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Schools may get a blueprint next year for tightening security. The Senate votes next week on ordering Indiana's Department of Homeland Security to compile a handbook of security precautions schools should take. The Department of Education already offers training on how to react...
Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry (WIBC.com file photo: Mike Corbin) For the first time, Indiana is considering longer prison terms for hate crimes. Indiana is one of five states without a hate crimes law. African-American legislators have sought one for 18 years without...
Matthew Miller (left) and Kyle Cox (wibc.com file photo) Park Tudor says the suicide of the school's leader has nothing to do with what might be a child porn investigation. Matthew Miller took his own life Saturday, the suicide confirmed Monday afternoon by the Marion County...
Paul Raynor (Lawrence Police/RTV6) Formal charges have been filed against a 17-year-old who allegedly shot a 15-year-old outside of the Lawrence Central High School gym Friday. Paul Raynor, 17, has been charged with criminal recklessness, carrying a handgun without a license and...
A naked man who was hit by a car on I-465 southbound near 38th Street on the city's west side Monday is recovering in the hospital. According to a press release from the Indiana State Police, the naked man was hit around 1:00 p.m. Shortly before police arrived, witnesses said...
There's a new twist In the push to require prescriptions for cold meds containing pseudoephedrine. Instead of requiring a prescription for everyone, Auburn Representative Ben Smaltz (R) is proposing to maintain the status quo -- if you already fill a prescription at a pharmacy...
Paul Ferguson (image courtesy of Ball State University) Less than a year-and-a-half after taking office, Ball State's president will step down. An email from Ball State's Board of Trustees to employees said that president Paul Ferguson requested a two-month sabbatical, and...
On the one-year anniversary of Governor Mike Pence's announcement of Just IN, a (since-canceled) state-run news service, John Gregg, the Democratic candidate for governor, is calling for greater government transparency in a policy proposal announced Monday. “While this governor...
Campbell Brown (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) A former CNN anchor turned school-choice advocate is applauding Indiana's voucher program, and urging other states to follow suit. Campbell Brown now runs the education news website "The Seventy Four," which takes its name from the 74...