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The Senate is moving forward with bills to remove state school superintendent Glenda Ritz as chairman of the State Board of Education -- and also change how the board is appointed. Governor Pence asked legislators to let the board elect its chair instead of having the...
The Indianapolis Department of Public Safety had laid out its 2015 agenda. Director Troy Riggs says all city departments are combining forces to address a variety of quality of life and crime issues in specific areas of the city. It's a continuation of the agenda Riggs announced...
For the first time, it appears a Muslim lawmaker will serve on the House Intelligence Committee. Politico's Lauren French reports that Indianapolis Congressman Andre Carson would be named to the Intelligence panel by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. French's report says...
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows an alarming number of men dying from alcohol poisoning each year. The CDC says that more than 2200 Americans die from alcohol poisoning every year. That's about six people per day. They say the majority of...
Adult beverages will be discussed frequently by state lawmakers during this year's session, including a proposal that could mean more beer made in Indiana. At least three bills would allow small beer brewers in the state to make more beer and still be classified as small brewers...
(photo courtesy Fishers Fire Department) Crews battled a large fire early Tuesday morning at a newly constructed apartment complex in Fishers. The fire occurred at the Flats at Fishers complex on 131st Street between State Road 37 and Cumberland Road just before 5:00. The...
A Senate committee takes up a bill today to authorize the death penalty for beheadings. The maximum sentence for murder in Indiana is 65 years. It only becomes eligible for capital punishment or life without parole if it meets one of 34 aggravating factors, from the killer being...
(photo courtesy RTV6) An attempted robbery suspect is in critical condition after being shot by a store employee Monday night. IMPD says the shooting happened around 8:45 p.m. at the Hang Time clothing store near the intersection of East 38th Street and North Meridian Street...
The Indianapolis City-County Council passed a resolution Monday night honoring the life of Abdul-Rahman Kassig. Kassig was killed last year after being abducted by ISIS terrorists in Syria. His parents, Ed and Paula Kassig, thanked the people of Indianapolis for their continued...