This year, with increasing numbers of Hoosiers being fully vaccinated and a growing sense that the worst of the pandemic has passed, Indiana State Parks officials expect business to boom again.
CARLISLE — State police said over the weekend that two men have been arrested in a recent shooting that killed a 15-year-old high school girl in a small town in western Indiana.
LAFAYETTE — A Lafayette man has been has convicted in his twin 3-year-old sons’ house fire deaths more than two years after a judge vacated his earlier guilty plea in their 2014 deaths.
INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis police officer chasing a stolen truck crashed into a car during the pursuit, seriously injuring a motorist, police said.
EVANSVILLE — A judge has ruled in favor of a utility in a lawsuit filed over a 2017 natural gas explosion in southwestern Indiana that killed two women and injured three other people.
INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis police officer was speeding and made an illegal lane change just before his patrol car struck and killed a pregnant woman last year near a highway ramp, the woman’s boyfriend alleges in a federal lawsuit.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A bridge over the Ohio River that connects Kentucky and Indiana needs repair work, which means some lanes will be closed longer than expected, officials said.
FORT WAYNE — A man accused of killing a woman and her three young children in a northeastern Indiana home was formally charged Tuesday with four counts of murder.
ST. JOHN, Ind. — One motorist died and two others, including a police officer, were hurt after a pursuit ended in a multi-vehicle crash in northwest Indiana early Tuesday, authorities said.
SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — An Ohio woman who passed out while riding a roller coaster at a southern Indiana theme park later died at a local hospital, a coroner said.
DARLINGTON — A single-engine plane that left an Indianapolis flight school crashed Sunday morning in a central Indiana field, killing both people on board, according to Indiana State Police.
TERRE HAUTE — A western Indiana man will plead guilty in a 2020 attack in which he entered a home swinging a nail-studded wooden club, leaving two women with facial wounds and injuring three other people.
MUNCIE — Federal prosecutors are objecting to an effort by four Muncie police officers to delay their trial on allegations they used excessive force during arrests or tried to cover up that misconduct.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The investigation into the disappearance of an Indiana University student 10 years ago continues as police say they keep receiving tips.
INDIANAPOLIS — More than 30 Indiana Senate Republicans joined the growing list of politicians calling for Indiana University to reverse course and rescind its COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students and staff, saying they had “grave concerns.”
INDIANAPOLIS — While Indiana University faces political backlash over its plans to require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for all students and employees, Purdue University is offering a chance at winning a full year’s tuition for students who get the shots.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a May 22 story about the Hoosier Lottery’s financial performance, The Associated Press, based on information in a story by The (Fort Wayne) Journal Gazette, erroneously reported that lottery contractor IGT Indiana paid a $3.6 million penalty to the state last year for …
INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly 20 state legislators are protesting Indiana University’s decision to require all students and employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, and they want the governor to block the move.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general argues in new legal filings that the governor is wrongly trying to use the courts to expand his powers with a lawsuit challenging the authority state legislators have given themselves to intervene during public emergencies.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana will drop out of the federal program providing an extra $300 in weekly payments to unemployed workers and other programs that expanded unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, the governor announced Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Lawyers for Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb are deriding the state attorney general’s arguments that he can block the governor from asking the courts to stop a new law giving legislators more authority to intervene during public emergencies.
INDIANAPOLIS — Abortion rights groups asked a federal judge Tuesday to block a new Indiana law that would require doctors to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions about a disputed treatment for potentially stopping the abortion process.
INDIANAPOLIS — Chart-topping, platinum-selling country recording artist Jimmie Allen will perform the national anthem at this year's Indianapolis 500.
ELIZABETH, Ind. — The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians plans to retain all 700-plus employees at a southern Indiana casino if state regulators approve its ownership of the casino later this year.
Just weeks after state health officials opened up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all Hoosiers ages 16 and older, regulators have seen a decline in demand even as case numbers increase.
INDIANAPOLIS — In an unusual and historic year, lawmakers left the state capitol Thursday without finishing all of their 2021 business, purposefully leaving without filing the “sine die” motion to mark the end of session.
On Friday, police arrested a Kokomo man — listed on the Kokomo School Corporation’s website as a kindergarten teacher at Elwood Haynes Elementary School — after they say he was engaged in the possession and distribution of child pornography.
Statements from Indiana's elected officials in the hours after a deadly mass shooting in Plainfield illuminated a partisan schism.
A bill regulating hospital relationships with their patients and communities inspired several amendments in the closing weeks of the 2021 session, with Indiana lawmakers attempting to amend Senate Bill 325 to ban “vaccine passports” and drug price transparency on Monday.
Maternal health has received little attention in the statehouse this year, despite Indiana having the third-highest maternal mortality rate in the nation.
Within hours, lawmakers passed two bills through committees that would impact the health of pregnant women, but the principles of the two bills conflict.
The Republican Party holds the Indiana governor’s office, supermajorities in both legislative chambers and the majority of county-level elected offices.
INDIANAPOLIS — In contrast to the “tsunami” of bills nationwide restricting ballot access after the 2020 elections, voting bills in Indiana have yielded some “modest” steps forward, according to voting advocates and bill sponsors.
In the year since Bette Mathias had gone to church much had changed — masks, hand sanitizer and social distancing replaced the hugging she remembered but, after so much time away, it was welcomed.
Gov. Eric Holcomb indirectly confronted lawmakers about their efforts to undo the emergency powers he utilized throughout the course of the pandemic, including the statewide mask mandate and building capacity limits.
BUNKER HILL — Female reservists at Grissom Air Reserve Base are applauding new, less strict regulations on how they wear their hair, saying the former requirements sometimes left them with migraine headaches.
Nearly one year after the first COVID-19 case was identified in Indiana, more than one-third of the state’s population qualifies for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Indiana legislators passed several criminal justice bills Tuesday that will limit prosecutorial discretion and change how Indiana treats incarcerated youth.
The one-story, one-room structure will include no lights, no running water and no air-conditioning. A single, 120-volt electrical outlet and a wheelchair ramp will be the lone elements of modern living. Four windows and two doors will let in guests and the breeze.
COVID-19 concerns and a winter storm couldn’t stop Carla Schmid from her story about fighting for special education services for her son, who was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at the age of 2.
Firefighters with the Kokomo Fire Department spent several hours early-Tuesday morning working to contain a fire that broke out at the Kokomo Tribune offices, at the intersection of Union and Mulberry streets.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s teachers are paid too little for the work they do but raising their salaries to be competitive will cost an estimated $600 million, according to the state’s highly anticipated Teacher Compensation Report.
INDIANAPOLIS — Tension continues to grow between some lawmakers and Gov. Eric Holcomb ahead of the 2021 legislative session as the governor again introduces new public health restrictions to control the escalating spread of COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb has named Notre Dame University’s public affairs director as Indiana’s first-ever chief equity, inclusion and opportunity officer effective Feb. 1.
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NAPPANEE [mdash] Daniel F. Chupp, 89 of Nappanee, Indiana, died at 9:46 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Goshen General Hospital. Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
- Goshen man, child die in early Sunday morning wreck
- Three local women to compete for Miss Indiana title
- POLICE NEWS: Man arrested while child hospitalized after beating
- POLICE NEWS: Goshen police make several arrests
- Silver Alert issued for Elkhart girl
- PREP ATHLETICS: Engle hired as new Fairfield athletic director
- Man ordered to life in prison for role in woman's torture and murder
- Large industrial campus planned for city’s south side
- POLICE NEWS: Crash injures two near Wakarusa
- Goshen's clerk-treasurer resigning