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RENSSELAER — The Christmas gift giveaway event for families of employees laid off from the Rensselaer Genova plastics plant is tentatively set to happen at 6 p.m. Dec. 23.

MILTON, Fla. — For many service members, hanging up the uniform at the end of a shift signifies the end of the work day and the beginning of some much needed downtime.

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JASPER COUNTY — The Keener Township Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched Sunday morning to the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 at the 231-mile marker for a semi fire.

RENSSELAER — The city’s annual Turkey Trot, a 5K walk/run intended to raise funds for a local family battling cancer, will once again start at the Jasper County REMC building at 280 E. Wood Road, at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28.

RENSSELAER — Sunday’s Town Mall fire that virtually wiped out the entire building and offices of roughly 20 city and county enterprises has left local leaders and business owners without offices.

RENSSELAER — The Town Mall fire has left a lasting scar on the heart of downtown Rensselaer since Sunday, with many business owners without an office and first responders still contending with constant rekindlings.

RENSSELAER — Local firefighters were called in as early as 6:15 a.m. Wednesday morning to deal with a large fire at the ADM grain elevator in Parr, near the Fair Oaks Farms campus.

SASEBO, Japan — Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Stromberg, of Crown Point, said he wanted to get some training to build a skill from which he could base a career, while traveling and getting new experiences.

The Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasives Management has hired Erica Luchik as the new regional specialist for northwest Indiana. She began work on Jan. 7 for the state-wide Indiana Invasives Initiative project. The counties covered include Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, White, Cass, Starke, Mars…

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University School of Medicine scientists and physicians brought in nearly $150 million in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in federal fiscal year 2018 — a 10 percent increase over the previous year and a new record for the school.

From March 9-13, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 13 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 174 cases so far this year. They include two misdemeanors, five case-related filings and six cases with at least one Level 6 felony charge.

From March 2-6, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 15 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 161 cases so far this year. They include 10 misdemeanors, three case-related fili…

From Feb. 24-28, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 12 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 146 cases so far this year. They include nine misdemeanors, two case-related fil…

MIAMI - Vince Carter acknowledged the reality of the moment as the NBA icon walked off the court March 11 amid the league's impending shutdown due to the new coronavirus pandemic. "It's just weird," Carter said of what might have been the final game of his 22-season career, that night that his Atlanta Hawks took on the New York Knicks. "I'm sitting there, like, 'All right, this is it. Like ...

Broadcaster Doris Burke had the coronavirus, and told ESPN - her employer - that she had symptoms dating back to March 11, the final night on the NBA calendar. She was working a Mavericks-Nuggets game that was ultimately the last game to be completed after the NBA suspended its season. "On March 11, I remember sitting at lunch with my broadcast crew for that evening ... 'Man, I am so tired ...

Congress has passed, and President Trump has signed, a $2-trillion economic stimulus package - the largest of its kind - designed to send money directly into Americans' pockets while also aiding hospitals, businesses and local governments struggling during the pandemic. In addition to providing many Americans with a one-time payment of up to $1,200, the bill includes $500 billion in loans to ...