State & National News

State & National News

Indiana sues former school administrators

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Attorney General’s office is suing two former Munster school administrators for more than $3 million, alleging the...

Trump’s budget dismays families hit by opioid crisis

By STEVE PEOPLES and CARLA K. JOHNSONAssociated PressNEW YORK (AP) — He slept next to his son’s ashes most nights back when Kraig Moss...

Fort Wayne flooded by heavy rain

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Heavy rainfall that sparked flash flooding in Fort Wayne forced motorists to flee submerged cars and prompted the evacuation...

Trump, Pope Francis meet

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, NICOLE WINFIELD and JULIE PACEAssociated PressVATICAN CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and...

Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated PressALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from...

Orlando’s not the only hot spot: Theme park fun around the U.S.

By BETH J. HARPAZAP Travel Editor Orlando, Florida, often gets the spotlight when it comes to theme parks. This year is no exception with the...

Challenges filed to new Indiana abortion law

By RICK CALLAHANAssociated PressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky sued Indiana officials Thursday over a new law that makes it tougher...

Police: Man fires at officers, shoots self in head

NORTH JUDSON, Ind. (AP) — Police say a man fired at officers from a pickup truck during a chase in northwestern Indiana before stopping...

Dashcam video shows moments before police shooting

MONON, Ind. (AP) — Dashcam video released this week shows the moments before police fatally shot an Indiana man who had abducted his daughter...

Indiana man convicted in attack on Michigan state trooper

NILES, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old Indiana man has been convicted in an attack on a Michigan State Police trooper.WNDU-TV reports a jury in...