Indiana News

Colts Owner Irsay Reaches Plea In Impaired Driving Case

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is agreeing to a plea deal in his impaired driving case. According to multiple reports, Irsay's case is set for a change in plea on Tuesday. He had been scheduled to stand trial October 30th on two misdemeanor counts of impaired driving. Authorities say Irsay had oxycodone…

State Representative Steve Braun To Lead DWD

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- State Representative Steve Braun is taking over as the commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. He'll officially take the reins once his term wraps up in mid-November. Current Commissioner Scott Sanders will stay with the department as senior deputy commissioner and will oversee the Unemployment Insurance division. Governor Mike Pence…

Hamilton County Officials Warn Parents Of Growing Drug, Alcohol Problems

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Hamilton County, IN) -- Hamilton County's sheriff is updating parents about the area's growing problems with heroin, synthetic drugs and underage drinking. Several parents who've lost their children to drugs or alcohol spoke at a forum hosted by county officials last night. Sheriff Mark Bowen warned synthetic drugs called spice and bath salts have caused…

Chance Of Storms This Holiday Weekend

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The threat of thunderstorms and possible heavy rain could disrupt people's outdoor plans this Labor Day weekend. Forecasters say there could be scattered showers this afternoon with highs in the upper 80s. Heavy rain from Saturday night into Sunday morning could cause flooding in some parts of the metro Indy area.

Indiana Granted “No Child Left Behind” Waiver Extension

Posted On August 29, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indiana is getting a one-year extension on its "No Child Left Behind" waiver. The state was told in April that its waiver, first granted in 2012, was in jeopardy because of a failure to follow through on promises made in the original waiver plan. Thursday's decision means Indiana's schools will not lose…