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Ind. children's panel eyes meth, child abuse link
A state commission looking for ways to improve the lives of Indiana's most vulnerable children wants to explore whether there's a link between methamphetamine arrests and child welfare cases.
Time uncertain for repairs to damaged Tippecanoe Co. schools
Administrators don't know yet how long it will take to repair two schools near Lafayette that were badly damaged by severe storms last month.
- Cold snap has Indiana residents bundling up SOUTH BEND (AP) — People across Indiana are bundling up against colder temperatures than parts of the state saw in either of the past two winters. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory covering the northern third of the state for
- Police: Metal scrappers endangering public safety GARY (AP) — State police and the Indiana Department of Transportation say public safety is being endangered by metal scrappers. The state officials say the problems persist despite additional security measures and the dangers scrappers face by steali
- Time uncertain for repairs to damaged Lafayette schools LAFAYETTE (AP) — Administrators don't know yet how long it will take to repair two schools near Lafayette that were badly damaged by severe storms last month. Nearly 1,000 students from Southwestern Middle and Mintonye Elementary schools are attendin
- Move of Fort Wayne betting parlor gains approval FORT WAYNE (AP) -- The Hoosier Park horse track is looking to pull in more gamblers to its Fort Wayne off-track betting parlor with a $2 million project moving it to a new location. The Indiana Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved
- Pope Francis is Time magazine's Person of the Year NEW YORK (AP) -- Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time. The pope beat o
- Disbarred lawyer avoids prison MISHAWAKA (AP) -- A disbarred attorney and former South Bend city council member convicted of forging the names of other lawyers on court documents won't be spending any time in prison unless he gets in further trouble. Magistrate Larry Ambler on Wed
- Detroit's water drains away from pipes DETROIT (AP) — Torrents of water spew from broken pipes in Detroit's Crosman School, cascading down stairs before pooling on the warped tile of what was once a basketball court. No one knows how long the water has flowed through the moldy bowels of
NW Ind. mayor: Complaint is speculation, innuendo
The mayor of Hammond is asking Lake County elections officials to dismiss a complaint that he paid his wife more than $300,000 over the past decade for work she did as a campaign consultant.
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