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The reboot of the State Board of Education is set for next week. Monday is the deadline for Governor Pence, House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate President David Long to make their appointments to the state board. The new law ending state school superintendent Glenda Ritz's...
(photo courtesy of RTV6) Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya has won the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. The race was interrupted by frequent yellow flags but that did not reduce the excitement. The field had just emerged from a caution with 17 laps to go when Montoya, Will Power...
Investigators are looking into the death of a person who was hit by a train in Lawrence on Saturday night. Police said the collision occurred near 43rd Street and Kingman Drive. The collision is the third fatality involving a train on the northeast side in the past month.
Former Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Buddy McAtee is among the racing figures buried at Crown Hill Cemetery. (WIBC.com photo: Crown Hill Cemetery) Six miles to the northeast of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the final resting place of an honor roll of Indy 500...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis has taken its annual pause in the runup to the 500 to remember America's fallen troops. This year is the last 500 Festival for Martin Umbarger after 11 years as adjutant general of the Indiana National Guard. 27 Guardsmen have been...
A consumer watchdog is calling a national settlement with the three major credit bureaus a victory for consumers. Indiana is among 31 states that have reached a settlement with Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. The deal changes the way the credit bureaus handle disputes...
Gas prices are trending upward, but Gasbuddy.com says they remain about a dollar lower than this time last year. Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan says gas prices will likely hit $2.99 per gallon in the Chicago area. He says rising crude oil prices and refinery problems...
This Memorial Day holiday weekend will be the busiest in a decade. AAA says 37.2 million Americans are traveling 50 or more miles from home during this four-day period. That's up 4.7% over last Memorial Day weekend. This weekend traditionally ushers in the summer holiday travel...
“For love of their country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.” James A. Garfield, May 30, 1868, Arlington National Cemetery - Monday, May 25th is Memorial Day. Originally called Decoration Day, it is a day of...