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The United Way Retired Senior and Volunteer Program recognized their volunteers across Northwest Indiana at their annual appreciation luncheons. At the end of March, program staff shared news and recognized volunteers and station supervisors for the impact they make in Lake, LaPorte, Porter and ...
Dry weather today, tomorrow and Wednesday. After a very chilly start yesterday where we saw frost over a large part of northern Indiana, we are going to see temps steadily work higher. In fact, we expect back to back above normal temperature days tomorrow and Wednesday! Upper 70s to low 80s can be ...

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources 43-year-old Eric Strunk and 48-year-old David Dayhuff, both of Gosport, were hurt about 6:40 a.m. Sunday. The injuries aren't life threatening and then men were taken to IU Hospital Bloomington. The agency's law enforcement division says another hunter was ...
Trooper Christopher Eagles was recognized as the Indiana State Police Toll Road Post Trooper of the District. This award goes to the trooper who is chosen by their command staff for personifying professionalism, integrity, a well-rounded work ethic and community involvement. Eagles is a seven-year ...
This year, Indiana Campfires will take Hoosiers to private and public spots within the White River watershed. A humanities scholar will serve as facilitator and lead attendees on a walk, pausing periodically to read aloud words from Hoosier, Midwest and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors. Participants will then ...
Walmart (NYSE: WMT) has announced plans to invest $24 million in improvements to several of its stores throughout Indiana over the next year. The company says it will remodel seven stores and roll out in-store and online innovations at numerous others. The retail giant says the investment is part of $11 ...

MICHIGAN CITY, IN (AP/WANE) — For the second time in five months, an infant has been left in a baby box at a northwest Indiana volunteer fire station. Sunday night Lt. Chuck Kohler of the Coolspring Township Volunteer Fire Department outside Michigan City was headed to the grocery store when he got ...
An Indiana mail carrier who is accused of paying a man to throw away 11,000 pieces of mail in another state and of hiding another 6,000 pieces at home is now facing criminal charges. Kristopher Block, 39, of LaPorte, was charged Tuesday in LaPorte Circuit Court with a felony for official misconduct and a ...
A shortage of brown trout in Illinois has spurred Indiana to turn to its northern neighbor to supply the popular game fish for an annual restocking effort. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will provide 40,000 brown trout as 6-inch fingerlings in April to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources ...
Indiana Governor Signs Bill Mandating Abortion Information. Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed an anti-abortion bill that requires medical ... Previous efforts to restrict abortions in Indiana have been challenged in court in recent years. Last year's anti-abortion bill dealing with parental notification was blocked ...
The Indiana Department of Revenue says that since the inception of a fraud-prevention program, hackers don't seem to be targeting the state's residents as much. The agency says it has halted more than $111 million in refunds for at least 61,000 fraudulent tax returns since launching the Identity Protection ...
The Indiana 4-H Foundation has added to its board of directors: Lori Torres (pictured), Gloria Jimenez, Julia Byers and Sean Sharma (pictured). Torres serves as inspector general of the State of Indiana. She has previously been involved in Girls, Inc., various other government related commissions, and ...
I related in a past column how funds from the state of Indiana and the Lilly Endowment allowed the 2016 Bicentennial Nature Trust to acquire a number of quality parcels of land for public usage. Here are some of these areas which were acquired. Trails are very popular now and new ones are opening up ...
Authorities: 2 children die during Indiana apartment building fire, boy survives after leaping from fourth floor into a blanket held by neighbors. ... GARY, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say two children died during an apartment building fire in northwest Indiana, while another survived after leaping from the fourth floor ...
FedEx has canceled plans to build a new distribution center in Greenwood, Indiana, that would have employed hundreds of people — because of machines. The $259 million facility in the Indianapolis suburb would have employed 455 individuals with full- or part-time jobs that paid as much as $24 an hour, ...
Researchers say Indiana will get a lot hotter and wetter over the next few decades. A new report says climate change could affect Indiana in our lifetime. The climate change report was put together by the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment team which is led by Purdue University and includes over 100 scientists ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Department of Revenue says that since the inception of a fraud-prevention program, hackers don't seem to be targeting the state's residents as much. The agency says it has halted more than $111 million in refunds for at least 61,000 fraudulent tax returns since launching ...

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, who previously served three years as Indiana state health commissioner, says better partnerships are key to putting a dent in the opioid crisis statewide and throughout the country. In an interview with Inside INdiana Business, Adams said the combination of more ...
(Indiana Statehouse Newsroom) - Governor Eric Holcomb signed a bill into law Wednesday keeping CBD oil legal in Indiana and it's already having a far-reaching impact across the state. ... "...the Indiana State Excise Police will be returning the products that were taken last summer to respective retailers.
To her knowledge, no district in Indiana allows teachers to be armed. "That should tell a lot of people the story," she said. McCormick believes Indiana is a pioneer, hosting the School Safety Academy in May, the only one of its kind in the U.S. Representatives from every state are welcome to attend, said ...
Holcomb and Indiana Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush also announced new harassment training policies for the executive and judicial branches. The overhaul comes amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men in Hollywood, sports, media and politics. Allegations against ...
INDIANA — After President Donald Trump's decision to add more tariffs on Chinese imports Thursday, Indiana soybean farmers say the retaliation China could take out on the United States agriculture industry could be devastating. "If the Chinese buy less soy beans from the U.S., that means less soybeans ...
Twenty-four players have been selected for the IndyStar Indiana boys Junior All-Stars for 2018. Players in the core group include Keion Brooks Jr. of Fort Wayne North, Armaan Franklin of Cathedral, Mason Gillis of New Castle, Trayce Jackson-Davis of Center Grove, Brandon Newman of Valparaiso and ...
The new DACA law changes the citizenship verification requirements for obtaining professional licenses to include the roughly 9,000 young immigrants in Indiana who were brought to the United States illegally as children but granted legal work status under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood ...
INDIANAPOLIS -- With snow falling in central Indiana, many counties have issued travel advisories. Hamilton, Hancock, Henry, Shelby, Decatur, Bartholomew, and Brown counties are under a yellow advisory, while Rush County is under a orange watch advisory. Click the map below for more information ...
Because Indiana's calculation also excludes certain students that the federal plan includes, such as those receiving credit recovery services, the final ratings could differ significantly for the same school. Although state and federal accountability metrics have differed in the past, the differences going forward ...
FLOYDS KNOBS, Ind. (AP) — A spring snowstorm has blanketed parts of southern Indiana with more than eight inches of snow and snarled the morning commute. Snow bands that are part of a spring nor'easter targeting the Northeast continued dropping snow Wednesday morning over central, eastern ...
Eric Holcomb has signed workforce development legislation that he believes will help Indiana tackle its shortage of trained workers. The two bills signed Wednesday were a top priority for Holcomb and Republican lawmakers. The measures will create a new 21-member board to oversee the state's job ...
Indiana Grown reached a new milestone with 1,000 members joining the initiative since its July 2015 launch, according to Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development. Since its inception, the goal of the statewide agriculture initiative has been to help consumers more ...
Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a measure legalizing low-THC cannabidiol oil in Indiana Wednesday, after nearly a year of confusion over Indiana's laws. Senate Enrolled Act 52 allows any person to buy, sell and possess CBD oil, as long as it meets certain labeling requirements and contains no more than 0.3 ...
Thirteen months after it was announced, Indiana's first Internet of Things lab will open on March 21 in the burgeoning Indianapolis suburb of Fishers. Fostering technology and innovation has been a focus for Gov. Eric Holcomb, who visited Fishers in February 2017 to announce the Indiana IoT Lab; and ...
Cold air continues to barrel into the state today, and we have more moisture around a straggling upper-level low causing all sorts of problems for central and southern Indiana this morning. This upper low is behind the strong east coast system that is hitting today, and it looks to ride up the west side of the ...
The state of Indiana has received nearly $18.2 million from the U.S. Department of the Interior. The funding comes from sources including excise tax from guns and ammunition, bows, fishing tackle and small engine fuel. States received a combined $1.1 billion this year through funds from the ...
"The recalled 'Southgate Hot Dog Sauce' was distributed to 7 customers in 13 states including Indiana, Alabama, Ohio, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Missouri, Texas, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Florida and Georgia through retail stores." The product comes in a 15-ounce can marked ...
The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that McCormick's opposition comes after the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. McCormick says she was disappointed that lawmakers failed last week to approve Gov. Eric Holcomb's proposal to add $5 million to the millions Indiana ...
INFB's top priority this year focused on the expansion of reliable, sufficient broadband internet access for Indiana's unserved areas. House Enrolled Act 1065 authorizes the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to study broadband expansion and tools that may be used to assist in its deployment.
Every sweltering August during my Indiana childhood, I stood in line at the 4-H Knox County Fair to order a pork tenderloin sandwich. It's a classic Hoosier dish, with a thinly pounded, breaded, and deep-fried portion of meat hanging over the edges of a bun. At its best, the breading is crisp and crunchy, the ...
His proposal, which passed the House 94-0 in January, creates the Indiana Automated Vehicle Oversight Task Group, composed of state and local officials, to review and approve autonomous vehicle systems before they can be used in Indiana. "I can't ask Hoosiers to accept no standard for unproven ...
At least one person was arrested after leading multiple agencies on a pursuit that began in Michigan, entered Indiana, then ended in Michigan Monday evening, according to the Indiana State Police. The pursuit began in St. Joseph County, Michigan, then the vehicle entered Indiana and got onto the Toll ...
LEBANON, Ind. (AP) - The funeral for a slain central Indiana sheriff's deputy is set for Friday in his hometown. The Boone County Sheriff's Department says services for 34-year-old Deputy Jacob Pickett will begin with visitation 2-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home of Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Legislation limiting regulation of short-term rentals by local governments has been approved by Indiana lawmakers and is now on its way to Gov. Eric Holcomb's desk. ... Matt Lehman. "I look forward to the governor signing this bill into law and making a national statement that Indiana is open for business.".
Authorities say a man shot dead by an Indiana State Police tactical team, ending a two-day standoff, was wearing body armor and had told acquaintances that he wanted a shootout ... TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on an Indiana police standoff following the shooting of two people (all times local):.
The 2018 Indiana Girls All-Stars, listed alphabetically, are: Angel Baker of Pike, Jenasae Bishop of East Chicago Central, Mackenzie Blazek of Whiteland, Leigha Brown of DeKalb, Nia Clark of Ben Davis, Amy Dilk of Carmel, Katlyn Gilbert of Heritage Christian, Cassidy Hardin of Center Grove, Emily Kiser ...
The federal government says it will provide $8.1 million in grants to Indiana to reclaim abandoned coal mines. Feb. ... The Interior Department's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement announced on Monday the Indiana grants are among more than $300 million in mine reclamation funding ...
That's why we need to do the study here in Indiana.” Which is where VanNatter's bill before Indiana lawmakers comes in. Unanimously approved in a Senate committee Monday morning, the bill calls for a summer study of SNAP benefit eligibility requirements and fraud. VanNatter said he's heard stories of ...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Widespread flooding caused by heavy rainfall has prompted Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb to issue a disaster emergency for seven additional counties in Indiana. Gov. Holcomb added Benton, Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Jefferson, Spencer and Warrick counties to the declaration ...
INDIANAPOLIS -- The history of school shootings in Indiana goes back more than 100 years, but the state has been spared the type of violence that has occurred at other schools across the country. Since 1881, there have been eight school shootings recorded in Indiana; only two of them have been deadly.
Young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children but granted legal work status, often called Dreamers, are being shut out of scores of professions in Indiana under a new practice implemented by the administration of Gov. Eric Holcomb. The Indiana Professional Licensing Agency recently ...
The Indiana Society of Washington, a social and networking group for expatriate Hoosiers, is taking on a half-acre section of land on Pennsylvania Avenue, midway between the White House and the Capitol, in hopes of making it more worthy of the name it was given nearly three decades ago: Indiana ...
Indiana and Michigan Power reported several hundred customers without power in southwestern Michigan and across the border in Indiana, including in the South Bend area. ComEd in Illinois reported smaller numbers of outages in the Chicago area. Wind also knocked down some lamp posts overnight in ...


 

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