State & National News

State & National News

Worker’s error sends 10K gallons of sludge into St. Joseph River

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A South Bend official says a wastewater treatment plant worker’s error sent at least 10,000 gallons of partially treated...

Peru VA workers fired after probe

Area vets outraged by terminations; official calls those fired ‘scapegoats’ By CARSON GERBER Kokomo Tribune PERU – Two employees have been fired and another suspended at the...

Indiana Michigan Power seeks nearly 20 percent rate hike

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Michigan Power has asked state utility regulators to approve a nearly 20 percent rate hike for its Indiana...

Job fair set for Aug. 2

FORT WAYNE — An Aug. 2 job fair jointly sponsored by U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, and WorkOne Northeast has attracted...

Body of sailor returning to Indiana

MIDDLETOWN, Ind. (AP) — The body of a Navy sailor who was among 16 service members killed in a plane crash is returning to...

DNR asking public’s help with wild turkey sightings

By CAROL  KUGLER (Bloomington) Herald-Times The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is asking Hoosiers to help locate wild turkey hens and chicks in July and August. This...

Notre Dame starts using solar energy to power warehouse

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame has started using solar energy to power a campus warehouse. The school says the ground-mounted...

Indiana Supreme Court won’t review 76-year sentence

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court is declining to take up an appeal by a Cambridge City man who wants his 76-year kidnapping...

Sheriffs will take a look at state’s jails

By SCOTT L. MILEY CNHI Statehouse Bureau (Jeffersonville & New Albany) News and Tribune INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana sheriffs will make an effort in the next few months...

Water park’s problems continue

PORTER, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana water park where 11 children suffered chemical burns must correct numerous large problems before it can reopen,...