The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County helped local schools create pre-kindergarten classes.
Lindh is suing the US government, saying the prison is stifling his religious freedom.
The wind farm is expected to span over four counties once it is complete.
Skillman highlights Mourdock’s ability to work with both sides of the aisle...something Mourdock’s opponents say goes against his record.
If a number of schools in a single district fail, Bennett says the state’s takeover model may be expandable.
Their federal lawsuit claims administrators blamed Young for the bullying for being too flamboyant.
The finding could affect sentencing reform efforts in the Statehouse.
Motorists' GPS units might need time to catch up with the changes underway.
Western Indiana gets soaked, but the whole state remains below-average in rainfall.
IU is trying to stay ahead of the curve by offering online textbooks, but some students are having a hard time making the switch from hard copies.
A legislative study committee begins work this week to establish more permanent regulations to help prevent another tragedy like the State Fair stage collapse.
A lack of face-to-face talks over Labor Day irks Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra officials trying to hammer out a new contract with musicians.
This year‘s Gen Con gaming convention set new records during its tenth year in Indianapolis.
Monroe County Commissioners voted to lift the burn ban that was put in place June 15.
The orchestra says its budget deficit is $10 million, while the union says it is less than $1 million.
Governor Mitch Daniels says he did not know about the project that is costing nearly $400,000.
A movie about parent trigger laws was screened at both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions.
The Attorney General's office has gotten more complaints about robo calls so far this year than all of last year.
Higher water bills are cutting into some household budgets more than utilities customers can afford.
Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight says Howard County should not raise taxes even as it assumes more costs for emergency management and weights and measures.
The Phoenix Group plans to build a $15-million facility in Columbus.
Indiana University enrolled 87 more students than last fall, but the total number of credits students are taking decreased.
Indiana is evaluating bids from four private companies to manage its lottery.
Ajabu lost a primary to incumbent Congresswoman Julia Carson in 1996.
A voluntary ban will remain in place, as the state is still below its normal rain level.
Stage collapse examiners say Indiana has made significant progress in preventing future accidents -- but also say the state still has work to do.
Bloomington residents will have a new way to report crimes thanks to a donation from the federal government.
Peabody officials say 230 workers will lose their jobs when the mine closes.
Committee members heard two hours of testimony on the issue Wednesday.
State officials say they projected the shortfall because August 2012 had one fewer payroll day.
The Indianapolis-based healthcare provider will assume day to day operations of the hospital.
Some Monroe County car dealers say Bloomington is a promising market for electric vehicles.
Scathing testimony was heard Wednesday on the way the Indiana Department of Child Services handles its child abuse hotline.
Rates of drug use for marijuana declined, while over-the-counter drug use increased for some teens.
Currently, no debates between the two are scheduled, but Bennett's campaign says it is looking at the calendar to see if any might be.
Ball State University is using eminent domain to claim land currently occupied by a printing business to begin building a new dorm, hotel, and restaurant.
Greenwood recently re-discovered a city ordinance on its books that banned residents from carrying concealed weapons.
State education officials have paved the way for more schools to adopt "blended learning" curriculum, which combine digital and in-classroom instruction.
Rain storms that have moved throughout much of the state in recent weeks have helped alleviate drought.
Thieves took the catalytic converters from the vehicles over the Labor Day weekend, putting two Hoosier Hills Food Bank trucks out of commission.
The INDOT Commissioner says the state needs more funding for long-term projects, but he did not specify where that funding might be found.
Two people in Marion County and four in the state have died of West Nile Virus this year.
The city of Bloomington is looking to expand paid parking in much of downtown.
Companies have voluntarily recalled packaged fruit products containing Daniella Brand mangoes, which could be contaminated by salmonella.
There have been at least 74 thefts at Indiana pharmacies this year.
The building has been standing for more than a century and is in need of several upgrades.
One analyst says Reggie Miller helped keep the Pacers in Indianapolis when it appeared they might go elsewhere.
Join Noon Edition's live chat Friday at noon to discuss what schools and the state is doing to prevent concussions in high school athletes.
Indiana State University's expansion would further close the gap between downtown Terre Haute and the university.
Anyone with a health-related degree, regardless of their level of education, was less likely to be left unemployed by the economic downturn.
Working with a colleague in China, an IU math professor has developed a theory that could explain dark energy and black holes.
Indiana school districts are joining a national competition that encourages schools to personalize education for students.
More than 8,500 students have signed up to participate in Indiana’s school voucher program this year.
United Way Monroe County hopes to surpass its goal of $1.41 million.
Cummins says it is taking precautions this year, but expects to fulfill its promises to hire 290 worker in Seymour by 2015.
Injuries like the one a Bloomington football player received two weeks ago inspired a new law requiring coaches to sideline players with concussion symptoms.
Females outnumber males for the first time this year in the entering class at IU School of Dentistry.
The meetings are scheduled for Monday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in city hall.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is canceling its first two weekend performances after contract negotiations with the union broke down Saturday.
Honor Flights have hubs throughout the country to say thank you to the men and women who served during that time.
The incentives for counties to participate go beyond wanting students to succeed.
The quality of the popcorn may not be as high as consumers have come to expect.
Unions remain supportive of President Obama’s re-election campaign, but they are not supporting Democrats as reliably as they used to.
The Department of Corrections recently graduated its first class of students under its vocational training program for prisoners.
ISU announced a goal of enrolling 14,000 students in a single semester by 2017.
The city of Bloomington is holding a remembrance ceremony at city hall Tuesday at 9 a.m.
A Princeton study says 13,000 Hoosiers could have put off looking for work because of unemployment benefits.
The Indiana Electrical Workers Pension Trust Fund is suing Wal-Mart for information about whether company directors were aware of a bribery scandal in Mexico.
A memorial now sits in White River State Park commemorating those killed in a plane crash 20 years ago Tuesday.
The visit is the latest in a series of biannual trips by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce to other college towns.
Feinberg has thus far strayed away from answering questions about the amount of money allocated to the fund.
Local officials stressed the importance of teaching younger generations about what happened 11 years ago.
The Indiana Symphony Orchestra locked out the orchestra's musicians after union negotiations failed.
City Utilities Director Patrick Murphy says since the restrictions were instituted, the average daily demand has decreased 18 percent to 20 percent.
The nationwide Race To The Top competition could push schools to integrate additional technology into the classroom.
The Indiana Debate Commission has announced three gubernatorial debates and two tentative U.S. Senate debates.
The public hearing on the energy master plan is scheduled next Monday at Whittenberger Auditorium in the Indiana Memorial Union.
Voting centers allow residents to vote anywhere in the county as opposed to the precinct they live in.
The results could serve as a guide for responding to future tragedies.
Democrat Julie Thomas and Republican Nelson Shaffer expressed differing views on voting procedures and voter ID laws at a candidate forum.
Monroe County commissioner candidates for district three debated several issues Tuesday at a League of Women Voters forum.
Congressman Todd Young has agreed to two debates with Democratic challenger Shelli Yoder before the November election.
A state lawmaker wants the state's Inspector General to clarify what Gov. Daniels can and cannot do as he transitions into his new role as Purdue president.
Indiana legislators discussed Wednesday whether the state should place tighter restraints on the use of seclusion rooms for special needs children.
Watermelons at Chamberlain Farms, the facility that was the source of a nationwide salmonella outbreak last month, have tested positive for the bacteria.
A mine in Southwestern Indiana stopped coal removal operations last week and has begun an environmental restoration process.
Indiana Department of Environmental Management is drawing criticism for its decision to no longer publish its notices on air quality issues in local newspapers.
A $30,000 increase in the commissioners’ Rural Transit fund could help push an expansion of public transportation.
The former House Speaker's plan includes 25 different proposals affecting Indiana businesses.
Democratic candidate Steve Saulter acknowledges his boss of the last four years has tarnished the image of the office.
Local business has not been affected by a Stanford University study that found organic food was no more nutritional than conventional food.
Indiana University aims to increase the number of online courses on all campuses and bring them under one umbrella.
About 2 million people sustain brain injuries each year in the U.S. but only 1.7 million seek treatment.
Same-sex assaults comparable to rape are prosecuted under the state's "criminal deviate conduct" law, not as "rape."
Both campaigns refer to a Bloomington Herald-Times editorial for guidance on how many debates to hold...but neither takes the paper's suggestion.
Derek Pacque appeared Friday on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ to pitch his coat checking business plan, but rejected Mark Cuban's offer to invest in the company.
A $1.3 million deficit has been trimmed, but other governmental agencies are still asking for more money in the coming year, not less.
The same video which led to the killing of American Ambassador Christopher Stevens may have led hackers to attack the Brownsburg Schools website.
Gubernatorial candidates are calling for Indiana high schools to bring back vocational training, but most school districts already have robust programs.
Loretta Rush will be the second woman to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court.
At the Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility in southern Indiana, one teacher is encouraging her students to look for science everywhere.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is collecting information on chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
The Historic Village could be sold at public auction if a buyer does not come forward by September 20.
The school issued a campus-wide alert Friday but never found anything suspicious.
The sale of raw milk for human consumption is illegal in Indiana, but lawmakers could take up the issue the next legislative session.
Sue Ellspermann says schools need to emphasize art education, but Vi Simpson called for increased state funding for the arts.
Hoosiers can take a tour of Greencastle from a thousand feet in the air while riding in a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane.
Center for Disease Control and Preventions reports brain eating amoeba kills 99% of the infected patients.
When he leaves office, Governor Mitch Daniels will have appointed three of the five Supreme Court justice.
Mark Newman says the state's current information about tourists is mostly "anecdotal."
Indiana University lost to Ball State University on Saturday in the final seconds of the game.
State officials are urging farmers to use precaution as the drought has increased risks for fire, harmful dust and mold due to decomposition.
SuperPAC funding continues to flow into the Mourdock and Donnelly election campaigns.
The Indiana secretary of state says scammers are telling Tippecanoe County residents they can vote over the phone to avoid long election lines.
The exhibit will include 40 paintings, including paintings and family portraits created by the late Marilyn Mellencamp.
The deer task force is holding a series of meetings in the coming weeks to finalize its recommendation to the city council and county commissioners.
Indiana school districts stand to lose more than $114 million if the automatic federal spending cuts go into effect.
The Indiana Department of Child Services is opening a center that will assess children's mental health as a preventative measure.
Hoosiers' responses are mixed when asked whether they are better off than they were before President Barack Obama took office.
Governor Mitch Daniels has solicited input from all three gubernatorial candidates on how the Affordable Care Act should be implemented.
A proposal requiring public disclosure of pay raises for government employees comes after Mayor Greg Ballard gave raises to his staff.
An Indiana University professor says a new, cheaper synthetic version of malaria medication can be manufactured in a lab.
State Senate candidate Reid Dallas and State House candidates Bob Heaton and Peggy Mayfield will not be attending candidate forums.
State Superintendent Tony Bennett has raised at least $175,000 in campaign funds since August 31.
The IU energy master plan was presented to students and faculty at a public meeting Monday.
Indiana is considering banning "sales tax zappers," computer programs that help business avoid paying sales taxes.
The Indiana State Teachers Association is partnering with Sen. Brent Waltz to compose legislation that would require financial literacy be taught in schools.
Cook Medical recently announced the company's 10th division.
A study released Tuesday predicts more than half of all Hoosiers will be obese by 2030.
U.S. Congressman Todd Young met with constituents Tuesday in Bloomington.
Brown County Playhouse upgrades lead to facility being booked through 2013.
The city of Bloomington recently installed two public charging stations for electric vehicles in downtown parking garages.
The raise for elected officials, including the mayor and city councilors, follows the raise the council previously approved for all city employees.
Kokomo's mayor says city taxpayers are being unfairly double-charged for emergency dispatch services.
Rising home sales could be a positive trend in the coming months.
Columbus mayor appoints new fire chief, David Allmon on Monday.
The state could pay anywhere between $600 million and $2.6 billion more for its Medicaid coverage in the next seven years because of the Affordable Care Act.
Indiana officials say offering more technical and career education programs could keep students from moving out of state when they graduate from college.
Robert E. Lee must serve his parole in Bloomington, but the Department of Corrections has not found a place for him to live after his release.
Indiana's National Center for Complex Operation has partnered with an Arizona-based company to test unmanned drones.
The roundabout at Sare and Rogers roads cost nearly $2.5 million and was completed four days ahead of schedule.
The Kokomo community is holding a prayer at Foster Park in Kokomo at 6:30 p.m.
A Bloomington doctor who has been sentenced to jail for insurance fraud could also lose his medical license.
Sometime within the next year, researchers may have a way to get arsenic out of the ground, thanks to a subtropical fern.
If it’s not renewed, companies that own those farms will have to pay more in corporate income taxes.
Members of the task force say the specifics of their recommendation will be made public if and when City Council approves.
Sophia Travis died of a previously undiagnosed heart condition.
Senator Brent Steele wants to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana as a part of a criminal sentencing overhaul.
Franklin Township has received some relief after budget cuts, but it is still trying to regain its financial footing.
The city of Bloomington is removing trees on the square that died because of the drought.
A census report released Thursday shows the median household income increased in the past year, but it is still below the national average.
State laws for crosswalks were written with pedestrians in mind, not cyclists, making some of the rules unclear.
The Indiana Charter School Board is holding hearings in communities across the state.
Clinicians and doctors are protecting patients from influenza early this year.
Johnson County is turning yard waste into compost, which will be then turned into mulch for county residents.
Farmland prices have risen between 14 percent and 18 percent this year and will likely continue to increase.
IU Health is recruiting women willing to undergo womb transplants, a process pioneered by Swedish medical teams.
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An attorney who graduated from Indiana University is representing three actors in the anti-Muslim film that sparked protests across the Middle East.
Indiana's unemployment rate rose above the national average to 8.3 percent, but the state also experienced significant job growth.
The iPhone 5 released Friday brought in a crowd to the AT&T store, although it was not as large as expected.
Bloomington officials says the thousands of visitors that come to the city for Lotus Festival each year often return after the festival has ended.
In Indiana, 86 percent of the typical white student’s classmates are also white, isolating black and Latino students.
The Department of Corrections has found a place for Robert E. Lee to stay in Bloomington after he is released Saturday.
45/46 Bypass contruction is scheduled to end in mid-November.
Indiana has seen more than 45 human cases of West Nile virus this year, compared to just over ten last year.
Officials are looking to expand its Johnson County Community Corrections center, which allows people to work while serving jail time.
Despite record breaking weather in the summer, experts says fall and winter is projected to be normal temperature
Governor Mitch Daniels says the Goose Pond investment will have environmental and economic benefits.
A state commission is deciding whether privatizating the management of Indiana's lottery could increase revenues.
Passengers can pay $100 for five years or may be invited by the airline to participate in Custom's Border Crossing program.
A report shows DCS Director James Payne took state assistance and became involved in a case involving his grandchildren.
Firefighters contained a large fire burning in downtown Bloomington at Japanee on 8th Street and Walnut Avenue Monday morning.
The task force will make recommendations to the legislature in the upcoming session on how to reduce prescription drug abuse.
Department of Child Services Director James Payne resigned Monday over ethics allegations.
As tuition rises and public funding falls, some are questioning whether land-grant universities are serving their mission.
As farmers begin to harvest crops that have been devastated by the drought, many are looking for ways to avoid similar difficulties next year.
John Gregg says DCS is a broken system. Mike Pence says, although reform is needed, DCS is meeting the needs of the community.
An IU arts administration lecturer says the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's lockout will cause a ripple effect throughout the economy.
The number of women in Indiana prisons has increased 50 percent in the past decade, mostly because of drug-related charges.
Washington City Council members say water utilities is no longer solvent.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the democratic opposition leader in Myanmar, spoke Tuesday in Fort Wayne, which is home to about 4,000 Burmese immigrants and refugees.
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett will deliver his annual State of Education address Tuesday night.
Indiana University is taking food waste from its dining halls and composting it for fertilizer.
Users of the Circle of 6 app can send a message to their friends if they are in a dangerous situation.
Billie Creek Village near Rockville is going to public auction because it did not sell during a private auction earlier this month.
The man convicted of murdering a Bloomington woman has been transferred out of Monroe County because of the attention his case received.
Superintendent Tony Bennett touted the benefits of new teacher evaluations and the state's A-F grading system during his State of Education address.
More than two-thirds of women in U.S. prisons are also mothers, and prison time can have devastating impacts on their families.
Students from other states who come to Indiana for college leave after graduation because of the lack of opportunities.
Judges may change the way courts oversee custody battles between heated parents.
Hunters can share venison through GameIN game program, now in its second year.
In his State of Education address, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett emphasized the need to make schools more accountable to the state.
The Indiana Lottery Commission will decide next week whether to privatize management of the Hoosier Lottery.
Drought conditions this summer have driven up the price of grain, which is a main food source for hogs.
The jury found the financier guilty on all 12 counts of conspiracy to commit fraud, wire fraud and securities fraud.
Second District Congressional Candidate Brendan Mullen says he witnessed a black car pull up to his mailbox and hastily put something inside.
The Indiana Hoosiers men's soccer team fell to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in Bloomington.
More women than ever are going to prison in Indiana, and because the majority of women serve sentences of between two and 10 years, most of them will get out.
A student informed school officials about a threat made over social media.
Indiana has seen a rise in the fruit fly population in recent months.
Lawmakers met with agriculture experts Wednesday to discuss providing additional insurance for the state's farmers.
Ascena Retail Group plans to open an e-commerce distribution site in Greencastle.
For the urban areas, the task force is recommending using a snare device that will alert a biologist when a deer is caught.
The number of women in Indiana's prisons has risen in recent years. WFIU's three-part series takes a look at the consequences of the increase.
The General Assembly passed legislation authorizing the state Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission to develop temporary stage equipment regulations.
The Seventh Circuit Court says the Family and Social Social Services Administration (FSSA) cannot impose a $1000 cap on Medicaid dental coverage.
Crane has partnered to create a transfer agreement that allows southern Indiana businesses to purchase some of Crane’s technology and equipment.
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Some Hoosiers are eligible to recieve money for improper foreclosures.
The Tour 4 Diversity is a traveling conference that aims to inspire minorities to enter the field of medicine.
Parents says students with dyslexia do not always qualify for accommodations associated with a learning disability, causing anxiety over standardized tests.
Four officers at the Wabash Correctional Facility have been fired and charged with felony assault.
The Hoosiers are scheduled to play the Wildcats in Evanston on Saturday.
The Food and Drug Administration is allowing higher levels of a mold into livestock feed because of low corn yields.
Monroe County Democrats are holding a meeting Friday night and are expected to choose Cheryl Munson to replace the late candidate.
Indiana University says the new designation will make students more marketable.
The land adjacent to the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge is the largest acquisition in the Sycamore Land Trust's history.
Four people were hospitalized Thursday, but tests for several toxic chemicals that could have been the cause came back negative.
Kokomo has received the 2012 IACT Community Achievement Award.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and its musicians are in contract negotiations that have prolonged for more than a month.