INDIANAPOLIS — Steuben County Commissioner Lynne Liechty, R-North District, was elected president of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners Northeast District during the annual conference last week. Her peers have selected her to represent them.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is calling on Indiana lawmakers to ban the use of mobile devices while driving, legalize speed enforcement cameras in work zones and raise the smoking age to 21.
The Lake County Council is crafting a plan for police to ticket and fine individuals caught with small amounts of marijuana, rather than arresting and hauling them off to jail.
The governor says he plans to prioritize further study of teacher pay, the effects of unfunded mandates on educators and response to the state's ILEARN exam in 2020.
For some people in the community, Blue Christmas is more than a rock-and-roll holiday classic, it’s a dark and drudgerous fact of daily life. That doesn’t mean that light and levity are not just around the corner.
There's no silver bullet for fixing the crowded jails in roughly half of Indiana's 92 counties, but Porter County is doing a lot of things right, according to the final report of the Indiana Jail Overcrowding Task Force.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers that enroll or renew their coverage in 2020 with Ambetter from MHS will have access to an enhanced member rewards program. My Health Pays(®) is a year-round rewards program that motivates members to complete simple healthy activities, allowing them to earn up to $500 in rewards.
RUSHVILLE, Ind., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cormo USA Inc., which utilizes technology to turn corn field waste into sustainable products has officially registered as an Indiana company. Earlier this year, Cormo announced they were establishing operations in Rushville, creating up to 250 new, high-wage jobs by the end of 2023.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the 2020 Senate page program, said state Sens. Dennis Kruse, R-Auburn and Sue Glick, R-LaGrange.
Chicago Public Schools wants to close this virtual school formerly run by Cheryl Pruitt, citing poor academic performance while school management has come under investigation.
The Indiana chapter of the American Federation of Teachers believes state Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, is the best candidate for Indiana governor.
GARY — A Belgium art collector is suing the Gary Community School Corp., the city and others for allegedly reneging on a $20,000 winning bid he placed for a district-owned wooden Picasso sculpture in early 2019.
PLAINFIELD, Ind., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has increased its winter assistance funding for qualifying Indiana customers who may struggle to pay their winter energy bills.
IU is taking its next steps toward becoming a "test-optional" university — meaning students may no longer need to provide their SAT or ACT scores to apply for classes on IU campuses. More on what that means for prospective students here
Christin Ross, 18, was honored with a posthumous high school diploma from Thornton Fractional North High School. Ross was killed Oct. 10 in the River Oaks Center shooting.
ELKHART, Ind., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced results for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 ended October 31, 2019.
School funding is always a hot button issue in Indiana politics, but as we head into the 2020 session, I'm confused about what the Legislature is even driving at when considering the topic.
A large share of the $1 million in recently awarded Illinois coastal management grants will go to support programs and places in the Calumet Region.
Former LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo gets to once again wear her municipal planning and development hat during the holiday season when she constructs Snow Village in her parents' living room.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced interim clinical data from the LOXO-305 global Phase 1/2 BRUIN dose escalation trial. LOXO-305 is an investigational, highly selective, non-covalent Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor. These data were presented today at the 2019 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in Orlando (abstract 501). At all doses studied, LOXO-305 delivered objective responses in patients who had received diverse prior therapies and had exhibited varied molecular mechanisms of acquired resistance.
No Hoosiers are at risk of losing SNAP benefits under a Trump administration policy mandating many food stamp recipients work at least part time. Indiana already implemented the policy in 2015 under Gov. Mike Pence.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Banks has signed on as one of four lawmakers issuing a letter to the U.S. Attorney General’s office seeking increased action against “obscene pornography.”
A retired priest attending the same Christmas party as two teachers involved in a Wednesday hit-and-run is charged with aggravated DUI and leaving the scene of an accident, The Times media partner NBC 5 Chicago reports.
ZIONSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lennar, one of the nation's leading homebuilders, is celebrating the grand opening of Manchester Estates, a brand new townhome community offering low-maintenance, high style living in Indiana's popular town of Zionsville. The public is invited to tour three elegantly decorated model homes at Manchester Estates during its Grand Opening weekend, Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The southbound Kennedy Avenue ramp to the eastbound Borman Expressway that's been closed since summer reopened to motorists Friday.
San Diego ranked among the top five hotbeds for innovation nationally over a 12-year period, according to a new study that suggests tech clustering has contributed to a growing economic and political divide in the country. The Case for Growth Cities report from Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program and the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation calls for a massive federal ...
NEW YORK - Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's bail was doubled Wednesday from $1 million to $2 million amid allegations that the accused serial sex offender tampered with his electronic ankle monitor so he could disappear for hours at a time. Weinstein, accused in more than 90 accounts of sexual misconduct, used a walker to shuffle into a Manhattan courtroom for a bail hearing where he ...
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that the FBI botched its high-profile investigation of potential collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government efforts to tilt the 2016 election in Trump's favor. "The activities we found don't vindicate anyone who touched this," Inspector General Michael Horowitz said, describing the findings ...
The Green New Deal resolution now before Congress asserts that there can be no environmental justice without social and economic justice. Its proponents have promised to create quality jobs for low-income people, communities of color, and workers in fossil fuel industries. But the resolution left out one group that desperately needs a place in this new economy: people with criminal records. ...