Region News »

advertisement
Thumbnail for 1389

BBB Urges Consumers to “Be Aware” When Looking into Making Any Purchase

The Better Business Bureau serving Northern Indiana wants to remind the public that before you do business with a company, check them out first at their website, bbb.org Area Director Connie Kann told the Region News Team during a recent Region News Makers interview consumers need to be aware when you are looking into making […]

0 comments
Thumbnail for 1391

Board Approves Increase to County Recycling Fee

The Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District Board this week voted to increase the annual recycling fee paid by county residents by five-dollars beginning next year and for the first time will start assessing the now twenty-dollar annual fee on businesses. The fee, which started being collected in 1996, is categorized as a special […]

0 comments
Thumbnail for 1382

La Porte Police Recover Stolen Items after Vehicle Break-in

Police have recovered stolen stereo equipment worth about 840-dollars following a vehicle break-in Thursday, in the parking lot of a La Porte bar. Reports say at about 2:30 am police were called out to JJ’s Sideout Bar & Grill in the 300 block of Park St. to investigate a car that was broken into. The […]

0 comments
Thumbnail for 1379

Illinois Reports First Deaths This Year from West Nile Virus

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the first West Nile virus related deaths in Illinois for 2014. Two residents in northern Illinois who became ill with West Nile virus in late-August and early September have died. “Although we’ve seen a cooler and wetter summer, which has resulted in less West Nile virus activity, […]

0 comments
Thumbnail for 1376

Federal Grants Awarded to Community Health Centers

The U.S. Department Health and Human Services has announced awards to four community health centers in the Region. “I congratulate our local community health centers for receiving this important funding. It will be used to expand high-quality health care services throughout our communities,” said First District Congressman Pete Visclosky. Grants totaling more than 986-thousand dollars […]

0 comments

State News»

Indiana - Google News

Google News

2 new solar farms being planned in IndianaJournal and CourierINDIANAPOLIS — Two new solar farms are being planned in Indiana, including a second large one on the grounds of Indianapolis International Airport. For the airport project, a developer will lease about 76 acres along the airport's main ...[read more]

The RepublicIndiana Toll Road operators to submit restructuring planChicago TribuneThe private operator of the Indiana Toll Road, facing possible bankruptcy due to $6 billion in debt, said it expects to submit a restructuring plan in court by Monday. ITR Concession Co. LLC, created by a Spanish-A...[read more]

Fire destroys Salem, Indiana restaurantWDRB(WDRB) - Fire crews responded to flames at a Tumbleweed restaurant in Salem, Indiana on Sunday morning after it caught fire. Salem Fire Chief Tom Day told WDRB News that the restaurant has been completely destroyed. The fire was reported around 2:30 ...a...[read more]

Too few in Indiana protected against fluIndianapolis StarHowever, as of earlier this week, the school had received no vaccine, said Dr. Stephen Wintermeyer, director of the program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, so it has tentatively rescheduled its first clinics for the fi...[read more]

Indiana upsets No. 18 Missouri on D'Angelo Roberts' late TD runESPNIndiana extended its final drive thanks to a pass interference penalty on Missouri's John Gibson on fourth-and-6 at the Hoosiers' 29. Sudfeld attempted to find Dominique Booth across the middle of the field, but Gibson wrapped his...[read more]

National News »

Nation - Google News

Google News

Wall Street JournalNew York Police Officer Dies in Van Crash, Several More InjuredWall Street JournalThe crashed NYPD van on Bruckner Boulevard on Sunday. Peter J. Smith for The Wall Street Journal. A New York Police Department officer was killed and eight other officers were injured after their ...[read more]

ReutersGiant King fire burns 10 homes, could be whipped up as weather shiftsLos Angeles TimesThe King fire in Northern California grew this weekend, destroying at least 10 homes, as officials worried that changing weather conditions could fuel the massive blaze even more. National Weather Service...[read more]

Fox NewsMan seen with missing UVA student Hannah Graham faces driving chargeFox NewsSeptember 20, 2014: Volunteers Caroline Robinson, left, and Callie Robinson, right, use a stick and a flashlight to probe inside a drainage pipe on 14th Street during a massive search effort by the community for m...[read more]

New York TimesAt Climate March in New York, a Clarion Call for ActionNew York TimesUnder leaden skies, throngs of demonstrators stretching as far as the eye could see moved through Midtown Manhattan late Sunday morning, chanting their demands for action on climate change. With drums and tubas, ba...[read more]

New York Daily NewsPolice capture last of five escaped California inmatesReuters(Reuters) - Police have recaptured the last of five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, who escaped from a jail near Fresno, California, authorities said on Sunday. The five men, three of whom were accused of a...[read more]