INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indiana officials are cutting jobless benefits, furloughing National Guard members and losing food funds for the Women Infants and Children program because of the automatic federal budget cuts. Continue reading →
CRANE, Ind. (AP) – More than 4,000 civilian employees at the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center will face 22 weeks of furloughs beginning next month under automatic federal budget cuts that took effect Friday.
The furloughs are expected to start in April and will occur once a week. Continue reading →
CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) – A prosecutor says a southern Indiana girl was sexually assaulted before she was slain.
Clark County Prosecutor Steve Stewart says that 17-year-old Tara Willenborg of Clarksville “suffered a horrible death” Saturday morning in her apartment. However, neither he nor police indicated how she died. Continue reading →
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Lawmakers are returning to the Indiana Statehouse for the second half of this year’s legislative session.
The biggest job they face upon returning Monday from a short mid-session break is completing work on a new 2-year state budget. A state Senate committee will begin hearings on the budget plan this week. Continue reading →
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The first half of this year’s Indiana General Assembly session has been much quieter without the raucous right-to-work debate that drew thousands of protesters to the Statehouse and sparked Democratic boycotts the two previous years. Continue reading →
HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) – Residents of Henryville are celebrating their community’s survival one year after deadly tornadoes ripped through the southern Indiana countryside, chewing up dozens of homes and killing 13 people in the area. Continue reading →
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – A plan to create a new school of communication at Indiana University is drawing fire from many tied to IU’s century-old journalism school who object to losing the school’s independence. Continue reading →