KOKOMO — Teddi Creekmore, the nurse at Valparaiso High School, said many students and their parents go through their entire high school career without once talking to her or visiting her office.
Nearly one year after the first COVID-19 case was identified in Indiana, more than one-third of the state’s population qualifies for the COVID-19 vaccine.
INDIANAPOLIS — The estate of an Indianapolis woman who died from a lack of oxygen in 2019 after officers restrained her facedown in a church is suing the city and its police department, alleging that officers caused her death by using excessive force.
Indiana legislators passed several criminal justice bills Tuesday that will limit prosecutorial discretion and change how Indiana treats incarcerated youth.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana senators advanced measures Tuesday that would allow police to determine what use of force is reasonable in some cases and would allow the state's attorney general to appoint special prosecutors to handle criminal cases local authorities decide not to pursue.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana University plans to hold in-person spring commencements at all of its campuses, but only graduates will be permitted at those ceremonies under IU's coronavirus policies, officials said.
FORT WAYNE — A Fort Wayne man accused of fatally shooting and killing two young men and wounding a third was formally charged Tuesday with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislators have approved bills that would repeal the state’s permit requirement for carrying a handgun in public and further tighten the state’s abortion laws.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nearly a dozen inmates were injured in falls or fights after a power outage plunged a privately-operated jail in Indianapolis into darkness early Monday and a backup generator failed to kick on, officials said.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A western Indiana museum founded by a Holocaust survivor who championed forgiveness has reopened following a six-month-long closure prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The U.S. Air Force said Sunday that a flying instructor and a student pilot from the Japanese Air Self Defense Force were killed when a trainer jet crashed in Alabama.
NASHVILLE, Ind. — Southern Indiana’s popular Brown County State Park has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, making it the state’s largest historic district.
CROWN POINT, Ind. — A northwestern Indiana county is seeking repayment of more than $30,000 from a private transport company for a manhunt police mounted after a fugitive escaped while being extradited from Texas.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana teachers would have to renew requests every year for automatic paycheck deduction of union dues under a bill that’s been approved by the state Senate.
The one-story, one-room structure will include no lights, no running water and no air-conditioning. A single, 120-volt electrical outlet and a wheelchair ramp will be the lone elements of modern living. Four windows and two doors will let in guests and the breeze.
Student mental health issues resulting from or made worse by the pandemic "are very serious," says one coordinator of a multi-year, federally funded grant aimed at better responding to the mental health needs of school children.
INDIANAPOLIS — Tempers flared among Indiana legislators during a debate Thursday when Black lawmakers were shouted down and booed by some Republicans and two House members had to be separated in a hallway.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than one-third of the proposed state funding hike for Indiana schools could go toward the state’s private school voucher program under a Republican-backed plan that could boost the program’s cost by nearly 50% over the next two years.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana cities will be largely blocked from regulating rental properties after state lawmakers voted Wednesday to override the governor’s veto of the prohibition.
INDIANAPOLIS — A winter storm that coated Indiana with heavy snow has disrupted thousands of coronavirus vaccine appointments and delayed the state’s timeline for expanding shots to additional populations.
VALPARAISO — Northwestern Indiana police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who was found dead in the snow following this week’s snowstorm.
INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday that would allow Indiana’s attorney general to appoint special prosecutors to take over criminal cases local authorities decide they won’t pursue.
INDIANAPOLIS — An estimated 100 animals died when an overnight fire filled an Indianapolis pet store with thick smoke and deadly gases, fire officials said.
VALPARAISO, Ind. — A winter storm has dumped up to a foot and a half (45.7 centimeters) of snow on parts of northwestern Indiana, while a large swath of the state received between 6 inches (15.2 centimeters) and 8 inches (20.2 centimeters) of snow, creating hazardous road conditions.
COVID-19 concerns and a winter storm couldn’t stop Carla Schmid from her story about fighting for special education services for her son, who was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at the age of 2.
INDIANAPOLIS — A bill giving Indiana businesses and others broad protections from lawsuits by people blaming them for contracting COVID-19 was given final approval Monday by state lawmakers.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced Monday that she is resigning with nearly two years left in her term.
JASPER, Ind. — The preferred route of a proposed highway that would run from the Ohio River to Interstate 69 in southern Indiana is expected to be announced late this year.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields has apologized for a job listing seeking a new director who would maintain the museum’s “traditional, core, white art audience.”
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A proposed ban on Indiana cities and counties adopting local housing design standards is being pushed by a state lawmaker who owns a homebuilding company.
YORKTOWN, Ind. — Last April, Kelly Brickley and her husband, Richard, were sitting down to dinner, turning on the news to hear about COVID-19, which had recently begun to spread in Indiana.
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — Four years after two teenage girls were killed in northern Indiana during a winter hiking trip, authorities say they are still “diligently" investigating the unsolved slayings and seeking more tips.
ALBION — A northeastern Indiana man who was shot by a police officer he pulled a gun on during a 2019 domestic disturbance has been sentence to 22 1/2 years in prison.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana legislators would face coming up with $3.5 million a year for local police agencies if they repeal the state law requiring a permit to carry a handgun in public.
INDIANAPOLIS — A bill that would require students at public schools to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid advanced to the Indiana House after lawmakers approved the measure in a Senate vote Tuesday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A grandfather who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico was sentenced Monday to three years’ probation, according to justice officials.
GARY, Ind. — The city of Gary has replaced Columbus Day with a holiday honoring its late Mayor Richard Hatcher, who became one of the first Black mayors of a big U.S. city when he was elected in 1967.
INDIANAPOLIS — Public notices in newspapers about local government actions could disappear or be greatly scaled back under proposals that Indiana legislators are considering.
INDIANAPOLIS — Former Indiana first lady Susan Bayh, an attorney and wife of former Gov. Evan Bayh, has died at age 61 “after a long and courageous fight” against brain cancer, her family announced Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana legislators are poised to finalize a fast-tracked proposal that will give a broad shield protecting businesses and others from lawsuits by people blaming them for contracting COVID-19.
Firefighters with the Kokomo Fire Department spent several hours early-Tuesday morning working to contain a fire that broke out at the Kokomo Tribune offices, at the intersection of Union and Mulberry streets.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s teachers are paid too little for the work they do but raising their salaries to be competitive will cost an estimated $600 million, according to the state’s highly anticipated Teacher Compensation Report.
INDIANAPOLIS — Tension continues to grow between some lawmakers and Gov. Eric Holcomb ahead of the 2021 legislative session as the governor again introduces new public health restrictions to control the escalating spread of COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb has named Notre Dame University’s public affairs director as Indiana’s first-ever chief equity, inclusion and opportunity officer effective Feb. 1.
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NEW PARIS [mdash] Delvin "Del" R. Slaubaugh, 77, visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Clinton Frame Church, 63846 C.R. 35, Goshen. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday also at the church. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury.
LAGRANGE [mdash] Albert H. Schwartz, 83, visitation is scheduled after 1:00 p.m. on Sunday at the family's residence, 2025 W. 450 S. LaGrange. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday also at the family's residence. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury.
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