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Debra Minott (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence's office says Indiana's Family and Social Services secretary is resigning. Debra Minott has headed FSSA since Governor Pence took office a year-and-a-half ago. Her departure comes as the agency gears up for a planned...
(photo courtesy Indiana State Police) A traffic stop in Wayne County last Friday led to the seizure of 450 pounds of marijuana. Indiana State Police say a Ford F250 utility bed pickup truck was stopped for speeding around 4:00 p.m. on southbound U-S 27 about six miles south of...
The school year continues over the summer for the Department of Education, which is working to develop a new ISTEP that will only be used for one school year. The standardized test given to all students in grades three through eight has to be re-tooled to reflect the new...
Indiana is making a play for the tech-industry jobs associated with Silicon Valley and North Carolina's Research Triangle. A Central Indiana Corporate Partnership study counts 61-thousand computer-related jobs in Indiana, with a growth rate six times the state's overall pace...
The Marion County Coroner's Office has identified a body found on the city's west side last Thursday. The body of 19-year-old Emeterio Islas was found partially buried in the 3300 block of West Washington Street shortly before 5:30 p.m. on June 12. Police say Islas was shot...
Central Indiana home prices are continuing to rise. Realtor F.C. Tucker reports average home sale prices came within striking distance of $169,000 in May. That's up seven percent compared to May of last year. Most of the nine counties that Tucker tracks have seen a steady rise...
The Marion County Coroner has ruled on the cause of death for that 25-year-old laborer on the Deep Rock Tunnel Connector site in Indianapolis. Chief Deputy Alfie Ballew says the the manor of death was accidental. Ballew says William Isaac Simpson died from massive traumatic...
Family and Social Services Secretary Debra Minott (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indiana is getting ready to implement the expanded version of the Healthy Indiana Plan, even before the federal government decides whether to approve it. Family and Social Services Secretary Debra...
A dispute during a family cookout left one man dead and two injured on Indianapolis' southwest side. Police say a shootout happened just after 12:15 a.m. Monday. Officers dispatched to a residence located in the 3100 block of S McClure Street on a report of a male and female...