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The now-closed Fall Creek Academy in Indianapolis, a former Ball State charter school (wibc.com file photo) It might be getting more difficult to open a charter school in Indiana, at least it is under the sponsorship of Ball State University. In addition to more people paying...
The black bear in Northern Indiana that wandered its way into South Bend last week and into the hearts of Hoosiers continues to roam in the Northwest part of the state. An official release from the Indiana DNR said he had been spotted over the weekend in Laporte County, north of...
Gleaners Food Bank and the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety have kicked off their summer mobile food drive. Gleaners CEO Cindy Hubert and DPS Director Troy Riggs say hunger and lack of resources in some of the city's neediest zip codes can be linked to crime. That's why...
The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership is working harder to equip employers with the workforce they need. CICP CEO David Johnson says they're working on a focus, aligned and sustained effort to fill workforce gaps. He says their renewed campaign will include existing...
Thomas King (image courtesy of IMPD) A man who claimed self defense in the shooting death of another man in Indy has now been charged with murder. Thomas King, 36 was charged with the Saturday night shooting that left Michael Mason, 34, dead inside an apartment in the 1700 block...
Jill LIter (image courtesy of Johnson County Sheriff's Office) A Beech Grove police officer is on leave after being arrested for suspected drunk driving in Johnson County. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says Jill Liter was arrested around 10:00pm Sunday in the parking lot...
One of the nation's top child advocacy groups says pending legislation in Congress will help hundreds of thousands of Hoosier kids. The ACE Kids Act of 2015 has bipartisan support. Amy Knight, Chief Operating Officer of the Children's Hospital Association says if passed, the act...
A battle over whether ratepayers foot the bill for repairs at Duke Energy's Edwardsport plant will hinge on whether those repairs are considered maintenance or startup costs. Duke is seeking a three-percent rate hike for an assortment of repairs including corroded pipes and...
A Beech Grove police officer was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of drunk driving. A clerk at a Johnson County gas station called police after Officer Jill Liter came into the store Sunday night and seemed intoxicated. The clerk said she smelled like alcohol and had...