Friday, September 17, 2021

Indiana News

High school seniors can apply to some Indiana colleges for free next week

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana)—Fourteen Indiana colleges will waive application fees during Indiana’s College Application Week, Sept. 20 – 24. Another 25 colleges have no application fees,...

Gas City woman sentenced to life without parole in stepdaughter’s murder

MARION, Ind. (WOWO): A Gas City woman was sentenced to life without parole Wednesday after she was convicted of killing her 10-year-old stepdaughter in...

New Legislative Redistricting Plans Initially Unveiled

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO):  New proposed Indiana legislative map plans have been revealed. The majority of the state's congressional districts would see modest change and Allen...

Ohio man dies in Toll Road crash

LaGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): An Ohio man died in a crash on the I-80 Toll Road Monday evening. Indiana State Police troopers were called to...

US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war’s end

NEW YORK (AP): The 9/11 anniversary commemoration at ground zero began Saturday with a tolling bell and a moment of silence, exactly 20 years...

UPDATED: Sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans

WASHINGTON (AP and WOWO): President Joe Biden today is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an...

Rokita to seek legal action against President’s vaccine order

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita said Thursday that he is looking into possible legal action against new mandates announced by President...

Fort Wayne Weekend Events for 9/10-9/12

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Locally-crafted beers, fun in Grabill, and the approach of autumn are among this weekend's roundup of weekend event highlights from...

COVID-19 patients strain Indiana hospitals as virus surges

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s rapid surge in coronavirus infections, fueled by the highly contagious delta variant, is again straining hospitals as patient admissions spike to...

Keesling announces run for Indiana Treasurer

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne City Clerk Lana Keesling announced on Tuesday that she will seek the Republican nomination for Indiana State Treasurer...

US hiring slows to just 235,000 jobs after 2 strong months

WASHINGTON (AP): America’s employers added just 235,000 jobs in August, a surprisingly weak gain after two months of robust hiring at a time when...

Busy travel weekend expected

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): It's going to be a busy travel weekend, and not just on the roads: Fort Wayne International Airport director Scott Hinderman...

Indiana legislators not rushing to follow Texas abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s Republican-dominated Legislature has approved numerous abortion restrictions over the past decade but its top leaders said Thursday it won’t hurry...

NACS Teaching assistant claims she was fired over mask rules

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Network Indiana): A classroom assistant at a high school in Fort Wayne says she was fired because she refused to wear...

Area schools receive safety grants

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Several area schools are among those getting a share in $19-million of matching state grant funds for school safety investments. The...

Video accuses FWCS of having “COVID rooms,” FWCS responds

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): An area parent is raising concerns over how Fort Wayne Community Schools are handling students with possible illnesses. Amanda Tokos posted...

Indiana schools get incentive to require classroom masks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana schools are getting an incentive toward requiring face masks in classrooms intended to slow down the number of COVID-19 outbreaks among...

Judge rules against Fort Wayne catering company in suit over COVID restrictions

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): An Allen County judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Fort Wayne catering company that said pandemic-related capacity restrictions...

Camp Atterbury to begin housing Afghan refugees

EDINBURGH, Ind. (Network Indiana): Camp Atterbury will temporarily house Afghan evacuees in support of Operation Allies Refuge. The Defense Department agreed to provide the Department...

Record numbers of COVID-19 cases reported in Indiana schools

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana schools reported more new COVID-19 cases last week than at any previous time during the pandemic as the state grapples with...

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