An Ohio farmer has returned a weather ballon lost in November's tornado outbreak to the Purdue University students who launched it.
Republican leaders want to reform the business personal property tax, but doing so would likely reduce revenue for local government.
Premium insurance plans costing more than $27,500 a year for family coverage will be heavily taxed starting in 2018.
Administrators at Clark Middle School in Vincennes knew something was wrong when scores on statewide ISTEP+ tests dropped from 64 percent to 54 percent passing.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan announced Monday his appointment of retiring Ivy Tech Chancellor John Whikehart to the position of Deputy Mayor.
Now that the federal exchange website is running more smoothly, health care groups are again trying to help people sign up for insurance.
Lauren Spierer's parents filed a civil suit in May against Corey Rossman, Jason Rosenbaum and Michael Beth.
Two state bills aim to increase efficiency in higher education in Indiana, and some Indiana University faculty members are concerned about the consequences.
School districts in Indiana could receive reimbursements from the Indiana State Teachers Association from a lawsuit filed against the association by the state.
The Salvation Army of Indiana has a goal of $3.2 million to raise in donations for this holiday season but are currently under goal.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is proposing to repeal legislation that protects smokers from employment discrimination because of healthcare costs.
The Tribune-Star reports on the school board's vote to shutter the schools to save money. But the move could drive many Dugger students out of the district.
After hearing complaints from several students, IU officials removed a university display depicting a black Santa Claus from a residence hall Monday.
The state argued the Indiana State Teachers Association used funds from medical plans on risky investments and to pay off long-term disability claims.
The new clinic will combine Johnson-Nichols Clinic and Centerstone Behavioral Health Services to address both physical and mental needs of clients.
Officials from the Office of Energy Development say they plan to submit energy policy recommendations to the governor in June.
Members of Indiana’s Board of Education say they’re making progress on the state’s education goals despite ongoing tension.
About 4,000 debit cards are being replaced by the IU Credit union after they were said to be at risk of fraud.
Anderson University School of Theology received $250,000 from the Lilly Endowment.
A resolution to oppose the proposed state constitutional ban on same sex marriage will be discussed at the Bloomington City Council's meeting tonight.
A new center at the Transportation Security Administration aims to enroll passengers in a program that would expedite their security check.
The suit claims the current law violates the university’s right to religious freedom in its provisions regarding coverage for contraceptives.
Federal disaster relief could be on its way to Howard County in the wake of November’s devastating tornadoes.
Wintry precipitation is expected to hit central Indiana from Thursday night through Friday night.
Legislative leaders want Indiana education officials to write new academic standards independent of the Common Core.
Ted McKinney is replacing Gina Sheets, who is leaving after a year on the job.
A policy document from the Center for Education and Career Innovation floats the possibility of removing Glenda Ritz as head of the State Board.
Four private citizens make the same allegation state schools chief Glenda Ritz did in October: that the State Board of Education violated open meetings laws.
Notre Dame University refiled a lawsuit this week, arguing the Affordable Care Act's mandate on contraceptive coverage is a violation of religious liberties.
The Bloomington City Council joins other Indiana organizations in opposing the state's proposed Constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
A snow storm is headed to southern and central Indiana, making driving conditions more dangerous.
The Indiana Recycling Coalition and a recent Ball State study says 10,000 news jobs could be created in Indiana in the recycling industry.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller appealed a lawsuit that takes away $60 million the State earned from a tobacco settlement and was being used for health care.
With some of Indiana's worst test scores, Evansville's Glenwood Leadership Academy is all but assured its sixth straight F — and possible state intervention.
A new initiative hopes to combine resources from the agriculture and technology sectors to move the industries forward.
Indiana University's regional campus in New Albany, IU Southeast, went into lockdown Thursday afternoon after someone saw an "armed person" on campus.
Forecasters say many areas can expect up to ten inches of snow by Saturday morning.
Governor Mike Pence's 2014 legislative agenda includes a phase-out of the business personal property tax and a pre-K voucher program.
Protesters shouted slogans and waved signs asking to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $15.
Indiana's organic crop acreage increased 2 percent this year, but Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky surpassed that by much more.
Lilly Endowment gave $62 million this week to Indiana universities, in hopes of providing graduates with jobs more in line with their degrees.
Superintendent Glenda Ritz shut down the Nov. 13 State Board meeting over what she called an improper motion. But the Attorney General says the motion is OK.
Gov. Pence outlined his 2014 legislative goals yesterday, which include suggestions for education policy and ways to improve Indiana's economy.
The Indiana Youth Institute says many factors contributing to high infant mortality are preventable, including smoking and obesity.
Former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar helped end apartheid in South Africa.
Central Indiana will continue to get snow into tonight, and again Sunday.
Tim Sands has served as provost since 2010, including a stint as acting president in fall 2012 before former governor Mitch Daniels arrived at Purdue.
Indiana's congressional delegation has joined Gov. Mike Pence in seeking federal disaster relief for Howard County.
Tensions continue to build between state superintendent Glenda Ritz and the rest of the State Board, but legislative leaders would prefer not to get involved.
Veterans will be able to start the jobs training in January at Ivy Tech Southwest.
Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett is proposing a $5 million tax anticipation loan to cover costs while the city waits for more taxes to come in.
Indiana has declined to expand Medicaid, but state officials say they still could expand coverage through the Healthy Indiana Plan.
The historic theater opened in 1922 and now serves as a full-service catering and event center.
U.S. authorities consider khat, a leaf that is chewed socially in East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, similar to cocaine.
The healthcare marketplace is working, but Hoosiers could find they're not eligible for coverage. A debate about the dangers of Khat and its Indiana impact.
The proposal to install security cameras in public sites across the city is expected to cost about $116,000.
The Indiana State Police responded to hundreds of crashes after a snow storm blew through the state Thursday night and into Friday.
Wishard-Eskenazi Health moved about 200 patients from its old facility to its new one today.
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Millions of people around the world are remembering the South African leader today on what is being called a day of prayer and remembrance.
Twenty years ago, Americans feared Mexico would begin vacuuming up U.S. manufacturing jobs as soon as Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement.
LaPorte Representative Tom Dermody is the legislature's new Public Policy Committee Chairman, and the gambling industry is hopeful he can revive gaming.
A total of 39 school corporations are challenging the federal government's ability to mandate schools provide health coverage for their employees or face fines.
An Indianapolis city councilman says the proposed restrictions do not differentiate between panhandlers and street musicians.
Beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive their benefits on a different day because of a legislative change.
The Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State University found 78 percent of Hoosiers support taxing marijuana like alcohol and cigarettes.
Gov. Mike Pence is ordering organizations that receive state funding to hold some of their budgets in reserves because of low state revenue.
Today is the last day for members of Congress and their staff to sign up for health insurance through the federal or D.C. exchanges.
The Centers for Disease Control reported only about 40 percent of Hoosiers are vaccinated for the flu.
A proposed ordinance that would limit panhandling in Indianapolis was sent back to County Council committee at last night's meeting.
Those covered under the Healthy Indiana Plan will receive coverage four more months because of troubles with enrollment under the federal exchanges.
Governor Mike Pence wants Indiana lawmakers to create a state-run preschool program targeted at low-income children, not a pre-K program for all children.
Monroe County Consolidated School Corporation officials are expected to approve the hire of a school resource officer at this evening’s board meeting.
Independent analysts say the overhaul of Indiana’s criminal code will increase the prison population unless offenders are directed towards correction programs.
Five years after the auto bailout, Senator Joe Donnelly says Indiana's auto industry proves it was a success.
Indiana and 13 other states are suing the EPA over pollutions standards it set, and the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case yesterday.
Low test scores at Glenwood Leadership Academy have put the elementary school on the state's radar for possible intervention or takeover.
Nearly 2,800 Hoosiers signed up for insurance in November, compared to 700 in October.
Community foundations for years have pushed for increased access to pre-K. Now Gov. Mike Pence is proposing a voucher program for low-income Hoosiers.
Indiana's GDP is expected to grow 2.2 percent next year, compared to between 1.9 percent and 2.1 for the U.S.
Officials are encouraging Indiana residents to get involved in communities and the bicentennial celebration in 2016.
Governor Mike Pence says he does not think the state’s revenue woes will impact his legislative agenda.
While Sen. Joe Donnelly praised the bipartisan effort, Sen. Dan Coats says he worries an opportunity may have been wasted.
The bill gives the federal government to remove from national cemeteries the bodies of veterans who have committed capital crimes.
A study published in the journal Neurology on Wednesday indicates repeated hits to the head can be just as dangerous as larger hits that cause concussions.
Gov. Pence requested Howard County be classified as a federal disaster area after the Nov. 17 tornadoes, but FEMA denied that request yesterday.
Indianapolis, Evansville, Terre Haute, Crawfordsville, South Bend and Fishers have been chosen to host NCAA championships
Indiana is the bottom ten for healthiest states in the U.S.
Tony Bennett, who resigned as Florida's schools chief over allegations of wrongdoing in Indiana, is working for ACT Inc. on a new Common Core test.
A USA Today and IndyStar investigation found the Indiana State Police purchased a device called a Stringray that captures nearby cell phone data.
Gov. Mike Pence wants to provide preschool vouchers to low-income families. But finding the cash to pay for such a program will be tough in a non-budget year.
The federal government benefits up to 63 weeks have not been renewed for 2014.
The Williams Dam was originally built as a hydroelectric dam in 1910 but was decommissioned in the 1950s.
Officials say thieves have done $200,000 in damage since March by dressing up in safety apparel to look like legitimate contractors.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for heavy snow from 7 p.m. Friday until noon Saturday.
The Bloomington Chamber of Commerce president says the amendment could cause difficulties for businesses in regard to employee benefits.