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IMS President Doug Boles cuts the ribbon in front of the new solar farm. (photo courtesy Indianapolis Motor Speedway) Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials unveiled its mammoth solar farm Tuesday. The farm covers dozens of acres just east of the speedway. It's already in...
(WIBC.com photo: Mike Corbin) Federal, state and local officials are trying to tackle what they're calling the heroin crisis in Indiana. State Senator Jim Merritt says schools, emergency medical personnel, physicians and law enforcement are all dealing with heroin which he says...
Attorney General Greg Zoeller has issued guidance for county clerks on the same-sex marriage licenses issued last week before a federal appeals court put those marriages on hold. The guidelines are meant to help clerks navigate what some say is confusion about the status of the...
(wibc.com file photo: Mike Corbin) Indiana's school superintendent beat a deadline to apply for a waiver in an effort to keep the state from losing control over some federal education dollars. State Superintendent Glenda Ritz filed a request Monday for a new waiver from student...
186 new laws take effect today in Indiana. Most laws the legislature passes go on the books officially on July 1, the first day of the state fiscal year. This year, those laws include authorization for a pilot preschool program and local-option property tax breaks for businesses...
An Indiana State Trooper and a couple from Louisville, Kentucky are in the hospital after a crash Monday on Interstate 64 in Posey County. Indiana State Police say the crash occurred shortly after 4:00 p.m. on I-64 near the 12.5 mile marker. Investigators believe Trooper Wes...
A shooting and carjacking in the parking lot of a Beech Grove Wal-Mart may have stemmed from a Craigslist transaction, police said. The incident happened in the 4600 block of South Emerson Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Monday, officials with the Beech Grove Police Department said...
A 17-year-old boy was hospitalized in serious condition after he was shot early Sunday during a parking lot ambush at an Anderson IHOP. Police said the shooting happened just before 3 a.m. at the IHOP in the 5300 block of Scatterfield Road where police said seven gunshots were...
One of the largest Comic Cons says it is coming to Indianapolis next year, though the city's tourism bureau is still waiting to confirm the news. Wizard World Comic Con says it is expanding its lineup of shows to 22 cities in 2015, including Indianapolis. A press release says it...