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Legislators' quest for money for road maintenance may be the death knell for Indiana's automatic tax rebate. Governor Mitch Daniels pushed through the law in 2011 giving taxpayers money back if the state surplus grew beyond 12.5% of spending. The next year, Daniels' last as...
(image courtesy of IndyWx.com) Tuesday morning could be another slick ride to work. Snow squalls are coming - one-to-three inches worth Monday night and Tuesday across much of central Indiana, "matching up with the rush hour to lead to another pretty treacherous commute," said...
ISTEP and a teacher shortage top state school superintendent Glenda Ritz's legislative agenda for the year. Ritz applauds the bipartisan agreement to give schools and teachers a one-year mulligan for falling ISTEP scores, but says Indiana "needs to move on" from the test. She...
House Republicans have unveiled a road funding plan calling for increases in gas and cigarette taxes. Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) says roads are critical to Indiana's economy, with the state's claim to be the Crossroads of America fueling a growing logistics industry...
A set list from David Bowie's show at the Murat Theatre, his last in Indy (Andy Wilson/Twitter) David Bowie's last concert in Indianapolis was quite small, especially for the star he was. The rock icon died at 69 after an 18-month battle with cancer, triggering a flood of praise...
Brownsburg Fire Chief Bill Brown (photo courtesy of RTV6) The chief of the Brownsburg Fire Territory, Bill Brown, was arrested Sunday evening in Indianapolis. Brown, 58, was arrested at around 8:30 p.m., near the intersection of College and Massachusetts avenues. On its website...
Unlike another recent threat, it didn't take police long to catch a student trying to get attention the wrong way at Perry Meridian High School. The juvenile was taken in for questioning by IMPD shortly after the threat that was made on Twitter was disclosed to families of...
Police have figured out the who, but the why is still a mystery in regards to threats that were posted online targeting Perry Meridian High School on Sunday. IMPD sent a release this morning saying Homeland Security managed to track down the person behind the threatening tweets...
House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) House Speaker Brian Bosma is taking a partial step back from his support for a prescription requirement for cold remedies containing pseudoephedrine. Bosma had supported calls to make Sudafed and...