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(image courtesy of RTV6) A 17-year-old faces charges after a 15-year-old was shot outside Lawrence Central High School. An argument led to the shooting. That's what Lawrence Police say, and the 15-year-old was shot in the leg just as Lawrence Central's boys' game against Warren...
18 months ago, his basketball career was in jeopardy. Today, Paul George is an all star again. The Pacers' forward will start for the Eastern Conference in this year's NBA mid-season gala. George got the second-most votes of any player in the conference, trailing only LeBron...
Despite where you live--cities large and small are facing the same challenges --crumbling infrastructure, community/police relations, education, and job creation. And if you’re a mayor, nobody cares what your party is, they care what you’re getting done. Seven mayors from...
Tim Simmons (RTV6 photo) He never joined ISIS, but some people still don't believe him. Tim Simmons of Muncie told RTV6 this started in September with what he thought was a joking conversation about being part of the terrorist group. Next thing he knew, his employer, Progress...
Sio Moore (RTV6 photo) Driving 100 miles an hour and weaving in traffic. That will likely cost Colts linebacker Sio Moore. Moore was arrested on Indy's north side Thursday night, as IMPD says he was driving recklessly on I-65 northbound. Cops pulled him over near Lafayette Road...
Two-million Hoosiers would pay less at the license branch under a bill unanimously approved by the House. The 431-page bill is the result of a two-year review begun after a class-action suit pulled back the curtain on millions of dollars in overcharges and undercharges. The bill...
Governor Pence has signed bills shielding teacher pay and school accountability grades from last year's drop in ISTEP scores. ISTEP scores dropped 20% in 2015, but a change in state standards meant the exam wasn't testing the same things as the year before. At Pence's request,...
Indiana hunting preserves would face minimum size requirements under a bill passed by the state Senate. The Senate deadlocked last year on regulating fenced hunting preserves. Now that the Indiana Supreme Court has ended a challenge to the preserves' legality, LaPorte Democrat...
Groups which often disagree on education are uniting behind a proposed scholarship to coax more top students into teaching careers. House Republicans have made the scholarship bill a priority this session. It would offer students in the top 20% of their high school class $30,000...