Indianapolis and Indiana lost numerous notable business, political and civic figures in 2020, including Pete Dye, Christel DeHaan, Tamara Zahn, James Cummings, Joe Kernan, Richard Wood, Hal Yeagy Jr. and James Dimos.
The schools announced a mutual agreement to cancel Saturday’s scheduled football game due to rising COVID-19 numbers. The game, which was first played in 1891, has taken place every year since 1920.
Initial jobless claims also ticked up in Indiana. Analysts say the worsening pandemic and the arrival of cold weather could accelerate layoffs in the weeks ahead.
UPDATE: No charges against Indianapolis officer in fatal shooting; evidence shows victim and officer fired shots
The grand jury’s decision not to indict Dejoure Mercer, the Black officer who shot and killed Dreasjon Reed on May 6, was announced Tuesday by special prosecutor Rosemary Khoury. Reed also was Black.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell by 7,000 last week, to 751,000, continuing a slow decline but remaining at a still-historically high level.
The closure of so many mall stores will be a blow to Indianapolis-based shopping center giant Simon Property Group. Gap Inc. has more than 390 stores at Simon’s malls, including its namesake brand, Old Navy and Banana Republic.
The update came several hours after the Colts initially announced that “several individuals within our organization” had tested positive for the virus.
In Indiana, 28,864 people filed initial unemployment claims in the week ended Oct. 10, a surprisingly high increase of 186% that the Department of Workforce Development said might be partly due to a technicality.
Pence’s staff said the change was meant to prevent burnout given his weekend schedule, travel plans next week and late-night arrival back in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening.
The Tennessee Titans have suspended in-person activities through Friday after three players and five staffers tested positive. The outbreak threatens to jeopardize the team’s game this weekend against the Steelers.
Thursday’s labor report coincides with evidence that some newly laid-off Americans are facing delays in receiving unemployment benefits as state agencies intensify efforts to combat fraudulent applications
Officials in Louisville and communities throughout Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois are preparing for more protests and possible unrest as the public nervously awaits a decision on whether police officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death will be charged.
A total of 162,009 people were receiving unemployment benefits in Indiana as of Sept. 5, the Labor Department said Thursday morning. That was up from 158,742 the previous week.
Forbes estimated the Dallas Cowboys are the NFL’s most valuable franchise, with a value of $5.7 billion, the 14th consecutive year they’ve held that distinction.
In Indiana, 11,556 people filed initial unemployment claims in the week ended Sept. 5, up from an adjusted number of 10,779 the previous week.
In Indiana, 10,783 people filed initial unemployment claims in the week ended Aug. 29, up from an adjusted number of 10,597 the previous week
A total of 169,336 people were receiving unemployment benefits in Indiana as of Aug. 15, the Labor Department said Thursday. That was down from 183,083 the previous week.
The number of laid-off workers seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose to 1.1 million last week after two weeks of declines.
The broadcast rights for football generate millions of dollars for the Big Ten Conference’s athletic departments, and schools across the country have projected major deficits in the wake of the pandemic.
Claims fell nationally, but the U.S. Labor Department’s report Thursday marked the 20th straight week that at least 1 million people have sought jobless aid.