In a COVID-19 twist where Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has been the subject of lawsuits related to his restrictions on businesses, the governor is suing the General Assembly for limiting those powers. Read more
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kevin Brinegar calls the 2021 Indiana General Assembly session, which wrapped up regular work April 22, a “strong one for assisting businesses in their recovery from the pandemic and continuing to push the state to be a leader in t…
Indiana officials took a moment March 24 to recognize that 1 million Hoosiers have now become fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS — On March 23, 2020, the lives of many Hoosiers came to a standstill as Gov. Eric Holcomb announced his stay-at home order to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor said he wanted Hoosiers to “Hunker Down” for two weeks.
ORLAND — Two Orland brothers have died from injuries they sustained in a single-vehicle crash Thursday in rural Steuben County, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office said.
INDIANAPOLIS — The goal of state Rep. Ben Smaltz, R-Auburn, to make “lawful carry” of handguns legal in Indiana took a step forward last week.
ANGOLA — A Wolcottville woman is facing burglary charges in Steuben County after she was found in a rural Angola machine shop, cleaning the premises and writing notes, court records say.
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry joined by the Director of Community Development Nancy Townsend, developer Barrett & Stokely and other city leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 18 for the Riverfront at Promenade Park. The $88.7 million development will go up on the northeast corner of S…
INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers in their 50s and those with serious medical conditions will be the next up for vaccines after people 60 and older.
Fort Wayne artist Theoplis Smith III is creating murals depicting the history of the Epic Center. So the facility, formerly known as Spiece Fieldhouse, 5310 Merchandise Drive, has both a new name and a new look.
As usual, Indiana received a failing grade when it comes to smoking, vaping and chewing, as the American Lung Association gave the state an F for tobacco prevention and cessation.
An outpouring of support was voiced from a variety of political sources in Indiana following news of the Friday death of former first lady Susan Bayh, wife of former Indiana governor and Sen. Evan Bayh, a Democrat.
FORT WAYNE — Right of Life of Northeast Indiana has a new executive director. Zachary Rodgers succeeds longtime director Cathie Humbarger, who is now the organization’s director of public affairs. Rodgers’ appointment was announced Jan. 23.
INDIANAPOLIS — After previously stating he would sign a new executive order loosening gathering size restrictions in counties on Sunday, Gov. Eric Holcomb jumped his own deadline and issued that new order late Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill and 26 other attorneys general have agreed to a settlement with Sabre Inc. that resolves an investigation into a 2017 data breach of Sabre Hospitality Solutions’ hotel-booking system. The breach exposed the data of approximately 1.3 million…
SHIPSHEWANA — The Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana has been shut down by the LaGrange County Health Department for alleged repeated violations of state and local orders aimed at protecting the public from the spread of COVID-19.
LAKE JAMES — Steps have been made to speed up the operations, but safety restrictions regarding COVID-19 combined with high demand has resulted in wait times at Pokagon State Park’s toboggan run averaging three to five hours, said information from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources,…
INDIANAPOLIS —High interest in COVID-19 vaccines has caused slowdowns to the state’s vaccine registration site and 211 system, but both systems are working.
INDIANAPOLIS — On the morning after the U.S. Capitol was breached by protestors turned belligerent, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb had plenty of reflection to share on the nation’s current political climate during a small-group interview session Wednesday afternoon.
GARRETT — Garrett High School senior Ryan DePew has been selected as a Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year candidate and will conduct a seven-week campaign, beginning in January, to raise money for LLS.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is moving backward on its reopening plan, as Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday that the state needs to clamp down on sharply rising COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the state.
INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb has signed Executive Order 20-48 to implement pandemic requirements for all Hoosiers and targeted restrictions for counties that have high levels of COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Correction on Nov. 10 announced it will make the opioid reversal agent naloxone available to each offender upon release from an IDOC facility.
A recent uptick in COVID-19 cases has area hospitals concerned, just as Pfizer reported that early data show its vaccine has a 90% efficacy rate in trials.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications has filed disciplinary charges against former Hamilton Superior Court Magistrate William Paul Greenaway.
FORT WAYNE —Vice President Mike Pence will visit Fort Wayne on Oct. 22 as he swings through his home state while on the presidential campaign trail ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
For six months from March to September this year, Hoosiers lived under the restrictions of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s executive orders to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
ANGOLA — While Indiana may be open under the state’s Back on Track program, many Hoosiers could still be hunkered down through this season’s first winter storm during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, which might make it less worrisome should there be travel issues with hazardous weather.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health is encouraging Hoosiers to be vaccinated against influenza to help protect them from the contagious respiratory illness that sickens thousands of Hoosiers each year and claimed more than 130 lives in the 2019-2020 flu season.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a major new federal legislative initiative, U.S. Sens. Mike Braun, R-Ind., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., John Kennedy, R-La., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. and Martha McSally, R-Ariz., introduced the Animal Cruelty Enforcement (ACE) Act, a bill they forged in cooperation wi…
INDIANAPOLIS — September is National College Savings Month, and Gov. Eric Holcomb has highlighted the importance of saving for education with a proclamation establishing September 2020 as College Savings Month in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Law Enforcement recently recognized top conservation officers at an awards ceremony in Indianapolis.
FORT WAYNE – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded Parkview Health a $772,000 grant for the creation of a regional suicide prevention program. The award comes at a critical time, as research shows the pandemic negatively affecting the mental health of nort…
A week-long virtual event celebrating the 100th anniversary of women voting in Indiana will take place Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, and Hoosiers throughout the state are invited to participate.
AUBURN — No charges will be brought against an Auburn Police officer involved in a police-action shooting on July 23, DeKalb County Prosecutor ClaraMary Winebrenner said Thursday.
ANGOLA — Two clerks of court in northeast Indiana said if people want to vote by mail in the November election, there’s not much stopping them.