...
Morgan Burke in the midst of the Boilermakers (Purdue photo) For the first time in almost a quarter century, Purdue will look for a new athletic director. Morgan Burke told Purdue alumni in Florida something he told the Board of Trustees more than a year ago - that he will...
It's the first of its kind in the industry---and it's made out of Indiana. The Braunability company in Winemac has partnered with Ford to create an apparatus that allows wheelchair bound people mobility in a stylish SUV, rather than the traditional Van. “For our first-ever...