Bloomington's crash rates are 3 percent lower than the national average.
An amendment to an Indiana Senate bill would make doctors in abortion clinics administer abortion medicine according to FDA guidelines.
Some say the bill leaves teachers and schools open to costly lawsuits.
Why this may be the year the measure finally passes the Senate.
The IRS is apologizing for any inconvenience caused by the revised refund dates.
Bill passes 28-22 and now awaits Governor Daniels' signature.
U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics show jobless dropped in metropolitan areas in December.
A live webcast has been showing each of the new recruits throughout the day as the signees were announced.
Indiana will be giving money to the State Fair stage collapse victims in addition to the $5 million it gave to victims and their families in December.
An injured whooping crane was found in Vermillion County on Monday. It has since died from its injuries.
The most common group to binge drink may sound surprising, but researchers say it makes sense.
The Charlie White case could end a week earlier than expected.
The mild weather has caused a change in the bald eagle's typical migration patterns.
Federal officials worry that Indiana's request for a waiver from "No Child Left Behind" could leave out at-risk students.
The bill would grant immunity to underage people who call an emergency service for an intoxicated friend.
An Indiana University professor says Komen might actually be the group that is hurt most by the decision to withhold its donation.
At least some out-of-town visitors to Indianapolis may need a little help adjusting to the cooler temperatures.
The network will not be accessible to the general public.
The new federal guidelines call for more fruits and vegetables in school meals, and require schools only offer fat-free or low-fat milk.
The U.S. Farm Service Agency held a public meeting Thursday to address farmers’ concerns about the possible closing of the office in Martinsville.
WFIU is hosting a live chat at noon today discussing the effects the Super Bowl is having on the state.
With such high stakes on statewide tests, some Indiana schools hope student data can offer clues into which kids need extra instruction.
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed a bill at 2:45 a.m. on Friday that could bypass MPOs regarding interstate projects.
The Monroe County Land Plan released this week says the county should preserve karst topography through which I-69 is supposed to be built.
Rick Santorum did not have enough signatures to qualify for Indiana's primary ballot.
A jury has convicted Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White of voter fraud and theft.
Indiana Planned Parenthood says it has received thousands of donations in the past few days.
The passage of right-to-work was the big news this week at the statehouse, but the legislature also passed some other prominent bills.
Indiana has been hosting a large number of corporate executives during Super Bowl week.
Kickstarter.com is an up and coming website that helps musicians and businesses raise money for different projects.
The Marching Hundred practiced Saturday for their Super Bowl appearance.
IU officials say a couple programs are seeing increased patronage from returning war veterans.
Speaker of the House Brian Bosma has mixed feelings on the bill.
The nation’s top geologist will hold a two-part open forum lecture at Indiana University today.
Lauren Spierer's parents say they are disappointed at official's decision to remove a "Find Lauren" button from Indiana University's homepage.
Bloomington saw a large number of flights, but Terre Haute's numbers were fewer than expected.
Gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence officially filed Monday to appear on the Indiana primary ballot.
Director of the U.S. Geological Survey Marcia McNutt spoke on the Indiana University campus Monday.
Commissioner Mark Stoops says a restructuring plan would help reduce inefficiencies.
IU's Marching Hundred was chosen to perform a pre-game show at Super Bowl XLVI.
Indiana University junior Sarah Bauer competed in a Jeopardy! game that aired Monday night.
Indiana University is opening several health clinics around the city.
A report from the coroners office says Eve died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officials believe he planned to take his own life in the cave.
The average graduation rate for high schools in Indiana increased to 85.7 percent in the 2010-2011 school year.
The Indiana Attorney General's office says it will try to block a request from Democrats to install Vop Osili as Secretary of State.
A bill under consideration during this year’s legislative session could put an end to universities forcing retirement on their senior employees.
When Mayor Mark Myers came into office he discovered Greenwood had a deficit of $4.2 million.
The January revenue proved lower than the state's forecast.
The Bloomington Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Committee's I-69 subcommittee will meet this Friday, February 10.
Indiana released its reports for graduation rates Tuesday.
The Indiana Senate has never passed a smoking ban out of committee. Politicians say this year's bill has bipartisan support.
A poll from the Indiana Merchants for Tax Fairness shows 61 percent of Hoosiers say the same tax should be payed for local and online purchases.
The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration is releasing a report Wednesday regarding the events surrounding the state fair stage collapse.
The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a report Wednesday as part of an investigation into the stage collapse.
The State Board of Education voted Wednesday morning to make changes to the state's letter grading system for schools.
Indiana House and Senate bills both seek to find a use for the state's surplus, but in different ways.
Toyota announced Wednesday it would invest $400 million in Indiana.
The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case questioning whether the fines imposed on House Democrats for their walkout were legal.
The judges concluded the lawsuit may go forward in reference to Title IX.
Landowners say INDOT’s “Kitchen Table Discussions” violated the National Environmental Policy Act. INDOT says the talks were legal.
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education would be able to dictate how many credit hours it takes to graduate under a bill currently in the state Senate.
A bald eagle was found with fatal wounds on Feb. 1 in Morgan County.
The AP report says Indiana's letter grading system replaces NCLB's yearly progress goals to become the 'law of the land' for Hoosier State schools.
The museum is being renamed "The Ernie Pyle World War II Museum." Officials hope the new name will help them attract military enthusiasts unfamiliar with Pyle.
Representative Mike Speedy says the fee has caused hazardous conditions for students.
After a report said the Indiana State Fair Commission was unprepared on the night of the stage collapse, the commission is reviewing its safety standards.
Bloomington resident and retired colonel John Tilford announced his candidacy for Indiana's 9th district Thursday.
The Indiana Supreme Court has announced the finalists to replace outgoing Judge Randall Shepard.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is taking suggestions for conservation projects in honor the state parks' bicentennial.
One parent says the survey is useful but may not give school officials enough information.
Many Indiana organizations are being told they must offer contraceptives as a part of their health plan because of a federal mandate.
Experts say competition from Illinois and Ohio may force Indiana to reconsider its casino gaming revenue stream.
A hooded crane was spotted in Greene County on Wednesday, and visitors are now coming to see the rare bird.
The new rules will limit credit card use to spending money previously appropriated for a particular purchase.
Candidate filings for 2012 primaries for Indiana governor and the U.S. Senate races were due by noon Friday.
Most of the action in the statehouse happened outside of the legislature.
Uniondale Representative Jeff Espich announced Friday he will not run for re-election.
Monroe County commissioners have agreed to purchase and lease new ballot scanners.
The city of Bloomington says a re-development plan of the property north of the Showers Complex could attract technology companies to the area.
Members of the Bloomington Playwrights Project are celebrating a massive theater makeover, thanks in part to a grant from the city of Bloomington.
There has been talk of returning to a single-class high school basketball tournament.
The Indianapolis International Airport is starting a program where frequent flyers could be pre-screened and therefore get through security faster.
INDOT and the Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization met Friday to officially invite several city and county organizations for their input.
Speaking on WFIU's Noon Edition one Catholic priest says the Indiana Archdiocese is not satisfied with the changes Obama made to the contraceptives mandate.
Medical experts say studies show an Indianapolis smoking ban is likely to have an effect for both smokers and non-smokers.
Bus companies say locking in gas prices continues to save them money.
Money made in Indianapolis will be sent to protect wildlife half a world away.
A Senate bill would allow convicted felons to have their class D-felonies converted to misdemeanors.
A Lafayette resident filed a petition but had only gathered one signature.
During arguments Monday, IBM tried to convince the court to force Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels to testify in a case involving a state contract.
Former Mayor Henderson, however, argues his administration did not incorrectly report debt or fail to pay sewage usage fees.
The IU Health System was given a recognition from The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium for its heart failure care.
A bill in the Indiana legislature would require high school students to take a virtual course to graduate.
Students in Ellettsville are learning a hands-on way to recycle their lunches and save the environment.
Before Downtown Columbus, Incorporated may be disbanded, leases with its tenants must be renegotiated.
Two Grammy awards could mean big bucks for a Bloomington indie rock label.
Indiana voters are challenging Rick Santorum's appearance on the Indiana presidential primary ballot.
Pizza restaurants and bars see a decline in business on Valentine's Day.
The Sherman Minton Bridge could be completed a week earlier than expected.
Columbus had the highest growth rate in the nation at 6.4 percent according to U.S. Department of Labor statistics.
If IU wins against the Northwestern Wildcats, it would be the team's and Coach Tom Crean's 20th win.
The two properties lie near where I-69 would be built, but Mayor Phil Deckard says he does not expect the interstate to be built for another 10 years.
A bill allowing creationism to be taught in public schools is essentially dead in the General Assembly this session.
The consumer protection group is a part of President Barack Obama’s Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force.
The author of the bill that would have mandated drug testing for welfare recipients say he hopes to include it in another bill this session.
IU alumn and former baseball player Bart Kaufman is being honored for his $2.5 million donation.
The U.S. House of Representatives plans to pick the bill back up after next week's recess.
Private and charter school advocates organized a rally for students at the Indiana statehouse Wednesday.
Bloomington city leaders say positions may be eliminated to bolster the city's budget, but also say they do not see any positions which should be.
The payments are on top of $5 million given out by the state.
A bill making its way through the Indiana Senate says a simple change could save school districts money and make their fleets last longer.
Richard Mourdock says Senator Richard Lugar's residency qualifications are in question.
A report released Thursday says IU contributes millions of dollars each year to the state's economy.
The legislation would also dedicate more funds to full-day kindergarten.
The bill would increase the amount of surplus the state must have before an automatic taxpayer refund is triggered.
Unions are trying to minimize the effects of the legislation before the deadline.
According to a study from RealtyTrac, Indiana ranks 10th in the nation in home foreclosures.
Join Noon Edition for a live chat today at 12 p.m. about the waiver Indiana received from No Child Left Behind standards.
A creationism bill and legislation that would require drug testing for welfare recipients died in the legislature this week.
The number of cremations are rising in the U.S. and Indiana, but some more rural areas are trying to figure out how to deal with the increase.
Monroe County the some $300,000 is gets each year from the inheritance tax.
Indiana State University Trustees said university officials can start negotiations with oil company about drilling on campus.
Patricia Sandifer only had one signature when she turned in her petition. Candidates are supposed to have 4,500.
Indiana school officials say the state standards are not much better than those enforced with No Child Left Behind.
Indiana University approved a residence hall fee increase for the next academic year.
O’Mara Contractors is planning on building an asphalt plant in Brazil, but residents are not happy about it.
The demand for corn has risen and so have the prices farmers can get for the crop.
The Sherman Minton Bridge had been closed for repairs since September.
Experts say there is an ethical difference between paying for bone marrow and paying for organs.
A bill in a Senate committee would establish a new center for deaf and hard of hearing education. But some are pushing back against the idea.
Indiana Senator Richard Lugar is among 12 candidates facing challenges to their right to appear on Indiana‘s primary ballot.
INDOT is trying to comply with the state's Department of Environmental Management's request to control runoff from I-69 construction.
Political analysts say Governor Mitch Daniels will not be convinced to run for president.
Hoosier Hills Food Bank is doubling its March Against Hunger campaign because of an increase in demand.
The Indiana State Excise Police have begun a pilot program aimed at reducing underage drinking near college campuses.
The country music group Sugarland has responded to a class-action lawsuit regarding the state fair stage collapse.
Yoder is the only woman running for a chance to face incumbent Republican Todd Young in November's general election.
IU is starting classes a week earlier in 2012 than in previous years but is also creating a fall break and extended Thanksgiving break.
The Indiana legislature decided to delay passing final regulations on outdoor stage equipment inspections they receive the results of a study committee.
The money most city and county departments saved because of the mild winter will get spent in other areas and will not be kept within the departments.
The housing market and auto sales showed substantial growth last month.
Some Vigo County residents say their concerns were allayed following Tuesday's meeting.
A Phoenix, Arizona company is being accused of scamming more than 50 homeowners by promising to rent out their homes during the Super Bowl.
A new group comprised of Indiana’s higher education institutions aims to dramatically increase the number of Hoosiers earning degrees.
Hoosier Voices for I-69 named Morgan Hutton from the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce as its new executive director.
U.S. Congressman Marlin Stutzman wants to eliminate funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service.
The new rules would make permits more expensive and fine renters who leave signs up for more than 30 days.
Local schools are trying to fund programs that would reduce drop-out rates, but that funding can be hard to find.
Indiana managed more than $400 million in Community Development Block Grants after some of the states' natural disasters in 2008.
The MPO will have a regular meeting this Friday to discuss non-I-69 related business.
The winter in Indiana has been the mildest since 2002 and the 11th warmest in weather record keeping history.
White faces sentencing today on six felony charges.
A grassroots group is pushing for all of Indiana to be moved back to central time.
Gannett is joining other papers around the country that have begun charging to access content on their websites.
If a woman is chosen for the next Indiana Supreme Court Justice, she would be the only woman on the bench.
Money intended to fund a sports complex in Columbus is being directed to other city projects.
Bars and taverns would be exempt from the smoking ban for the next 18 months under this version of the bill.
The owners of a historic home in Bloomington want to move it and build student housing on the lot.
Some of Young's constituents spoke to the Congressman on a variety issues from health care to Citizens United.
Steve Hogan says the fact that Knott voted in the 2011 Democratic primary election voids him from holding Republican office this term.
The deficiency notices stem from three incidents where children were left unattended.
Restaurant owners say the exemption plays favorites and could push customers away from businesses that are not exempt.
Monroe County residents are taking a stand against Super PACs as the effects of the organizations is coming to the forefront of public debate.
A House bill set aside an additional $5 million from recently discovered corporate tax revenue that had been misplaced.
If Congress does not act by May 15, the Indiana mail operations will be consolidated.
The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission named two men and one woman as finalists for the seat that Randall Shepard is vacating on the state Supreme Court.
Charlie White has been sentenced to one year of home detention and community service along with a $1,000 fine.
Selling raw milk is illegal in Indiana, but residents find ways around it despite the ban.
Join a live chat at noon about what local organizations are doing to stop corporate campaign finance and how others say that would be limiting free speech.
Morris previously said his daughters would be leaving the Girl Scouts and joining a similar organization.
Indiana University Police Department's new team member, Tery, is a two and a half year old German Sheppard.
Many people expressed their opposition to the plan at the public hearing Friday.
Talk of the statehouse this week included Fort Wayne Republican Representative Bob Morris' statements about the Girl Scouts.
The Spierers have increased the amount of the reward to $250,000 for information that could lead to the finding of their daughter.
GOP candidate Jim Wallace will not appear on the ballot to challenge Congressman Mike Pence.
Rick Santorum will appear on the Indiana primary ballot after Marion County originally said he had not received enough signatures.
The Indiana Election Commission upheld Senator Richard Lugar's residency.
Legislators from the Bloomington area gathered for a breakfast Friday to discuss current issues in the legislature.
The asking price for the theater in Washington, Ind., has dropped from $300,000 to $50,000
A school in Greentown, Ind., is using part of its rainy day fund to buy iPads for kindergarten students.
Indiana canceled a contract with IBM to process its welfare applications. IBM is suing for money it says the state owes the company.
The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 has filed suit saying the newly passed right-to-work legislation is illegal.
The next governor will hear from a group which no longer wants Indiana on Eastern time.
The trial State of Indiana v. IBM began Monday. Governor Mitch Daniels will not testify in the case.
Customers' bills could fluctuate based on whether or not the company reads the meters earlier or later in the month, says Citizens Energy Group.
The Maurer School of Law hosted a panel discussion Monday regarding the implications of an upcoming court case.
The bill is going back to the Senate for approval with the included amendments.
A former U.S. Treasury Secretary is in Bloomington today to visit the Indiana University campus.
Milan Community Schools and Randolph Central Schools in Winchester are beginning a pilot program that pays teachers based on performance evaluations.
The General Assembly is taking up the bills that would change the laws on police entry into homes without a warrant and a possible statewide smoking ban.
The Indiana Department of Education announced Monday a new reading test for third graders.
A Loogootee resident thinks a hypnotist might not have been the best choice to entertain students at a fundraiser.
Ellettsville officials could be putting the discussion on hold until a decision is made on the statewide smoking ban.
A $10,000 donation from Terre Haute’s Union Hospital Foundation will pay for the installation of defibrillators in Vigo County Sheriff’s Department cars.
The school board is expected to finalize a plan for reducing its budget by May 1st.
Kokomo still has a higher than average unemployment rate, but Goodnight says that number is on the decline.
Amendments to a bill in the Indiana House further limit when residents can resist police entry into their homes.
Two Indiana agencies are partnering to help Hoosiers properly dispose of old flags.
One author of the statewide smoking ban says the legislation has been butchered by the Senate.
The Monroe County Community School Corporation is waiting on federal funds to start a second preschool program in the district.
The Indiana Supreme Court is hearing a case that will decide who becomes Secretary of State Charlie White's permanent successor.
The bill makes it a Class C misdemeanor to operate a boat while using a controlled substance.