Katie Dorsey and her mom started Hope Books in 2015 with the goal of collecting 10,000 books for kids by 2016. As of the new year, there have been more than 11,000 collected.
Republican Eric Holcomb was sworn-in Monday as Indiana’s new governor, calling on the state to do more to those who “feel they’ve been left out” despite a growing economy and low unemployment rate.
A state lawmaker said numerous RV dealers tell him they’ve lost significant business due to out-of-state buyers going elsewhere to avoid double taxation.
Darren Vann is charged in the deaths of seven women. The Indiana Supreme Court will decide whether the state’s death penalty law is unconstitutional.
The 48-year-old’s November election win was his first as a candidate, but he’ll have a friendly Republican-dominated Legislature to work with.
Indianapolis Democratic Rep. Karlee Macer says her bill would create a criminal offense called “indiscretion.”
Gov. Mike Pence addressed Hoosiers on his final day as Governor.
Authorities say two robbery suspects, including a teenage boy, were killed by a security guard outside a suburban Indianapolis bar.
Indianapolis International Airport had several delayed and canceled flights on Friday. Airport leaders say they are also making temporary changes to security.
A fire investigator says a dog saved a northwestern Indiana man, his girlfriend and their son from a house fire by awakening them as smoke was filling their house.
Twenty-year-old Marcus Dansby was formally notified during a Friday hearing in Allen Superior Court that prosecutors will seek the death penalty if he’s convicted in the killings.
The plane skidded off a runway Friday afternoon at the Hobart Sky Ranch Airport and traveled onto U.S. 6, ending up in a wooded area along U.S. 6 about 2:15 p.m. Friday.
Incoming Indiana Governor wants to double the state’s investment into “On My Way Pre-K,” but doesn’t plan on expanding it to anymore counties, than the 5 that already have it.
Two Indiana state troopers are recovering from minor injuries after being struck along the interstate while inside their cars.
The bear was last seen Nov. 20 in the Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge north of Madison.
A 21-year-old Muncie woman pleaded guilty in connection with the death of her infant son.
Construction on the 57,000 square foot facility was started in the summer of 2015 to help solve inmate overcrowding issues. The old jail was only able to hold 60 inmates at a time, whereas the new jail will hold 189 inmates.
Holcomb wants to focus on jobs by investing $1 billion to make Indiana an innovation hub over the next ten years. He also wants to improve workforce readiness by changing state testing, and doing away with the state superintendent, and appointing a secretary of education.
Eric Holcomb, who takes office next week, said he believes local officials — not the state — should be able to authorize needle exchanges, a move he characterized as a “prudent step.”
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced his chairman candidacy Thursday. The 34-year-old is in his second term as mayor of the 100,000-person city.