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School officials in Muncie found a loaded gun inside a high school student's locker Wednesday. A spokeswoman for Muncie Community Schools said the principal at Central High School was searching the student's locker because the student smelled like marijuana. The loaded gun was...
New research shows that kids and teens who constantly have their eyes plugged with listening devices may be harming their ears. Purdue University audiologist Shannon Van Hyfte says they're finding that young people who frequently use headphones or ear buds to listen to phones,...
Interactions Corporation says it's hiring 1,000 new employees in Indianapolis by the end of 2015. The Massachusetts-based firm provides online customer service and data entry support for various companies and has operated its so-called iCenters in Indy since 2006. The company...
Bluffton Police have confirmed that a former Bluffton teacher and coach has been arrested on charges of child seduction. Authorities say that Joshua Clark of Fort Wayne is facing the charges and is being held on $5,000 bond. According to police, the incident happened in June at...
The head of the state's teacher union wants a one-year moratorium on A-to-F grades for schools. "We're trying to find a way to offer some flexibility here as we get used to the first year of new standards and whatever changes are going to be with ISTEP, or whatever assessments...
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...