Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry confirmed the investigation Tuesday. Three agency employees recently resigned following media reports about the department.
More than 200 current and former members of the military from multiple states have filed federal and state suits against the parent of Indianapolis-based Aearo Technologies LLC in recent weeks.
Indiana officials have approved new rules to rein in a state agency that awarded grants intended for struggling veterans to its own employees.
Agency Director James Brown acknowledged that he may have approved state employee requests more quickly than other requests because he was aware of the employee's circumstances.
The pre-dawn pact put to bed a five-and-a-half hour federal shutdown while authorizing big spending increases for the military, domestic programs and disaster relief.
The three-year project involves research into and development of materials and structures for reusable hypersonic aircraft, which travel at five times the speed of sound.
The heavy cruiser played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes.
The program, called INvets, will be launched later this year, initially with five Indiana auto-industry manufacturers.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is leaving thousands of positions unfilled, citing the need for a leaner VA as it develops a longer-term plan to allow more veterans to seek medical care in the private sector.
The decision comes amid growing opposition to the 15-acre national cemetery project, which opponents say endangers old-growth forest on the northern border of Crown Hill.
A citizens group is planning a protest Monday morning to prevent construction crews from beginning work on a national cemetery project at Crown Hill Cemetery.
The former leader of the Indiana National Guard will be a senior policy adviser working in the Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., offices.
Veterans Day is not only a time to honor those who have served in the military: For American businesses, it's also a time to back up that appreciation with a freebie.
With more beds and railroad tracks serving Camp Atterbury, the facility will be able to train some of the largest groups of soldiers since World War II. Now Camp Atterbury has to market itself across the nation to make the most of the new facilities.
State figures show that about 1 percent of contracts have gone to Veterans Business Enterprises, while Gov. Mike Pence set a 3-percent goal when the push started last summer.
The Indianapolis-based American Legion, the nation's largest veterans service group, called Monday for the resignations of U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and two of his top aides amid an investigation into allegations of corruption and unnecessary deaths.