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Vanderburgh County sees hike in overdose deaths

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southwest Indiana county is seeing a sharp increase in drug overdose deaths this year. Vanderburgh County Coroner Steve Lockyear told...

Trump plans lunch with GOP senators as focus turns to taxes

By ERICA WERNER AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is planning lunch with GOP senators after sparring with several of them, as congressional...

Attack victims honored as investigators seek answers

By DEEPTI HAJELA and ROBERT BUMSTEAD Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The eight people killed in a truck driver’s rampage were honored by friends and...

Trump set to push tax reform measure

By MARCY GORDON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As Republicans stake their claim to middle-class rescue in tax cut legislation deemed to carry tax hikes for...

$10 million feed plant planned for Woodburn

By KEVIN LEININGER (Fort Wayne) News-Sentinel A South Whitley farm cooperative plans to invest about $10 million in a new grain-processing facility in Woodburn. Ag Plus Inc./Synergy...

Prosecutor sets up animal abuse advisory panel

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana prosecutor has formed an advisory committee to help amid an increase in animal abuse cases. The Journal and...

13 states fight California egg law

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than a dozen states banded together Monday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to...

State board will discuss emergency takeover of Muncie school system

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A state board will decide whether Indiana should assume control of an eastern school district, a move that’s being opposed...

GMO planted acres keep increasing

By GEORGE SILVA Michigan State University Genetically modified crops were planted on a record 457.4 million acres globally in 2016, up 3 percent from the 444...

New prison program training women to weld

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Correction is launching a new program, training women who will soon be released from prison how to...