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Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne, left) and House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) (WIBC,com file photo: Eric Berman) With less than two weeks left in the General Assembly session, some of the biggest issues facing legislators still need to be resolved. The...
Shana Taylor (Marion Co. Sheriff's Office/RTV6) An IPS school counselor has been arrested on four preliminary charges of child seduction. Shana Taylor was taken into custody Thursday night in Ellettsville, Indiana and transported back to Marion County to be booked into the...
House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Republicans will try to salvage one of Governor Pence's signature programs next week. Legislators budgeted $84 million for Pence's Regional Cities Initiative, enough to fund coordinated development...
Governor Pence and Rick Hite (image courtesy of Office of the Governor) Indy's former police chief has a new job. Rick Hite is the new executive director of the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, appointed to the position by Governor Pence. He officially takes over the commission...
The Senate is holding firm in its opposition to House Republicans' road funding plan. House Republicans have proposed increasing gas and cigarette taxes to create long-term road funding. Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley says those sources would run out. He's called for...
A proposed scholarship to lure honor students into teaching careers may be on hold till next year. House Speaker Brian Bosma proposed full-tuition scholarships for students in the top 20% of their high school class or on their SAT or ACT scores, if they agree to teach for five...
The Senate has pulled the plug on a bill which would have shut down the Tesla auto showroom in Indianapolis. Instead of franchising dealerships, Tesla sells to customers directly. The Senate had proposed banning that practice. Senate Commerce Chairman Jim Buck (R-Kokomo) says he...
The forecasters warned us this could happen. The line between little snow and a lot with our latest winter storm was only a short distance. While it appears greater Indianapolis will escape with lower snow totals than initially expected, parts of northern and northwest Indiana...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- A body found Monday night in east Indianapolis has been identified as Timmee Jackson, 15-year-old who went missing Christmas Eve, along with friend Satori Dionne Williams, and who is believed to have been killed by a bounty hunter. A news release from the...