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ITT Technical Institute faces more suits over shutdown
The for-profit college chain is facing more lawsuits from employees following its decision to shut down        
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ITT Technical Institute faces more lawsuits over shutdown
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - The for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute is facing more lawsuits from employees following its decision to shut down. The Indianapolis Star reports (http://indy.st/2bWfpLB ) that two new lawsuits say the company violated federal law by not providing 60 days' notice. Another lawsuit earlier this week ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | U.S. state Carmel Indiana United States Indiana English-language films ITT Technical Institute Indianapolis Vocational education
2 main streets in South Bend closed since May reopen
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Two primary streets in South Bend closed since May have reopened. Mayor Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tah-juhj) and other city officials on Thursday removed a barricade, reopening Michigan Street, which goes through downtown South Bend. That street and Main Street were closed to install roundabouts and to ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Street Washington D.C. City Chicago Amtrak The Streets The Washington Times Indiana
I-69 contractor says Indiana incorrect on payment delays
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A contractor working on I-69 between Bloomington and Martinsville, Indiana says the state has given incorrect information about delayed contractor payments and construction delays. State officials have threatened to find I-69 Development Partners LLC in default of its contract to upgrade 21 miles of the highway, saying ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Indianapolis Construction Mississippi English-language films Indiana State The Washington Times Fort Wayne Indiana
Food producer relocates to southern Indiana from Illinois
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A manufacturer of gluten-free and allergy-friendly cookies and other foods says it has moved its production and distribution operations from suburban Chicago to southern Indiana. Enjoy Life Foods said Thursday it plans to create 200 new jobs in Jeffersonville by the end of 2017. It already ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Chicago Indiana Illinois Cook County Illinois Louisville Kentucky Economy Indianapolis Midwestern United States
Big Ten football picks: Reality check coming for Illinois
College football's first weekend produced stunners like Houston over Oklahoma — and some silly oversimplifications. ESPN deemed the Big Ten to have had "the best opening weekend" based on its 12-2 record. Hmmm … going 2-1 against the Power Five and losing at home to a MAC team constitutes achievement?...
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No problems found with plane after crash into Indiana house
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - Federal investigators report not finding any mechanical problems with a small plane that slammed into a home near a western Indiana airport, fatally injuring one person and badly injuring another. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says the single-engine Cessna plane clipped ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | National Transportation Safety Board Air safety Bloomington Indiana Terre Haute International Airport Indiana
Ex-ITT students face limited options
Lone Star College set up a special website listing its programs that may be connected to ITT students' degree path, and plans to host transfer fairs on Friday.
30 points by The Houston Chronicle | ITT Technical Institute Vocational education ITT Corporation For-profit universities and colleges Carmel Indiana University Education School
$1.3 million accounting discrepancy found in DeKalb

59 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Audit Auditing Finance External auditor Internal control Auditor's report Financial audit DeKalb County Indiana
Woman dies after Gary house fire
A woman died Wednesday morning after a house fire in northwest Indiana.
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Driver in critical condition after Northwest Side crash
A man was critically injured in a crash early Wednesday on the Northwest Side.
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What's next for students after ITT closes?
ITT Technical Institute has announced it will shut down all campuses, including five in Michigan.        
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ITT Tech shutters all campuses after federal aid sanctions
The for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute is shutting down all 130 of its U.S. campuses, saying Tuesday it can't survive recent sanctions by the U.S. Department of Education.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | For-profit universities and colleges Vocational education Barack Obama ITT Technical Institute ITT Corporation United States College Carmel Indiana
Tigers minors: West Michigan wins playoff game on walk-off in 11th
A look at how the Tigers’ minor league affiliates fared Wednesday        
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2 laid-off ITT Educational employees file fed lawsuit
The lawsuit seeks class-action status on behalf of the 8,000 employees        
-1 points by The Detroit News | For-profit universities and colleges Carmel Indiana ITT Technical Institute For-profit school Vocational education ITT Corporation
Local colleges reach out to students displaced by ITT Tech closings
Several local colleges, including Harcum, Peirce, and Community College of Philadelphia, are reaching out to students who have been displaced by the sudden closing of ITT Technical Institute's campuses.
92 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | University Vocational education College Associate's degree For-profit universities and colleges ITT Technical Institute ITT Corporation Carmel Indiana
Utah governor not ready to drum up support for Trump
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he'll vote for Donald Trump but he doesn't want to persuade his fellow Republicans to do the same. Herbert said at his monthly televised news conference on KUED-TV Wednesday that he's not an advocate or apologist for anybody. Late last ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake City George W. Bush University of Utah Great Salt Lake Donald Trump Indiana Orem Utah
2 laid-off ITT Educational employees file federal lawsuit
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Two employees laid off by the parent company of for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute have filed a lawsuit claiming the company violated federal law by not providing 60 days' notice. A business analyst at ITT Educational Services Inc.'s Carmel headquarters and an instructor at two ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Carmel Indiana ITT Technical Institute U.S. state For-profit universities and colleges Vocational education United States For-profit school ITT Corporation
The Latest: Bloomington mayor calls I-69 work halt a debacle
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - The Latest on Indiana's Interstate 69 extension project (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Bloomington's mayor is calling the work stoppage on the Interstate 69 extension a debacle and says Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's administration hasn't properly monitored the project's private developer. Democratic Mayor John Hamilton said ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Interstate Highway System Bloomington Indiana Mississippi Fort Wayne Indiana Interstate 69 Evansville Indiana Interstate 94 Republican Party
No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue 98-66 to reach Elite Eight
Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals         
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Michigan women surge in second half, top Red Storm 60-40 in WNIT
Wolverines use 17-4 run to pull away from St. John’s; U-M says Kysre Gondrezick is taking a leave of absence        
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Lennox: Could Gov. Calley be in cards?
If Snyder resigned it would put Republicans in a much better position to keep the governor’s mansion, Lennox says        
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Hearing in elder abuse case of Michael Jackson's mother delayed
A critical hearing in Katherine Jackson's elder abuse case was delayed Thursday amid a new battle to force her return from London.
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Gary man charged with reckless homicide for shooting cousin
A 21-year-old Gary man has been charged with reckless homicide for shooting his consign on Tuesday while they were playing with a gun.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Indiana Crime Thomas Jane Chicago metropolitan area Gary Indiana Area code 219 Firearm Northwest Indiana
Teen's Street Store pop-up offers temporary salve for poverty
There were no walls and no cash register, just plenty of warm clothes and food.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Poverty High school Homelessness Clothing Indianapolis The Salvation Army Carmel Indiana Dignity
Watch Destination Cleveland's new video celebrating city's success
Dubbed "Come Together," Destination Cleveland's new video includes clips from the Republican National Convention, the Cavs championship game and parade, the Indians, Cleveland Museum of Art, Lake Erie Monsters, Cleveland Metroparks and more. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio - Destination Cleveland released three new marketing videos at its annual meeting Thursday, including a new anthem featuring clips from the city's banner year in 2016. (Related: Perceptions of Cleveland continue to rise; Destination Cleveland sets goal of 20 million visitors by 2020) Dubbed "Come Together," the video includes clips from the Republican National Convention, the Cavs championship game and parade, the Indians, Cleveland Museum of Art, Lake Erie Monsters, Cleveland Metroparks and more. The city's Contemporary Youth Orchestra provides the musical backdrop, playing the Beatles' "Come Together." Other videos include: * Faces of Tourism, which features employees in Cleveland's tourism industry talking about why they love what they do. * What We Do, which explains the complicated business of boosting tourism in Cleveland.
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Police: Man in photos now 'main suspect' in 2 girls' deaths
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say a man photographed walking along a trail system around the time two teenage girls later found slain were dropped off by a relative is now considered "the main suspect" in their killings.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Indiana U.S. state Indianapolis Road Humid continental climate Chicago National Collegiate Athletic Association United States
This 35-year-old Indiana mayor says he can revive Democratic Party
South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg is vying to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee.       
1932 points by USA Today | Democratic National Committee Republican Party Democratic Party Barack Obama Howard Dean Indiana Coming out Chicago
Young Indiana mayor says he can revive Democratic Party
South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg is vying to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee.       
1932 points by USA Today | Democratic National Committee Republican Party Democratic Party Barack Obama Howard Dean Indiana Coming out Chicago
Eron Harris' injury further dampens Spartans’ spirits
The Spartans guard from Indianapolis suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury midway through the second half.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Game Tom Izzo Michigan State University Zach Randolph Committee on Institutional Cooperation Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball West Lafayette Indiana
Jasper optometrist inspires world with faith, writing
JASPER, Ind. (AP) - Local optometrist Dr. Gregory Gordon has fixed Dubois County residents' impaired vision for more than 30 years. But for the last 20, he has extended his reach to help people all over the world see in a different way. "What I'm trying to say to people ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Charlton Heston Faith God Dubois County Indiana Book Monotheism Life Writing
Indiana 'clock man' spends his time fixing watches, clocks
OAKLAND CITY, Ind. (AP) - The sign in Don Lutz's driveway alerts visitors they are entering the operating room of a master technician. Known around Oakland City as the "clock man," 87-year-old Lutz says fixing things is what he loves to do. "I love fixing things for people," Lutz said. ...
3 points by The Washington Times | Watch Gibson County Indiana Princeton Indiana Clock Fixed Princeton Daily Clarion Clocks Fix
Harris injury further dampens Spartans’ spirits
The Spartans guard from Indianapolis suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury midway through the second half.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Game Tom Izzo Michigan State University Zach Randolph Committee on Institutional Cooperation Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball West Lafayette Indiana
Purdue tops Michigan State to take half-game lead in Big Ten
Purdue is a half game ahead of Maryland and Wisconsin, who play each other Sunday.         
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Michigan State trounced by Purdue
Michigan State had a chance to add a road win over one of the top teams in the Big Ten but were simply outmatched.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Michigan State University West Lafayette Indiana Committee on Institutional Cooperation University of Michigan Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball East Lansing Michigan Purdue University
Kokomo man documents fuel prices for more than 2 decades
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - Want to know the price of gas in Kokomo anytime in the last 22 years? Just ask Robert Parks. The 68-year-old retired Chrysler worker has kept track of every tank of gas he's ever purchased since 1995. Parks has meticulously logged every purchase in precise, clean ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Fuel economy in automobiles Dodge Ram Energy conservation Price Pickup truck Kokomo Indiana Fuel efficiency
Muncie mall-walking man turns 100-years-old
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu famously said a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. For Ernie Whaley, that first step happened inside the Muncie Mall. "Walking is my business," Whaley said. "Never take my cane or my car. If you do, you might ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Shopping mall Southdale Center Walking Ball Brothers Birthday Muncie Indiana Party Ball Corp.
2 face reckless homicide charges after police chase crash
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) - A northwestern Indiana man and his girlfriend faces charges including reckless homicide after their SUV struck another vehicle during a high-speed police chase, killing a girl in the second vehicle. Thirty-one-year-old Donnell Howard Jr. of Highland and 27-year-old Jessica S. Pichon of Danville, Illinois, also ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Northwest Indiana Lake County Indiana Hammond Indiana Area code 219 English-language films Police Indiana Homicide
Whiting girl, 13, killed and grandmother injured in Hammond crash during police chase
A 13-year-old Whiting girl was killed, and her grandmother seriously injured Wednesday evening at a North Hammond intersection after a crash with a vehicle that was allegedly fleeing East Chicago and Hammond Police. Hammond Police Department spokesman Lt. Patrick Vicari said East Chicago Police...
57 points by Chicago Tribune | Lake County Indiana Chicago metropolitan area Northwest Indiana Lake Michigan Sheriff Hammond Indiana Area code 219 Coroner
Michigan man charged in theft of two squad cars
A Michigan man is in custody after police said he stole a Hobart squad car on the Indiana Toll Road while he had his infant son with him, then went on to leave the child with strangers and take a Porter County police car after leaping out a second-story window. The infant was released unharmed...
26 points by Chicago Tribune | Sheriff Berrien County Michigan Porter County Indiana Indiana Toll Road Lake County Indiana LaPorte County Indiana Northwest Indiana Police
Police: Man carrying infant son stole 2 squad cars in NW Indiana
A Michigan man had his 7-month-old son with him when he stole two squad cars Wednesday afternoon and led police on a chase in northwest Indiana.
25 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Sheriff Northwest Indiana Porter County Indiana Police Constable Indiana Toll Road Road Lake County Indiana
Teen killed in Hammond crash related to police chase
A 13-year-old girl was killed in a crash in Hammond, Ind., on Wednesday when a car being chased by police hit the car she was riding in, authorities said. East Chicago police started pursuing a Dodge Durango at some point Wednesday afternoon, according to Indiana State Police. Hammond Police joined...
122 points by Chicago Tribune | English-language films Indiana Dodge Dodge Durango United States Chase Northwest Indiana Chicago
Indiana House GOP budget plan banks on $1 cigarette tax increase
Shortly after Indiana House Republicans unveiled their two-year budget proposal on Wednesday, it ran into a major stumbling block: a powerful senator from their own party. Key components of the $31.7 billion spending plan — including a $1 cigarette tax hike and a significant rerouting of sales...
19 points by Chicago Tribune | Indiana Kindergarten United States Senate United States Republican Party Alaska Proposal Consumption tax
Girl, 13, killed when police chase ends in Hammond crash
A 13-year-old girl was killed and her grandmother critically injured when an SUV being chased by police in northwest Indiana slammed into their car.
7 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Northwest Indiana Lake County Indiana Chicago metropolitan area Hammond Indiana Indiana Area code 219 Four-wheel drive United States
Correction: Missing Teens-Indiana story
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — In a story Feb. 14 about the search for two missing girls, The Associated Press, relying on information from police, incorrectly reported that Liberty German was 13 years old. She was 14.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Sheriff Constable United States The Road Police Indiana Road
Ohio River bridge seen as infrastructure need gets heavy use
CINCINNATI (AP) - A bridge that carries highway traffic across the Ohio River near Cincinnati has been serving tens of thousands more vehicles a day than it was designed to handle. The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/2kSnJnH ) reports time and traffic are wearing on the Brent Spence Bridge, which is frequently ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Cincinnati Ohio The Cincinnati Enquirer Ohio River Kentucky Indiana Gannett Company Road
Medicare post pick faces questions Indiana on contracts
Seema Verma and her small Indianapolis-based firm made millions through consulting agreements with at least nine states        
-2 points by The Detroit News | George W. Bush Indiana U.S. state Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Kentucky Democratic Party Indianapolis Medicare
Police: Gunman dies after being shot at by Indiana officer
SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Police say a 64-year-old man has died after he fired shots from a revolver and an officer shot at him outside a home in central Indiana. State police say in a statement that the investigation into Tuesday night's death of Steven C. Oliger in Shelbyville is ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Death Indiana Police Constable Autopsy United States Officer The Washington Times
Police: Man wounded in officer-involved shooting in Indiana
VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a man who was being sought for a parole violation has been shot and wounded after being spotted by police in southwestern Indiana. State police say the officer-involved shooting happened around 9 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of a gas station in Vincennes. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Indiana United States Pickup truck Truck Sport utility vehicle Sheriff State police Landespolizei
Isaac Haas and Caleb Swanigan have big nights as Purdue rolls by Rutgers
WEST LAFAYETTE — While Caleb Swanigan grabs the majority of the attention with his 22 double-doubles during what has become a special sophomore season, No. 16 Purdue is at its best when Isaac Haas also is productive.Haas had 24 points and 11 rebounds Tuesday night, and Swanigan added 12 points...
4 points by Chicago Tribune | Matt Painter Big Ten Conference Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball West Lafayette Indiana Michigan State University Association of American Universities