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Hundreds of teachers and administrators are in Indianapolis for a refresher on how to keep your kids safe at school. State law requires each school corporation to designate one staff member as its school safety specialist, though most districts have gone beyond that to name a...
A state Senate candidate is preparing to challenge Indiana election law, after winning the nomination of two different parties. Gerard Arthus won the Republican primary for the seat of retiring Senator John Broden (D-South Bend) by 59 votes, 10 days after the Libertarians...
The 500 is a sellout, for the first time in more than 20 years. IMS says the last reserved seats for the 500 sold late Friday morning, 23 days ahead of Race Day. President Doug Boles says there's been a surge of attention for the 100th running of the 500, but he says it also...
Governor Pence and Mayor Joe Hogsett help announce Salesforce's expansion in Indy (Office of the Governor) One of the loudest corporate voices against last year's religious freedom law is nearly doubling its Indianapolis workforce. Salesforce will add 800 jobs over the next five...
A gift for the 101st birthday of a legend. That legend is Orson Welles. Born May 6, 1915, Welles is best known to many today as a maker of and star in great movies. Before that, Welles was the foremost user of radio and the stage to present the greatest works of literature in...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--The mini marathon’s 13.1 mile route is going to require several road closures. New York Street near the IUPUI campus will be closed beginning tonight at 6. And tomorrow morning – if you’re driving downtown -- you’ll want to avoid areas west of Meridian Street...
Indy Metro Police are launching an expanded beat policing system. IMPD is targeting 15 square-mile areas where officers will patrol regularly. Chief Troy Riggs says those 15 areas account for nearly half of the city's murders. The department will also concentrate officers in...
Gen Con has already set a record, and it isn't even here yet. The gaming convention says it will feature a record number of exhibitors this year - 518, up 26-percent from last year. Gen Con already brings 60,000 people to Indy every year, and it might bring more this year now...
Pacers President Larry Bird (wibc.com photo: Mary Farucci) After five-and-a-half years leading the Indiana Pacers, Frank Vogel is out as head coach. Pacers Team President Larry Bird announced the decision to not retain Vogel, whose contract was up after the 2015-16 season, in a...