37 students caught skipping school in Indy

A TRUANCY SWEEP IN INDIANAPOLIS RESULTED IN 37 SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN OUT ON CITY STREETS WEDNESDAY, RATHER THAN IN SCHOOL.  WEDNESDAY WAS THE SECOND DAY OF TRUANCY SWEEP IN INDIANAPOLIS AND HAS RESULTED IN ALMOST 80 STUDENTS CAUGHT SKIPPING SCHOOL SINCE TUESDAY.  THE MEASURE WAS COORDINATED BY SEVERAL AGENCIES IN INDIANAPOLIS . THE AGENCIES ARE  HOPING […]

Banned sorority sues DePauw University

A SORORITY BANNED FOR REMOVING 23 MEMBERS FROM THEIR LOCAL CHAPTER BASED ON THEIR LOOKS IS SUING DEPAUW UNIVERSITY.  THE LAWSUIT FILED IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN TERRE HAUTE ALLEGES THE UNIVERSITY BROKE IT’S CONTRACT WITH THE DELTA ZETA SORORITY AND DAMAGED THE REPUTATION OF ITS MEMBERS.  THE SORORITY IS DEMANDING IT BE LET BACK […]

Piston making plant faces job cuts

A FORT WAYNE PISTON MAKING PLANT IS PLANNING ON AT LEAST 140 JOB CUTS AFTER LEARNING THEIR CONTRACT WILL NOT BE RENEWED WITH FORD MOTOR COMPANY.  HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR JOE COBB SAYS THE CONTRACT FOR 4.6-LITER PISTONS EXPIRES JUNE 30 AND DOES NOT KNOW WHEN EMPLOYEES WILL BE CUT.  COBB SAYS IT COULD BE LATER, […]

Eli Lilly latest to oppose gay marriage ban

PHARMACEUTICAL GIANT ELI LILLY BECAUME THE LATEST LARGE INDIANA EMPLOYER TO OPPOSE THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT BANNING SAME-SEX MARRIAGE.  SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR HUMAN RESOURCES TONY MURPHY SAYS THE AMENDMENT COULD HINDER LILLY’S ABILITY TO ATTRACT EMPLOYEES, AS WELL AS PAINT AN IMAGE OF INDIANA AS AN INTOLERANT STATE.  LILLY EMPLOYS NEARLY 16 THOUSAND PEOPLE IN […]

Pizza King robber used bamboo club

A MUNCIE MAN WAS ARRESTED AFTER POLICE SAY HE ROBBED A PIZZA KING RESTAURANT LATE TUESDAY NIGHT USING A BAMBOO CLUB.  40-YEAR-OLD BRYAN GROVE WAS JAILED ON A PRELIMINARY CHARGE OF ROBBERY. GROVE COULD BE CHARGED WITH THE MORE SERIOUS OFFENSE OF ARMED ROBBERY, IF THE DELAWARE COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE DETERMINES THE BAMBOO CLUB IS […]