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It took two votes, but the State Board of Education has approved a draft of new rules for the state's A-to-F grading system for schools. The first vote was a 5-to-5 tie after some board members complained about a lack of communication between State Superintendent Glenda Ritz's...
Secretary of State Connie Lawson (center) takes the oath of office for a full four-year term. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indiana's secretary of state, auditor and treasurer have been sworn in for a new four-year term. Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Treasurer Kelly Mitchell...
Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson, center) with other Senate Democrats. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The legislature's smallest caucus is weighing in with an agenda focused on education, health care, and low-income families. Senate Democrats are calling for expanded...
An Indiana-based international security and terrorism expert says the terror attack in Paris shows that freedom of expression remains under attack. Peter Beering says anyone in the business of publishing or even posting messages on social media is subject to retribution or hate...
Hoosiers are under a deep freeze. Cold weather can also pose serious threats to pets’ health and safety. Indianapolis Care and Control offers these tips to keep pets safe in the cold weather; During below-freezing temperatures, the best place for your pet is inside. Cats should...
(photos courtesy IMPD) IMPD and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery Tuesday on the northeast side of Indianapolis. Police say the suspect came into the PNC Bank branch in the 6000 block of East 82nd Street...
(WIBC.com file photo) The General Assembly has formally reconvened for what Republicans are touting as an "education session." Governor Pence and legislators have said they intend to use the state's growing economy to give schools a funding boost. And legislative Republicans...
Indiana State Police arrested a North Vernon man Sunday after allegedly running from a state trooper leaving his four-year-old son inside a car. 35-year-old James Earl was stopped around 4:30 p.m. on Country Squire Boulevard near Hoosier Drive for a traffic violation. The...
(file photo courtesy Indianapolis Colts) Colts owner Jim Irsay says he's excited for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos in the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Irsay said he, like many fans, is looking forward to the match up between...