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Separate shooting deaths in Fort Wayne ruled as homicides - La Porte Herald-Argus
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have ruled the deaths of two men killed in separate shootings this week in Fort Wayne as homicides. The Allen County Coroner's office says 21-year-old Jaymaris Alexander of Fort Wayne was found dead around 10:15 a.m ...
Body of missing Marine pulled from St. Joseph River - La Porte Herald-Argus
MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — Police say the body of a missing Marine was recovered from the St. Joseph River in northern Indiana. Thirty-three-year-old Jason Holland of Mishawaka initially was reported missing from his home last October.
Man charged with killing Syracuse couple wants trial moved - La Porte Herald-Argus
WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — The attorney representing a 23-year-old man charged in the shooting deaths of a Syracuse couple has requested a venue change for his client's murder trial. Brandon Woody's lawyer filed a motion Thursday seeking to move the trial out ...
'Star Trek' star George Takei calls for Indiana boycott - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Actor George Takei (tuh-KAY') is among those condemning Indiana's religious objections law. The "Star Trek" actor also known for his gay and civil rights activism said Thursday on his popular Facebook page he wants "socially ...
‘A place for the celebration of life’ - La Porte Herald-Argus
La PORTE — “There’s something interesting I tell people when they first come up here,” said La Porte businessman Dean White as he led the way to the upper story of the Etropal Restaurant & Lounge at 701 Lincoln Way. There, in the private events ...
1 killed, 1 injured in shooting on Indianapolis' eastside - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say a woman was killed and a man was injured in a drug-related shooting on the eastside of Indianapolis. Officers responded to a report of a person shot about 8:15 p.m. Thursday. They received another call of a person shot ...
NCAA Final 4 to disrupt Indiana Legislature's schedule - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers will have a slightly extended break from the Statehouse while the NCAA men's basketball Final Four is in Indianapolis. Legislative leaders have decided to call off action for Monday, April 6, the day the national ...
Bo knows when not to change a thing; can Irish slay Goliath? - La Porte Herald-Argus
Bo Ryan is no fan of change. He said so himself answering the question — "What's the most important change your team needs to make here?" — as he left the locker room to start the second half, down by two to North Carolina in Thursday's Sweet 16 matchup.
IU grad makes $20M gift to Maurer School of Law - La Porte Herald-Argus
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A real estate developer who graduated from Indiana University's law school in 1964 has pledged $20 million for renovation and expansion of the Bloomington campus' law school building. IU's Maurer School of Law says the estate ...
Notre Dame gay group to give award to NHL executive Burke - La Porte Herald-Argus
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College plan to honor an NHL executive who helped launch the You Can Play Project in honor of his younger brother. Patrick Burke will receive the Thomas A.
Indiana sees gain in students meeting financial aid deadline - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education says more Hoosier students have completed their financial aid applications on time this year. The commission reported Thursday that about 9,000 more high school seniors submitted their Free ...
Malone enjoying anonymity at end of Kentucky's bench - La Porte Herald-Argus
The name rings a bell. It's OK, you can laugh about it. Sam Malone totally gets it. Grow up an hour south of Boston as the namesake of the one of the most popular TV characters of the 1980s and 90s and you get used to the jokes even if you happened to be ...
Edward Jones opens additional office in La Porte - La Porte Herald-Argus
The financial services firm Edward Jones plans to open its fifth office in La Porte, located at 601 State St., Suite A. Girton has been hired as the financial advisor for the new office. “We opened our first Edward Jones office here in 1982, and every ...
A phenom in the pool - La Porte Herald-Argus
Bethany Gatlin has accomplished more than most high school swimmers. And yet, she's a mere freshman. It's hard to remember that, especially considering New Prairie's swimmer claimed two first-place sectional finishes and qualified for the state meet in ...
Lines on your fishing line - La Porte Herald-Argus
This time of year, I spend a ton of time on the water and in the turkey woods guiding anglers and hunters. As a guide I essentially assume that I will likely have to take care of many small details that the client has forgotten. Camouflaging a traditional ...