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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...
The Indianapolis City-County Council removed Monday a resolution urging Indianapolis Power and Light to stop burning coal at its Harding Street plant by 2020. This comes after IPL announced it will seek approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to convert the last...
Cody Cashion (file photo) The southern Indiana man accused of setting a fire in a New Albany home which killed three children and injured one other has been sentenced to prison. Cody Cashion, 18, pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and one count of arson resulting in bodily...
(photo courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) An attorney for Jim Irsay has filed a motion asking for a delay in the trial of the Colts owner on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence. That trial is on the calendar for August 28th in Hamilton County Superior...
The man who could face the death penalty for the murders of four people on the southeast side of Indy wants a judge to let him get married while in jail. Kenneth Rackemann's attorneys filed a motion last week asking the judge to reconsider a request to marry his fiancee, Tia...
An off-duty State Police Corporal helped save the life of a 56 year old man struggling in Knapp Lake. Around 5:45 p.m. Friday, Corporal Peter L. Bradley took notice to a paddle boat with two adults and two kids. The rear of the boat was under water, so the officer ran to shore...
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana and Feeding America say the hunger issue has hit the crisis level in Indiana. More than 260,000 Hoosiers, including 97,000 children, in Central and Southeastern Indiana receive emergency food each year through Gleaners. That's according to their...
Chief Justice Loretta Rush (second from right) chats with Gov. Mike Pence and her two living predecessors as chief justice, Randall Shepard (left) and Brent Dickson (right). (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Loretta Rush has been sworn in as chief justice of Indiana's Supreme Court...