Seven-year-old Kristyana Jackson died after she was shot outside her home in 2012.
Representatives from The Elkhart Truth and the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office have “agreed to disagree” about whether reporter Emily Pfund should be required to surrender her notes and appear for testimony in connection with a felony murder trial.
The wage adjustment, a focus of the sheriff’s department for about a year, was made as a response to high officer turnover and the knowledge that the previous pay scale was the lowest in the area.
A northwestern Indiana police officer who overheard a dispatch of a man claiming to have taken hostages recognized the man’s voice as that of his cousin, helping to defuse the situation that prompted a lockdown of Valparaiso University.
BJU’s student newspaper, The Collegian, was honored in its division with 15 awards.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing an alert to warn that a hepatitis C epidemic and a rise in intravenous drug use nationwide could spark new HIV outbreaks similar to one in a southern Indiana county with 142 new cases this year.