In Depth & Features


Scientists paid little attention to bats until a decade ago, when a disease called white nose syndrome started wiping out populations across the United States. Now, researchers race against time to find out what bats — and their disappearance — mean for the world at large.

10/21/2017, 3:00am

Something in the night

Scientists paid little attention to bats until a decade ago, when a disease called white nose syndrome started wiping out populations across the United States. Now, researchers race against time to find out what bats — and their disappearance — mean for the world at large.


Sep 18, 2017 12:02 am

The system

This is a four-part series about IU's system of sexual assault investigations. In a heated national conversation, criticism of university sexual assault investigations is multiplying. IU is no different. Students on both sides — those who have reported and have been accused — say IU’s system can do better.



May 1, 2017 10:05 am

"I just want it to end."

For years, Amanda Grant lived in fear of her father and his rage. Now, at 19, she’s suing him for the abuse she suffered. 


Apr 1, 2017 11:20 pm

Bob Knight's last fight

Bob Knight couldn't control that he would grow old one day. He just didn't get to grow old how he planned. 


Mar 9, 2017 8:45 am

Primary care

This is the fourth installment in an IDS series covering the opioid epidemic across Indiana.

Will  Cooke is the only doctor in Austin, Indiana, a city that in 2015  experienced the worst HIV outbreak in US history. Two years later, his  work is still not done.


Mar 8, 2017 9:55 pm

The third life of Darryl Pinkins

After 25 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Darryl Pinkins is  finally free. Now he's starting over in a world that did not wait for  him.


Mar 4, 2017 10:50 pm

Lady in the van

This is the third installment in an IDS series covering the opioid epidemic across Indiana.

Two  years ago, Brittany Combs would have been scared to drive into  neighborhoods populated by drug addicts. But now, she makes sure she's  there every week, trying to save their lives.


Feb 23, 2017 8:35 am

The 2017 Oscars

Brush up on everything from red carpet predictions to the uncertain legacy of "La La Land."