Indiana News

State’s Uninsured Rate Higher Than National Average

Posted On August 11, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The number of uninsured adults in Indiana is above the national average. According to a new Gallup Poll, the state's uninsured rate since the Affordable Care Act took place in January is about 15-percent, compared to 13-percent nationally. Indiana's rate is also higher than Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois and Michigan. Instead of expanding…

Tony Stewart: No Words To Describe Sadness Over Accident

Posted On August 11, 2014

(Watkins Glen, NY) -- Indiana-native Tony Stewart says there are no words to describe the sadness he feels about the accident that claimed the life of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. Ward was struck and killed by Stewart's car Saturday night while competing in New York. Ward was outside of his car and was…

CIB Meets To Discuss Costs To Run Bankers Fieldhouse

Posted On August 11, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indianapolis city officials with the Capitol Improvement Board meet today to discuss how money generated from Pacers games will be spent. It's the first time the team will disclose what it costs to run Bankers Life Fieldhouse and how much money's generated from Pacers Sports and Entertainment. Officials hope the report will…

IFD Chief Given Sagamore Of The Wabash Award

Posted On August 11, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indianapolis Fire Chief Brian Sanford officially retires today on a high note after receiving a prestigious award. Sanford last night was presented the Sagamore of the Wabash award for his service of more than 30 years as a firefighter. The award is given by the governor's office to those recognized for distinguished…

IN Pushes For E-Cig Regulation

Posted On August 11, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indiana is joining several other states in more regulation of electronic cigarettes. Attorney General Greg Zoeller is pushing for federal regulators to impose more restrictions. Attorneys general from states behind the effort want the FDA to limit advertising and prohibit flavors besides tobacco and menthol. They say the restrictions will help protect…