Local News

The bus that hit and killed Susan Jordan is towed from the scene at Amy Beverland Elementary (RTV6 photo) She was already a hero to her students. The last act of Susan Jordan's life appears to have confirmed that. The driver of the school bus that hit and killed the Amy...
(image courtesy of YouTube) The words hung in the throat of Lawrence Township Superintendent Shawn Smith. "We lost a great educator today." He had to say it barely two hours after what was likely the most horrific event Amy Beverland Elementary School had ever experienced. Not...
LAWRENCE, Ind.--The news that Susan Jordan, principal of Amy Beverland Elementary, was killed in Tuesday afternoon's bus wreck came during a 5 p.m. press conference. "It's very sad that I have to report that the fatality was a great educator," said Shawn Smith, Superintendent of...
Legislative staffers would be allowed to carry guns, under a bill passed by the Senate. Legislators are exempt from a ban on weapons at the statehouse, but everyone else, including staff, must leave their guns behind. Greenwood Republican Brent Waltz says he carries his gun...
(image courtesy of RTV6) The longtime principal of an elementary school and at least two students were hurt when a school bus crashed on the northeast side of Indy. The bus appeared to jump a curb and hit people who were standing outside Amy Beverland Elementary School in...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind.--It is the flu at the Putnamville State Prison near Terre Haute. But there's also a double infection of a very fast-acting pneumonia that has some prisoners very sick and one inmate even died. At a press conference this afternoon the prison higher-ups,...
Schools may get a blueprint next year for tightening security. The Senate votes next week on ordering Indiana's Department of Homeland Security to compile a handbook of security precautions schools should take. The Department of Education already offers training on how to react...
Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry (WIBC.com file photo: Mike Corbin) For the first time, Indiana is considering longer prison terms for hate crimes. Indiana is one of five states without a hate crimes law. African-American legislators have sought one for 18 years without...
Matthew Miller (left) and Kyle Cox (wibc.com file photo) Park Tudor says the suicide of the school's leader has nothing to do with what might be a child porn investigation. Matthew Miller took his own life Saturday, the suicide confirmed Monday afternoon by the Marion County...