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(wibc.com file photo) Before any opponents to the bill were present, a state Senate committee approved a "religious freedom" bill that some claim would legalize discrimination. The bill (SB 101) is one of two labeled a Religious Freedom Restoration Act by supporters, and it was...
A southern Indiana father pleaded with lawmakers Wednesday to change the age of consent in the state from 16 to 18. Robert Fields testified before a senate committee that his then 16-year-old daughter was taken advantage of two years ago by someone he calls a close family member...
A new school funding approach by the House GOP isn't sitting well with districts that are losing money, and that could accelerate some big problems that troubled schools are already facing. Indiana is following a national trend that indicates rural populations in a steady...
(photo courtesy RTV6) Two people were killed and another was injured after a shooting on the city's near southeast side Tuesday night. IMPD officers were called to a convenience store in the 1900 block of East Prospect Street on a report of a person shot. Officers found a male...
(photo courtesy RTV6) IMPD took a man into custody Tuesday night after reportedly shooting at an officer. Officer Rafael Diaz says IMPD was alerted shortly after 6:00 p.m. that police in Hamilton County had been pursuing a man down Binford Boulevard but ended the pursuit once...
State Superintendent Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com file photo) One day after hundreds of teachers rallied in support of State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, the Senate passed a bill that would remove her as chair of the State Board of Education. Some Republicans crossed over and voted...
Stacey Chasteen (photo courtesy RTV6) Indiana State Police arrested a former Greensburg Police chief Tuesday morning for allegedly stealing cash from the department's property room. Stacey Chasteen, 49, of Seymour faces one count of theft and one count of official misconduct,...
A bill that supporters say would save local governments money but detractors claim is another attack on organized labor is on its way to the full House. The bill (HB 1019) would repeal the law governing what's known as the common construction wage, which uses boards to set...
An Indiana immigration attorney says a federal judge's block Tuesday on President Obama's executive action on immigration isn't the end of the road. Angela Adams is Chair of the Indiana Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association in Indianapolis. She says they expect...