General News

It’s been about nine months since the Trump administration imposed strict tariffs on imported solar panels. We checked in with two solar companies in Indiana to see how they’re faring.

Officials have finally released results for the state’s standardized test, the ISTEP, after grading issues postponed their publication last month.

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  Embattled Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he’s pleased with the investigation into allegations that he groped four women earlier this year.

Caucus Set To Replace Retiring Sen. David Long's Seat

Sep 25, 2018
Sen. David Long (R-Fort Wayne), alongside his wife Melissa, announced his retirement at a press conference in February. It takes effect Nov. 6. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

The Indiana Republican Party set a date Tuesday to replace outgoing Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne).

Dozens Protest Ordinance That Bans Sitting, Lying In Downtown Indianapolis

Sep 24, 2018

Republicans on the Indianapolis City-County Council introduced a proposal Monday night that would affect the city’s homeless population.

The ordinance says no one can sit or lie on a city street or sidewalk within the Mile Square between 6 a.m. and midnight. The councilors behind it say it’s meant to address aggressive panhandling.

The latest state report on the number of children determined to have died because of abuse or neglect came out today. The analysis details the deaths of 59 Hoosier children killed in 2016.

There were 77 children who died in 2015.

The report found children 3-years-old and younger are at the highest risk for abuse and neglect, which is consistent across the U.S. 

Bishop Kevin Rhoades at a recent press conference in Fort Wayne regarding the Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
Rebecca Green / WBOI

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend today published the names of 18 priests and deacons credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor.

 

A total of 63 credible allegations are cited with individual numbers attributed to each of the accused. The list was compiled by both

Indiana Uninsured Rates Unchanged

Sep 17, 2018

New federal insurance numbers show the rate of uninsured Hoosiers remains unchanged.  

Bishop Kevin Rhoades at a recent press conference in Fort Wayne regarding the Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
Rebecca Green / WBOI

Bishop Kevin Rhoades is expected to release the names of priests and deacons within the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse tomorrow via the diocesan website.

Assistant Secretary of State Dr. Chris Ford, Department of Commerce Special Agent Dan Clutch, and FBI Special Agent Grant Mendenhall answer media questions on economic espionage. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)
Samantha Horton

Representatives of several federal agencies met with Indiana business and university leaders Thursday to discuss current threats to technology exports the possibility of what they call “economic espionage."

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