Although there are bills in the Indiana General Assembly seeking more restrictions on firearms storage, much of the focus is on making mental health services more accessible to students under the banner of school safety.

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A new poll may help efforts to enact a hate crimes law in Indiana. A statewide survey of 600 registered voters for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce found 74 percent favor such legislation.

A Senate procedural vote expected this week to seek an end to the government shutdown will likely face attempts to amend President Donald Trump's framework, U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., said Tuesday.

Police say a 21-year-old man was killed and a University of Indiana student was injured in a drug-related shooting at an off-campus apartment. Bloomington police say two men went to the apartment to buy marijuana but decided to rob the victims Thursd


INDIANAPOLIS — By paying off Indiana's teacher pension liability with surplus dollars, there could be an additional $140 million over the next two years for larger paychecks, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Tuesday.

Law enforcement officers and legislators say they were stunned when they learned Indiana has no prohibition against sex offenders advertising to provide child care. A new bill introduced in the Senate would remedy that problem, supporters say.

The early distribution of February SNAP benefits (commonly referred to as food stamps) has been moved up. Indiana's Family and Social Services Administration today said it was informed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture the date is now Wednesday (Jan. 16).


The FDA is cheering a recent study that showed antibiotic use in animals declined by 33 percent between 2016 and 2017 because the findings indicate human consumers of animal products are less likely to be exposed to antibiotic-resistant super bugs.

Hoosier students would need to pass a test required of those seeking U.S. citizenship before graduating high school under a bill introduced in the state Senate.

State police say officers fatally shot a man in southeastern Indiana after he pointed a firearm at them as they were responding to a disturbance. Indiana State Police said a state trooper and a Dearborn County Sheriff's deputy were investigating a re

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The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration is preparing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for the month of February to nearly 585,000 Hoosiers on Saturday, Jan. 19. The USDA Food and Nutrition Service has directed states to issue February benefits to recipients early.

An association of truck drivers is challenging the constitutionality of Gov. Eric Holcomb's increase of tolls for some commercial vehicles on Indiana's Toll Road as part of his Next Level Connections agenda.

All of Gov. Eric Holcomb's Next Level agenda requests will be covered by his administration's proposed budget, which was introduced to the State Budget Committee on Thursday. Topping the list is a 2 percent increase in each of the next two years for K-12 education. The boost comes as the Republican-led Indiana General Assembly is debating how and when to increase teacher salaries.


Recent crashes that have claimed the lives of Indiana children are prompting legislation aimed at preventing future tragedies.


Indiana has been awarded a nearly $7 million federal grant to support early childhood education. The state's Family and Social Services Administration on Tuesday announced its office early childhood and out-of-school learning had received the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The mother of three children fatally struck while crossing a northern Indiana highway to board their school bus is backing a move for tougher penalties against drivers who pass buses with extended stop arms.

Many legislators in both parties and in both chambers at the Indiana Statehouse might agree there needs to be a bias crimes law, fixes to the Department of Child Services and increases in teacher pay. Getting there will take months.


A study reveals that inadequate early childhood education costs Indiana companies, taxpayers and the economy big time. Conducted by Early Learning Indiana, a nonprofit dedicated to early childhood education, and the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, the study takes a deep dive into early childhood education and child care by looking at long-term costs and possible solutions to a statewide problem.


Gary Brackett terrorized opposing offenses for nine years as an undersized but overachieving linebacker in the NFL. These days, the athlete-turned-entrepreneur is bum-rushing the business scene in an aggressive expansion as owner of the Stacked Pickle, an Indianapolis-area-based sports bar and restaurant chain.

A woman who faces a reckless homicide trial springing from a Interstate 69 crash near Anderson that killed her 4-year-old granddaughter in 2014 has been arrested for drunken driving for the second time since the fatal accident.

See bald eagles in the wild during a driving tour on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Monroe Lake, a reservoir about 10 miles southeast of Bloomington, Indiana.