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A committee of the Indianapolis City-County Council voted this week to table spending of the new public safety tax intended to hire more police officers. The Department of Public Safety announced plans this year to hire 115 more police officers. But city officials say that...
(photo courtesy New England Patriots) An instructor of sports ethics at IUPUI says people should wait for the facts regarding the deflated footballs in the AFC Championship game between the Colts and Patriots. Bob Lovell, who also hosts Indiana Sports Talk , says it's...
The Bluffton couple accused in the child neglect death of a three-year-old boy had an initial hearing Thursday. The judge entered preliminary not guilty pleas for the 21-year-old mother Breanna Arnold and her 30-year-old boyfriend Zachary Barnes. They are accused of giving three...
The House is poised to debate a lifting of Indiana's ban on Sunday alcohol sales, and Senate leaders won't stand in the way if it gets that far. Bills to allow Sunday sales have never made it to the Senate floor, but President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) says he doesn't...
Governor Pence with students at Emmerich Manual High School (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Governor Pence visited a charter school, partly in an effort to show lawmakers that they need more money. Pence visited Emmerich Manual High School in Indy, the first school taken over by...
(file photo courtesy Indiana Toll Road) Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety has released it's 12th annual report card grading all states on their basic highway safety laws. The group states over 32,000 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2013, a decrease of 3% from...
Three owners of statewide restaurant chains have pleaded guilty to failing to report $22.7 million in sales. Marion and Tippecanoe County Prosecutors say Francisco Salgado, Jose Melendez and Abel Bustos have all pleaded guilty to numerous counts of theft dating back to at least...
The Pence Administration has unveiled a proposed new energy efficiency program calling on utilities to set conservation goals. Governor Pence promised a new efficiency plan after legislators repealed the old one last year, predicting its cost to consumers would double in five...
House Speaker Brian Bosma says he has no plans to amend an ethics reform bill to prohibit a committee chairman's new lobbying venture. Legislators are already banned from lobbying in Indiana. The ethics proposal would require them to disclose any lobbying in other states. Bosma...