Hammond and Lake Ridge Schools defend their challenge of a state law allowing the sale of unused school buildings to charter organizations for $1 as the attorney general's office seeks dismissal of the case.
AUBURN — DeKalb County criminal justice leaders have been attentive to the impact of COVID-19 on detention facilities since mid-March and will continue to evaluate every new arrest for the need to incarcerate, DeKalb County Prosecutor ClaraMary Winebrenner said Friday.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. says "it's beyond dumb" for North Township Trustee Frank J. Mrvan to open the Wicker Memorial Park golf course during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Lake County Board of Commissioners is donating $5,000 to Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana to ensure senior citizens continue receiving essential nutrition during the coronavirus pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Herff Jones, a division of Varsity Brands, and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students, announced today an exclusive collaboration with MarchingOrder and StageClip on a virtual commencement solution that provides a proven, easy-to-implement platform for institutions that need to postpone graduation ceremonies due to the coronavirus pandemic. This comprehensive, best-in-class solution was developed with the goal of eliminating the administrative burden on schools looking to host a virtual event, and it is currently not available anywhere else in the market.
Almost two weeks after Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb issued a stay-at-home order for the entire state, three men were cited for defying that order after taking their motorcycles for a joyride on campus.
Scammers are posing as government agencies and other organizations in an attempt to obtain financial information for personal gain, authorities warned.
A Minnesota man will continue serving a 72-year prison term for shooting and killing an East Chicago man who refused to leave a party at a house in Gary.
KOKOMO, Ind., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is actively training employees at the company's Kokomo plant in the extensive screening, cleaning and other CDC-recommended procedures that will be in place when volume production of Ventec Life Systems' critical care ventilator begins in less than two weeks. Among the employees is UAW Local 292 member Debbie Hollis of Kokomo.
Indiana's health commissioner said Hoosiers do not need to wear masks when they leave their homes, even though some federal and state officials elsewhere are recommending the practice.
INDIANAPOLIS, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheaff Brock Institutional Group announced that David King has recently joined its experienced team of investment professionals. Partnering in an advisory or a sub-advisory basis, Sheaff Brock Institutional Group offers innovative investment strategies to institutional investors, RIAs, and financial institutions to help them achieve investment goals and fulfill fiduciary obligations.
Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order closing schools through the end of the academic year, extending teacher licensure requirements and providing flexibility for high school seniors looking to graduate this spring.
The church's doors are wide open with modifications that keep the church in compliance with the governor's "stay-at-home" order, its senior pastor said.
March 30, 2020 – FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Scams are not unique to I&M, nor have they gone away with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Scams have been reported across the U.S. targeting various utility customers and companies, and some scam calls have recently been reported to I&M.
INDIANAPOLIS, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Strada Education Network, a national social impact organization dedicated to forging pathways between education and employment, has released new data from a nationally representative sample of Americans on COVID-19's impact on their work and education.
Wesley Dault, Albanese Candy Factory social media specialist, said it was the first time he has heard of Albanese candy being used as evidence.
Saturday, March 28, 2020 — INDIANAPOLIS — Ventilators are among the most important equipment hospitals need to treat a surge of COVID-19 patients. Companies such as General Motors are gearing up emergency production of the machines, which take over the labor of breathing for a patient with a serious case of the virus.
INDIANAPOLIS, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumina Foundation's Board of Directors has elected businesswoman and entrepreneur Kathy Davis as its new leader. She will serve a three-year term as board chair. Davis began her board service in 2013, and she succeeds F. Joseph Loughrey, who will remain on the Lumina board.
State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box said Indiana is continuing to seek donations of personal protective equipment for medical personnel assisting coronavirus patients.
On Tuesday an arrest warrant was executed by Lansing police and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and the suspect was taken into custody, police said.
Sen. Todd Young supported the $2 trillion coronavirus relief act "without any difficulty or pangs of guilt" because he said it was needed from both a public health and economic standpoint.
ELKHART, Ind., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mennonite Church USA -- During widespread closures and physical distancing caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Mennonite Church USA (MC USA), the largest Mennonite denomination in the United States, has responded by educating and equipping its congregations, ministry partners, and constituents via the Internet.
INDIANAPOLIS, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- VMS BioMarketing - a leading provider of patient support solutions - announced it has more than doubled levels of virtual and telephonic patient engagement in the past week to support patients during the COVID-19 outbreak, using the company's nationwide network of 800+ clinical educators who have always operated remotely.
The Indiana Historical Society is asking Hoosiers to share writings, photos, drawings, paintings and short videos that convey the experience of living in Indiana during the coronavirus period.
Gov. Eric Holcomb said Indiana only is at the start of an expected surge of coronavirus cases and it would be premature to let up on the social distancing measures aimed at minimizing the spread of COVID-19.
Hoosiers needing extra cash during the COVID-19 pandemic can check Indiana's unclaimed property database to see if the state is holding money for them.
LOS ANGELES - They've been stuck inside, leaving their Ladera Ranch home only for periodic trips to the physical therapist. They check in with coaches through computer screens and study film via screen sharing. They listen to virtual lectures at the kitchen table and follow virtual workouts on Instagram. Everything is changing for college football in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with ...
NEW YORK - The break-in lasted just minutes. At 3 a.m. on Monday, a thief - or thieves - forced open the glass doors of the Singer Laren museum in the Netherlands and headed straight for its prize exhibit: a Van Gogh oil painting. By the time police arrived, the burglars were gone, along with the artwork. The smash-and-grab of "Spring Garden, the Parsonage Garden in Nuenen in Spring" ...
HAMBURG, Germany - European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has brought millions of protective face masks to Europe from China as part of its so-called air-bridge mission during the new coronavirus pandemic, the company announced early Sunday morning. An A350-1000 aircraft picked up the masks during a stopover in the Chinese city of Tianjin and landed in Hamburg on Saturday with the face masks ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. - When will sports resume? Everyone has a thought. The North American professional sports leagues are hoping for late May, early June. Per ESPN, President Trump told commissioners Saturday that he hopes leagues can resume - with fans in the stands - in August or September. Yes, it's his hope that the NFL starts, with fans in the stands, on time. California Governor Gavin ...