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School Districts Learn 2015 Accountability Grades

Posted On February 04, 2016 at 7:29am EST

Six southeast Indiana school districts earned an A on their report card from the state.

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UPDATE: Dump Truck Wreck Closes SR 48

Posted On February 03, 2016 at 3:03pm EST

UPDATE: Dispatchers advise that State Road 48 remains closed at the scene of the dump truck crash in Manchester.

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Indiana Department of Revenue Offers Free Online Filing

Posted On February 03, 2016 at 12:42pm EST

This tax season, the Indiana Department of Revenue continues to offer free federal and state filing through Indiana freefile.

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More Indiana Counties Try An Alternative To Locking Kids Up

Posted On February 03, 2016 at 11:37am EST

Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven David calls the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative the "greatest reform" he's ever seen and now, one-third of Indiana's counties are participating.

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House Road Funding Bill Hits The Highway To Senate

Posted On February 03, 2016 at 11:30am EST

Indiana’s roads would improve, but Hoosiers would pay a little more for gas and cigarettes under a bill passed by the Indiana House of Representatives.

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Creation Museum Expansion On Boone Planning & Zoning Agenda

Posted On February 03, 2016 at 10:35am EST

The Creation Museum in Petersburg wants to more than double in size, if Boone County officials will allow it.

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Ripley Co. Commissioners Ending Three EMS Contracts; Ripley Co. EMS Will Take Over

Posted On February 03, 2016 at 10:09am EST

A major change to Ripley County’s ambulance service will benefit citizens, officials say.

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LGBT Rights, Religious Freedom Bill Pulled Before Vote; Likely Ends Issue For This Year

Posted On February 03, 2016 at 8:26am EST

The contentious debate over adding LGBT rights to Indiana law came to an abrupt end in the state Senate Tuesday.

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VIDEO: Suspect Took SnapChat Video During Police Chase To Harrison

Posted On February 03, 2016 at 7:41am EST

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says a police pursuit spanned 55 miles and three states before ending in the parking lot of a Harrison restaurant on Tuesday.

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Ivy Tech Offers Indiana Students Free FAFSA Filing Help At College Goal Sunday

Posted On February 02, 2016 at 2:23pm EST

College-bound students and their families have an opportunity to learn more about financial aid and get help filing their FAFSA as part of the statewide College Goal Sunday event.