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Hebron too much for Westville in PCC tourney - La Porte Herald-Argus
HEBRON, Ind. — Errors in the field and pitching woes on the mound made a short day for Westville in Friday’s Porter County Conference Tournament contest against Hebron. Three first-inning errors by the Blackhawks prolonged the Hawks’ time at the plate.
Blazers face tough competition on Senior Day - La Porte Herald-Argus
MICHIGAN CITY — The Blazers had a rough go of it on Saturday. The Marquette baseball team lost to Hammond Bishop Noll 14-3 and 26-5 in a Greater South Shore Conference doubleheader on Saturday at Marquette Athletic Complex.
Berg's lacrosse goal lifts Denver past Notre Dame 11-10, OT - La Porte Herald-Argus
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For the first time in school history, Denver is headed to the NCAA lacrosse championship game. Senior attacker Wesley Berg scored his third goal 1:57 into overtime, lifting the Pioneers past top-seeded Notre Dame 11-10 in the ...
Blazers' softball drops pair, but celebrates Senior Day - La Porte Herald-Argus
MICHIGAN CITY — While the end result of Saturday's doubleheader wasn't obviously ideal for Marquette's softball team, it still celebrated Senior Day and is pointing towards next week's sectional. The Blazers got swept in the twin bill against Greater ...
Indiana State planning nearly 2 percent tuition increase - La Porte Herald-Argus
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State University officials say they don't think the school can follow other state colleges in freezing student tuition rates. Indiana State administrators are proposing a tuition and mandatory fee increase of nearly 2 ...
New gas stations planned ahead of Indianapolis change - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Developers filed applications for 21 new gas stations around Indianapolis in the weeks before city officials approved a zoning change that further limits where they can be built. Residents are fighting plans for some of the new ...
Endangered butterfly now missing at Indiana Dunes - La Porte Herald-Argus
PORTER, Ind. (AP) — The endangered Karner blue butterfly hasn't been found this spring at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and officials say they're worried the tiny insect could be gone. Surveys in the late 1990s found more than 1,000 of the ...
Passenger in semitrailer dies in Iowa crash - La Porte Herald-Argus
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A passenger in a semitrailer traveling near Iowa City has died after the truck slammed into an overpass. Des Moines televisions station KCCI reports (http://bit.ly/1AqAyJi) that 39-year-old Gary Griffey, of Lafayette, Indiana, died ...
Thousands celebrate South Bend's 150th anniversary - La Porte Herald-Argus
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Several thousand people gathered in downtown South Bend for a ceremony and fireworks kicking off weekend activities marking the city's 150th anniversary. The activities Friday night included the first public lighting of a light ...
4 hurt when car flips in crash on Rose-Hulman campus - La Porte Herald-Argus
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Police say four people were hurt when a car went out of control on the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology campus and ended up on its top in a parking lot. Terre Haute police say two of those injured were taken by helicopter to ...
Defense wants to move IU student's beating death case - La Porte Herald-Argus
NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The defense attorney for a man charged with fatally beating an Indiana University student wants to have the trial moved to a different county. The Herald-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1St1cXK) the attorney for 49-year-old Daniel ...
Pence passes up presidential bid, but future still cloudy - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's decision not to fulfill the political buzz and chase White House dreams in 2016 doesn't necessarily clear up questions about his future. Pence plans to formally announce his bid for a second gubernatorial ...
Man possibly struck by 5 vehicles in fatal hit-and-run - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Indianapolis say a man who was fatally hit on a city street might have been struck by five vehicles that didn't stop to help. Police say the 38-year-old man was first hit Friday night on the roadway of a five-lane on the ...
Hunter-Reay forgotten champion as Indianapolis 500 looms - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Ryan Hunter-Reay stood in Victory Lane after a thrilling last-lap duel with Helio Castroneves, he had a hard time describing just what winning the Indianapolis 500 meant to him. "I'm a proud American boy," Hunter-Reay said with a ...
Coffee shop launches literacy program aimed at young readers - La Porte Herald-Argus
AUBURN, Ind. (AP) — The owner of a northern Indiana coffee shop is launching an ambitious program in hopes of building a love of reading early in life. Jeremiah's Brewed Awakenings in Auburn will feature story times for children and will send a new book ...