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.

INDIANAPOLIS — In the wake of widespread damage caused by Hurricane Florence, Secretary of State Connie Lawson cautioned investors to watch out for opportunistic investment or charitable scams.

MERRILLVILLE — Northern Indiana Public Service Company officials said Wednesday, as part of its future electric supply planning process, that analysis shows the most viable option for customers would include moving up the retirement of a majority of its remaining coal-fired generation in the…

BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University enrollment this fall semester features the largest freshman class in its nearly 200-year-old history, while the diversity of IU’s student body continues to grow.

MUNCIE — Ball State University recently received the National Weather Service’s StormReady Community designation in recognition of efforts to make the campus community safer through emergency readiness and procedures.

Saint Joseph’s College recently announced an upcoming event, the inaugural Purple Tie Dinner honoring legendary Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka. The event is set to take place on Saturday, June 9 at the Fair Oaks Farmhouse restaurant.

Newton County — This morning, at approximately 11:25 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash on I-65 northbound at the 232 mile marker (2 miles north of the Demotte exit), in which an Elkhart, IN, woman died.

The Indiana Department of Transportation is scheduling a full call-out of plow trucks throughout the state in anticipation of icy conditions during Friday morning's commute. Weather forecasts are calling for rain, followed by freezing rain and snow. 

From Sept. 9 to Sept. 13, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 27 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 574 cases so far this year.

From Sept. 2 to Sept. 6, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 22 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 547 cases so far this year.

From Aug. 23 to Aug. 30, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 18 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 525 cases so far this year.

ORLANDO, Fla. - The next tropical depression that could become Tropical Storm Karen may form from one of two weather systems the National Hurricane Center is keeping track of. The most likely system is a tropical wave headed off the coast of Africa within the next five days, but a closer system will approach the Caribbean Sea this weekend. A tropical wave is an elongated area of low pressure ...

Joe Biden lashed out at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying he could "beat him like a drum" and demanding a probe into allegations that the president tried to bully Ukraine into joining a "smear" aimed at him. "Trump's doing this because he knows I'll beat him like a drum," Biden told reporters on the campaign trail in Iowa. "He's using the abuse of power and every element of the ...

Two men died and eight people were injured in a shooting at a crowded sports bar near Lancaster, S.C., early Saturday, authorities said. The shooter or shooters have not been found. "I believe it was one person targeting another," Sheriff Barry Faile said at a news conference Saturday afternoon. "Unfortunately, we had 10 victims that got shot." Investigators have identified a person of ...

NEW YORK - Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg helped kick off a youth climate summit at the United Nations in New York on Saturday, ahead of a key gathering of world leaders next week. "Yesterday millions of people across the globe marched and demanded real climate action, especially young people. We showed that we are united and we young people are unstoppable," Thunberg said. ...