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Legislative leaders say they're open to expanding an emergency needle-exchange program in Scott County to other parts of the state, as long as it goes beyond needles. Senate President David Long says legislators are working to expand a House-passed needle-exchange bill to...
Westfield Mayor Andy Cook stood alongside officials from Westfield High School and the Police Department and delivered some good news this morning as all of the students that were injured in the stage collapse are doing well this morning. The collapse happened around 10pm last...
Tim Miles (image courtesy of Delaware Co. Sheriff's Dept./RTV6) The president of the NAACP chapter in Muncie was arrested for selling cocaine. Court documents say that Tim Miles, 49, sold cocaine to an informant working with the Delaware County Sheriff's Department on three...
The state Department of Education says reports of ISTEP problems have been greatly exaggerated. Dan Altman, spokesman for state Superintendent Glenda Ritz, said there have been no major glitches on the first day of the online portion of ISTEP - the testing window runs through...
Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne, left) and House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) As legislators put the finishing touches on a new state budget, the centerpiece remains a big funding increase for schools. Both the House...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says the federal government is committed to helping Indianapolis develop mass transit. Foxx and Mayor Greg Ballard announced the federal government's "Ladder Step Program" Thursday. The program aims to provide Indianapolis technical...
Joseph Parsley, Ashlee Campbell-Parsley and Jackie Parsley II (image courtesy of RTV6) Three people with ties to a former Hoosier Lottery retailer have been charged with stealing more than $2 million in lottery prize money. An investigation of Parsley's Liquors in Plainfield...
Dexter Suggs (image courtesy of LIttle Rock School District/Vimeo) A former deputy superintendent for Indianapolis Public Schools has resigned as superintendent in Little Rock, Arkansas after he was accused of plagiarizing his doctoral dissertation. The Arkansas Times reports...
Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com file photo) Legislation to remove Glenda Ritz as chair of the State Board of Education may expand to address other tension points between the board and the superintendent. Senate President David Long says House and...