Staff Reports

Staff Reports

Indiana Capital Chronicle staff - Casey Smith, Niki Kelly, Whitney Downard, Leslie Bonilla Muñiz

Rokita sues TikTok in Allen Superior Court

By: - December 7, 2022

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita on Wednesday filed two lawsuits in Fort Wayne against TikTok — both related to false claims made by the company about its video-sharing app of the same name. “The TikTok app is a malicious and menacing threat unleashed on unsuspecting Indiana consumers by a Chinese company that knows full well […]

Holcomb released from hospital

By: - December 4, 2022

Gov. Eric Holcomb was released from the hospital Saturday and is resting at home, according to a tweet from his office signed by his press secretary. He was hospitalized Thursday after going to the doctor with what he thought was the flu. But he was diagnosed with pneumonia instead. “Out of an abundance of caution […]

Morales taps transition team

By: - November 21, 2022

Secretary of State-elect Diego Morales on Monday announced a 13-person transition team — co-chaired by a former state office holder — following his easy election night victory. A news release said the team will offer organizational and logistical support and includes individuals with decades of experience in both the public and private sectors. “I am […]

Holcomb to honor Pat Koch with Sachem Award

By: - November 18, 2022

Gov. Eric Holcomb will honor community leader and originating partner of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Patricia (Pat) Koch with the 2022 Sachem Award, the state’s highest honor, at a Dec. 2 ceremony. The event will be conducted at Will Koch Family Auditorium at Heritage Hills High School. “Pat Koch is a Southern Indiana powerhouse […]

Rokita announces $3.1 billion tentative settlement with Walmart over opioid allegations

By: - November 15, 2022

Attorney General Todd Rokita on Tuesday announced a $3.1 billion tentative settlement with Walmart to resolve allegations that the company contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the distribution and dispensing of opioids at its stores. “The opioid crisis has devastated far too many Hoosier families,” he said in a news […]

State legislator to run for mayor of Indianapolis

By: - November 10, 2022

Indianapolis Democrat Rep. Robin Shackleford announced Thursday she will enter the race for Indianapolis mayor. She currently chairs the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus, and made the announcement at the Madam Walker Legacy Center. “Madam Walker symbolizes the hope that I have for this city and what it can do,” Shackleford said in a news release. […]

Indiana Election 2022: Latest updates on races, ballot issues and other news

By: - November 8, 2022

Happy Election Day, all. The Capital Chronicle’s reporters are working hard to bring you the very latest on the midterm elections. Please keep checking back through the day for updates, and stay with us tonight as results start rolling in.


Indiana National Guard launches new website, branding

By: - November 7, 2022

The Indiana National Guard recently announced a new website and branding initiative, as well as a referral bonus. The Guard’s website moved from a .mil server and now resides under the umbrella at The move streamlines three public-facing websites into one site. Resources for Indiana National Guard employees and service members along with public information are […]

Holcomb dons pink onesie for Trick-or-Treating

By: - November 1, 2022

Gov. Eric Holcomb and First Lady Janet Holcomb chose Indiana-based film A Christmas Story as their inspiration for Halloween costumes Monday night. The couple welcomed 150 kids and parents to the Governor’s residence in Indianapolis, giving out treats from Zachary Confections in Frankfort and Albanese Confectionery in Merrillville. Holcomb wore a giant pink bunny onesie […]

supreme court

Women4Change Indiana files brief in controversial election case

By: - October 27, 2022

Women4Change Indiana Inc. has filed a legal brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in a North Carolina case — Moore v. Harper — that will determine who has authority over federal elections. The case before the court addresses whether the North Carolina State Supreme Court has the power to strike down the North Carolina legislature’s […]

Community Health Network, Ivy Tech expand partnership

By: - October 25, 2022

Community Health Network announced Monday it is taking its partnership with Ivy Tech Community College to a new level to tackle the state’s nursing shortage through a $6.9 million donation that will expand the college’s nursing programs at its Anderson, Hamilton County, Indianapolis, and Kokomo campuses. Funds will be used for faculty and staff recruiting, […]

Former President George W. Bush to take stage with Purdue President Mitch Daniels in December

By: - October 20, 2022

Former U.S. President George W. Bush will share the stage with Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, who served in the White House as Bush’s first budget director, for the final Presidential Lecture Series event of Daniels’ tenure at Purdue. “A Conversation with George W. Bush” — scheduled for 6 p.m. on Dec. 6, in Elliott Hall […]