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.
Mobile sportsbook coming to Gary Casino
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.
Indiana University Northwest has added a new degree track. Representatives say it's the first of its kind in the area.
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.
The agent is assigned to the Chicago Field Division.
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.
Police say 33-year-old Kristen Gober was charged Tuesday with two counts of child neglect causing death and other charges.
The Indiana Senate has approved a bill allowing Ball State University to take over Muncie's schools.
Officers responding to the crash about 8 a.m. found the eastbound CSX train had hit the truck as it was crossing the tracks.