Petition wants Indiana University mural’s KKK scene removed

The scene is within a 22-panel mural about the state’s history in Woodburn Hall on the Bloomington campus. Part of one panel shows white-hooded Klansmen burning a cross, representing the state’s KKK entanglement during the 1920s.

Ball State University

Ball State sets enrollment record

The school has more than 22,000 students enrolled with the number of freshman falling just three students shy of the record set in 1997.

Indiana police find car in hit-and-run that killed 3

Elkhart police say a silver Cadillac matching the car’s description was found Tuesday morning under a tarp at an Elkhart parking lot. The weekend hit-and-run killed two young children and an adult.

Lawsuit seeks to allow IN to collect online sales tax


Right now Indiana residents only pay online sales tax for Indiana businesses, but a lawsuit seeks to allow the state to enforce online sales tax even if a business has no presence in the Hoosier State.

‘Modern Family’ actor Ferguson featured at Ball State

Ferguson will be at the school’s Muncie campus Dec. 1-3. He’s expected to give an informal talk and work closely with dance and theatre students.
Ball State says a “significant donation” from an anonymous donor is paying for the visit.

Indiana files lawsuit to defend out-of-state sales tax law

Gov. Eric Holcomb said Monday that he wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its 1992 ruling that said out-of-state retailers don’t have to collect and remit sales tax if they don’t have a physical presence in the state.

Former AG Eric Holder to speak at Anderson University

Holder was the first African American to hold the position of U.S. attorney general and was appointed by former President Barack Obama in 2009.

He will address students at Anderson University, a private Christian school, on Sept. 19.

Indiana city parks director resigns after dogfighting plea

Whiting Mayor Joseph Stahura issued a statement Sunday saying Martin Jakubowski had resigned. He says he received more than 300 complaints following Jakubowski’s guilty plea Thursday and the mayor’s initial decision to retain Jakubowski as parks director and only remove him from supervising the animal shelter.