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The General Assembly returns Tuesday for a short and potentially tumultuous session. Legislators have just 10 weeks to complete their work, in a session expected to be dominated by the debate over granting civil rights protections to gays and lesbians. They'll also debate...
The looming legislative debate over road funding will involve not just how to pay for it, but whether to seek a short-term or long-term solution. Governor Pence has proposed a billion dollars in road funding over four years. But House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) has...
It was a very good year for the 93 WIBC News department, since we got to launch our own program, The 10 At 10. Even though we choose what we believe are the ten most compelling news stories each day, narrowing down the top 15 for the year 2015 wasn't easy - one notable omission...
Indianapolis' new Mayor Joe Hogsett says the Circle City faces numerous challenges. Hogsett was officially sworn in by U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt Friday. After taking the oath, Hogsett says he'll work on both sides of the political aisle. He says the city faces...
The new year marks the end of several Indiana tax breaks. Indiana begins taxing police reward money and lottery winnings this year. Until now, lottery jackpots were taxed only if you won more than 12-hundred dollars. Legislators abolished little-used tax credits for historic...
An appeals court says the firing of a second-grade teacher in French Lick is invalid, because the board meeting didn't start till 2:30 a.m. The Springs Valley School Board fired Risha Warren in 2012 after she escorted a student to the principal's office, where secretaries said...
Four newly reelected city and town councilmen in Lake County will be sworn in Friday, despite a state law barring them from simultaneously holding city jobs. Council members in Hammond, Hobart, East Chicago and New Chicago are suing to overturn the 2012 law which declares it a...
Investigators are looking into a crash that killed four Brownsburg teens. It happened Wednesday night. State Police said a Ford Taurus traveling northbound on State Road 37 in Morgan County crossed over the median for an unknown reason and hit a southbound minivan. Four male...
Jeanne White Ginder is back this week at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. She visits with families at the museum's "Power of Children" exhibit that honors her son, Ryan, the Indiana teen who became a national poster child for HIV/AIDS in the U.S after being expelled from...