- East Chicago City Council seeks guidance on jailed member Updated: Feb-09-16 11:11 am
EAST CHICAGO, Indiana - The East Chicago City Council has decided to ask the Indiana attorney general and the State Board of Accounts for guidance as one of its members remains jailed.
- Indiana health officials report 1st case of Zika virus Updated: Feb-09-16 10:25 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana health officials say the state has its first case of Zika (ZEE'-ka) virus.
- Pence to make announcement amid running mate speculation Updated: Feb-09-16 10:12 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has scheduled a Statehouse announcement about his administration amid signs that Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann might not be his running mate in this year's election.
- Ex-Indiana GOP chairman Holcomb drop US Senate campaign Updated: Feb-08-16 6:12 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Former Indiana Republican Party chairman Eric Holcomb abruptly dropped out of the state's U.S. Senate race Monday, giving some breathing room to the other two candidates in the crowded GOP primary field while hinting he may have something else to announce soon.
- GOP state senator enters race for Indiana attorney general Updated: Feb-08-16 11:42 am
LOGANSPORT, Indiana - A state senator from northern Indiana says he will seek the Republican nomination for state attorney general.
- Lawmakers to take up bill recognizing hate crimes Updated: Feb-07-16 12:24 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Forty-five states have hate crime laws, but Indiana isn't one of them.
- Indiana State Police: Enjoy Super Bowl but don't drive drunk Updated: Feb-05-16 3:01 am
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Indiana State Police are reminding anyone who celebrates during the Super Bowl Sunday that they shouldn't drink and drive.
- Ex-Indiana Gov. Whitcomb, POW in World War II, dies at 98 Updated: Feb-04-16 6:48 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb, who escaped from a Japanese prisoner camp by swimming overnight during World War II and then made an around-the-world solo sailing trip while in his 70s, has died at age 98.
- Indiana Senate's Republican leader faces primary challenger Updated: Feb-04-16 4:06 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A Fort Wayne educator emerged Thursday as a GOP primary challenger to the Indiana Senate's top Republican, who has faced heavy criticism from religious conservatives for championing a bill that would have extended civil rights protections to lesbians, gays and bisexuals.
- Top House Democrat vows gay rights debate will continue Updated: Feb-04-16 4:02 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana House's top Democrat said Thursday that the gay rights debate in the Legislature isn't over, even though the Republican-dominated Senate abandoned an anti-discrimination measure this week.
- Senate approves bill that would create child abuse registry Updated: Feb-04-16 1:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Senate has passed a bill inspired by the death of an Elkhart County toddler that would create a public registry of people convicted of child abuse or neglect.
- Police: 2 killed in 2-vehicle crash in northeastern Indiana Updated: Feb-04-16 3:49 am
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Authorities say two people are dead after a two-vehicle crash in northeastern Indiana.
- Indiana culture war over gay rights worries business leaders Updated: Feb-03-16 7:27 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Downtown Indianapolis was once so desolate that men armed with shotguns hunted pigeons on Sundays among empty buildings and a trash-strewn river canal.
- Lawmakers pass bills to give pharmacists discretion Updated: Feb-03-16 6:17 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana lawmakers passed similar, competing bills Wednesday aimed at giving pharmacists the ability to prevent methamphetamine cooks from buying pseudoephedrine, a common ingredient in the illegal drug.
- Pence won't say whether he would've signed gay rights bill Updated: Feb-03-16 5:50 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence isn't saying whether he would have signed the state Senate's failed proposal for extending antidiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
- Senate approves roads improvement funding bill Updated: Feb-03-16 2:13 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Senate has endorsed a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence that aims to boost highway funding by drawing down the state's cash reserves and borrowing money.
- House approves changes to liquor permitting for state parks Updated: Feb-03-16 9:09 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana state parks would be able to bypass local liquor authorities and allow on-site vendors to serve alcohol despite objections from local residents under a bill advancing in the Legislature.
- Child abuse registry proposal debated by Indiana lawmakers Updated: Feb-03-16 5:01 am
NEW PARIS, Indiana - Angie Garza never involved herself much in politics.
- The Latest: Chamber head says gay-rights failure hurts state Updated: Feb-02-16 5:52 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Latest on the decision of Indiana Republican lawmakers to abandon efforts this year to extend anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation (all times local):
- House approves cigarette, gas tax increase for road funds Updated: Feb-02-16 5:34 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana residents would pay more for gasoline and cigarettes but less in state income taxes under a bill the House has approved.
- Indiana AG sues 3 companies in alleged tax-sale scheme Updated: Feb-02-16 5:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana is suing three out-of-state companies for allegedly orchestrating a scheme that bilked dozens of state residents out of millions of dollars after their homes were sold in tax sales.
- Transgender advocates urge changes in Indiana legislation Updated: Feb-01-16 11:01 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Advocates at the Indiana Statehouse are urging lawmakers to include protections for transgender people to proposed civil rights legislation.
- Veteran advocates push for legislative action on services Updated: Feb-01-16 8:08 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana veterans say Gov. Mike Pence's focus on a plan to certify veteran-owned businesses isn't enough response to reports that find Indiana lacking in services for former members of the military.
- Businesses oppose West Virginia religious freedom push Updated: Jan-28-16 4:45 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Hospitality groups are mounting early opposition to a religious freedom bill.
- School district leader enters Indiana school chief campaign Updated: Jan-28-16 11:35 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The leader of a central Indiana school district is seeking to become the Republican challenger to Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz in this year's election.