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(image courtesy of Hoosier Lottery) The company managing the Hoosier Lottery set a record for revenue in their first full year, but it fell just shy of the revenue level it guaranteed the state. GTECH generated $250 million in surplus revenue for the state for the 2014 budget...
Shelbyville Police have identified the woman killed in what is being called a tragic accident at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino last week. Police say Kathlene Paulus, 81, of Lecanto, Florida was killed when she became pinned between a truck and horse trailer. Paulus was...
(photo courtesy National Park Service) A geological team has been out at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore studying the shifting sands at Mount Baldy. They're trying to get answers as to why it swallowed up young Nathan Woessner of Illinois more than one year ago. Team...
A decadelong debate over deer hunting preserves in Indiana is turning its focus to whether those preserves create a risk of disease. Opponents have branded the fenced-in preserves "canned hunting." The Department of Natural Resources is appealing a court ruling which blocked a...
Dr. Robert Pascuzzi accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) The now-famous ice bucket challenge was taken in Indianapolis by two people who could benefit directly from it. "If we raise enough funds to fuel research, there are people out there with...
(photo courtesy Metro Networks) Indiana civic leaders say fallout from continued violence in Ferguson, Missouri will have lasting, negative economic impact on St. Louis. Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute President John Ketzenberger says the unrest there is an outgrowth of St...
(L to R) Rep. Cindy Kirchhofer (R-Indianapolis), Attorney General Greg Zoeller, Indiana National Guard Adjutant General Martin Umbarger. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) National Guard troops and reservists called to active duty would gain protection from debt collectors and...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Mike Wilson) Governor Pence says he plans to keep the pursestrings tight in the next state budget. Pence has insisted on a reserve of one-eighth of total state spending as a firewall against recession. He's directed state agencies to trim...
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard introduced his $1 billion 2015 budget to the City-County Council Monday night. Ballard told the council his budget places the greatest emphasis on the city's number one priority: public safety. 90-percent of the city's general fund is directed...