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The Indianapolis City-County Council passed a resolution Monday night honoring three IMPD officers who saved a man from a burning home on New Year's Day. Officers Gary Hadden, Brian Thorla and Grady "Skip" Copeland responded to a home in the 4100 block of West Vermont Street...
An Indianapolis Public Schools teacher is accused of punishing several students by taping their hands and feet to the floor. According to IPS officials, the allegations were reported last Friday at William Penn Elementary School No. 49. Parents said that as many as seven...
State School Superintendent Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com file photo) Ten Republicans broke ranks, but it wasn't enough to derail a bill that could remove the Democratic state school superintendent as chair of the State Board of Education. The House voted 58-to-40 to pass the bill (HB...
The Capital Improvement Board has a new leader. Earl Goode, who served as Chief of Staff to former Gov. Mitch Daniels, was unanimously approved as the CIB's new president Monday. He replaces Ann Lathrop who helmed the board for five years. The CIB oversees Bankers Life...
Department of Natural Resources nurseries could sell surplus seeds out of state, under a bill scheduled for a Senate committee vote next week. Carmel Senator Mike Delph says state nurseries are turning some tree and wildflower seeds into mulch because they're producing more than...
School bus drivers hold blowups of their repayment demand letters at a statehouse news conference. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indiana school bus drivers are asking legislators to excuse them from a demand to repay thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits. Indiana changed...
Governor Pence has ordered an outside agency to be brought in to help shorten this year's ISTEP. Pence told reporters he had signed an executive order to hire a contractor to recommend ways the Department of Education can reduce the length of the standardized test that 3rd...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo) As the Senate gets ready to discuss reinforcing the Indiana Constitution's religious conscience clause, Governor Pence is lending his support to the effort. Pence made a surprise appearance at a rally for what supporters call the "religious...
Here's another reason why you might want to think before you tweet. Twitter and Google have entered a partnership that will soon allow Google to log all tweets in its search engine. In other words, your tweets will show up on Google. Indianapolis internet culture expert Steven...