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2 counties say no taxpayer money at risk in Toll Road bid - La Porte Herald-Argus
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Officials from two northwest Indiana counties say their plan lease to lease the Indiana Toll Road would bring in payments of $5 million a year and taxpayers would not be financially liable if revenues do not live up to expectations.
Indiana State finishes strong, beats Bradley 60-52 - La Porte Herald-Argus
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Khristian Smith, who nailed a 3-pointer with 5:18 left to give Indiana State the lead for good, had 16 points as the Sycamores beat Bradley 60-52 on Saturday. The victory assures Indiana State (15-15, 11-7 Missouri Valley Conference ...
2 counties to decide on plan for Indiana Toll Road - La Porte Herald-Argus
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Authorities in two northwest Indiana counties are scheduled to decide over the next several weeks on whether to proceed with a proposal to lease the Indiana Toll Road after the Australian-Spanish consortium that leased it went ...
GE to demolish 1 of 13 vacant buildings on Fort Wayne campus - La Porte Herald-Argus
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — General Electric plans to demolish a vacant building on its 32-acre Fort Wayne campus but is unsure what it will do with the other 12 buildings or the iconic lighted sign atop one of them. The building to be demolished has five ...
AP-BKC--Nebraska-Omaha-IUPUI Box - La Porte Herald-Argus
Rostampour 2-5 2-4 6, Thurman 4-12 5-5 14, Smallwood 5-7 0-0 15, Patterson 2-7 0-0 6, Carter 11-21 5-8 29, Reed II 4-7 0-0 8, Erickson 0-0 3-4 3, Newsome 0-0 0-0 0, Meyer 0-0 0-0 0, White 2-6 2-2 6. Totals 30-65 17-23 87.
Dunham leads No. 23 Butler past DePaul 67-53 - La Porte Herald-Argus
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Kellen Dunham scored 24 points, and No. 23 Butler beat DePaul 67-53 on Saturday to move into sole possession of second in the Big East. Roosevelt Jones had 16 points and Kameron Woods finished with 14 for the Bulldogs (21-8, 11-5 ...
Weather service issues winter weather advisory for Indiana - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is urging residents to prepare for a storm that could bring snow through much of the state, with a potential for a mix of sleet and freezing rain in southern Indiana on Saturday night.
Temperature hits record 7 below in South Bend - La Porte Herald-Argus
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The National Weather Service reports the temperature dropped to 7 below in South Bend at 5:09 a.m. Saturday, breaking the record for Feb. 28. The previous record low was 4 below, set last year. It was the second straight day the ...
East Chicago man convicted of killing 5 in gang conspiracy - La Porte Herald-Argus
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A man federal prosecutors say was a high-ranking Imperial Gangster has been found guilty of killing five men while taking part in racketeering activity. The Times of Munster reports (http://bit.ly/1EzH1Bm) Juan "Tito" Briseno of East ...
Police chase ends in Michigan City - La Porte Herald-Argus
MICHIGAN CITY - A man who had allegedly fired shots in a Walgreen’s store in Broadview, Illinois lead police on a chase into Indiana and was taken into custody on I-94 near the 39 mile marker without any shots fired. At about 7:52 p.m. Friday, Indiana ...
Getting in touch with agriculture - La Porte Herald-Argus
La PORTE — On Friday morning, La Porte High School 10th grader Ryan Downs was crouching beside a seven-day-old steer. The two of them were fenced inside a green animal pen, and before them were some half dozen preschoolers.
Engineer says Mounds Lake Reservoir plan has fatal flaws - La Porte Herald-Argus
YORKTOWN, Ind. (AP) — An engineer says a plan to create Indiana's first new reservoir in more than four decades is fatally flawed because there would be no buyer for its water for 35 years. Former Department of Natural Resources engineering director ...
Helping teens make wise and safe decisions - La Porte Herald-Argus
This week we heard the chilling news of the three girls who traveled from their London homes presumably toward Syria to help those they believe are suffering. Their parents' desperate pleas for them to return home articulate the heart-wrenching nightmare ...
Anti-crime bills imposing longer sentences advance to House - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana prosecutors and law enforcement officials are backing a package of anti-crime bills that would impose harsher sentences for violent offenders, but opponents question whether the measure will effectively deter criminal activity.
Bartholomew County deputies to test 12-hour weekend shifts - La Porte Herald-Argus
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Deputies in a southern Indiana city will work longer weekend shifts as part of an effort to increase law enforcement presence on those days. Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers says his department is launching a three-month pilot ...