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.

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.

From Nov. 4-8, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed five cases related to criminal matters for a total of 687 cases so far this year.

From Oct. 28-Nov. 1, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 23 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 682 cases so far this year.

SEATTLE - When the chief financial officer for Costco gets messaged by his sister asking if that viral Facebook posting about that $75 coupon is for real, you know this is a pretty good scam. Richard Galanti takes a philosophical attitude. "They come and they go periodically," he says. "We've all clicked on something and afterwards realized we shouldn't have." The scam, offering a $75 coupon ...

BALTIMORE - Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison on Thursday said more "investigative steps" are needed into detective Sean Suiter's 2017 shooting death, saying the case remains open a week after pronouncing it closed. "I should have chosen a better word last week when I said the investigation into the death of Detective Sean Suiter was 'closed,'" Harrison said in a statement to The ...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In 1998, major tobacco companies reached a historic legal settlement with states that had sued them over the health care costs of smoking-related illnesses. But individual smokers have continued to sue, and to this day the tobacco industry remains tied up in hundreds of court fights with sickened smokers, or with family members who lost a loved one to cancer, heart disease ...