Visclosky to not seek re-election in 2020

Congressman Pete Visclosky (D-1) has announced that he will not seek re-election next year. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has announced he will run for the open seat to represent northwest Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives.

By |2019-12-06T15:22:58-05:004 months ago|Inside INdiana Business, News|Comments Off on Visclosky to not seek re-election in 2020

White Foundation gifts $16M for Catholic school education

Independent charitable organization the Big Shoulders Fund has received a $16 million gift from Bruce White, chairman of Merrillville-based White Lodging, and his wife Beth. The funding will enable the organization to extend its programming to northwest Indiana.

By |2019-10-11T14:15:29-04:005 months ago|Business, Indiana News, Inside INdiana Business, Latest News, News|Comments Off on White Foundation gifts $16M for Catholic school education

IU Northwest to offer Bachelor’s degree in neuroscience

Indiana University Northwest has added a new degree track. Representatives say it's the first of its kind in the area.

By |2019-08-30T16:33:19-04:006 months ago|Business, Indiana News, Inside INdiana Business, Latest News, News|Comments Off on IU Northwest to offer Bachelor’s degree in neuroscience

Indiana lawmaker drafting bill to fight online human trafficking

Republican State Rep. Sally Siegrist of West Lafayette said some state laws passed this year give victims more protection, and law enforcement more labor and sex trafficking fighting tools. 

By |2018-09-21T17:48:22-04:00September 21st, 2018|Indiana News, Latest News, News, Politics|0 Comments

Indiana lawmakers hear about Muncie, Gary schools takeover plans

Lawmakers preparing for the special session voted Monday to approve drafts of five bills and recommend lawmakers finish the work left on the table when the clock on the legislative session ran out March 15.

Mom charged with leaving children alone in apartment prior to deadly fire

Police say 33-year-old Kristen Gober was charged Tuesday with two counts of child neglect causing death and other charges.

By |2018-03-27T21:31:38-04:00March 27th, 2018|Crime Watch 8, Indiana News, News|Comments Off on Mom charged with leaving children alone in apartment prior to deadly fire

Indiana Senate backs control shift on troubled schools in Muncie, Gary

The Indiana Senate has approved a bill allowing Ball State University to take over Muncie's schools.

By |2018-03-06T17:53:18-05:00March 6th, 2018|Indiana News, News, Politics|Comments Off on Indiana Senate backs control shift on troubled schools in Muncie, Gary