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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,...
A suspended Edgewood police officer accused of causing a crash that killed a man and injured the man's pregnant wife has missed his latest court hearing. The "Herald-Bulletin" reports James Foutch missed his Monday hearing in Madison Circuit Court. Judge David Happe rescheduled...
Police in Delaware County were investigating a homicide in Daleville on Tuesday afternoon. The incident was reported just after noon at DSE Services, a trucking depot in the 14600 block of West Commerce Road, where police found a man stabbed to death in the parking lot. Police...
(photo courtesy Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office) A joint investigation by the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, Evansville Police Department, Warrick County Sheriff's Office and Vanderburgh County Proseuctor's Office led to the arrest of two men involved in the thefts of...