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A lawsuit against a Fort Wayne Community Schools teacher is getting national attention, and the district has come to her defense. Forest Park second grade teacher Michele Meyer is facing a lawsuit from the ACLU that she wrongfully punished a child for telling a fellow student...
Indy Democratic Mayoral Candidate Joe Hogsett unveiled part of his plan to revive depressed neighborhoods. Hogsett stood in front of a fire ravaged home on the city's westside to announce what he calls his "Inventory" and "Quality of Life Plan" Initiative. The former U.S...
Indiana is one of 15 states planning to ask the courts to block the Obama Administration's new "clean power plan" for electric utilities. The states sued once before to stop the regulation -- an appeals court ruled they had to wait till the rule was final. Attorney General Greg...
A legislative study committee may take a look at why fewer Hoosiers are becoming teachers. The Indiana Department of Education says one-thousand fewer teachers got their first licenses in 2013 compared to four years earlier, a drop of more than one-sixth. Higher Education...
Marian University and Indianapolis Public Schools are joining forces to create more school principals. Marian University President Daniel Elsener and IPS Superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee announced a program to train current IPS teachers to become great principals and...
Police have arrested a 16-year-old in connection with the death of a woman killed by a stray bullet in July. On July 15, Renea Lloyd, 41, was found dead in her home in the 3600 block of North Salem Street. "Everybody loved my mother. We just want to know what happened to her and...
A longtime adviser to former Governor Evan Bayh says he'll decide in a month or so whether to run for governor himself. Former Bayh chief of staff and campaign manager Tom Sugar founded the nonprofit Lead or Leave to push for redistricting reform in Indiana. He says as he...
Hundreds of anti-drug leaders are meeting this week Indianapolis. It's the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's 2015 Mid-Year Training Institute. Some 1500 anti-drug leaders and youth are meeting at the J.W. Marriott. They're focusing on finding and promoting ways to...
Another year, another attendance record for Gen Con. The self-described biggest four days in gaming was bigger than ever according to numbers released by Gen Con. 61,423 people bought tickets for at least one day of the convention, a 9% increase from last year. Gen Con says...