The driver of a semi involved in the crash was extricated from the vehicle in 37 minutes and transported to a hospital on Thursday, December 15.

Driver crosses Toll Road median, dies in crash with semi

A man driving a van west on the Indiana Toll Road crossed over the median of the road and vaulted into a semi driving east. The driver of the van was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver of the semi was pinned in his vehicle for over 30 minutes.

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Indiana’s oldest known bald eagle spotted

Bald eagles were on the state and federal endangered species list when Indiana began its reintroduction program in 1985. A 28-year-old bald eagle has been spotted again at Monroe Lake.

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State releases school accountability A-F grades

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Indiana officials are considering whether schools could be spared a second year from penalties based on poor student scores on the state’s ISTEP standardized test.

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Court rejects Illinois-Indiana gunrunner’s Facebook argument

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the gunrunner’s convictions for buying guns at Indiana gun shows, then reselling them in Illinois and rejected his argument that Facebook photos of himself surrounded by guns shouldn’t have been admissible.

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Indianapolis school official: Funding boost helps few

The Indianapolis Public Schools superintendent called for a re-evaluation of how the state pays for services for non-English-speaking students because schools with the highest populations are shortchanged.

Traffic creeps along I-55 in north Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 as ice and snow flurries cause difficult driving conditions. A severe winter storm is expected to hit the state bringing ice and snow to the Gulf Coast. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Homeland Security offers winter weather driving reminders

Being prepared to handle potential slide-offs, accidents or other car trouble in winter is a simple, but crucial step to take when preparing for winter. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has provided several reminders to prepare your car for winter weather and what to do if you are in an accident.