No one was injured when an electrical malfunction caused an explosion and fire near the Indiana Statehouse.
The turtles are being housed in a wildlife refuge at least until the section of highway near their home is completed.
Assistant Superintendent Dale Chu says the purpose of all the public meetings around the state is not necessarily to be a forum for debate.
The event begins with a reception at 5:30 and the ceremony starting at 6:30.
Columbus Mayor Fred Armstrong says there must have been a misunderstanding when Daniel Orr submitted plans to revamp the downtown Pump House building.
The garage is now handicap accessible 24 hours a day.
Cicchitto says Lake Monroe Village is up higher than the flood waters ever reached.
They are also trying to gain support for the educational facilities in the area.
Sidewalk construction and upkeep in Bloomington is causing tension between some residents and city officials.
President Tom Snyder says he's not worried about a backlash; many Ivy Tech students are taking the tuition hike in stride.
A new mobile application will allow people to sign up for alerts to let them know when particular beaches have closed, so they can better plan their weekends.
The awarding of the Sachem was part of an event celebrating the life and accomplishments of Bill Cook at the IU Auditorium.
A restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane, one of just two such planes in regular service, will fly history buffs over Bloomington this weekend.
HHS says federal regulations specifically prohibit picking and choosing among eligible recipients.
A protest outside an annual shareholders meeting Thursday urged Republic Airways brass to reconsider pilot contracts.
In an effort to prevent jury contamination, the jurors who will hear the Michael Phelps trial will not be from Morgan County.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is reaching out to the public as it develops a new rail plan, a key part of obtaining federal dollars in the future.
The decision on whether to relocate Bloomington Hospital will be decided by the end of the calendar year.
Sustainable urban gardens have begun to pop up around the Indiana University campus, including near the on-campus residence of the University’s First Lady.
The Administration on Aging said demand will only increase as more baby boomers retire and choose to stay in their own communities.
Bloomington Police are searching for a missing woman. 20-year-old Lauren Spierer was last seen walking south on College Avenue from 11th Street in Bloomington.
There won't be a bumper crop this year, but depending on summer weather, most farmers should recover.
Volunteers Monday began mounting their own effort in the search for missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer.
David R. Bostic entered a guilty plea Monday to the sexual exploitation of several Monroe County children between the ages of 2 months and 4 years.
Leaders on both sides of the aisle appear in favor of charter school expansion, but there’s disagreement about the rules for establishing a such an institution.
Parents and students, both deaf and hearing, protested outside the Statehouse.
Most of downtown Bloomington has now been canvassed looking for the missing student.
One issue drew particular attention…studying the recent state Supreme Court ruling on the Fourth Amendment.
The concerns of those who attended the town hall meeting at an Indianapolis Baptist church ranged from confusion over Medicare’s various plans and policies.
IRC says the state is losing hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue.
Officials with the company say the investment will be used to replace plant machinery and will result in the creation of about 51 jobs.
Last night, Bloomington Police forceably removed hard drives and computers from Smallwood Plaza Apartments.
A new line to produce castings for an 8-speed automatic transmission will create 58 jobs at the GM plant in Bedford.
White's office reported that high school graduation rates have jumped, but schools have failed to meet minimum education standards over the past six years.
After reviewing the surveillance video, Parker said Lauren was not forced out of the apartment building.
A week after she went missing, there is still no sign of IU student Lauren Spierer.
The parents of the missing IU student say the best thing people can do to help is to join in the search for their daughter.
Many physicians have been sending insured patients to public health clinics, which receive government funded vaccines.
Under current law, public projects valued at $150,000 or less are exempt from having to pay workers the common construction wage.
A reward is now being offered in the case of missing IU student, Lauren Spierer.
Eructation is the act of voiding gas from the stomach through the mouth…also known as burping. But did you ever wonder why it happens?
New details have emerged regarding the altercation that took place shortly before the disappearance of 20-year-old IU student Lauren Spierer.
Police have at least 10 persons of interest, but refuse to detail who these people are, or their involvement in the case.
A day before a scheduled event kicking off his run for governor, 6th District congressman Mike Pence took questions about his candidacy from reporters Friday.
Mike Pence speaks in advance of a Saturday event marking the official start of his gubernatorial campaign and Cummins offers a jobs announcement.
Democrats are already branding Pence a Washington politician, but Pence counters that it's that very experience that has prepared him for the job.
People may be becoming more comfortable with the stability of the job market, and with that more willing to take the risk of looking for a job.
Thanks to the development, scientists will have more time to study the atoms in the hope of understanding what happened during the inception of the universe.
Steel plates can be added during the construction process that better connect a home’s roof to its walls, and the walls to the foundation.
A kerfuffle involving moms, their babies and the owner of Bloomington’s Le Petit Café restaurant has apparently been resolved after a public tiff on Facebook.
A vehicle seen in surveillance footage from the night Lauren Spierer was last seen is the focus of the investigation.
Tim Miller founded EquuSearch in 2000, sixteen years after his own daughter Laura was abducted and murdered.
The IHDCA cited recent Indiana legislation that cut off funding for organizations that perform abortions; PPIN says the new law shouldn't impact the program.
Says Greg Seiter, "This is going to be a strong summer for travel once again."
The section of the Bypass between East 10th Street and East 3rd Street is closed and will be for the next two weeks.
IU officials confirm that a donation of $50,000 will be given to the Spierer family.
A town of 500 people got a promise of as many as 63 new jobs Tuesday.
Some worry that Daniels' will not be funding home health care to seniors and have petitioned him to restore the money.
The runner-up to Charlie White for Secretary of State and the Indiana Democratic Party Chair will testify at White's eligibility hearing.
Wednesday has been declared a day to focus on public transit, instead of less green personal alternatives which consume more fuel.
Bloomington officials plan to seek help from the Indiana National Guard in the search for missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer.
The resolutions are tailored to each specific sponsor, but all promote a regional transportation network.
The police released these images of a mid-2000's Chevrolet Silverado or Colorado 4 door pickup truck.
While trees blocking critical paths have been mostly removed, Dunn Woods still remains largely unpassable.
Bloomington Police have released new photos of a vehicle of interest in the Lauren Spierer case.
Within a day of police releasing photos of a truck which may be connected to the Lauren Spierer case, police say they’ve received more than 300 phone tips.
12 businesses have either relocated, consolidated or come to Indiana without the state having to use incentives in 2011.
The new law is being looked at with favor by local juvenile judges.
Doctors have been able to determine migraines are brought on by a cascade of triggers, but have yet to determine what begins the domino effect.
Restaurants, breweries, and wineries will participate in this weekend's 29th annual Taste of Bloomington.
The Greensburg Honda plant has plans to add 1,000 jobs before the end of the year.
According to the AG's office, many people do not even know they have unclaimed property.
IU's Dean of Students says parents have asked about the Lauren Spierer case during freshman orientation.
The Court has agreed to hear White's petition this morning, and the Recount Commission will hear White's testimony tomorrow.
Sewer overflows may not be an exciting subject, Ballard said, but it's one that over seven hundred cities across the nation are dealing with.
A comprehensive smoking ban in Indiana could save over $84 million in costs that currently go to treating smoking-related illnesses and complications.
While some states' jobless picture is stabilizing, Indiana is still above 8% unemployment. The national jobless rate is 9.1%.
Last year about 130 MCCSC teachers were laid off. The addition of public referendum funding appears to have saved at least one job in 2011.
Bloomington Police Captain Joe Qualters says the department determined the vehicle had no connection to Lauren’s disappearance.
Aggravated battery charge could mean more jail time for Martinsville shooting suspect Michael Phelps.
A plan to fundamentally change the SNAP program would cut funding by about 20%.
While the state argues it's merely trying to enact and enforce immigration laws, the ACLU of Indiana thinks the state is overstepping its bounds.
As of June 21, Medicaid patients will either have to pay out of pocket or lose Planned Parenthood's services.
This week on Noon Edition, we address issue of state funding for higher education, and take a look at what the next years have in store for Indiana students.
One theory is that society is too clean and immune systems are not being stimulated to work properly.
The Secretary of State took the stand at an Indiana Recount Commission hearing Tuesday as the commission decides whether he was eligible to run for office.
It’s been more than three weeks since the storms ripped through south central Indiana and several businesses are still rebuilding.
According to the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, more Hoosiers are filing for foreclosure this year compared to 2010.
Firefighter Scott Davis was the first to die in the line of duty in Muncie since 1955
President is expected to discuss troop levels in Afghanistan Wednesday at 8. Listen live on WFIU, or watch live on WTIU or streaming here.
The Spierer's discussed the community support in the search for their daughter.
The reasons for the schools' improvement vary, say teachers and administrators.
One patient claimed that, fearing he was having a stroke, he went to the emergency room, where a nurse demanded he explain a past-due bill on his account.
Indiana is the first state in the nation to require drug testing for people who want to participate in federally funded job training.
In an effort to make it even easier to report tips, the Spierer’s have established a post office box where confidential, anonymous information can be sent.
Pending a vote from the IU Trustees, next year's IU budget allows for a 1.5 percent increase in staff salaries.
An early retirement incentive designed to stave off potential future job cuts will save the university $6 million annually, IU officials announced today.
Indiana Home Care Task Force chair John Cardwell says he’d still like to see more money put into CHOICE so less is needed for nursing home care.
The old Monroe Oil building is along a section of the B-Line trail set to open this year.
The panel was one of the first chances legislators have had to publicly debate the Republican-led education overhaul since the session ended in April.
Leaders throughout the state gathered today at Indiana University for a leadership conference centered on education.
Volunteers are urged to gather at 8 a.m. at McNutt Quad on the IU Campus.
Indiana’s higher education funding has been receiving big cuts over the past couple of years, and students are left with part of that burden.
City leaders are frustrated after vandals hit a newly renovated park in Bartholomew County.
Saturday is “Find Lauren Day” and the Spierer’s hope volunteers will help canvass the area in the search for their daughter.
Injunction blocks state restriction of Medicaid to organizations that provide abortions, but upholds "informed consent" portion of law.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana President Betty Cockrum said that while her staff may be uncomfortable with the law, they will abide by it.
Richard Barnes was found guilty of shoving an officer who tried to follow him through his apartment door during a domestic-violence investigation.
U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker says the law violates the constitution‘s due-process and search-and-seizure provisions.
Richard Lugar, who has been critical of action in Libya, recommended Congress should assert its rights under the War Powers Act
In the ruling, the judge said that could encompass those who haven’t broken the law, rendering it problematic.
If White is ruled ineligible, Democrat Vop Osili, the runner-up in the 2010 Secretary of State election, could take office.
Nearly 12-percent of the state’s population is uninsured. Health care providers got to ask state officials about their plans to improve that statistic.
Even if the California law had been upheld, Conkle admitted, it couldn‘t stop kids from playing the games.
Lugar said there are circumstances where President might be justified in employing military force without Congressional approval, but none of those apply here.
Commission chairman Tom Wheeler says he feels like their hands are tied because of the wording of voter registration laws.
The cribs have been responsible for numerous infant deaths in the past.
It can take months for FEMA to approval assistance for individual disaster areas.
The searches over the past three weeks have covered a 10 mile radius from where she was last seen.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller says Planned Parenthood of Indiana doesn't need to be involved in the fight yet.
Expectant mother parking spots are reserved for pregnant women and mothers with small children, but can you get ticketed for parking there?
Eastern Richland Sewer Corporation merged with the Northern Richland Sewer Corporation, muddling with the city’s desire of taking over Northern’s sewer system.
Daniels says, “The number of miles of congested highway in Indiana has dropped by a third in the last five years and is going down further.”
It’s unlikely Hoosiers will have to worry about cicadas this year.
Many analysts believe Indiana's economic recovery will be a slow one.
The changes are meant to ensure that only those who are truly unemployed are eligible for unemployment insurance benefits.
"When you hear about a ruling in the appeal of the healthcare lawsuit from the Federal Appeals Court of Atlanta, your ears should perk up."
Officials at the Evangelical Church in Bloomington are hoping for a large turnout tonight at a vigil for missing IU student Lauren Spierer.
Columbus Regional Hospital has begun construction of a FEMA-mandated wall to hold back the waters from the next hundred-year flood.
The plan calls for more domestic oil production, increased fuel efficiency in vehicles, and incentives for energy performance in buildings.
Indiana Public Media schedule of area Independence Day fireworks.
The Clean Cities program works with both private and public groups to help them find the best solution for their situation.
While state decreases base level funds and districts are cutting costs, special needs programs could be dramatically affected.