breaking editor's pick featured top story

Just weeks after state health officials opened up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all Hoosiers ages 16 and older, regulators have seen a decline in demand even as case numbers increase.

Dr. Kris Box, the state health commissioner, updates Hoosiers on Wednesday on the state’s vaccination progress from Indianapolis. “COVID is still here and it is not going away anytime soon. Please be vigilant,” she said.

editor's pick top story

WUHAN, China (AP) — Scribbled instructions for incoming patients plastered on the window of a silent hospital reception counter. A lone worker in a hazmat suit, steadily spraying disinfectant in an empty hospital hallway.

editor's pick featured top story

INDIANAPOLIS — Even as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opened up to all Hoosiers age 16 and older, Kris Box, the state health commissioner, cautioned that COVID-19 cases continued to spread and Hoosiers still need to wear masks and socially distance.

PRAGUE (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister said Sunday he will step down to clear the way for a Cabinet reshuffle that will defuse a political crisis triggered by a secret deal to buy Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.

LAS VEGAS — Casino giant Caesars Entertainment Inc. is putting its losses because of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 at more than $2 billion, and is suing a long list of insurance carriers it accuses of balking at paying its business interruption costs.

editor's pick featured

INDIANAPOLIS — Senate Bill 5 would allow people to appeal emergency orders put in place by local health officials. While county health officials have been in charge of mandates within their community, including imposing rules stricter than the state, this bill would require them to collabora…

editor's pick featured top story

INDIANAPOLIS — A Senate bill aimed at ensuring Indiana's public schools receive full funding for all students during the coronavirus pandemic is headed to the governor after lawmakers fast-tracked its passage Tuesday.

editor's pick featured

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced Monday that Indiana educators up to grade 12 and other school support staff can now sign up for a free COVID-19 vaccine at any Indiana vaccination clinic.

There was no reason to celebrate on Rachel Van Lear’s anniversary. The same day a global pandemic was declared, she developed symptoms of COVID-19. A year later, she’s still waiting for them to disappear. And for experts to come up with some answers.

top story

WASHINGTON — The massive coronavirus relief plan making its way to President Joe Biden's desk includes a plan to temporarily raise the child tax credit that could end up permanently changing the way the country deals with child poverty.

breaking editor's pick featured top story

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana residents age 55 to 60 are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, state health officials announced Tuesday in the latest expansion of the state's vaccine rollout.

WASHINGTON — A $1.9 trillion package aimed at helping the country rebuild from the pandemic seemed headed toward House passage late Friday evening, even as Democrats searched for a way to revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.

editor's pick featured top story

Howard County has dropped from orange to yellow on the state of Indiana’s COVID-19 color-coded advisory level, bringing with it a loosening of social gathering restrictions.

breaking editor's pick featured top story

INDIANAPOLIS — Just one day after the state opened up vaccination eligibility to those age 60-64, more than one-third of the 425,000 Hoosiers who now qualify have scheduled an appointment to get their COVID-19 vaccine or already received it.

breaking editor's pick featured top story

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana residents age 60 to 64 are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, state health officials announced Tuesday in the latest expansion of the state’s vaccine rollout.

editor's pick featured top story

BUNKER HILL – Miami Correctional Facility has reported two more COVID-related inmate deaths in the last month, bringing the total to 11 and making it the highest death total among the state’s prisons.

editor's pick featured top story

Century Villa Health Care and Rehabilitation resident Rosalyn Beachy worked to put the finishing touches on her tree as she and several others gathered for art class inside the facility’s community room earlier this month.

editor's pick featured

INDIANAPOLIS — A winter storm that coated Indiana with heavy snow has disrupted thousands of coronavirus vaccine appointments and delayed the state’s timeline for expanding shots to additional populations.

editor's pick

INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly one-fifth of a proposed state funding hike for Indiana’s schools would go toward expanding private school voucher and virtual school programs under a budget plan Republican legislators released Thursday.

editor's pick featured top story

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a proposal to change visitation restrictions at the state’s health and residential care sites amid concerns about residents’ declining interactions with loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

This Week's Circulars