State & National News

State & National News

A News Analysis: After Orlando, slight cracks in gun-rights’ grip on Congress

By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after the Orlando shooting slaughter, no one expects Congress to dramatically tighten firearms curbs. Yet a few...

Judge sets hearing on bid to block abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has set a hearing to consider Planned Parenthood’s bid to block a new Indiana law that bans abortions...

During first look at wildfire rubble, residents in a daze

By ADAM BEAM and JONATHAN MATTISE Associated Press GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Residents and business owners in Gatlinburg got their first look at the wildfire destruction...

Pence takes softer tone

By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence on Thursday offered rare praise for Hillary Clinton, saying both the Democratic...

Beavers a gnawing problem on Fort Wayne rivers

Volunteers wrapping base of large trees with metal hardware cloth By Kevin Kilbane (Fort Wayne) News-Sentinel City officials still are debating and discussing downtown riverfront development, but...

Strict rest may not be best medicine for kids’ concussions

By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Strict rest may not be the best medicine for kids with concussions, a Canadian study found, challenging...

Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana

By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. said Tuesday that it had reached a deal with President-elect Donald...

Authorities investigate fires in Fort Wayne neighborhood

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities in Fort Wayne are investigating a series of suspicious house fires in a neighborhood on the city’s northeast...

Pence wins Trump’s vote

By JULIE PACE and BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After frenzied, final decision-making, Donald Trump announced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate...

North Carolina Republican Party office burned; no injuries

By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a local Republican Party office in North Carolina was set on fire in...