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Adult Hoosiers who were adopted would gain broader rights to learn their birth mother's name, under a bill headed for the Senate floor. Children adopted since 1994 can get their original birth certificate unless the birth mother specifically opted out when she agreed to the...
A burst water main led to a street collapse near Broad Ripple High School early Wednesday. It's the second time in less than 2 months the street has seen a broken water main and collapse. The high school announced just before 6 a.m. that classes would be on a 2-hour delay due to...
Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding calls it one of the largest theft rings he has ever seen. Authorities made two arrests following an investigation into over a million dollars in heavy equipment thefts from construction sites and businesses. Andrew Elpers, 36 and Thomas...
The reading exam that third graders have to pass to move on to fourth grade would be given to second graders instead if one lawmaker gets her way. A bill from freshman Senator Erin Houchin (R, Salem) would move the IREAD assessment back to second grade starting next school year...
Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne, left) and House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The debate on Governor Pence's proposed balanced-budget amendment to the state constitution is likely to center on the details. Legislative...
House Minority Leader Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence is finding at least some praise for his State of the State address from both sides of the aisle. But unsurprisingly, his fellow Republicans are more enthusiastic. Legislators...
A federal judge sentenced a former township trustee from Sullivan County to federal prison Tuesday. Acting U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler says 53-year-old Frank Mejean was sentenced to six months in federal prison after being convicted of wire fraud. His wife, 49-year-old Antonnette...
(photo courtesy RTV6) Governor Pence is asking legislators for a balanced-budget amendment to Indiana's constitution. The constitution already bans the state from going into debt. In his State of the State address, Pence called Indiana the "fiscal envy of the country." but said...
The Marion County Prosecutor's Office has filed numerous felony charges against a man accused of robbing one bank and attempting to rob another. Investigators say on December 22, 2014, Roderick Walker entered the Chase Bank branch at 2955 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street,...