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Legislators and Governor Pence have said they expect an "infrastructure session" next year. But they're still working toward how to pay for those projects. INDOT and legislators have warned for years that increased fuel efficiency is reducing the gas tax revenue that...
Indianapolis Zoo officials say they're looking into what caused one of their male cheetah's to escape from the main exhibit early Sunday. Spokesperson Judy Palermo says all of their cheetah's are "off-exhibit" as they probe into what caused their cheetah named "Pounce" to get...
State labor officials say Indiana is riding a historic wave right now. Department of Workforce Development Spokesman Joe Frank says the state's labor force is growing faster than any other state in the midwest, the state reached historic peak employment levels in July - levels...
The Army is mounting a frontal assault on the difficulty many veterans have had finding civilian jobs. Brigadier General Malcolm Frost says many employers don't understand the breadth of the academic and job skills soldiers receive while in the Army. State and federal...
I-65 is open again at Lafayette after a monthlong closure for emergency repairs. INDOT closed the Wildcat Creek Bridge after construction crews hit an Artesian well and caused the bridge to sink several inches. The shutdown affected 52 miles of northbound highway traffic, from...
The Indianapolis Zoo issued a Code Red Sunday morning after a cheetah escaped from its exhibit--forcing visitors to seek shelter. Zoo officials say staff members saw the cheetah lying in an area of landscaping between the cheetah exhibit and public space. It remains unclear how...
Labor Day marks the traditional start of election campaign season, but this year's mayoral races have been unusually low-key. IPFW political scientist Andy Downs says campaigns are likely to become more visible over the next two months. He says the axiom that voters don't really...
Billy Paschal (image courtesy of Hancock County Sheriff's Office) A man from Indianapolis has been arrested in connection with the discovery of a dead woman near a nature preserve in Hancock County. The body of Theodosia Regina Queen, 62, was found Thursday afternoon in the 1600...
There was a scary moment for some fans at the Colts Bengals game Thursday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. The following is a statement from Barney Levengood, executive director of the Capital Improvement Board of Managers: “With approximately two minutes remaining at half time at...