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. 

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INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Republican Party State Chairman Kyle Hupfer officially called a caucus of eligible precinct committee members to fill the vacancy in the office of Senate District 7, the seat most recently held by former State Senator Brandt Hershman. 

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. –Colder temperatures and increased usage means higher bills for customers at this time of year. While NIPSCO is the lowest-cost natural gas provider in Indiana, NIPSCO reminds customers of options and tips to aid in their home’s energy efficiency. 

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On October 3rd the Washington, D.C. law firm of Smith, Currie and Hancock, attorneys for the Shafer and Freeman Lakes Environmental Conservation Corporation (SFLECC), filed a 20-page letter with the Secretary of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on behalf of SFLECC and its Coal…

In the past week, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 11 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 338 cases so far this year.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday injected abortion - one of the country's most divisive issues - into the 2020 campaign debate, warning a conservative audience that inaction at the ballot box will erode recent anti-abortion moves. Republicans have been celebrating a number of state-level moves to restrict access to abortion, and are hopeful that a number of legal challenges ...

A 15-year-old tourist from Argentina is in a coma at a Dominican Republic hospital after suffering organ failure last week, fueling anxiety over the Caribbean country's recent rash of seemingly mysterious deaths. Candela Aylen Saccone suffered a "diabetic ketoacidosis, with renal failure and cerebral edema" the same day she was scheduled to return home, according to local and Argentine media. ...

After months of stalled contract negotiations, grocery workers at Albertsons, Vons and Ralphs stores voted Wednesday to give union leaders the authority to call a strike. Members of seven United Food and Commercial Workers union locals voted "overwhelmingly" to allow a strike, labor leaders said, though they did not immediately provide a tally of the votes. The decision itself does not trigger ...

LOS ANGELES - George Tyndall, the former University of Southern California campus gynecologist accused of sexual misconduct against hundreds of patients, was arrested Wednesday by the Los Angeles Police Department, according to his lawyers. Tyndall was taken into custody outside his apartment, his attorney Andy Flier said. Tyndall faces sexual abuse charges related to 16 patients, according to ...