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A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could spell trouble for Indiana's attempt to stamp out bath salts. A unanimous Supreme Court ruled a Virginia man can't be convicted of dealing bath salts unless prosecutors prove he either knew the specific compound he was dealing, or knew it was...
(L to R) House Minority Leader Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City), Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson), Indiana Democratic Chairman John Zody, Indiana Democratic Vice-Chair Cordelia Lewis-Burks. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) While the religious-freedom controversy has...
Purdue University is opening a new high school aimed at inner city students. Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School is an outgrowth of Purdue's Polytechnic Institute, the new name for what used to be the school's College of Technology. "Our faculty there have been...
Eskenazi Health Midtown Mental Health and the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety are working on addressing mental health issues among those in the city's high crimes areas. DPS statistics show that residents - sometimes either crime suspects or victims - may be in need of...
Gov. Mike Pence (R) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence is shrugging off a poll showing a majority of Hoosiers opposed to his reelection as he kicks off his campaign for another term. Wednesday's Bellwether Research poll commissioned by Republican rival Bill...
Churches across Indiana are holding vigils to stand in solidarity with the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. That's where authorities believe 21-year-old Dylann Roof opened fire and killed nine people including the church pastor during a prayer meeting Wednesday...
How much state funding did your child's school gain or lose in the new budget? A new online tool can help you find out. The website was created by the School Finance Team at IU's Center for Evaluation and Education Policy (CEEP ). "We used publicly available data provided to us...
Indiana ranks well in terms of business development, but still lags in education and continues to suffer from the "brain drain." That's according to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's Indiana Vision 2025 Report Card released Thursday. The report tracks where Indiana is making...
Indianapolis Republican Mayoral Candidate Chuck Brewer unveiled his education plan Thursday. The businessman and former Marine says he's had positive talks with Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee. However, he couldn't say whether Ferebee actually...