Over the last week, Columbus police have received nine different reports of counterfeit bills being passed at local businesses.
Thursday was inauguration day for newly-elected Monroe County officials, including a new county auditor and treasurer. But both Amy Gerstman and Cathy Smith face challenges they couldn't have predicted when they ran for their offices.
Following a last minute outpouring of support, including a $25,000 pledge from Elaine Mellencamp, Middle Way House of Bloomington has met its fundraising goal.
Bloomington is the first stop for a traveling exhibit focusing on how African-Americans have influenced popular music.
An Indiana University Law Professor has been chosen by President-elect Barack Obama for a top position in the Justice Department.
Newsbreak story that covers an IU Jacobs school of music effort to teach youngsters to play the violin.
Experts say healthy living is always in style, and shouldn’t just be a New Years’ Resolution. Nutritionists and personal trainers say the common excuse for not exercising is that people don’t have enough time. The health risks for being obese are high. “Being obese increases health risk factors. Research shows it increases the risk for […]
The No Child Left Behind Act gets varying treatment from Hoosiers in the sixth annual study of the public's perception of statewide education compiled by Indiana University's Center for Evaluation and Education Policy.
Bloomington Police reportedly shot a man Wednesday at the intersection of Fourth and Washington streets in downtown Bloomington.
WFIU continues its preview of the upcoming legislative session with a look at the state's shrinking unemployment fund and what legislators will do to fix it.
Columbus Mayor Fred Armstrong says the city will likely finish its downtown revitalization plan in 2009 despite shortfalls in the city's tax revenue.
Bloomington Police say it could be several more days before their investigation into the shooting of 16-year old Bloomington North High School student by a 33-year law enforcement veteran is complete. WFIU's Daniel Robison reports.
Newsbreak Package with Shameeka Neely exploring fitness and diet.
WTIU Newsbreak Story: A new display telling history of african american music and culture in Bloomington Indiana's City Hall Lobby.
Middle way House - WTIU Newsbreak package covers fundraising effort to complete work at old Coca Cola plant in Bloomington.
WTIU Newsbreak story about a Study taking a look at Bloomington's Bike friendliness and accessibilty.
WTIU covers the Bloomington Salvation Army's bellringers.
Weekly Special Package explores the local wineries' special treat.
Bloomington announces property ready for future groundbreaking.
Two IU professors will take new jobs that were created as part of a campus administration restructuring.
It was Tom Crean's debut as head coach in the Big Ten, and he had his team ready for conference play.
A new study from Indiana University researchers shows students using laptops during class often do better than peers who don't tote computers to lecture.
Bloomington Police have named John Coleman as the officer that shot a 16-year old in downtown Bloomington earlier this week. But as WFIU's Daniel Robison reports, that's not all police are revealing.
Two brothers are in police custody in connection with the home invasion attack on an elderly Brown County couple on November 15, 2009.
Just about every lawmaker will tell you higher education is a priority for the state and Governor Mitch Daniels would agree. But in a tough economy, how high a priority is funding for public colleges and universities, as well as state-supported scholarships? From IPBS member station WBAA in West Lafayette, Mike Loizzo reports.
Two Teens are under arrest in connection with the November 2008 Morgantown murder.
IU is one of just three Big Ten universities included among the 50 "Best Value" public colleges and universities according to the Princeton Review.
Bloomington Police have named John Coleman as the BPD officer that shot a 16-year old in downtown Bloomington earlier this week. The investigation has also revealed the initial 911 call describing the knife-wielding male teen was made by the teenager himself.
The Bartholomew County School Corporation is cutting back summer school programs in the face of budget concerns. WFIU’s Colin Bishop has more...
Blowing snow and cold temperatures have the National Weather Services calling for a Winter Weather Advisory from 4 AM TO 1 PM Tuesday.
An estimated 6,000 persons receive hospital emergency room care for burn injuries associated with contacting hot surfaces of room heaters each year.
Diesel engine manufacturer Cummins will lay off more than 800 salaried employees. But as WFIU's Daniel Robison reports, the company's cutbacks will not affect its plans to expand in Columbus.
No matter what the Indiana Supreme Court decides in his case against former mayor Kevin Burke, Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett remains confident the city will be ready to transition away from talking about who the rightful occupant of the mayor's office is.
Delays and Closings being reported to WTIU and WFIU.
The Bloomington Board of Public Safety has approved the Bloomington Police Department's internal investigation into an officer's shooting of a 16-year old male on January 7.
The Bloomington Economic Development Corporation invited local business leaders and guests to discuss the economy and its effect on the local community. Indiana University’s athletic department was one of the many topics of debate featured at yesterday’s meeting. Every year the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation holds an annual meeting to examine activities over the last […]
An Indiana Higher Education Commissioner is stepping down from his post. Stan Jones announced his resignation today after serving for more than 35 years in local government. He aided the Indiana community college system and helped implement more college scholarships for low-income students. The commission will elect his successor.
The BEDC annual meeting looks back and ahead at the local economic outlook.
Football and men's basketball are the primary revenue generators in college sports, and those programs have struggled over the past year at Indiana University. But it may be the nation's economy - not wins and losses -- that has the greatest impact on IU sports. WFIU's Colin Bishop spoke with IU's new Athletic Director Fred Glass about some of the challenges facing the school's sports programs during a recession....
Leaders of Bloomington’s African-American community said they believe the impact of Barack Obama’s inauguration will be felt not only in south-central Indiana, but across the country as well. Indiana University Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs Edwin Marshall said he believes President-elect Obama’s high visibility will change many attitudes towards African Americans. “His […]
A new bill introduced in the Indiana General Assembly would impose a one percent food and beverage tax at Monroe County bars and restaurants. But as WFIU's Colin Bishop reports, the bill will likely get some fine-tuning before it moves forward...
Night in and night out, the IU women's basketball team is proving it's legitimacy as one of the top teams in the conference.
WTIU News' Dave Leno discusses the improvement of the Hoosier women's basketball team.
WTIU's Dave Leno discusses IU women's basketball with Indiana Daily Student beat writer Jeremy Rosenthal.
Night in and night out, the IU women's basketball team is proving its legitimacy as one of the top teams in the conference.
WTIU's Dave Leno recaps Indiana's loss to Penn State.
The freedoms to speak, sit in a public setting, drink from a water fountain, and even vote haven’t always been afforded to all Americans, specifically African-Americans. Basic human rights were once privileges to people of color. As WFIU’s Shameka Neely reports in the first of two inauguration-related features this week, past hardships and the struggles of African-Americans on a quest for equal rights which lasted more than a two centuries are being struck down today by the nation’s next President…
IU students cheer and celebrate the inauguration of Barack Obama at the IMU.
We find out what the inauguration of Barack Obama means to people in our community.
Since much of the recent election focused on the youth vote, WFIU wanted to talk to the next generation of voters.
Hundreds watched the inauguration of Barack Obama Tuesday at the Indiana Memorial Union building in Bloomington. WFIU's Daniel Robison was there.
WTIU Reporter Shameka Neely is in Washington, D.C. following a local group organized the African-American sorority Zeta Phi Beta. WFIU's Daniel Robison caught up with her briefly as she waited to see the inaugural parade.
The IU women's basketball team defeat Purdue to take over first place in the Big Ten.
As part of WFIU's inauguration week coverage, we're listening to the voices of the community.
Monroe County has been added to the state's wood quarantine list, after a state survey found emerald ash borers in southern Indiana's Hoosier National Forest. WFIU's Colin Bishop has more...
Almost a year after a bill passed the Indiana Legislature establishing a state-run cord blood bank, little progress has been made. WFIU’s Daniel Robison has more on where the process stands.
The group, 36 people strong, packed a chartered motor coach with luggage, cold weather gear and a communal sense of history.
Ivy Tech Community College in Bloomington dedicated a five million dollar life sciences facility on the edge of town Friday. WFIU’s Daniel Robison reports on what the building means for local students and businesses.
The city of Columbus is putting the finishing touches on a plan to buy as many as 85 flood-damaged homes at a cost of around six million dollars. WFIU's Colin Bishop has more...
WTIU's Shameka Neely goes to Washington with a local group by bus.
WTIU's Kyle Mitchell covers the new life sciences building ribbon cutting. The building is a hi tech classroom and lab facility.
WTIU visits an inauguration event at the Bloomington IMU.
Ivy Tech of Bloomington opens its new life sciences building.
With the recent announcement of the construction of a new $13 million downtown Columbus arena, city leaders are positioning Columbus to attract dozens of sporting and other events as soon as the facility opens in December. WFIU’s Daniel Robison has more.
IU hustles, hits threes, competes, but still remains winless in the Big Ten.
Several inches of snow fell in Monroe County January 26th. Most schools were closed and many events cancelled. More snow in the forecast.
Twenty-two months before 9th District voters head to polls, Paoli attorney Todd Young has begun campaigning for Baron Hill's seat. WFIU's Daniel Robison caught the first speech of his "Young" campaign.
Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation officials have decided to make theirs the first district in the state to have seatbelts in some school buses.
It's been more than 25 years since the discovery of AIDS, but new cases of the disease continue to hit communities around the country. In social hubs like Bloomington, young gay men are particularly at risk. WFIU's Colin Bishop reports.
Central and southern Indiana was hit by one of the biggest winter storms in years. More than a foot of snow fell on parts of central and southern Indiana. Schools, businesses and government offices shut down. In many counties, a snow emergency kept cars off the roads, and Indiana University cancelled class for the first […]
WTIU's Dave Leno gets out and sees how Bloomington is digging out from 12 inches of snow.
High unemployment figures in Miami and Tipton counties may be a direct result of jobs being lost in Howard County.
General Electric has announced it will delay shutting-down the company's Bloomington refrigerator plant, which was set to close early next year. WFIU's Colin Bishop has more...
Indiana Republican Chairman Murray Clark is headed to Washington to vote on a new GOP chairman. Before he left, though, Clark delivered a “mea culpa” of sorts to the Indiana University College Republicans. The GOP, he said, has lost the confidence of voters. “The American public is no longer certain what this party stands for,” […]