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A new reports says major crimes are way down in Kokomo. The report says the city has seen a 24-percent reduction in crime since 2008. Murders are down 55 percent and vehicle thefts declined 47 percent. Sexual assaults and aggravated assaults are also down. Mayor Greg Goodnight...
Democrats are prodding the Pence administration to add money to the budget for more child-welfare caseworkers. State law requires one caseworker for every 17 active cases. A combination of turnover and a growing caseload has left the Department of Child Services 77 staffers...
The superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools hopes the debate over state funding doesn't become a competition between wealthy school districts and districts in higher poverty areas. Some lawmakers, including House Speaker Brian Bosma, have said they want to revisit Indiana'...
As the temperature falls, the Department of Public Works will keep working on the roads around Indy to keep them clear of ice and slush. Indy Snow Force will continue to have a full crew of 90 drivers on city streets until 3pm today, "at which point we are going to back off our...
The Indiana Hospital Association has created a new consumer website. mycareINsight.org helps Hoosiers compare hospital charges and quality ratings. IHA officials say the site exists to help folks better understand hospital billing and what they might ask before deciding on...
Legislative leaders haven't decided how to deal with proposals to loosen restrictions on how Indiana casinos operate. A summer study committee endorsed allowing the two racetrack casinos to add live dealers, and letting riverboats move their gaming operations onto land. Governor...
Legislators put a quick stop to a bill to grease Governor Pence's path to a possible presidential bid. But there are other ways legislators could potentially strengthen his hand. Indiana's May primary comes so late that the state almost never plays a role in choosing the...
(image courtesy of Indywx.com) I just got off the phone with Bill McMillan,. the chief forecaster/owner of Indywx.com . He says while the National Weather Service's ice storm warning area, much of the I-70 corridor of Central Indiana - appears to be on target, no one will know...
Residents in much of Central Indiana could be in for quite the night as an Ice Storm Warning starts Sunday afternoon and lasts through Monday morning. Officials with the National Weather Service say there will be freezing rain and sleet from early this evening through the...