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The city councils in two of the state's largest cities have approved budgets for 2017. South Bend council members agreed on a $369 million ... The Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne says the city council cut out around $1.9 million of the $3.4 million ...
There are few things that can distract Dewight Blanton during hours-long treatments of chemotherapy at the Norton cancer Institute clinic in Jeffersonville.

The prosecutor in Indiana's most populous county has asked state police to release no additional information on its investigation into possible voter fraud in 56 of the state's counties.
The trip was more than just to visit the village where a new school was being built, and bring a truckload of food to the natives, and take a quick tour of three orphanages and schools and see the progress on a hospital that was being built.
In addition, a "West Elm Academy" in each city will offer locals a free, 10-week hospitality training course with a goal of hiring as many academy grads as possible to work in the hotel.
The Indiana State Department of Health says the extra location will offer affected residents blood lead testing, flu shots, birth certificates and childhood immunizations.

Oh deer! An unexpected visitor caused quite a commotion as customers were eating breakfast at a northwest Indiana restaurant.
Town Marshal Matthew Tallent says Hurt had a syringe in her hand, and her 10-month-old son was crying in the back seat. Officers revived Hurt with Narcan ... Tallant says the department made the decision to release the photos of Hurt passed out behind ...
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A southern Indiana city wants the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to give it 10 more years to reduce its raw sewage overflows.
The best place for modern architecture is a Midwest town you've probably never heard of.
An armed robbery occurred at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Village Pantry at 275 E. Winslow Road. Bloomington police are still investigating the crime, but no injuries were reported.
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. has approved Regional Cities Initiative funding for three more projects in the north central Indiana region. The state says the projects will promote STEM programming, increase housing options and support the ...
A St. Louis-based commercial real estate firm has announced it has purchased Indiana Michigan Power's former coal plant in Lawrenceburg in southern Indiana and is working with the Ports of Indiana to see if it could be a viable fourth port for the state.
There are more than 20,000 water service lines throughout the northern Indiana city. Utilities manager Laura Kolo said in February that she suspects around 147 service lines in the city are lead-based, and she says identifying the lead lines will take ...

The article titled, "Small Indiana Town to Change Name to Avoid Clinton Reference," said the city's mayor, whom is a Democrat and not named in the article, announced the change on Monday.
"I cannot stand to see Hillary Clinton win the presidency. That name has been haunting me ever since her husband had the affair.
editors: A schedule of the Business Outlook Panel's appearances around the state is below. Arrangements have been made for media -- including television and radio stations -- covering the Indianapolis presentation.
Michigan CITY - A 19-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning when the car he was driving plowed into the side of a building, leaving a gaping hole in the wall.
BHI says The Oaks at Hoosier Village "reproduces or continues" the lifestyle of baby boomers looking to relocate before reaching the needs-based stage of care.
The former CEO of a company that operates dozens of Indiana nursing homes and three others face federal charges in a kickback scheme worth millions of dollars, according to an indictment released Wednesday morning.
MADISON, Ind. (WHAS11) -- The small community of Madison, Indiana is truly shaken after an incident of Domestic Violence turned deadly.
An automotive parts manufacturer plans to expand its operations in northeast Indiana to help support a new contract with General Motors.
... County Courthouse, 232 Russell St.; Highland - Wicker Park Social Center, 8554 Indianapolis Blvd. Hobart - police Community Center, 705 E. 4th St.; Lowell - Town Hall, 501 E. Main St.; Munster - Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Rd.; Schererville - Town ...
Assisting the police Department's Fugitive Apprehension Street Team were the Michigan City police Department's Street crimes Unit, Detective Bureau, Patrol Division, along with the Indiana State Police, U.S. Marshals Service, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco ...
FOREST CITY - Winnebago Industries has entered into a agreement to buy Grand design Recreational Vehicle Co., a manufacturer of towable RVs, for approximately $500 million in cash and newly-issued Winnebago shares.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - City officials in Bloomington say someone has stolen two dozen signs put up a week ago that encourage donations to nonprofits instead of giving money to panhandlers.
Michigan CITY - Four small business owners in Michigan City were recent targets of a telephone scam involving threats to immediately disconnect their NIPSCO electric service if payments were not made right away.
ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (AP) - Ivy Tech Community College is planning to sell what a school official says is an underutilized conference center and classroom site near a central Indiana town. Ivy Tech's state board has approved a resolution to sell what is ...
Municipality association names Soliday top Indiana lawmaker. Provided. State Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, center, last week was named "Legislator of the Year" by the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns. The award was presented by Fishers Mayor ...
The Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) is a coalition of municipal officials who seek to improve the quality of life in Indiana through effective government, and is a member of the National League of Cities. Founded in 1891, IACT is one of ...
Gamino, of the 5000 block of Baring Avenue in East Chicago, Indiana, was pronounced dead at 9:34 a.m., authorities said. An autopsy Monday did not rule on his cause and manner of death pending further investigation, accruing to the medical examiner's ...
The middle class built homes there, entrepreneurs built businesses and entertainers built a jazz reputation that rivaled Kansas City's and New York's. Although its history is a source of pride, Indiana Avenue was a cultural nucleus by default rather ...
The massive animals have gathered by the thousands each fall on a barrier island near the Inupiat Eskimo village of Point Lay in recent years.
The mayor of Lawrenceburg says he's viewing the prospect that Indiana's fourth port would be located in his city as a "group project" involving surrounding communities. Kelly Mollaun says "we're going to be good stewards of whatever is given to us in ...
Attorney Edward Bielski, president of Bielski Law LLC and former partner of Stewart & Irwin PC filed the lawsuit against the city at the end of last year alleging the city knowingly enforced an illegal traffic ordinance and wrongly collected money from ...
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) - The Columbus City Council has amended the city's animal ordinance to allow residents to keep up to four chickens in their backyards.
The project also includes removing the tracks embedded in the middle of 10th and 11th streets on Michigan City's north end and replacing them with a more traditional line off the pavement, allowing trains to increase speeds to 45 mph through the city.
The Main Street program encourages economic development, redevelopment, and improvement to downtown areas in Indiana cities and towns. "Dillsboro's Indiana Main Street designation is a great example of a community taking important steps to further ...
The Supreme Court suspended City Court Judge Tommy D. Phillips II Sept. 30 after Phillips was charged with Level 6 felony battery against a public safety officer.
An organization of municipal officials which advocates their communities to state and federal governments, The Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, has elected Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke its president. Winnecke accepted the position during the ...
Editor's note: This is one in a series of essays that lead to the celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial in December 2016.
Editor's note: This is one in a series of essays that lead to the celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial in December 2016.
INDIANAPOLIS - police raided two car dealerships on the city's south and west sides amid concerns from consumers about the car lot's business practices.
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. has approved Regional Cities Initiative funding to support improvements to the South Shore commuter line and two other projects affecting the greater South Bend area.
The city of Aurora denounced the float, saying it did not portray any values of its residents. "The city of Aurora has no involvement in selecting float participants.
EAST Chicago, Indiana (Reuters) - In this industrial northwest Indiana city, hundreds of families who live in a gated public housing community with prim lawns and a new elementary school next door are searching for new homes.
Indiana's tax amnesty program last year brought in more than twice as much revenue as the General Assembly expected and cleared the delinquent status of about 77,000 individual and business taxpayers, the state Department of Revenue said.





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