Mother accepts deceased son’s college diploma

Tracy Dickerson has spent the past six months mourning the sudden death of her son, Dexter Massey, but she would spend Saturday celebrating his accomplishment of graduating college.

In primary victories, ‘strange bedfellows’ indeed

It was hard to find a single theme that dominated last week’s primary. In one corner of the state, social conservatives batted two for three, knocking out a pair of incumbents who opposed them on gay marriage and Common Core education standards.

Hinchcliffe undergoing another medical evaluation

The IndyCar driver was injured Saturday during the Grand Prix of Indianapolis when debris from another car appeared to fly into Hinchcliffe’s cockpit, striking him in the head following a restart.

Indiana delegation weighs in on doctor ID thefts

Indiana’s congressional delegation on Friday urged the IRS to fully investigate a spike in tax-related identity thefts involving the state’s doctors, calling it a “grave situation.”

Indiana asks judge to stay gay marriage ruling

Indiana has asked a federal judge to stay his order requiring it to recognize the out-of-state marriage of a lesbian couple in which one woman is terminally ill, saying that the ruling could raise false hopes for other same-sex couples.

IU heralds 1st doctorate in fledgling program

The Ph.D. has been on the minds of faculty for decades, but work on the program really started moving in about 2005, said John McCluskey Jr., Abegunde’s adviser as well as a professor emeritus of the department and an adjunct professor in English.