| Mar 31, 2015
With criticism mounting from businesses, educational institutions and human rights groups, Indiana's Republican legislators are seeking to mitigate the fallout from last week's passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Some GOP officials are...
| Mar 30, 2015
Lisa Wein laughs when asked about the changes she has seen in 18 years as the executive director of Haven House, the Hammond domestic violence shelter.
"Well, when I started this job, I had no gray hair and no arthritis," she said.
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:50 PM
The Indiana House approved by a wide margin Monday a proposal strengthening protections for religious objections in state law that opponents say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gay people.
Republicans cast all the "yes" votes as...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 10:04 AM
Thomas Jones methodically felt his new hand-carved wooden cane, inch by inch, from its eagle-head handle to its red, white and blue shaft.
"It feels real nice," said Jones, 82, who lives in the Glen Park section of Gary.
State Rep. Vernon Smith...
| Feb 18, 2015
Owners of construction firms, economists, business advocates, and public officials spent more than four hours on Tuesday speaking for and against a bill that would repeal the common construction wage for taxpayer-funded projects before an Indiana House...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:15 PM
From police wearing body cameras to the privatization of prisons, a panel discussion arranged by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana on Wednesday chewed through a wide range of law enforcement issues.
Less military equipment and more...