Fort Wayne International Airport has announced that 2015 saw its busiest year of air travel yet, with an increase of 11 percent. Unsurprisingly, a record was also set for the number of gallons of aviation fuel sold, increasing by nearly 12,000 gallons.
The road funding plans moving through the House and Senate would mark a first: they’d reduce the amount of money the state considers an adequate reserve. Three decades ago, the state thought a six-and-a-half-percent surplus was enough, only to discover in the 1991 recession that it wasn’t. Governors have gradually targeted larger and larger surpluses […]
An IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital pharmacy technician’s license has been suspended indefinitely. The Star Press reports that Jennifer Everitt, a licensed pharmacy technician from Alexandria, admitted to her employer that she had diverted hydrocodone for personal use.
Students and fans alike celebrated the life of former Butler University basketball player Andrew Smith over the weekend. At a game at Hinkel Fieldhouse, a video was played that paid tribute to the Academic All-American that died earlier this month after a two year battle with cancer at the age of 25.
A man accused of shooting a Jay County resident in 2005 during an attempted break-in will appear before the Indiana Parole Board in March. 46-year-old Todd C. Crouse was convicted of conspiracy to commit robbery and sentenced to 15 years in prison for his part in the crime. Crouse, an inmate at the New Castle […]
A Yorktown teenager’s trial on an attempted murder charge has been rescheduled for May 10. 17-year-old Troy Olen Fogle stands accused of stabbing an 18-year-old Wes-Del High School student in the head on January 8. The Star Press reports that the teenager’s trial had most recently been set for February 8, but the defense attorney […]
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is hoping to raise funds for a new canine. Sheriff Scott Mellinger says they need between $15 and $20,000 for the new dog and its training. The department currently has about $4,000 and is soliciting donations to cover the balance of the new K9 officer.
Democrats in Indiana’s 5th Congressional District will have a primary battle. Indianapolis-based veteran and veterinarian Angela Demaree and Allen R. Davidson, a Fishers resident who works for the Indiana Department of Transportation, have declared their intentions. The winner is expected to face two-term incumbent Republican Susan Brooks.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin in Fort Wayne today for an Indianapolis man accused in the November 2012 natural gas explosion that destroyed a neighborhood and killed two people. Bob Leonard Jr.’s trial comes less than a year after his brother; Mark was convicted and sentenced to life in prison. Leonard is accused of […]
A driving instructor was killed trying to do his job. Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s officials say the 69-year-old man died from injuries after a student driver he was with stopped abruptly while preparing to turn when a pickup truck crashed into the back of the driving school’s car. The teen driver was treated and released.