Starting Feb 1 Indiana Gun Permits Not Accepted In Virginia

Virginia will no longer recognize handgun permits from 24 states, including Indiana. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says the decision was made following an audit of whether other states’ laws were compatible with their own. The change becomes effective on February 1st, 2016. The revoked states issue permits to people who are barred under Virginia […]

Indian Gun Permits Not Accepted In Virginia

Virginia will no longer recognize handgun permits from 24 states, including Indiana. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says the decision was made following an audit of whether other states’ laws were compatible with their own. The change becomes effective on February 1st, 2016. The revoked states issue permits to people who are barred under Virginia […]

Indiana Man Arrested For Making Bomb Threats

A Hendricks County man is accused of making bomb threats to Florida State University. Police say last week, Brandon Wingler used a phone at a Greencastle Marathon gas station to make the first threat. A second one was called in from the Country Mark in Fillmore. The Greencastle Police Department started investigating after being contacted […]

Hep C EWmergency Declared In Monroew County

Health officials in Monroe County say they’re dealing with a Hepatitis C emergency. They say the county needs a needle exchange. Monroe County’s Public Health Department says they had to declare the emergency in order to open the exchange next month. The declaration will last for a year.

Math And Science Teachers Could Negotiate Own Contracts

Teachers could have more freedom to name their price if one state lawmakers has his way. State Senator Pete Miller’s plan would let teachers in math or science negotiate their own contracts. He says more economic freedom could attract more teachers into Indiana’s classrooms. The state’s teachers’ union is opposed to the idea.

Santa Will Arrive On A Fire Truck

Santa is coming to the Muncie Fire Department again this year. Rolling in on a fire truck, Santa will arrive at the downtown fire station at Madison and Jackson streets at 11 a.m. Thursday. Santa will be at the station from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. As part of the gift giving the department will […]

Hunt Continues For Person Who Made Threats In Plainfield

Plainfield Police are determined to find the person making the online threats that have shut down schools, retailers and a movie theater. Captain Jill Lees says they’ll keep at it “until the end result.” The police department is working with the FBI and other law enforcement agencies, but say the process of tracking the suspect […]

ISTEP Changes A Stong Certainty

Indiana lawmakers are almost certain to change the ISTEP test, even though schools are still waiting for all of the results of last year’s tests. The new standardized test has been plagued by problems from the beginning. Lawmakers say they’re open to a new test, but don’t know what that might be yet.

Anderson Unemployment Up

The numbers from Indiana Workplace Development show the November unemployment rate for Anderson is up a half of percent to to 5.6 percent, which is up from 5.1 percent in October. Statewide unemployment is remains below the 5 percent national average, coming in at 4.4 percent.