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The superintendent of Beech Grove City Schools says what was thought to be a gun brought onto a school bus turned out to be a toy. The school district would not comment beyond a statement sent to every parent in the Beech Grove district. The message from Superintendent Paul...
Homicides and some violent crimes are up in the Circle City. The FBI's Uniform Crime Report figures for most of 2014 show that Indianapolis reflects a nationwide upward trend. Through October 2014, Indianapolis saw 135 homicides compared to 128 in 2013. That's up five percent...
Indiana's Supreme Court is considering whether probation agreements allowing warrantless searches are constitutional. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2006 that random checks of parolees are legal. But attorney Bruce Graham argues Justice Clarence Thomas drew a distinction...
A new survey out shows that men and women have differing opinions when it comes to so called "financial infidelity." CreditCards.com Senior Analyst Matt Schulz says they found that 7.7 million Americans have hidden a bank or credit card account from a spouse or partner. Also,...
The president of Ivy Tech Community College says President Obama's plan to offer free community college could prove successful, but may be a hard sell. Tom Snyder says Indiana has looked at this plan in some ways before, citing Governor Mike Pence's plan in his first budget to...
Johnus Luke Orr (photo courtesy Indiana State Police) Authorities arrested a Sullivan, Indiana man Tuesday for the murder of a woman whose body was found in a Sullivan County cornfield last month. Indiana State Police say Johnus Luke Orr, 32, faces two felony counts of murder in...
House budget writers have gotten their first official look at Governor Pence's spending proposal for the next two years. The Office of Management and Budget unveiled Pence's spending plan for the State Budget Committee two weeks ago, and the governor himself hit the highlights...
(photo courtesy Wayne Township Fire Department) Crews from the Wayne Township Fire Department rescued a dog from an icy pond on the city's west side Tuesday. Captain Mike Pruitt says the dog ventured onto the pond from his home next door. Crews found him clinging to the edge of...
Metro Police are investigating the death of an Indianapolis man on the city's northeast side. Officers were called around 8:20 a.m. Tuesday to the 8500 block of Athens Court, near 46th Street and Pendleton Pike, on a report of a person down. When they arrived, they found a 31-...