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Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police President Bill Owensby says community involvement and a tax hike to pay for more officers are currently the best ways to reduce crime. Owensby says he doesn't understand how upwards of eight people were shot in Broad Ripple last Saturday...
A blue-ribbon panel is recommending the state dedicate a mile of I-65 to a new, high-tech road. Governor Pence appointed the 23-member panel to assess and prioritize Indiana's transportation needs. The group says adding lanes to I-65 and 70, an I-69 bridge over the Ohio River,...
Indiana will not recognize same-sex marriages that took place in the state while it was legal for those couples to get married. A memo from Governor Pence's general counsel, Mark Ahearn, was sent to state agencies on Monday instructing them to not give legal weight to the...
Governor Pence leaves Saturday for Great Britain for a three-daytrade mission aimed specifically at boosting Indiana's aerospace industry. Pence will open the Indiana booth at the Farnborough International Airshow, which features aviation companies from around the world. He's...
A new national survey out shows that voters in most states think Washington needs to act soon on immigration reform. The Partnership for a New American Economy survey shows that 88% of Hoosier voters support immigration reform and 84% say it's important to act on immigration...
Artist rendering of the south end zone patio at Purdue's Ross-Ade Stadium (Purdue University photo) Purdue University will sell more beer and wine at football games this fall, but only in one section of Ross-Ade Stadium. The bleachers have been removed from the south end of the...
State Superintendent Glenda Ritz (wibc.com file photo) The State Board of Education will vote today on a proposal which the state superintendent says strips her of some of her power. A resolution on the agenda for today's board meeting would create a committee which would...
Public Safety Director Troy Riggs (at podium) outlines staffing needs and recent attacks on officers (IMPD photo) Indianapolis police again talked about how the department needs more officers. They hope doing so three days after the death of an officer will help the message...
The Indianapolis Department of Metropolitan Development is getting public input on public properties that are part of the city's Blight Removal Program. Deputy Director Jeff Roeder says they've applied for Hardest Hit Funds from the state to either rehabilitate or remove 168...