State & National News

State & National News

2nd suspect arrested in shooting that left 1 dead

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Police have arrested a second suspect in connection with a shooting outside a suburban Indianapolis warehouse that killed a man,...

Sheriff: Suspect recorded fatal shooting of wife on cellphone

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an Indiana man accused of killing his wife recorded audio of the shooting on a cellphone. Patrick Elliott, 50,...

Trump expands college assistance for veterans

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law. The Forever GI...

Overdoses on the road

Car crashes caused by drugged drivers becoming commonplace By MITCH STACY and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An SUV crashed after all four occupants...

Thrill of the chase

Eclipses are ‘almost religious’ experiences for enthusiasts By BRITTANI HOWELL (Bloomington) Herald-Times Something strange happens during a total solar eclipse. Birds go quiet and animals begin their nighttime...

FWCS sells Elmhurst HS to quarry company

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne’s former Elmhurst High School is being sold to the company that owns a limestone quarry bordering the...

Officials call state fair ‘fiscally conservative’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Officials call the Indiana State Fair “fiscally conservative” because it opts for a guaranteed minimum income from rides and concessions instead...

Could the eclipse affect soybeans?

By JIM SPECHT University of Nebraska With soybeans being sensitive to length of the night, will the mid-day total darkness of the eclipse in southern Nebraska...

Well-founded opinions

Former Sen. Richard Lugar’s experience informs his expertise on current matters ...

Weather report for 2016: Anything but normal

By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year’s global weather was far more extreme or record-breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a...