It was a proud day for the dozens of county officials who were sworn into office Saturday.
The race to be the next mayor of Evansville could go a long way toward deciding how the 2012 political slate will look statewide.
Starting today, license plates and registration tags will no longer be available at BMV branches.
Bloomington Police have arrested 18 year old D’Angelo Roberts for illegal consumption of alcohol.
More than a hundred plungers brought in the New Year by diving into the freezing water at Lake Monroe.
Officials say an increase in site traffic caused a delay in Hoosiers being able to file for their unemployment benefits.
Education changes proposed by Governor Mitch Daniels range from changing how teachers are evaluated to reducing the scope of collective bargaining.
For some, the start of the Indiana General Assembly’s 2011 session is a time to meet new faces. For others, it’s a continuation of work already being done.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is seeking information involving the shooting and subsequent death of a 16 year old Peregrine Falcon.
The YMCA is planning for future growth by expanding its services on Monroe County’s northwest side.
The MCCSC reached an agreement with a Bloomington resident concerning appropriate action with regards to alleged violations of Indiana's public meeting laws.
One of the first acts of members of the U.S. House will be voting on a repeal of the federal health care reform laws.
A Vigo County Sheriff has spent almost a decade serving the community. At the end of 2010, his tenure as sheriff will end.
Columbus Mayor Fred Armstrong now says he’s expecting at least five visits from representatives of Asian companies he visited late last year.
Millions of Americans are preparing for life changes for the new year. Memberships at health clubs soar, as do the grunts to power lift weight off.
An IU Football team member has announced his intention to enter the NFL draft this spring.
An organization founded on Indiana University’s campus celebrates its founder’s day.
This winter’s bills could largely depend on the source of the heat.
White is under investigation into whether he committed voter fraud.
The 2011 Indiana General Assembly has begun and lawmakers say its early days may help forecast how ashift in power will affect the Statehouse.
Indiana Congressman Pete Visclosky is speaking out against unfair Chinese trade practices.
A former Brazil city police chief is accused of stealing grant money for personal use.
Contaminated alfalfa sprouts leads to multi-state salmonella outbreak.
After several tense weeks of meetings,Timothy Hyland has now been selected to temporarily lead the MCCSC.
Retail gas prices reach more than $3 per gallon, but, public transportation companies also feel the tug in their budgets.
Revenue generated from a 5% innkeepers tax was the highest it has been in 10 years.
The 25,600 square foot bookstore and cafe is closing after about 16 years in Eastland Plaza.
Forecasters from the National Weather Service are predicting another 3 to 6 inches of snow by Tuesday evening.
Rep. Pence has introduced legislation that would deny funding to organizations that perform abortions.
A local bookstore owner explains how she’s been able to stay in business during the uncertain economy.
Congressman Todd Young says he hopes this incident is isolated and not indicative of a general trend in politics.
The United States Attorney for Southern Indiana said his office collected more money from criminal and civil penalties in 2010 than it spent.
Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight will be co-chairing the 2011 Indiana Association of Cities and Towns Legislative Committee.
The winter weather advisory has been extended and is now in effect until 9 Wednesday morning.
WFIU will air the governor’s address live Tuesday at 7p.m.
Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard will give his 24th State of the Judiciary.
The Bloomington Street Division has its thirty-six truck fleet out in full force as snow continues to fall.
Representatives Peggy Welch and Matt Pierce issued responses following Governor Mitch Daniel's annual address to the legislature.
A national survey reveals Indiana ranks 38th when it comes to the health of its population.
Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard, in his State of the Judiciary speech Wednesday, outlined both challenges and changes affecting the state’s legal system.
An Indiana University law professor is calling on the American Bar Association to clear up how law schools are rated.
State lawmakers are debating a bill that would ban smoking in public places.
Indiana’s 9th District Congressman Todd Young plans on supporting a repeal of President Obama’s current health care plan.
A Terre Haute city councilman says he thinks Mayor Duke Bennett’s first-ever veto will be overridden at this evening’s council meeting.
Marianne Holland talked to Governor Daniels about his message to Hoosiers and where he wants to see state money spent in the coming two years.
The Terre Haute city council voted Thursday night to overturn Mayor Duke Bennett's first-ever veto.
Julie Thomas is taking the helm as the next president of the Monroe County Council.
Governor Daniels' proposed budget flatlines almost all spending and cuts money to schools and higher education.
Currently in Indiana, 22,000 people with developmental disabilities are on a Medicaid waiver waiting list.
Veach said he’s glad the governor wants education to be at the forefront, but not at the expense of student’s futures.
The Terre Haute City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to make all public places smoke free by July 2012. But it wasn’t without compromise.
A former aid to President Ronald Regan has launched a campaign to Mike Pence to make a 2012 presidential run.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan plans to officially announce his bid for re-election tomorrow morning.
Saturday was the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Today, south central Indiana celebrated his life with a series of community events.
The keynote address was given by Sonia Sanchez; a poet, professor and lecturer on black culture and literature.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan is officially planning to seek a third term in office.
A bill passed out of committee Tuesday would require all official state documents in Indiana to be printed solely in English.
The state of Indiana is once again changing the way it calculates its economic forecasts.
Spay Neuter Services of Indiana has created a license plate that will benefit low-income Hoosier pet owners.
Monroe County's Commissioners are hosting a public meeting Wednesday discussing the county’s pending Showers building purchase.
This morning at the John Waldron Arts Center in downtown Bloomington, Kruzan announced his decision to run for his third term as the city’s mayor.
A teenager who was found unconscious and not breathing at the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity house has died.
A Winter Storm Advisory is in effect until 1 A.M. Friday.
Indiana's charter school program could expand under new laws.
The Indiana House Public Health Committee is advancing a smoking ban proposal.
IU officials are extending their condolences to the family of a student who died after being found unconscious at a fraternity house.
Indiana is looking to extend its Do Not Call policy to cell phones.
The newly renovated ‘original’ facility opened this semester. Learn more about the space and new plans for summer theatre in Bloomington.
The Monroe County Commissioners voted Wednesday to take the next step needed to purchase the north portion of the Showers building.
A bill passed out of the Indiana House Thursday would change the way trustees are elected at Indiana and Ball State Universities.
Legislators are considering two bills this session that would place restrictions on texting while driving.
South Central Indiana is expected to get 3-6 inches of snow today. The National Weather Service says the size of the snowflakes affects total accumulation.
The winter weather advisory remains in effect until 9 A.M. Friday.
Heritage Fund officials say they hope to understand how people feel about Columbus and to build a more welcoming community.
The Indiana Senate has passed a bill which would curtail sales of currently legal hallucinogens like a synthetic marijuana called “K2” or “Spice.”
Bloomington's Jeremy Gotwals will be debuting on American Idol tonight. He paid a visit to the Office of the Mayor this morning to share his excitement.
The 275 million dollar Indiana Convention Center officially opened today with speeches from Governor Mitch Daniels and Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard.
Many families have been stocking up on emergency supplies, in case they become stuck in their car or home for an extended period of time.
Candidates for mayor, city clerk and other positions could officially declare their candidacy starting Wednesday.
With the strain of the economy, Brown and Bartholomew County Big Brothers, Big Sisters chapters are looking to merge in an effort to continue providing services
Freezing temps affect surrounding counties, causing delays and closures.
After several acts of violence across the nation, Vigo County has decided to make changes to their school board security policies.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is supporting a bill that will make it much more difficult for telemarketers to reach you on your cell phone.
Land commissioners are hoping for a better quality of life with the new land use plan.
Bloomington resident John Hamilton announced yesterday that he will run for mayor of Bloomington.
Tea Party Groups from across Indiana are trying to send a message of unity.
Healthcare providers across the state have reported higher numbers of flu-like symptoms in the last week.
Bloomington Hospital is now called IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Find out what the name change means for patients and employees.
House Republicans pushing for "sanctity of human life act" and the "abortion provider prohibition act."
Vice-President Joe Biden is visiting a battery manufacturing plant in Greenfield on Wednesday.
Several exemptions have been included in a statewide smoking ban the state legislature is debating.
A new House committee met for the first time Tuesday to discuss ways to make local and state governments more efficient.
American Red Cross blood donations for the month of January are at a 10 year low.
Legislators in the General Assembly are considering a bill that would force schools to take a more active role in preventing bullying.
Under terms of a bill passed by the Indiana Senate Tuesday, some sex offenders would be required to wear GPS tracking devices.
Bloomington's Park and Recreation Department is seeking park ambassadors to report on park safety concerns.
Some residents who worked to get the referendum passed now say the money is not being distributed fairly.
The committee expects the school board to tweak the current recommendations based on community input.
Now that it has passed in the House, the state Senate will consider a bill that outlaws texting while driving.
Two of Indiana's congressmen say the President's State of the Union address did not call for enough cuts to federal spending.
One of Governor Mitch Daniels’ main initiatives in reforming education is getting support from a Senate Committee.
Vice President Joe Biden visited a Hancock County lithium-ion battery maker today to reaffirm America’s commitment to clean, electric vehicles.
Officials with Holiday World expect to handle a record number of job applications to fill 2,100 seasonal positions.
About 50-percent of Americans are allergic to bed bugs.
Tensions were high last night at a public meeting held to discuss the potential use of MCCSC referendum dollars.
State budget officials say the state economy will likely never reach the level it might have hit had the recession never happened.
150 Sony jobs are expected to move to a factory in Terre Haute.
Sources say Representative Mike Pence plans to announce he will not run for President and instead will consider launching a campaign for governor.
Indiana State University is continuing to see growing numbers of students.
Indiana is in the top five among states for the highest levels of mercury pollution.
The House Elections and Apportionment Committee approved the bill, which already passed the senate.
A bill being considered by the Indiana House could overturn an ID requirement for buying alcohol which is just a year old.
Pence is leaving his options open after announcing he won't run for President.
This week may have seen the first of a series of skirmishes illustrating the gulf between minority Democrats and the Republican majority in the Statehouse.
MCCSC Director of Elementary Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Cameron Rains, explains the role preventionists and interventionists in the schools.
Low to moderate income residents in Bloomington can now file their federal and state tax returns free.
A winter storm hitting Indiana this week will bring ice to the central and southern part of the state and snow to the north.
The Indianapolis community is responding to the death of Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer David Moore.
A snowy winter has caused local school districts to cancel a large-than-normal number of school days this year.
The Indiana Department of Health has announced a ten-year plan aimed at lowering the state's obesity rate.
Governor Daniels says the state will monitor an approaching winter storm, but for now at least, state government will operate as normal tomorrow.
Mark Zacharias made his first court appearance today, but his pre-trial conference was rescheduled to April.
A bill to ban smoking in public places is on its way to the state senate.
A bill that would expand what is considered a textbook is moving on to the Indiana House.
Monroe County officials are crossing their fingers in hopes that a bill allowing all Indiana Counties to use vote centers is passed.
It’s the anniversary of the Great Ohio River Flood of 1937 and a community that played a significant role in the recovery is remembering the anniversary.
Freezing rain...sleet...and snow will begin across the area by this afternoon.