The company cites global competition and imports of low-priced tin as part of the reason behind the layoffs.
News 8 had some people and lawmakers weigh in on the bills that have little or no chance in 2019.
The Cook County, Illinois, Medical Examiner's Office says David L. Anderson of East Chicago died Sunday at a Chicago hospital.
A northwestern Indiana man was arrested on federal charges in connection with a pipe bomb that exploded at a post office.
The explosion occurred shortly after 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the post office in East Chicago.
The northwest Indiana city is home to the USS Lead Superfund site, where lead was once salvaged from old car batteries and scrap metal.
FBI said Thursday it is investigating whether the East Chicago post office explosion was an act of terrorism.
A female postal worker was taken to St. Catherine Hospital, an FBI special agent said.
A St. Mary's Child Center in Indianapolis was among eight programs receiving $5,000 awards.
School districts interested in participating in the voluntary program will need to complete a questionnaire that the authority will use to prioritize the extent of sampling needed in each district.