People who were overcharged can receive their refund in the form of a check or a credit to their account.
While Indiana's population is growing more slowly than the national rate, it is growing faster than most of its neighboring states.
Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, plans to sponsor a bill that would boost mandatory minimum sentences for violent crimes.
After years of trying to reestablish a homeless shelter in Greencastle, two private citizens have purchased a building in which the shelter will be housed.
The rule classifies automatic gratuities as taxable wages.
Paoli is about to begin the second phase of a project aimed at improving the facades of buildings on the town square.
The new system will focus on how well a college's graduates do in the workforce.
Improved blood flow after exercise helped women experiencing decreased sexual function caused by anti-depressants.
Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, wants Indiana to tap into federal money to curb the number of abandoned, foreclosed homes.
County Commission President Carl Lienhoop says the highway garage is in disrepair and needs to be rebuilt.
In a 2012 settlement, Amazon agreed to start collecting sales taxes on items shipped to Indiana beginning this year.
A Monroe County judge ruled a marriage between a man and woman was automatically void when one of them changed genders.
The Indianapolis team's home playoff game on Saturday is in danger of being blacked out due to lower-than-expected ticket sales.
After being tipped off by a buyer from online auction site eBay, Indianapolis police nabbed a suspect in six thefts from an Indiana medical museum.
The push comes ahead of new rules that will reduce hospitals' reimbursement for treating readmitted patients.
The dogs are trained to sniff out cell phone materials, batteries and SIM cards to keep the devices from entering the state's prisons.
We mapped all the top-rated pre-K providers in the Paths to Quality program — and found parts of the state where there just aren’t many high quality options.
The first significant snow storm of 2014 is expected late Saturday night.
Friends of Jacobs say he will be remembered as an ethical and generous man.
Experts are divided on what effect a state Medicaid expansion would have on the number of ER visits.
Representative Milo Smith plans to introduce a bill establishing an independent commission tasked with redrawing district lines for each census.
Indiana Newsdesk's Joe Hren speaks with Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray, in our weekly Ask The Mayor segment.
Deportations are down 10 percent in the U.S. from 2012 to 2013.
Our statehouse reporter breaks down the top issues facing lawmakers this session, immigration reform in Indiana and Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray.
Legislators plan to debate a range of issues from a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage to a tax on office furniture.
The legislature will not convene Monday as originally planned because of the low temperatures and heavy snow.
Bitter cold air will spread into the area tonight causing wind chill values to drop to 25 to 40 below zero through Tuesday.
Almost 40,000 homes in Indiana are without power after temperatures dropped below zero and several inches of snow fell throughout the state.
Airport officials are urging travelers to check the status of their flight before leaving home because of weather related delays and cancellations.
All but seven counties in Indiana are under a travel advisory because of snow and cold temperatures.
Much of Indiana received 10-15 inches of snow Sunday. Bitterly cold temperatures and gusting winds are hitting the state today.
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The Indianapolis Monthly piece doesn't reveal how an AP reporter knew to ask for emails that cost former schools chief Tony Bennett his next job in Florida.
Record snowfalls and record low temperatures prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency in 29 counties.
Temperatures are expected to dip to 12 degrees below zero with a windchill factor making it feel like 30 degrees below zero.
Wind chill readings are expected to drop to 40 below zero due to bitter temperatures and high winds.
The Indianapolis Airport is continuing to recover from Sunday's storm that dumped 10-15 inches of snow across much of the state.
More than 15,000 Hoosiers are without power after heavy snowfall and subzero temperatures hit the state.
Many counties are still under travel advisories, and INDOT encourages drivers to stay off the roads.
The legislative session will begin today at 3:30. It was postponed because of Sunday's winter storm and bitter cold temperatures.
The AP ranked IU women's basketball No. 22 this week after the Hoosiers defeated the ranked Iowa Hawkeyes.
Indiana education officials have proposed adding state-level oversight for the troubled Glenwood Leadership Academy in Evansville.
The Department of Education is granting school districts waivers if they canceled school Monday and Tuesday.
A new flight from Indianapolis to San Francisco completes its first round trip tomorrow.
Indianapolis natives Lily and Madeleine perform an NPR Tiny Desk Concert.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency decided Indiana's damage was not extensive enough to qualify for assistance.
A warming shelter in Spencer has served more than 30 people and is expected to stay open tonight.
All counties in Indiana have downgraded their travel advisories to "watch" or "advisory" statuses.
For the second session in a row, the General Assembly will discuss legislation that would make gathering media at Indiana farms illegal in certain situations.
The hearing focused on whether former Indiana State School Superintendent Tony Bennett used his state office for political work has been postponed.
A House panel will take up a bill Thursday that creates a pre-K pilot program — and bears striking resemblance to a proposal the full House passed last year.
Two IU online graduate degree programs ranked top in their categories in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of best online programs.
The winter storm has left thousands without power around the state, but the number of outages is dropping.
December tax collections were more than $40 million above target.
The Republicans are seeking to reduce a tax on business property and identify how to use $400 million in transportation funding.
The sub zero temperatures could have hurt farmers' winter wheat, but the snow may have helped minimize damage.
About 85 percent of flights were canceled Monday at the Indianapolis International Airport, but only a handful were canceled today.
The ACLU of Indiana is suing the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana over new rules that require patients who are prescribed painkillers to be drug tested.
Ivy Tech President Thomas Snyder says the changes will increase efficiency and create better relationships with local communities.
The snow that fell in Indianapolis this week is rendering the solar panel farm at the airport useless until the panels are cleared.
A proposed Senate bill wants to ban teenagers under 16 from tanning beds in Indiana. Currently teenagers must have written consent from a parent.
Legislators renamed House Joint Resolution 6 to HJR-3 and filed a companion bill that permits existing private sector benefits.
The supermarket closed three Indiana stores in 2011.
Proposed Senate Bill 5 would allow Indiana microbreweries to sell their beer at local farmer's markets.
Water pipes often burst in winter, but the extremely low temperatures this week have caused more water lines to freeze than normal.
The proposal would require students who receive a pre-K voucher to take a kindergarten readiness assessment before entering school.
The Senate Republican plan calls for exemptions to the business personal property tax and a reduction of the state's corporate tax.
An Indiana-based conservative group is joining the public relations fight over the gay marriage amendment.
400 Rolls Royce employees, mostly based in Indianapolis, will lose their jobs.
The state-run health coverage program is accepting everyone on its waiting list after tightening eligibility requirements.
Homeowners should open storm drains blocked by snow to prevent local flooding.
Samual Sallee is being held in Bartholomew County on four charges of murder, after four Columbus residents were killed last May.
Andrea Neal says she believes she was appointed to the State Board of Education because of her anti-Common Core stance.
Defensive Coordinator Doug Mallory and Defensive Line Coach Jon Fabris will not return for the 2014 season.
The Exotic Feline Rescue Center could be facing more than $3 million in safety upgrades.
Some schools in Indiana have been closed or delayed all week because of unusually low temperatures and heavy snowfall.
More on the Exotic Feline Rescue Center investigation, the legislature lays out its priorities and is the creation of a state funded Pre-K program possible?
The bill would create an independent commission in an attempt to make redistricting less partisan.
Legislators are considering measures regarding same-sex marriage, state-funded preschool and trespassing on agricultural facilities.
Sharon's career spanned the birth of the nation and most of the essential turning points in its history.
House Minority Leader Scott Pelath wants to offer tax breaks to Indiana's top STEM graduates to keep them in the state after graduation.
Rep. Jim Lucas’, R-Seymour, proposed legislation would lower the penalty of carrying a gun on school property from a level six felony to a class A misdemeanor.
The school district, deeply in debt, asked the Indiana Department of Education to allow it to end bus service after a transportation referendum failed.
Mayor Greg Ballard is asking FEMA to help offset the millions of dollars the city spent in snow removal, shelters and repairs after last week's snow storm.
Colin Powell will speak at Ivy Tech- Bloomington's annual O'Bannon Institute for Community Service fundraising dinner in April.
School officials at Fairview Elementary in Bloomington are grouping students with new teachers based on their academic ability.
After hearing hours of testimony, the House committee chair delayed a vote on House Joint Resolution 3.
As Indiana's standards debate continues, Politico reports on how national conservative groups see their anti-Common Core push as the start of a bigger debate.
More than 30,000 Hoosiers have enrolled in health care plans through the federal exchange, but most of them are older adults who cost insurance companies more.
The Fairview Elementary principal admits she acted too quickly in her decision to reassign students to different classes based on their academic abilities.
After hours of testimony before a House committee, a vote on the same sex marriage amendment, HJR-3, was postponed.
Assuming a proposed pre-K pilot serves children in Indiana's most populous counties, it could cost the state around $25 million.
Many are wondering if the governor will discuss the proposed gay marriage amendment during his State of the State address tonight.
Secretary of State Charlie White is not being required to serve his one-year home detention sentence while he appeals convictions of voter fraud.
The swine flu is the same strain that caused a pandemic and killed 40 people in Indiana in 2009.
The Republican plan would allow local governments to eliminate a tax on purchases of new business equipment.
Gov. Mike Pence is touting job creation in Indiana and announcing new education initiatives in his second State of the State address.
In his State of the State address, Gov. Mike Pence advocated for Indiana to write Common Core-independent standards.
Gov. Mike Pence re-emphasized his proposed initiatives for a pre-k voucher program and touched on the constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage.
Six Kokomo city buses burned in a fire Tuesday night, causing possible delays for Wednesday morning.
The IU Hoosiers, who are unranked, upset the University of Wisconsin Badgers 75-72.
At the urging of Governor Mike Pence, the Indiana legislature is weighing whether to eliminate or reduce a tax on business equipment.
The controversial Right To Work law that passed two years ago brought thousands of jobs to the state, according to the Pence Administration.
The grades rate a district's overall performance but do not carry penalties under the state's accountability system the way individual school letter grades do.
The library is issuing a $700,000 bond to install the solar panels in hopes of eliminating the facility's electricity costs.
Hoosiers' identities will be verified through a new system with the aim of preventing identity theft.
As the bill was originally written, it would have lowered the penalty for carrying a gun on school property from a felony to a misdemeanor.
The Vera Institute for Justice is studying the effects Indiana's expanded visiting hours are having on incarcerated youth.
Superintendent Glenda Ritz says the State Board needs to adopt new education standards this spring so tests can be ready for the 2015-16 school year.
A judicial report found that of all civil lawsuits in Indiana last year, 60 percent of people went unrepresented.
The mayor of Columbus demoted the parks director, saying he was misusing credit cards and overspending his budget.
A man in Elkhart shot two people at a Martin's grocery store last night around 10 p.m.
One IU researcher looked at the effect shows like MTV's 16 and Pregnant have on teen pregnancy, but her research conflicts with another like it.
Many Democrats saw the U.S. attorney as a promising candidate for several possible positions, including Indianapolis mayor, governor and U.S. Senator.
The bill is likely to face scrutiny in the Senate where last session lawmakers scaled back a similar proposal, citing cost concerns.
Indiana’s is only one of the two state fairs in the nation that prohibit beer and wine sales.
Last week's GOP-commissioned phone survey says 53 percent of Hoosiers surveyed support the same-sex marriage ban known as HJR-3.
Light snowfall last night and single digit temperatures have a few counties in travel advisories.
Real estate sector representatives say the vacancy rate for commercial real estate is declining, which could spur new developments.
Event opportunities this MLK day encourage education on topics such as science and adult literacy.
IU Health hospitals are urging patients to limit visitors in order to help curb this year’s flu outbreak.
House Speaker Brian Bosma has joked about the troubled technology. He asked someone to bring him an abacus earlier this week to help tally votes.
Expect Republican state lawmakers to tell Indiana education officials they too support a move away from Common Core.
Director of the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research Fred Cate responded to Obama's speech that outlined the need to change intelligence collection.
The report ranks Indiana 42nd in disaster preparedness and 40th in overall emergency care.
Indiana Newsdesk's Joe Hren speaks with Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan, in our weekly Ask The Mayor segment.
Lawmakers delay a vote on the same sex marriage ban and some say a bill designed to protect farmers would infringe on people's first amendment rights.
The land donated to the Central Indiana Land Trust by Holladay Properties is valued at $4.3 million.
Many gay rights supporters worry HJR-3 would do more than solidify a ban on gay marriage. They say it could disrupt existing same-sex benefits.
Rep. Ron Alting, R-Lafayette, is proposing a tax cut to military salaries, but the bill faces a tough battles in the legislature.
More 25- to 64-year-olds are dying of the flu than in previous years.
The trial of the suspected arsonist in the Little Nashville Opry fire begins tomorrow.
With the a tax expert's help, StateImpact explains how Indiana's levy on business equipment works — and how its phase-out would impact local governments.
Indiana has received 23.3 inches of snow this month, making it the third snowiest January on record.
The Kinsey Institute at IU is now home to the archives of Dr. Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist and chief scientific adviser to Match.com.
Nearly 50 years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, some say sexual orientation, gender and economic status need to be included in discussions about diversity.
Indianapolis is expecting at least 65,000 NRA members to attend the convention.
According to a report by the Center For Responsive Politics, Sen. Dan Coats is the wealthiest Indiana representative in Congress.
The bill seeks to toughen the penalties for trespassing on agricultural property.
Sen. Dan Coats, R-Indiana, revealed his top legislative priorities today, including a delay of the individual mandate and a repeal of the medical device tax.
A shooter entered the Electrical Engineering building at Purdue University this afternoon and killed one person. Identities of both are still unknown.
House Joint Resolution 3 has been moved to a new committee after several members of the original committee said they were undecided on the issue.
Indianapolis has spent more than $5 million this year on winter weather maintenance.
A Senate committee passed a bill that makes it easier for farmers to charge trespassers.
Andrew Boldt, 21, was killed yesterday after a shooting at Purdue University.
Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight takes your questions and reacts to his name being mentioned as a candidate for Indiana governor.
Indiana has a pre-K assessment now, but it isn't mandatory or widespread. That makes it hard for the state to track what preschool students are learning.
The average smoking rate for the country is 19.6 percent, while Indiana is 24 percent.
Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, is proposing an expanded version of a law that gives minors immunity from underage drinking charges when seeking medical help.
Repairing six dams in a lakefront neighborhood could cost up to $1.5 million.
The Elections Committee approved the constitutional amendment in a 9-3 vote.
The Little Nashville Opry's former manager, James Bowyer, was arrested two years ago on felony arson charges.
Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers gave her annual State of Higher Education address Wednesday night.
Even if lawmakers don't approve a pre-K voucher program this session, state education officials say there's low-cost work that can be done.
Republican Senator Pat Miller authored the bill, citing research that classifies tanning beds in the same category as asbestos, arsenic and cigarette smoke.
Cody Cousins, 23, has been formally charged with murder in the shooting death of a fellow Purdue University student.
A former Opry employee and witness for the prosecution said the defendant James Bowyer acted erratically the night of the fire.
The Columbus City Council voted unanimously to restore Ben Wagner's salary while they determine if the mayor had the authority to demote him.
Lawmakers and legal experts disagree on the consequences of the second sentence of the bill, which bans any legal status “substantially similar” to marriage.
INDOT has already used most of its budget for winter road maintenance with two months of the season still left.
White out snow conditions last night caused a massive pileup on I-94 near Michigan City.
IPS is supporting a plan that could bring some charters under the district's umbrella. But the ISTA says it's too similar to the state's takeover plan.
Roads will become slick and snow covered later tonight.
An IU student was arrested Wednesday under suspicion of manufacturing a bomb in his Bloomington apartment.
The House Minority Leader is filing to change the bill's second sentence, but isn't sure he will offer the change when the bill goes to the floor next week.
Amid some questions about Purdue’s emergency response systems, we take a look at the procedures that kicked in from the moment the first shot was reported.
An unprecedented demand coupled with the frigid temperatures is leading to a propane shortage.
We talk about emergency response and the latest on the Purdue shooting investigation and an unprecedented propane shortage is leaving some Hoosiers in the cold.
Three IU researchers are working to develop a computer system they say could improve the quality and decrease the cost of medical treatment.
IUPUI dean emeritus Gary Roberts is heading to Sochi to help settle legal issues that might arise during the Olympic games.
Indiana native Nick Goepper won the gold medal in the X games' ski slopestyle event this weekend.
The severe winter weather has depleted the Indiana Blood Center's supply of blood for hospitals.
Two bills regarding moped rules and regulations will potentially be combined this session.
Indiana awarded 19,809 private school tuition vouchers for the 2013-14 school year, up from 9,139 last year and 3,911 two years ago.
Rep. Eric Koch, R-Bedford, wants to limit the use of police drones and electronic surveillance.
Bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills are expected tonight.
The House of Representatives voted to amend the proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage--a move that could restart the ratification process.
Those in favor of more regulation for pseudoephedrine say similar actions in other states have significantly reduced meth labs and crime rates.
The difference in reading skills between lower-income and higher-income students has widened over the past decade.
A proposed bill in the Senate would eliminate gun buyback programs in the state.
AB BioTechnologies, Inc. and TASUS Corporation are expanded their Bloomington locations and creating new jobs.
Indiana's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent last month, but the state's private sector lost 4,800 jobs.
D or F rated private schools had, on average, twice as many voucher-recipient students as the A schools.
The new professional soccer team wants to build an $87 million multi-purpose stadium in downtown Indianapolis.
The expansion would be funded through rider fees and corporate and employment taxes.
President Obama plans to sign an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors.
A funeral service is being held today for Andrew Boldt, the Purdue University student and teaching assistant who was killed in an on-campus shooting last week.
The resolution that would amend the constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman passed the House today 57-40.
A proposal would exempt the sales tax from any charge above $2.50 per gallon on propane.
Drivers should anticipate short-term lane closures and reduced work zone speed limits along S.R. 37.
The Downtown Bloomington Recycling Center will close in July because of financial problems.
A panel of state lawmakers will hear a bill Wednesday that would require Indiana to exit the Common Core initiative and write its own expectations for students.
Voucher proponents say Indiana's maximum award amount is too low to continue attracting new students at the current pace.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new Farm Bill , which cuts SNAP benefits and farm subsidies. But these reductions aren't bad things for Hoosiers.
The plan includes easing restrictions on hours of service for propane transporters and providing more money to help low-income Hoosiers pay their energy bills.
The bill would now only require abortion doctors and backup physicians to have their admitting privileges in writing with the health providers and the state.
A panel of lawmakers is considering a proposal that would bar Indiana from returning to the nationally-crafted academic standards known as the Common Core.
Increased demand for e-books is forcing libraries to digitize book collections.
A proposal to let voucher-accepting private schools opt out of the state's ISTEP+ test fizzled in committee Wednesday.
Senate President Pro Tem David Long says is assigning an amendment banning same-sex marriage to the Rules Committee, not Judiciary as originally planned.
The governor is asking for assistance for Daviess, Fountain and Howard counties after tornadoes swept through the state in November.
Indiana school districts would lose an additional $150 million in local revenues if the state completely eliminated the business personal property tax.
The tax on business equipment brings in about $1 billion a year that goes toward local governments.
Health groups say carrying a child to the full-term of 39 weeks significantly reduces the risk of infant mortality.
The Public Retirement System Board voted last summer to privatize annuity savings accounts offered to public employees and teachers.
It’s the coldest it’s been in recent years and it seems the frigid temperatures are hard on things other than just people.
Department of Natural Resources officials say carefully managed logging can improve the natural habitat, but critics say the department has economic motives.
James Bowyer, 77, has been found not guilty after being charged with burning down the Little Nashville Opry in 2009.
Many of the younger people dying from the flu were not vaccinated against the H1N1 virus.
Businesses and schools have cut part-time hours under 30 hours per week to avoid being required to pay for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Governor Mike Pence wants to reinsert the second sentence of the marriage amendment so that it could go to voters for approval this fall.
Employers are reducing the hours of part time employees to avoid paying insurance and is logging good forest management or the destruction of a public asset?
Research shows Indiana's rural communities are getting older, and young people are leaving for urban areas.
Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann will announce whether the state will use funds from the U.S. Department of Treasury funds to tear down foreclosed properties.