When James Hinchcliffe slammed into a wall at more than 220 mph, he hit an energy-absorbing barrier that likely saved his life. The origins of that barrier began at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Tony George.
Despite the relatively strong growth, Indianapolis was passed by Jacksonville, Florida, and San Francisco on the list of the nation's largest cities and now ranks 14th.
State officials say the Indiana State Fair hires about 1,400 seasonal employees every year. More than half of the fair's 218 year-round employees started out as seasonal or summer workers.
The Federal Aviation Administration will pay 90 percent of the costs, while the Indiana Department of Transportation and the airport will split the rest.
Court documents say Bloomington paid tens of thousands of dollars to Reliable Concrete Co., operated by the Hardins, between 2011 and 2014 for work that was never done.
Equifax, Experian and TransUnion struck the settlement with attorneys general in 31 states, including Indiana. It calls for the agencies to pay a combined $6 million to participating states and to adjust a host of business practices.
State highway officials planning the final leg of the Evansville-to-Indianapolis Interstate 69 extension have released details of 14 possible routes they're considering that would either cut across Indianapolis' south side or adjacent suburban counties.
Tuition at IUPUI and IU's five regional campuses would increase an average of 1.65 percent under a recommendation by President Michael McRobbie.
Scaffolding has been up around the lower levels of the 113-year-old Soldiers and Sailors Monument since last October as crews have been working to fix water leaks and damage to bolts holding bronze figures in place.
The Delaware County Council is drafting a resolution that will strongly oppose the proposed $450 million Mounds Lake reservoir that would be formed by damming the White River.
The attorney general's office received 5,255 scam complaints in 2014, more than double the 2,341 from a year earlier.
Attorneys for the owners of the Whistle Stop Inn and the Thirsty Turtle argued before the court Monday that the city shouldn't be allowed to ban smoking at bars that don't offer gambling when it allows smoking at off-track betting facilities.
The private western Indiana liberal arts college open to women only for 175 years will enroll its first male undergraduates on campus this fall.
Questions concerning the level of safety headed into the Indianapolis 500 continued to mount Monday after James Hinchcliffe was injured in a crash.
A judge heard arguments Monday in the case alleging that the BMV overcharged motorists by tens of millions of dollars for fees and services.
The 5-4 ruling could mean the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for Maryland and affects similar tax laws in nearly 5,000 local jurisdictions in other states, including New York, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Officials are planning another $30 million-plus in renovations to the historic track in time for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 next May. Improvements will be made to gateway entrances and grandstand seating.
Over five days, three drivers hit the walls at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and all wound up with a similar result: going airborne. IndyCar officials responded by reducing horsepower and eliminating the pole shootout.
All 166 employees were laid off on May 2, 2014, but Wynnchurch Capital quickly bought the business for $26 million and hired back 120 of the company's former stonecutters. Since then, the operation has added 43 workers.
Organizers of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon say they're focused on producing a quality event and aren't concerned by the number of finishers, which have fallen from 31,170 to 24,472 in three years.
Ivy Tech Community College's construction plans have been put on hold and it will face a state review of its programs over concerns about low graduation rates and declining enrollment.
Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry announced Friday that his staff reviewed hundreds of documents and thousands of emails, but the evidence didn't justify criminal charges against former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett.
Rep. Dan Forestal, D-Indianapolis, said Friday that legislative leaders should establish a committee for a comprehensive review of the agency and develop proposals that the General Assembly can consider during its 2016 session.
Former Democratic congressman Baron Hill plans to join Indiana's U.S. Senate race to replace retiring Republican Dan Coats.
Work has halted on part of the $20 million downtown Indianapolis transit center project after workers discovered an old building foundation several feet below ground.