State & National News

State & National News

Sunday alcohol sales come with questions

By Scott L. Miley CNHI Statehouse Bureau (Anderson) Herald Bulletin INDIANAPOLIS — If the Indiana General Assembly visits the Sunday sales of alcohol, there could be stipulations...

Cockfighting operation raided

COATSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Gaming Commission has removed more than 100 birds from a suspected cockfighting operation in suburban Indianapolis. Upon arriving at...

Police seek help solving beating death

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police say an 87-year-old man found beaten last month in northwestern Indiana has died and they’re appealing for help from...

California wildfires make searching for missing tough

By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Searches for the missing amid California’s storm of wildfires have been marked mostly by confusion. Even establishing...

California aflame with 17 wildfires

By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A carelessly discarded cigarette, a downed power line, a car’s backfire or a chainsaw’s pull. Just about...

Recreational gunfire has area residents up in arms

LOWELL, Ind. (AP) — Residents in northwest Indiana are concerned about recreational gunfire, saying the bullets are loud and often come too close to...

IU to spend $50 million in addictions crisis initiative

By Michael Reschke (Bloomington) Herald-Times Indiana University will spend $50 million to help reduce drug addiction and its negative effects through a new initiative announced Tuesday. Called...

10 dead in California wildfires

By JEFF CHIU and ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, killing at...

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...

Preserving state parks is a priority for Crouch

By ALLEN LAMAN (Jasper) Herald LINCOLN CITY — Lincoln State Park and the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial hosted a special visitor Friday when Indiana Lt. Gov....