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A final inspection has determined that there were no mechanical issues that contributed to the Megabus crash in I-65 in Johnson County last week. The driver, Kimberly Lane, was issued a citation for 'Speed too Fast for Conditions.' An investigation determined south bound traffic...
With an almost unanimous vote the Indianapolis City-County Council voted Monday night to override a veto by the mayor to spend $4.7 million on public safety upgrades. The proposal had already passed through the council the week before but was turned back by the mayor who said...
Legislators appear to have permanently dropped the idea of a new stadium for the Indy Eleven soccer team in favor of a renovation of IUPUI's Carroll Stadium. But they're still hashing out final details. The Senate killed the original proposal for a new $83 million stadium in...
The faculty at Purdue University want the state to ditch its religious freedom law, perhaps putting the school's president in an uncomfortable position. Purdue's Faculty Senate voted 52-to-4 to call on the legislature to repeal the Religious Freedom Restoration Act . "We believe...
Indiana's higher education commissioner says Ivy Tech's anemic on-time graduation rates are partly a case of growing pains. Just 4% of Ivy Tech students earn their degrees on time. Even after six years, the figure is just 28%, well below the figures for community colleges in...
Governor Pence has extended an emergency needle-exchange program in Scott County. And his administration appears to be softening its resistance to a broader program. Pence issued an executive order extending the program under a health emergency declared for the county, which has...
There is at least one Republican member of Congress who will not try to succeed retiring Senator Dan Coats. Congresswoman Susan Brooks was among several members of the House considering a run, but Monday morning she issued a statement saying she would not seek to move up to the...
Indianapolis City County Councillor Mary Moriarty Adams says the city simply can't afford Mayor Greg Ballard's proposed $1.7 billion Criminal Justice Complex. This after the Rules and Public Policy Committee rejected the project last week. However, Adams, who heads up the public...
Governor Pence has extended the public health emergency in response to the HIV epidemic in Scott County. The governor signed the original executive order March 26th that allowed the state to coordinate a multi-agency response and provided additional resources including a needle...