A fourth community is entering the competition for a license to open a new Illinois casino in south suburban Cook County.
Hoosiers aware of improper or illegal spending by local government officials soon may get a dedicated hotline to report the malfeasance for investigation by the state.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As the need for wildlife conservation grows exponentially, the Indianapolis Prize, the world's leading award for animal conservation, elevates a message of hope for our planet. Today, Indianapolis Prize officials announced 31 global leaders in the field as Nominees for the 2020 award. These men and women are at the forefront of innovative research, scientific advances and incredible efforts bringing animals back from the brink of extinction.
CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KAR Auction Services Inc. d/b/a KAR Global (NYSE: KAR) announces three additions to its board of directors -- expanding board diversity and cross-industry expertise. Stefan Jacoby has more than 30 years of automotive industry experience, most recently in mobility ventures. Over his 20-year career, David DiDomenico has managed investment portfolios at various financial firms. Mary Ellen Smith brings extensive knowledge of global operations and digital transformation from her 20 years at Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard.
MUNCIE, Ind., Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MutualFirst Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFSF), the holding company of MutualBank (the "Bank"), announced today record quarterly net income available to common shareholders for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 was $6.1 million, or $0.71 diluted earnings per common share. This compared to net income available to common shareholders for the same period in 2018 of $5.4 million, or $0.62 diluted earnings per common share. Net income for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 represents an annualized return on average assets of 1.18% and return on average tangible common equity of 12.65% compared to 1.07% and 12.92%, respectively, for the same period of last year.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has declared a dividend for the fourth quarter of 2019 of $0.645 per share on outstanding common stock.
For the first time in decades, Indiana farmers are harvesting hemp, a strain of cannabis that's used not to get high but for fiber, rope, clothing, grain, paper and the increasingly popular CBD oil.
CALUMET CITY — The latest entry in the south suburban casino sweepstakes aims to put a new gaming facility less than two miles from the Indiana border at the River Oaks shopping center in Calumet City.
State Rep. Mike Aylesworth, R-Hebron, whose House District 11 spans southern Lake and Porter counties, is hosting four town hall meetings Tuesday and Wednesday to speak with his constituents prior to the start of the 2020 legislative session.
GARY — "Black Panther" star Michael B. Jordan and actor and producer Seth Rogen have teamed up as executive producers for a series to be set in Gary.
A Statehouse study committee declined to make a policy recommendation Friday to address a hospital payment issue triggered when Indiana children covered by Medicaid receive trauma or neonatal emergency care from health providers located in another state.
GARY — A major political shakeup in Gary and Lake County appears to be imminent due to the decision of state Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, to run next year for Indiana governor, instead of seeking reelection in Senate District 3.
MICHIGAN CITY — Northwest Indiana is poised to attract more visitors for both business and pleasure following Thursday's grand opening of the 11,000 square foot Fremont Ballroom at the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City.
GARY — A Lake Superior Court judge has sided with the Gary Housing Authority in round one of a lawsuit filed by a local restaurant operator subject to eminent domain proceedings.
PORTAGE — Chicago and the Surfrider Foundation demanded in a letter this week that state and federal environmental officials step up their oversight and enforcement in the wake of violations at U.S. Steel's Portage plant and ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor.
Advocates for deploying speed enforcement cameras in Indiana highway work zones will have to make their case to the 2020 General Assembly without the extra support that typically accompanies a policy endorsement by a Statehouse study committee.
HAMMOND — Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is not denying he's interested in "moving up the ladder" politically, which could include a primary election challenge next year to U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Gary.
CROWN POINT — The city will receive a piece of the $910 million pie Indiana will dish out to support wastewater and drinking water projects across the state.
Northwest Indiana's long-serving congressman, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Gary, appears to be anticipating a Democratic primary election challenge by the long-serving mayor of Lake County's most populous city.
GARY — An Illinois-based mobile sports wagering operator is preparing to begin accepting sports bets in Indiana, in association with the Majestic Star casinos in Gary.
History is an important part of the lessons at any school, but those at District 158’s Calvin Coolidge Elementary begin the moment you walk in the building. It's something you won’t learn at any other school.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gubernatorial candidate Josh Owens wants to ensure a $50,000 minimum salary for all public school teachers, create a $2 billion public education endowment and put an end to Indiana's voucher program.
WANATAH — A structure housing nearly 2,000 racing pigeons from around the world burned to the ground late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, incinerating all the birds and prematurely ending the 2019 Hoosier Classic Million Dollar One Loft Race.
LAKE STATION — A popular food truck that serves Puerto Rican meals and snacks at festivals and businesses in Northwest Indiana and throughout the state apparently was stolen sometime overnight Sunday.
Maureen Grady-Perovich grew up knowing she wanted to be a nurse. Born in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood, her family moved to Chicago Heights when she was an infant.
The Indiana State Police along with Troopers from Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan and Pennsylvania will be conducting state-wide patrols targeting violations of the “Move Over” laws in…
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The World Series begins Tuesday. In Washington, the clocks, if not impeachment inquiries, have stopped. The city's lost-and-found baseball team, the Nationals, are in the Fall Classic for the first time in 86 years. And in Northern Virginia, not far from the District, Frank "Hondo" Howard, the iconic Senators slugger, 6 feet, 7 inches of beloved launch pad, 48 homers one ...
More than two decades after the charter law in Pennsylvania was passed, school choice remains the center of a lively but largely unresolved debate - one that has taken on new shapes. "School choice" used to be synonymous with vouchers, but that is no longer the case, at least in Pennsylvania. Now, the state offers a range of public education options: district schools, brick-and-mortar charter ...
Seven years ago this month, Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East Coast of the United States, killing more than 150 people and causing about $70 billion in damage to homes, businesses and infrastructure. Governments and individuals responded with an outpouring of support for the devastated communities and funds for relief and rebuilding. The federal government alone provided a remarkable $50 ...
Q: My normally happy 6-year-old son has recently started incorporating death and war-like games into his imaginative play. He isn't and has never been a mean-spirited child, but his dad and I just divorced (amicably), and I feel like he's having trouble dealing with it. For example, he has started telling me he feels stupid. Can you recommend something I can do, or should I have him talk to ...