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Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC,.com file photo: Eric Berman) A move to let Governor Pence run for reelection and for president simultaneously is over almost before it began. Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) has assigned the bill to the Rules Committee, the traditional...
Parents trying to get their kids into one of the magnet programs with Indianapolis Public Schools have a little longer to apply. The deadline for applications to one of the roughly 20 magnet programs for the 2015-16 school year has been pushed back one week to January 23. IPS...
City leaders and authorities across the state are warning residents to be on guard for deep winter blast the next couple of days. The National Weather Service is forecasting a low around zero degrees tonight and cooler in areas surrounding Indianapolis. Wind chill values will...
Despite changes designed to make teacher evaluations tougher, almost all of the state's public school teachers were rated as effective last school year. The evaluation data were released by the Department of Education and will be formally presented at Wednesday's State Board of...
(WIBC.com photo: Mike Corbin) Wheeler Mission is officially opening a shelter addition today. Spokesman Steve Kerr says it's a new, two-story, 12,000 square-foot space at 520 E. Market Street. Kerr says since the shelter just passed inspection, the frigid cold demanded they open...
Legislators will seek to broaden Indiana's three-year-old smoking ban. The smoke-free law includes two big exceptions, for bars and casinos. House Public Health Chairman Ed Clere (R-New Albany) notes casinos are asking permission to move onto land, to compete with Ohio's new...
The Indianapolis Department of Public Safety and the Near Eastside Community Organization (NESCO) hosted a meeting with residents Monday to discuss their new focus area initiative. Public Safety Director Troy Riggs say they're focusing on an area that covers about eight square...
(photos courtesy IMPD) IMPD and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force are asking for the public's help in identifying two men involved in separate bank robberies. The first robbery occurred January 2 around 3:30 p.m. at the Regions Bank branch in the 6900 block of South Emerson...
Arnold Jones (photo courtesy IMPD) Detectives with IMPD and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force arrested a Bloomington man in connection with several robberies in Indianapolis. 50-year-old Arnold Jones is accusing of robbing the Fifth-Third Bank branch in the 5000 block of West...