State & National News

State & National News

Cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

Trump gives out his number, encourages world leaders to call himBy VIVIAN SALAMAAssociated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been handing out his...

Canadian company still wants to bury waste near Lake Huron

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Canadian company is standing by its proposal to store waste from nuclear power plants underground less than a...

Howard County residents grateful for Narcan handouts

By George MyersKokomo TribuneKOKOMO – It was after her brother’s recent overdose that Tasha McColl decided to visit the library on Wednesday night in...

Financial difficulties plague Portland’s mayor

By Caleb Bauer(Portland)Commercial ReviewThe alleged mismanagement of Jay County Democratic Party funds by Randy Geesaman is not the first financial misstep for Portland’s mayor....

Indiana sues former school administrators

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Attorney General’s office is suing two former Munster school administrators for more than $3 million, alleging the...

Trump’s budget dismays families hit by opioid crisis

By STEVE PEOPLES and CARLA K. JOHNSONAssociated PressNEW YORK (AP) — He slept next to his son’s ashes most nights back when Kraig Moss...

Fort Wayne flooded by heavy rain

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Heavy rainfall that sparked flash flooding in Fort Wayne forced motorists to flee submerged cars and prompted the evacuation...

Trump, Pope Francis meet

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, NICOLE WINFIELD and JULIE PACEAssociated PressVATICAN CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and...

Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated PressALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from...

Orlando’s not the only hot spot: Theme park fun around the U.S.

By BETH J. HARPAZAP Travel Editor Orlando, Florida, often gets the spotlight when it comes to theme parks. This year is no exception with the...