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Five Indiana counties are not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite a federal judge's ruling that the state's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. Daviess County Clerk Sherry Healy told the Indiana Lawyer she would not do so for religious reasons and...
Indiana has reached a deal to end a legal battle with the big tobacco companies over how much money the state is entitled to receive from a 1998 lawsuit settlement. Indiana has received an average of $137 million a year from the tobacco industry as compensation for the health...
Indianapolis police will hold community meetings and monitor people with histories of violent crime as part of their effort to reduce crime this summer. IMPD also now has a full-time SWAT team, which has been at work for several weeks, and will be using those officers on patrol...
As the Department of Education works to rewrite the A-through-F rating standards for Indiana schools, it's grappling with how to measure not just academic performance but career readiness. ISTEP scores are a big part of the old accountability formula and will be a major part of...
Purdue president Mitch Daniels (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Purdue president Mitch Daniels is urging a congressional committee to put America's space program on a flight path to Mars. Daniels co-chaired a National Research Council study of the value of manned space flight...
(photo courtesy West Side Christian Church) An Evansville church has lost its appeal of a ruling that prohibits the City of Evansville from displaying crosses on city property. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed West Side Christian Church's appeal of a federal...
The coming Independence Day holiday week will be a busy one for travelers. AAA Hoosier Motor Club predicts 41 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from Wednesday, July 2 through Sunday, July 6th. That's up almost two percent from the same time period last year. It's...
Indiana's economy appears to be outperforming the shrinking national economy, but there are also a few signs of a state slowdown. The Commerce Department released the final revision to 1st quarter GDP, showing the U.S. economy shrank by 2.9 percent between January and March. The...
(Left to Right) John Robert Carpenter, Elbert Edward Brooks and James Davidson (photos courtesy Indiana State Police) Indiana State Police have one suspect in custody and are searching for two others in connection with Monday's shooting in Paoli which left two dead and one...