State & National News

State & National News

Holdman: ‘Find another lamb to slay’

After personal attacks, state senator won’t carry another bill to guarantee LGBT rights and protect religious freedoms • Related story on Page 2 By JESSICA WILLIAMS HUNTINGTON...

Ex-Gov. Edgar Whitcomb, POW in WWII, dies at 98

By TOM DAVIES Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb, who escaped from a Japanese prisoner camp by swimming overnight during World War...

Henry County may expand its wind farm footprint

By KEVIN L. GREEN (New Castle) Courier-Times Given Rush County’s reluctance to participate in the proposed Flat Rock Wind Farm, Apex Clean Energy is looking into the...

Police: School bus driver did not use brake before fatal accident

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The driver of a school bus that struck and killed an Indianapolis elementary school principal had left the driver’s seat without...

Indiana attorney general sues 3 firms in alleged tax sale scheme

By RICK CALLAHAN Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is suing three out-of-state companies for allegedly orchestrating a scheme that bilked dozens of state residents out...

Open adoption records law sent to Pence

• Related story, Page 8 By JESSICA WILLIAMS All of the state lawmakers that represent Wells County have supported a bill on opening adoption records for...

From Amish to English

Paoli bridge collapse sets back couple who left Amish community      seeking a better life By KRYSTAL SHETLER (Bedford) Times-Mail PAOLI — Thirteen months after leaving...

Democrat leader: LGBT fight will continue

By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana House’s top Democrat said Thursday that the gay rights debate in the Legislature isn’t over, even...

‘Baby box’ rules weren’t followed, legislator claims

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Department of Health has ignored a law requiring it to prepare guidelines for installing “baby boxes” where...

2 Indiana HVAC plants to close, costing 2,100 jobs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two Indiana plants that make products for the heating, ventilating and air conditioning industry are shifting their manufacturing operations to Mexico...