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Indianapolis Public Schools is operating normally on this cold Tuesday in the city, (according to its website). Most township schools are also operating normally, however other school districts, like Hamilton Southeastern, Carmel-Clay and Hamilton Heights School Corporation are on two-hour delays. Lone-standing schools like Carpe Diem Meridian and Herron High are also delayed. Check the […]

It’s Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil, the nation’s most well-known groundhog, has seen his shadow this morning, meaning there will be six more weeks of winter.  Across Indy–700 crashes and slide-offs, that’s what emergency personnel have been dealing with as this icy slushy snow storm has hit the metro area. The number of traffic incidents on […]

Get In the Know With Kim’s Tuesday News & Headlines Officials in Indianapolis are preparing for a grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri keeping in lockstep with most urban areas in the nation. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) is on standby in case this decision sparks trouble in the city. The Ten Point Coalition is also […]

The Indianapolis Star is reporting two independent audits have confirmed that the Indianapolis Public School (IPS) system DOES NOT have a $30 million deficit. In reality, there is a surplus. The Star says: “Instead, IPS spent within its means during the past decade and ended each year with millions of dollars in surplus, auditors concluded.” […]

Indianapolis Public Schools isn’t facing a $30 million budget deficit after all. Superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee announced late Tuesday the school district has been releasing flawed figures for years and IPS actually ended 2013 with an $8.4 million surplus. Ferebee explained the discrepancy by saying potential programs were added to budget projections and never launched. However, the estimated […]

ISTEP testing is getting underway for students at Indianapolis Public Schools. In February, the Indiana Department of Education expanded the testing window to March 21st because of the cold and snow that altered school schedules and kept students out of class. Testing is expected to wrap up on March 19th. Make sure your students get plenty […]

 BACK -2- SCHOOL TODAY Nearly 30,000 IPS students are heading back to the classroom today.  This will be their first day back in class since an extended Christmas holiday vacation due to the snow and arctic temps that caused the district to cancel class.  Some sidewalks that students need to access bus stops are still snow-covered after a weekend of […]

IPS Open as Normal–Friday is NOT a Snow Day  Despite the travel inconveniences presented by this wintery weather, Indianapolis Public Schools is keeping it normal for students in Indy. A spokesman for the state’s second-largest school district, John Althardt, says all IPS schools will run on a normal schedule and will be open Friday, December 6th. Education will continue […]

Last night’s high school football game between Arsenal Tech and Fort Wayne South Side was stopped in the third quarter after a massive fight broke out between the two school’s players, coaches, fans, and even parents in the stands. IMPD was called to the scene to restore order. No arrests or injuries were reported. According […]

A rap video shoot at John Marshall High School has resulted in the arrest of a man, the confiscation of two guns, and dozens of people being questioned about their role in the making of the video. Ezelle Triplett, did in fact have a permit for his handgun, but was charged with possession of a […]

Walmart Back Open After Gas Leak The Westfield Walmart is open again following a gas leak.  The store was evacuated Monday night because of a ruptured pipe.  Employees at Rack Room Shoes and Five Below were also evacuated as a precaution. Muncie Woman Facing Charges In Cousin’s Death A Muncie woman now faces a murder charge in […]

Two Killed In Motorcycle Crash On I-74 A man and a woman were killed in a crash early this morning on I-74 on Indianapolis’ southeast side. State Police said the crash happened just after midnight on the eastbound lanes of I-74 near Post Road when the man hit the brakes on the motorcycle. Witnesses said […]