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(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...
House Speaker Brian Bosma (R, Indianapolis) (wibc.com file photo) ISTEP could be on its last legs, at least if the Speaker of the House gets his way. It isn't just that the latest news involving suspect scores on the standardized test that has ISTEP on the outs with Rep. Brian...
More school superintendents say last year's ISTEP should be ignored. The North Central Indiana School Study Council, a group of 25 school districts and their superintendents, says it appears ISTEP maker CTB knew that some scores were not accurate but did nothing to correct the...
A new survey out says 45% - nearly half - of all American adults have experienced sadness or depression around the winter holidays. Two in five adults also say they've seen close relatives suffering from sadness and depression especially in December. However, Dr. Christina Davis...
Indiana will build a new state mental hospital in Indianapolis. Construction on the 159-bed Neuro-Diagnostic Institute will begin in April on the campus of Community Hospital East, with the facility scheduled to open in 2018. It'll replace the 92-bed LaRue Carter Hospital, but...
If you are considering the thought of giving the gift of a pet this holiday season, remember to think carefully, because your good intentions could become the shelters problem. It is perhaps one of the most iconic American holiday images--the children anxiously running to the...
Three robberies and two campus warnings for IUPUI on Tuesday, as police are still searching for the men who carried out those robberies. The first happened around 3:15pm on Blake Street that led to a call from campus for people to take shelter and lock their doors--it was about...