Sunday, February 17, 2019

Board of Works OKs truck purchase

By DAVE SCHULTZ At the request of Street Commissioner Tim Simpson, the members of the Bluffton Board of Public Works and Safety Tuesday voted to...

Freeze envelops Midwest, even stops the mail

By BLAKE NICHOLSON Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools...

Intelligence chiefs list N. Korea, not border, as threats to U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear...

Indiana Roundup: 1-30-19

Woman arrested after dogs, horses found in filthy conditions LOOGOOTEE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana woman faces preliminary animal cruelty charges after authorities found dozens of...

Trump: ‘Wall’ must be part of lawmakers’ border deal

By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on...

FBI finds no specific motive in Vegas shooting

By KEN RITTER and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — The high-stakes gambler responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history sought...

State Senate backs law change after school shooting

By TOM DAVIES Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The shooting at a suburban Indianapolis middle school last year has legislators looking to change state law so...

Lawmaker seeks to eliminate state’s child labor laws

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana lawmaker’s efforts to eliminate the state’s child labor laws have raised conflict of interest concerns because he employs hundreds...

Utility files for bankruptcy in wake of liability for California wildfires

By SUDHIN THANAWALA Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. filed for bankruptcy Tuesday as the largest U.S. utility faces billions of...

Record-breaking cold will blanket the Midwest

By IVAN MORENO Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Extreme cold and record-breaking temperatures are crawling into parts of the Midwest after a powerful snowstorm pounded the...