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RENSSELAER — The Christmas gift giveaway event for families of employees laid off from the Rensselaer Genova plastics plant is tentatively set to happen at 6 p.m. Dec. 23.

MILTON, Fla. — For many service members, hanging up the uniform at the end of a shift signifies the end of the work day and the beginning of some much needed downtime.

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JASPER COUNTY — The Keener Township Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched Sunday morning to the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 at the 231-mile marker for a semi fire.

RENSSELAER — The city’s annual Turkey Trot, a 5K walk/run intended to raise funds for a local family battling cancer, will once again start at the Jasper County REMC building at 280 E. Wood Road, at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28.

RENSSELAER — Sunday’s Town Mall fire that virtually wiped out the entire building and offices of roughly 20 city and county enterprises has left local leaders and business owners without offices.

RENSSELAER — The Town Mall fire has left a lasting scar on the heart of downtown Rensselaer since Sunday, with many business owners without an office and first responders still contending with constant rekindlings.

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.

The season is over for Seahawks linebacker/defensive end Bruce Irvin as Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported Monday he tore his ACL in Sunday night's 35-30 win over the Patriots. Irvin was injured on a play with 4:04 left in the game. Rapoport reported that the diagnosis was made after a review of an MRI. Irvin appeared to confirm the news of the worst with a tweet Monday afternoon stating ...

WASHINGTON - With the help of lots of cash from Californians, including past Republican donors, Joe Biden is eclipsing President Donald Trump in fundraising as they head into their race's final stretch. The Democratic nominee's substantial advantage as voting begins in several states - $141 million more than Trump through the end of August, according to new filings - is a surprise to many in ...

Actor Zach Braff says the 2020 Emmy Awards excluded late actor Nick Cordero from Sunday's In Memoriam segment even though he tried to get the late Broadway star featured. The "Scrubs" alum, who was Cordero's friend and "Bullets Over Broadway" costar, took to Twitter the day after the awards show to assure fans that efforts were made for Cordero to appear in the tribute, but that Emmy creatives ...