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Franklin Community Schools are the latest to be shut down due to threats. It would have been the last day of school before holiday break anyway, a day when semester or final exams are typical, days which in the past made schools ripe for threats. But threats like one written on...
Congress is expected to vote Friday on a nine-month spending bill to cover the rest of the fiscal year. Republican Representative Susan Brooks calls the deal "an okay bill, not a great bill." She says she's disappointed the bill stops short of a full repeal of a controversial...
Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett (WIBC.com file photo) Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett has announced three high-level appointments to his administration, including a former lieutenant governor. Kathy Davis will serve in a newly-created post with no formal title,...
Indiana says companies pledged more than 26,000 new jobs in the state in 2015. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation says it closed deals with more than 300 companies this year, averaging 82 new jobs each. President Jim Schellinger credits the state's workforce, strong...
In just two weeks, a coalition of businesses supporting LGBT rights has more than doubled in size. One of the biggest addition to Indiana Competes came on Wednesday, when the NCAA national office announced that it would be part of the group pushing for greater civil rights for...
Police have confirmed that the threat that closed down Plainfield and Danville Schools originated from the same social media account. The decisions to close the schools came just hours apart with Plainfield making the decision after a social media account posted a very specific...
(image courtesy of Facebook/Danville High School) Two students were arrested for death threats to school mates at Danville High School, and threats subsequently led to classes at all Danville Schools being canceled for the day. Both of the students arrested were boys. Earlier on...
There will be no classes at any schools in Plainfield on Thursday. Plainfield Police are investigating a threat made toward Plainfield High School, and the Plainfield Community School Corporation said in a brief statement to parents and students that it decided to cancel classes...
Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett speaks at the Bingham Greenebaum Doll Legislative Conference Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett is reinforcing a pledge to seek bipartisanship when he takes office in two weeks. Indy's first Democratic mayor in eight years has already reappointed...