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(WIBC.com file photo: RTV6) Indiana isn't likely to alter its gun laws to satisfy objections from Virginia -- and it's not immediately clear what those objections are. Attorney General Mark Herring says a review of state gun laws concluded Indiana and 24 other states allow...
A state review concludes there's no evidence that the latest alleged glitch in the ISTEP test caused any significant problem. An anonymous letter to the Indiana Department of Education, claiming to be from an ex-employee of testmaker CTB-McGraw-Hill, charged that a computer...
For the second time this year, a fraternity at IU Bloomington is in trouble for bad behavior. The national headquarters of Phi Kappa Psi says it's chapter at IU has been suspended for two years due to "student code of conduct" violations. The suspension came via a mutual...
(image courtesy of RTV6) Bullets fired by suspects during a police chase hit an officer's car and a nearby home. IMPD says the shots came from a car being pursued by police just before 8:30 Tuesday night on the southeast side of Indy, near Rural and Minnesota Streets. Though an...
For the first time, you'll be able to buy alcohol in Indiana on Christmas -- if you can find it. A new state law lifts the longstanding ban on Christmas alcohol sales. But most supermarkets and liquor stores are closed on Christmas. Kroger spokesman John Elliott says about two-...
Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann (left) with Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann's potential departure to become president of Ivy Tech might not be as unusual as it appears. Since Indiana allowed governors to serve two terms 40 years...
A recent report shows drug overdose deaths surged in 14 states last year, including Indiana. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports overdose deaths last year surpassed 47-thousand--up 7 percent from the previous year. That's the most reported in the nation since...
An image from a passenger's phone of a suspicious passenger removed from a flight before it came to Indy (image courtesy of RTV6) A man is in custody due to suspicious behavior aboard a flight to Indianapolis. Southwest Airlines Flight 717 didn't arrive from Las Vegas until...
Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann might be looking for a new job. The Republican who rose through the political ranks quickly before joining Pence as his running mate in 2012 has been approached by the board of trustees of Ivy Tech Community...