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At a time when school choice has changed the political and education landscape in Indiana, knowing where and what kinds of schools students switch to can be invaluable for educators looking to understand the competition they might face from charter schools, private schools, and even other district ...
IndianaPOLIS (WISH) -- A few reports came into a national meteor society's webpage Friday night of another fireball over Indiana, the second this week. Late on Wednesday, a flash of light was reported in the Hoosier night sky, according to social media posts from Marion, Indiana, to Bedford and many ...

A prison management company met with county business leaders and media outlets in northern Indiana to discuss a proposed U.S. Immigration and Customs ... Tony Grande, said that company has operated their Marion County facility since 1997 and is familiar with the regulatory environment in Indiana.
Coming off a strong fall season, Memphis men's tennis opens spring dual match play as it hosts Indiana Saturday evening. First serve from the Racquet ... The Hoosiers of Indiana also bring a seasoned and talented roster to Memphis, returning eight players from last year's squad. The Hoosiers (2-0) bested ...
IndianaPOLIS (WISH) -- The flu is raging on in Indiana, with the number of flu deaths rising to 79, up from 50 a week earlier, state health officials said Friday. The total of influenza-related deaths this season through Sunday increased to 50, with 25 added cases in the first week of January, according to a ...

No. 9 Michigan State (17-3 overall, 5-2 Big Ten) wore down a short-handed Indiana (11-8, 4-3) team for a 85-57 win on Friday night in East Lansing, Mich. It was the first game for the Spartans after six days off. Miles Bridges led the way for Michigan State with 22 points, 3 rebounds and 2 blocks on 4 of 6 ...
DANVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- A suburban Indianapolis man faces felony charges stemming from the November death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son. Twenty-three-year-old Michael P. Atkinson of Danville was charged Wednesday with neglect of a dependent causing death and aggravated battery. Danville ...
IndianaPOLIS -- A top state official says Indiana will be judicious in what it offers in support of the bid from Indianapolis for Amazon's second headquarters. Seattle-based Amazon included Indianapolis on its list of 20 cities it is still considering for what the company says will be a $5 billion project with as ...
Icy Roads Bring SW Indiana students a 10-Day 'Weekend'. Students in southwestern Indiana are enjoying a 10-day "weekend" after snow-covered roads from recent storms prompted another day of cancelled classes. Jan. 18, 2018, at 6:42 p.m.. Icy Roads Bring SW Indiana Students a 10-Day 'Weekend' ...
The cold beer measure is one of two major alcohol proposals before the Legislature this session. Earlier in the day, the House Public Policy committee approved a bill that would repeal Indiana's prohibition-era ban on Sunday carryout alcohol sales. That measure appears to have much broader support.
IndianaPOLIS - Indiana State Police are teaming up with their counterparts in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio to boost awareness about human trafficking. Next week's effort will enlist state police in the four states and the group Truckers Against Trafficking. The multi-state push will aim to educate motorists ...
A northern Indiana city is maintaining that a Chicago man is guilty of a 1996 shooting in response to a lawsuit the man filed after being pardoned. ... After the Indiana Court of Appeals overturned Cooper's co-defendant's conviction in 2005, Cooper was given the choice of being released with a felony record, ...
According to the American Meteorological Society's website, there were numerous of reports of a meteor sightings around that time in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Ohio. What exactly the flash was, however, remains unclear. On Tuesday night, the National Weather Service in Detroit confirmed a meteor ...
Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, and Sen. Jean Breaux, D-Indianapolis, unveiled the details of two measures that would charge employers with discrimination for failing to equitably pay female and minority workers. The bills also would give the Indiana civil rights Commission expanded authority to investigate ...
A top state official says Indiana will be judicious in what it offers in support of the bid from Indianapolis for Amazon's second headquarters. Jan. ... Top state and city officials pledged Thursday they won't go overboard in what they offer Amazon to lure its second headquarters project to the Indianapolis area.
ACROSS Indiana -- Due to a recent spike in flu-related deaths across Indiana, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging Hoosiers to take precautions against influenza as there have now been 50 flu-related deaths in the state since Jan. 6. This is 25 more than a recent report from the week ...

VALPARAISO, Ind. -- weather related crashes in the lake effect snowfall brought traffic to a standstill on I-80/94 on Tuesday. Treacherous conditions plagued roadways in Lake and Porter counties in Indiana for most of the day. Earlier in the morning, a jackknifed semi was blocking all lanes on WB I-94 at the ...
The lake-effect snow showers have worked their way east out of Lake and Porter Counties in Indiana and will gradually diminish as the night goes on. However, with over a half-foot of snow in some areas during the past 24 hours, roads will still be icy and traffic slow around the south end of Lake Michigan ...
Kevin Brinegar, president of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, said that while he does not usually strive to be simply average, if Indiana could drop their smoking rate down to just the U.S. average, Hoosier businesses would save billions of dollars. Currently, the rate of smokers in Indiana is nearly 50 ...
Indian tribe With 3 Michigan casinos Opens 1st in Indiana. Hundreds of people streamed in soon after the doors opened to Indiana's first tribal casino. Jan. ... The new tribal casino won't pay state taxes, giving it a business advantage over Indiana's 13 existing casinos that paid about 27 percent in state and ...
Indiana is one of just five states without laws that specifically take into account crimes motivated by biases such as race, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity. But every year efforts to create such protections founder amid fierce opposition from conservatives who say it would create special ...
An Indiana firefighter who rushed to save a 5-year-old girl after she picked up a makeshift bomb hidden in a retail store was surprised during his retirement party to be reunited with ... CARMEL, Ind. (AP) -- John Moriarty barreled through panicked crowds after an explosion inside a Kmart store in Indiana.
Indiana is on a roll in economic development. It ranked as the No. 5 Best State for Business by Chief Executive for 2017 and fares increasingly well in other state-to-state comparisons. Indiana already has become what former Gov. Mitch Daniels, now president of Purdue University, called the "best sandbox ...
IndianaPOLIS (WISH) -- Gov. Eric Holcomb announced a new plan Tuesday to teach computer coding to state prisoners. The goal is to keep former inmates out of jail by giving them tools to succeed. The program will launch this spring at the Indiana women's prison. Twenty-four inmates will be in the ...
The National Science Foundation estimates Indiana ranked 17th nationwide in R&D expenditures in 2015, up from 18th the previous year. Local facilities such as ArcelorMittal Global R&D in East Chicago, Monosol's corporate headquarters in Merrillville and Purdue University Northwest's Center for ...
IndianaPOLIS -- The mounting financial costs of Indiana's opioid battle may never lead to a clear victory but will prevent some families from paying the ultimate price for drug misuse, officials say. "The financial cost pales in comparison to the cost to humanity and the cost to lives and families," Gov.
There are dozens across Indiana, according to the USDA. St. Vincent de Paul's Boulevard Place Food Pantry, 4202 Boulevard Place, is probably the closest place Stephanie Stewart can easily get fresh food, including fruits and vegetables, for her family. Stewart, who lives within a food desert, said "They ...
IndianaPOLIS (AP) - Additional investigators and attorneys are being assigned to the human trafficking Investigations Unit in the Indiana attorney general's office. Attorney General Curtis Hill announced the expansion of the unit Monday as part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Hill's office says the ...
The Indiana State Department of Health says in its weekly influenza report for the period ending Dec. 6 that 36 of the deaths occurred among people age 65 or older, compared with 16 deaths in that age group being reported through Dec. 30. Ten other deaths have occurred in the 50-64 age group, three in ...
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) -- A circular, concrete observation deck overlooking Lake Michigan in northwestern Indiana has collapsed following recent erosion along the lakeshore. No injuries were reported in the collapse at the Portage Riverwalk and Lakefront. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports the park ...
As Indiana' continues to struggle with the opioid epidemic, lawmakers are considering whether to add nine new treatment centers around the state. Indiana now has 18 treatment centers, including five new sites announced last year. But no additional programs have been permitted since then, under a ...
The majority of central Indiana counties still have yellow travel advisories in effect from Friday's winter storm. Interstates and side roads around central Indiana are covered with snow. A yellow travel advisory is the lowest level of a local travel advisory and means drivers may encounter hazardous conditions ...
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- An angler has died after falling through the ice on a private pond in central Indiana. WRTV-TV reports that the person who owns the property in Martinsville called police Sunday afternoon after seeing tracks leading to a hole in the ice and fishing gear that was unattended.
Congressman Luke Messer has won the state Republican Party straw poll, beating out Congressman Todd Rokita and four other contenders. Saturday's event is an early grassroots indicator to gauge support for the GOP U.S. Senate primary candidate, according to the Indiana Republican Party.
20 anniversary march encompasses a broad platform of what Indiana University Southeast professor Veronica Medina calls a new women's movement, with the end goal being sweeping change in elected offices. "I think what's happening with the current march is a celebration of women's commitment to ...
An online petition is gathering opposition for the development of the Islamic Life Center in Carmel. (WTHR Photo). Sabrina Russello. Published: Jan 12th, 2018 - 3:20pm (EST). Updated: Jan 12th, 2018 - 3:57pm (EST). CARMEL, Ind. (AP) -- An Islamic congregation's plan to build a mosque is facing opposition from ...
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Some Indiana lawmakers are looking to consolidate township government in the state after multiple instances of corruption. Indiana House Republicans announced a plan early this month to merge about 300 of Indiana's 1,005 townships over the next five years, the Courier ...
Indiana's 13 existing casinos are all run by private companies, regulated by state officials and paid about 27 percent in state and local taxes on their gambling profits last year. The new South Bend casino faces no state taxes or regulation as it is owned by a federally recognized Indian tribe and will pay 2 ...
SOMERSET - A strategic land tract with a useful navigation waterfront and infrastructure in place and a major employer and tax contributor shutting down on the site prompted the Ports of Indiana to forge an agreement with Commercial Development Company, an Indiana company official said. CDC is the ...
Indiana State Police said it responded to more than 170 crashes, most of them weather-related, across the state by Friday afternoon. Forty-one of those the crashes resulted in injuries. Indianapolis Metropolitan police Department reported 146 property damage accidents, 25 accidents with injuries and 23 ...
IndianaPOLIS (AP) -- As state legislatures across the county take steps toward updating their sexual harassment policies, Republican lawmakers who dominate the Indiana General Assembly appear to be adopting a wait-and-see approach. The actions in other states come after a wave of sexual ...
IndianaPOLIS -- The mounting financial costs of Indiana's opioid battle may never lead to a clear victory but will prevent some families from paying the ultimate price for drug misuse, officials say. "The financial cost pales in comparison to the cost to humanity and the cost to lives and families," Gov.
A measles alert has been issued a week after an international college student diagnosed with the highly contagious virus flew from India to Indianapolis with a layover in Newark Liberty International Airport. "If you were at the [Newark] airport between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m, you may have been exposed to ...
While vehicle slide-offs snarled traffic on highways and local roads across the state Friday, Gibson County in southwestern Indiana issued a travel warning directing the public to refrain from all travel. At least 18 other counties across the state issued travel watches, recommending only essential travel, such ...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- A Texas-based nonprofit denied an Indiana license to open a non-surgical abortion clinic in South Bend said Wednesday it would appeal the decision and disputed the state health commissioner's claims that it failed to provide requested information to support its application.
Group in Talks to Take Over Indiana County's Needle Exchange. A central Indiana county that ended its needle exchange program for intravenous drug users last summer is in talks with a local group to resume that program. Jan. 11, 2018, at 11:03 a.m.. Group in Talks to Take Over Indiana County's Needle Exchange ...
Opposition was non-existent as a bill to allow Sunday carryout alcohol sales in Indiana came up for a public hearing in the House Committee on Public Policy today. Two groups that had perennially played the Hatfields and McCoys on the issue were suddenly on the same side on the same page--in ...
IndianaPOLIS (WISH) -- Gov. Eric Holcomb said in his State of the State address Tuesday that there are 85,000 unfilled jobs in Indiana "because employers can't find the people equipped with the skills they need." Open positions posted to the state's online jobs database range from fast-food worker to ...
The freezing rain potential is the best from central Indiana up to areas around US 30. Far northern Indiana areas see little to no ice accumulation, the Fort Wayne area can see up to .2", perhaps .3" of ice accumulation from Peru to Muncie, and closer to Indianapolis, we have potential for up to half an inch of ...


 

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