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A scholarship program to coax more Hoosier students into teaching careers is getting a once-over in the Senate. The bill would give full tuition to students at the top of their high school classes who agree to teach for five years after college. House Speaker Brian Bosma...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--The mission of the Indianapolis Zoo includes efforts to conserve animals and their natural habitats. That'll be the focus as the Zoo gets ready for spring, with new exhibits and a new spin on some of the ones that you already love. You'll also be able to see...
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jonathan Newsome was arrested early Wednesday on drug possession charges. Newsome, a second year player who graduated from Ball State, was arrested on Michigan Road in Zionsville while police were investigating a noise complaint. He was charged with...
A photo of the Giehll family. Katherine (right) and Raymond (center) were killed by Katherine's uncle (photo courtesy of Boone County Sheriff's Office) It was all over money. A family trust was the reason that Lucius Hamilton, 61, killed his niece and her young son at the home...
The next time you vote on judges in Marion County, you may not know who's a Republican and who's a Democrat. A federal court ordered legislators to replace the current system which elects an equal number of Republicans and Democrats in the primary. The Senate voted to stop...
Legislators haven't settled whether a road funding plan will raise taxes or not, but they have resolved one sticking point. Governor Pence originally proposed floating bonds for about a quarter of his billion-dollar road plan. Legislative Republicans were dubious about adding...
Lucius Hamilton, suspect in a double murder in Zionsville, killed himself downtown (Boone Co. Sheriff's Office photo) The man suspected of killing his niece and her 4-year-old son in Zionsville took his own life at a downtown Indy hotel. Investigators say financial gain from a...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--You won't find any other place in the country like what's planned for the site of the old terminal at the Indianapolis Airport. The Athlete's Business Network announced yesterday that it plans to build out a medical facility that will focus on brain injuries...
Was an independent investigation of ISTEP completely independent? A document obtained by the Associated Press shows several edits of a report into last year's troubled standardized test were made by John Snethen, the executive director of the State Board of Education, whose...