The IU School of Public Health is offering five free classes to public health workers in the state to promote the roles and importance of public health workers.
Indiana GOP Chair Tim Berry says he expects fierce competition for the state treasurer nomination.
Gov. Mike Pence says the EPA's plan to reduce CO2 emissions 30 percent by 2030 could cost Indiana thousands of jobs.
A memorial was dedicated today in honor of the 600 patients who died at Central State Hospital between 1848 and 1947.
Rep. Luke Messer introduced legislation that would exempt schools, colleges and universities from the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act.
About 13 percent of Indiana's registered voters turned out for last month's primary election, according to numbers the secretary of state released today.
We're on our way to visit with Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray for Wednesday's show.
IU student Lauren Spierer has been missing for three years, but Bloomington police continue to investigate tips they are receiving about the case.
Residents of the West Pointe neighborhood in southwest Bloomington were upset they weren't notified before Habitat for Humanity began excavating properties.
A lawsuit alleges the Indiana Department of Child Services has not been paying adoptive parents subsidies even though money is available.
Union High School in Dugger closed a few weeks ago because of budget issues, but a potential charter could bring a school back to the town.
Governor Mike Pence's proposed Healthy Indiana Plan has been met with both support and criticism in Indiana.
A report from from the Indiana Institute for Working Families says Indiana has the highest percent growth of “low-wage” jobs of any of its neighboring states.
The Columbus City Council shifted the parks director's salary after the mayor demoted the then-parks director to marketing coordinator.
IU researchers, whose work is being sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are designing a female condom that aims to increase sexual pleasure.
Indiana Newsdesk's Joe Hren speaks with Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray, in our weekly 'Ask The Mayor' segment.
Severe thunderstorms are expected throughout the day today.
The Indianapolis Charter School Board approved the Francis Marion Academy, a school aimed to help students who are going through the juvenile justice system.
Previously unseen photos from the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989 are being made available on the IUPUI library website.
Comcast has launched 80,000 WiFi hook-ups for their users in Indiana using separate lines on people's existing modems.
The Family and Social Services Administration is choosing five counties to participate in the state’s new pre-k pilot program.
A new city ordinance would place tighter regulations on chain restaurants in Bloomington's downtown.
Environmentalists say the energy efficiency programs could help the state meet new EPA requirements aimed at cutting carbon emissions.
The severe weather threat will be highest from Interstate 70 southward.
The Bloomington City Council has amended a previous ordinance aimed at limiting the number of chain restaurants in the city's downtown.
The new assessment will eliminate multiple choice testing and require students to come up with an original answer.
A new study shows premiums in Indiana are some of the worst in the nation and can fluctuate by 110 percent.
A court order asks the BMV to suspend Colts owner Jim Irsay's driver's license for refusing a blood test after being arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Senators Dan Coats and Joe Donnelly are asking the acting head of the Veterans Affairs Department for information about Indianapolis' VA hospital.
Indiana University is now offering full time faculty and staff designated parking spots.
Kyle Schwarber was drafted by the Chicago Cubs. Sam Travis was chosen by the Boston Red Sox, and the Milwaukee Brewers selected Dustin DeMuth.
A Southern Indiana company has developed the first X-ray system for the International Space Station to study bone loss.
Companies are reaching out to individual investors to fund real estate projects, but with increased opportunity also comes increased risk.
After a rejected, Super Bowl bid, The Big Ten is tapping Indianapolis to host 14 championship events over the next eight years.
This week the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a new set of proposed regulations for existing coal-fired power plants.
GOP leaders are considering adding a stance against same-sex marriage to the party's platform at its convention this weekend.
A recent report indicates school counselors only spend 10 percent to 25 percent of their time doing college and career prep.
Indiana's tax revenue is still $50 million lower than projections with only one month left in the fiscal year.
How new EPA rules affect Indiana, and the risks and opportunities of crowdfunding. Plus, newly digitized pictures of the Tiananmen Square protest are released.
A Hoosier native who served in WWII and the plane he flew, came to Columbus Friday to teach people about the war efforts.
Two peregrine falcon chicks living atop a dormitory at Indiana State University were swept from their nest in a recent storm.
The GOP voted at its state convention to declare marriages between a man and a woman the basis of strong families and the foundation of society.
At its state convention, the GOP selected Connie Lawson to run for secretary of state, Suzanne Crouch for auditor and Kelly Mitchell for treasurer.
The power line is expected to run through Carroll, Cass, Miami and White counties, but some worry the route is too close to Grissom Air Reserve Base.
The event at the Insurance Accounting and Systems Association's business show in Indianapolis is not open to the public.
A judge ordered the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in May to reinstate its personalized license plate program and develop less arbitrary means of approving plates.
An internal Veterans Affairs audit released today found wait times for new patient primary care appointments at the Roudebush VA Medical Center to be 54 days.
Researchers studying the INSPECT system say it is effective at helping to prevent drug abuse.
Some state legislators wanted the state-funded pre-k pilot program to be up and running by August, but the state plans to implement it in 2015.
Two former Indiana State University basketball players and a Gary native are among those suing the NCAA for not allowing them to profit from their fame.
Several Indianapolis Public School teachers have ideas for their next contract, which could change the way they get paid.
State health officials are warning of a potentially-fatal virus contracted by an Allen County resident.
A husband-and-wife duo from Lafayette, Indiana are suspected of killing two Las Vegas police officers, claiming themselves as "freedom fighters."
Residents living within the current 812 area code region will have to dial using 10 digits starting Sept. 6.
About 66 percent of high school graduates in Indiana went to college in 2012, compared to 64 percent in 2011.
The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled against a southeast side Indianapolis district's transportation policy, the latest in an ongoing saga over busing fees.
During a Bloomington Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday, the governor asked residents to attract business to the city, which he says is thriving economically.
Leaders of the Indiana Democratic Party say they are hoping to break the GOP's supermajority in both houses.
Indiana Dunes State Park and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore are restoring wild blue lupine, the main food source of the endangered Karner blue butterfly.
Farmers say they are implementing new safety measures after a salmonella outbreak in 2012.
Reporter Jimmy Jenkins speaks with Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett, in our weekly 'Ask The Mayor' segment.
Audit reports from the State Board of Accounts and the Council of Great City Schools (CGCS) said the district actually has $60 million in cash reserves.
Many teachers think No Child Left Behind legislation actually makes their work easier, according to a new study.
Chief Justice Brent Dickson is stepping down after only two years in his current leadership position.
Indiana's GDP grew 2.1 percent last year, beating Ohio, MIchigan, Wisconsin and Illinois' growth rates.
The new coalition, called Hoosiers Unite for Marriage, is made up of several groups in the state that are fighting for gay marriage.
The Bloomington City Council passed an amended ordinance that would allow standardized businesses or "chains" in downtown areas on a conditional basis.
Mental health admissions of young people rose 9 percent after implementation of a key portion of the Affordable Care Act, researchers say.
Bartholomew County commissioner Richard Flohr says a new committee will evaluate an ordinance that regulates confined animal feeding operations.
Legislators are gathering in Indianapolis today to lay the groundwork for a constitutional convention aimed at addressing government overreach.
A top insurance trade group is pushing the Obama administration to approve a new catastrophic plan, which they believe would help stabilize premiums.
Indiana's General Assembly will meet June 17 to change the state's criminal code.
The number two Republican in the House was defeated this week, and now Eric Cantor's party members are looking for a replacement.
Officials are drafting a new energy plan that will replace the Energizing Indiana program.
More people are visiting Indiana's state parks and buying annual passes than last year.
The Indianapolis Veterans Affairs hospital has been tagged for further review after a national audit, but some veterans say it provides quality care.
The state must create a new assessment that aligns with the academic standards it recently adopted.
Indiana county homes are facing extinction from either abandonment or neglect, according to Indiana Landmarks.
The latest on the Indy VA investigation. Plus, eight county homes, or poor farms, top the list of endangered landmarks in Indiana. Is it possible to save them?
Concussion may lead into certain psychiatric disorders especially for student athletes, a new study finds.
Indiana Newsdesk host Joe Hren speaks with IU education professor Don Hossler about what impact President Obama's plan to reduce student debt has on Hoosiers.
The Indiana Supreme Court delegated a task force to try and increase the amount of free legal services for the state's poor.
Governor Mike Pence said Indiana will not freeze school accountability after implementing a new ISTEP+ this spring, as proposed by Glenda Ritz.
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration is beginning to plan the implementation of HIP 2.0, even though it isn't yet federally approved.
Legislators from more than 30 states gathered in Indianapolis Thursday to create a foundation for amending the Constitution through a state-led convention.
We're on our way to visit with Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan for Wednesday's show.
Central Indiana home prices are up seven percent since last May.
State officials say they're out of money after spending nearly $50 million this fiscal year on heating assistance.
A federal judge in Indianapolis has thrown out a lawsuit challenging the state's laws that limit cold beer sales to liquor stores.
Panelists at a Rotary Club meeting in Greensburg indicated the effects they are seeing from the Affordable Care Act are both positive and negative.
Debra Minott, the head of the Family and Social Services Administration, is resigning as the governor's administration seeks a "change in direction."
The legislature met today to make technical corrections to bills that it passed earlier this year.
A charter board has approved an expansion plan for the Indianapolis charter school Carpe Diem, which uses traditional instruction alongside digital lessons.
General Motors has recalled another set of automobiles because of faulty ignition switches.
This time we talk with Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan, in our weekly 'Ask The Mayor' segment.
Two Purdue aviation students are participating in an air race across the country that ends in Pennsylvania on Thursday.
Since mid-May, police have arrested around 300 illegal immigrants in six states, including Indiana as a part of 'Operation Cross Creek.'
The Department of Education released the draft of its proposal to keep the state’s No Child Left Behind waiver Monday and is accepting public comment.
Bionca Gambill takes over for Kreg Battles, who resigned 10 days after winning an uncontested primary election.
After a federal judge ruled against allowing convenience stores to sell cold beer, groups pushing for change might have to head back to the legislature.
The Indiana Mothers' Milk Bank has opened seven new donation centers within existing Indiana Blood Center locations.
A severe thunderstorm watch continues until 7:00 a.m.
Former BMV employee Matthew Foley testified against the BMV, saying the bureau knew of overcharges but would not immediately work to correct them.
According to experts, the bacteria are commonly transmitted through swimming pools during the summer months.
A new facility in Indianapolis opened today combining mental health and primary care services for some three-thousand homeless in Indiana.
The private school voucher system saved the state money the first two years it was in place but cost nearly $16 million last year.
Some Indiana voters are receiving a postcard from the state to confirm their active voting status.
Conservative radio ads attacking Gov. Pence say his new health care plan is aligned with Obamacare.
Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., not Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Indiana, was chosen today as the House majority whip.
Colts owner Jim Irsay will appear in court on August 28 for two counts of impaired driving on August.
A report shows that in 2012, Indiana was worst in the nation for amount of pollution dumped into waterways.
The first phase of a $7.3 million project on S.R. 37 in Martinsville begins at 7 p.m. Friday.
The Transition to Teaching program helps people without an education degree learn how to teach in a classroom setting.
Indiana's unemployment rate had dropped for nine consecutive months until May.
IU Trustees unanimously approved a plan to relocate and demolish houses in the University Court Historic District to make room for a fraternity house.
A recent survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates 41 percent of teens text while driving.
Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Indiana, lost a bid for the majority whip yesterday when Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., was elected to the position.
A judge throws out a cold beer lawsuit and Indiana police are issuing more tickets to teens who are texting behind the wheel, but is it making an impact?
With Americans buying over 200,000 tickets to the World Cup this year, soccer in Indiana is gaining more and more fans.
The new ticket system bases prices on the projected demand for the day, pushing weekday prices up and weekend prices down.
IU Trustees approved a plan to move a fraternity house into a nearby neighborhood and approved renovations to Assembly Hall and Sembower Field.
Check out a book for free, read and return right in your neighborhood to a "Little Free Library"
Gov. Mike Pence says he is holding a conference in order to make the tax climate in Indiana more competitive.
Gov. Mike Pence says he's received support from parents when it comes to finding money in next year's budget for vocational training.
We're on our way to visit with Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight for Wednesday's show.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the EPA could change emission thresholds for certain industries.
The State Board of Education is meeting this afternoon to discuss how the state plans to keep its No Child Left Behind waiver.
Indiana University Health is considering merging two Indianapolis facilities, University and Methodist Hospitals.
The Education Roundtable on Monday recommended major changes to next year’s ISTEP+ exam as part of a plan to maintain the state’s No Child Left Behind waiver.
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard attended the National Conference of Mayors annual meeting in Dallas this year.
Hoosiers on average save only about $3,000 for financial emergencies.
Gov. Mike Pence and other tax authorities met Tuesday to discuss ways of simplifying the tax code.
Columbus Regional Health is providing additional medical services for Bartholomew County schools employees starting July 15.
Several counties are experiencing flash flood warnings, and a tornado reportedly caused damage to several homes near Plainfield.
Indiana University's head baseball coach Tracy Smith is leaving for Arizona State University after nine seasons with the Hoosiers.
This time we talk with Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight, in our weekly 'Ask The Mayor' segment.
The Fort Wayne City Council is overriding Mayor Tom Henry‘s veto on a collective bargaining ordinance.
A new report shows Indiana has few laws beyond the federal FMLA requirements that guarantee job protection or leave for new or expecting parents.
According to one expert, General Motors facilities in Indiana should re-think how they prepare for product launches, following a massive recall of their cars.
Indiana's same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge Wednesday.
Gov. Pence named Indiana State Medical Association President John Wernert the new head of the Family and Social Services Administration.
Same-sex couples received marriage licenses for the first time in Monroe County after a federal judge ruled Indiana's ban unconstitutional.
Judge Richard Young struck down Indiana's law on same-sex marriage, prompting couples across the state to rush to courthouses to get married.
A court dismissed a church's appeal of a ruling that kept it from putting crosses along Evansville's Riverfront area.
The fungus that causes Thousand Cankers Disease, an insidious infection that targets Black Walnut trees, has been found in Yellowwood State Forest.
The Department of Natural Resources say they believe the whooping crane was shot in Greene County.
Indiana reached a settlement with tobacco companies Thursday that will pay the state $93 million this year and $124 million next year.
A recent survey shows Indiana’s homeless population has dropped 2 percent since last year.
After a federal judge ruled Indiana's ban on same sex marriage was unconstitutional, some county clerks would not issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Purdue President Mitch Daniels co-chaired a research group that concluded that the United States should invest in a manned Mars mission.
Noah Vonleh was picked in the first round of the NBA Draft by the Hornets Thursday night.
The state's website for filing marriage license applications only allows for one man and one woman to apply.
Indiana's new academic standards include detailed benchmarks for handwriting, and many say that helps children develop academically and cognitively.
Coaches should create plans to acclimate athletes to heat over a period of one to two weeks, according to the National Athletic Trainers' Association.
After a federal judge ruled Indiana's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, same-sex couples rushed to marry. But some counties are still refusing licenses.
Same-sex marriage advocates delivered a petition to the Attorney General's office today asking him not to appeal the recent ruling on same-sex marriage.
Capt. Jeffrey "JT" Elder relieved Col. Alan Pratt today in a ceremony on the base.
An appeals court is granting the Attorney General's request for a stay on his ruling that allowed same-sex couples to get married in Indiana.
On Indiana Newsdesk, we discuss the implications of the recent court ruling that declares Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
The ban will make businesses currently exempt from the statewide smoking ban, non-smoking.
The Indianapolis Airport has 18 parcels of land that add up to about 1,200 acres available for lease or sale on the airport property.
The National Weather Service indicates two torandoes touched down in Owen and Morgan counties on Tuesday, causing some damage.
Senate President Pro Tem David Long says his bill limiting the focus of summer study committees has helped streamline the study process.
An Indiana attorney says a Daviess County Clerk should be held in contempt of court for refusing to grant same-sex marriage licenses.
Cities and counties across South-Central Indiana are hosting fireworks displays this Fourth of July weekend.
Today is the deadline federal officials gave Indiana to submit proof it is meeting expectations for its No Child Left Behind waiver.
The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing Hobby Lobby and for-profit companies to object for religious reasons to the Obama administration's contraceptives mandate.
An identity-theft suspect found with Butler University students' and staff's personal information has prompted a data breach investigation.
Same-sex marriages that were formed last week in Indiana will be recognized by the federal government, but state recognition is uncertain.