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Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is unveiling his final budget as mayor to City County council Monday night. Quiet is kept on actual details of the 2016 spending plan, but city leaders confirm it's a balanced, $1.1 billion "maintenance" budget that will keep city finances in...
As Hoosier universities prepare to start the fall semester, the state is revving up a PR campaign to make sure students are aware of Indiana's immunity law for underage drinking. The Lifeline law guarantees neither students who drink to the point of passing out nor friends who...
Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard (wibc.com file photo) Carmel's City Council is scheduled to take its first vote tonight on a city-wide anti-discrimination ordinance. The proposed law was written by Republican Mayor Jim Brainard and has the support of six of Carmel's seven council...
The director of Indiana's Department of Child Services says the announcement last week of plans to hire more than 100 new caseworkers is only part of the department's efforts to keep caseloads under control. Mary Beth Bonaventura says one of DCS's biggest challenges is a 20%...
A Pence administration proposal to spend $873,000 on more secure doors at the statehouse is on hold till October. The bipartisan State Budget Committee put a proposal to replace the security doors at the statehouse on hold till October. Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley...
The Mayor of Beech Grove has instructed local police to ticket the Wal-Mart on Emerson as a public nuisance under and ordinance that was recently passed. An ordinance was created shortly after the shampoo aisle fight incident that gained national attention and, after Thursday's...
INDOT says unrelated construction work caused an I-65 bridge at Lafayette to sink by several inches. INDOT says a contractor working on widening the road punctured an Artesian well. The resulting water release eroded the packed sand bed which supports the bridge over Wildcat...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence is back at the governor's mansion to recuperate from surgery. Pence's office announced Thursday the 56-year-old governor would undergo surgery to repair a hernia. Pence signed a letter transferring power to...
It appears the civil lawsuits filed by the parents of missing IU student Lauren Spierer have hit a dead end. An appeals court has upheld an earlier court ruling that throws out the cases against Corey Rossman and Jason Rosenbaum. The Spierer's claimed Rossman and Rosenbaum...