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An Indianapolis man has been sentenced to 85 years in prison for several crimes, including kidnapping. Raymond Smith pretended to be a parking lot attendant on February 10, 2013 and kidnapped a woman in a downtown Indianapolis parking garage. Smith forced his way into her car...
Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers delivers her State of Higher Education speech (ICHE photo) Colleges and universities will have the chance to survey their graduates as part of an effort to comply with a possible future mandate from the federal government. "In recent...
The two-year state budget that the House will pass this week contains more money for public schools. But some school districts will likely lose money over those two years. The budget to come out of the House Ways and Means Committee boosts K-12 education spending by $469 million...
Some business backed groups like the Indiana Chamber are pushing hard to lift the state's common wage law, saying it could be less expensive and create more projects. But the math doesn't add up according to some in the construction industry. John Abbott with Circle B...
You may have noticed gas prices going up again over the weekend. One analyst says they probably won't be below $2/gallon again for a while. Most Central Indiana stations raised prices to the 2.39/gallon range, and though a drop of a few cents is likely, we probably won't be...
If a dream voyage around the Great Lakes is on your bucket list then good news, a company has announced a cruise from Montreal to Chicago. The Great Lakes Cruise Ship Co. says that they will begin offering the trip in July. The ship, named the St. Laurent, is described as an "...
A City-County council committee is set to consider giving Angie's List $18.5 million in tax payer money to help expand its headquarters, a move that could mean up to a thousand new jobs for Indianapolis. The company is also looking to renovate the old Ford Factory in the 1300...
INDOT will be hosting public meetings this week to discuss a proposed section of I-69 that stretches from Indianapolis to Martinsville. The first meeting is today (MON) in Greenwood and the second is Wednesday in Martinsville. The meetings are designed to collect public comment...
An ugly situation for Purdue University is not getting any less ugly after a report was released on Friday regarding the mishandled forced retirement of Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne's former chancellor. Michael Wartell was forced to retire in 2011 and filed a lawsuit against the...