Donnelly, Young issue statements following Senate vote

Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly and his Republican counterpart Todd Young both issued statements Tuesday following the passage of a measure that allows for the start of a debate on the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

K9 tracks, finds missing camper

The child – a 12-year-old with Asperger’s – from went missing around 1 a.m. Monday and was found inside a cabin just south of the Camp Whitley property, northwest of Columbia City.

Doppler 15 Fury Forecast

Warmest day of the week with temperatures in the middle 80s today. Showers and storms move in overnight and Thursday.

Crews clearing logjams after wettest year to date

Logjams happen when debris, often times whole trees, float down the river then get stuck underneath the bridges collecting more logs, trees and debris as the current passes by. More rain means more debris so some of the logjams have been larger this year.

Indiana’s rural and volunteer fire departments win grants

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources announced this week that the grants will help pay for training and gear. The money will also go toward the installation of piping that enables firefighters to tap into natural waterways in areas without water service.

Abortion services suspended at northwestern Indiana clinic

The Indiana State Department of Health told the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Merrillville that it’s prohibited from providing abortions after a doctor’s affiliation with the clinic ended July 13. State law requires clinics have a doctor with admitting privileges at a local hospital.

Indiana man enters murder plea in 1977 Michigan cold case

Raymond Richmond of South Bend pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder in the death of 25-year-old Robert Stasiak. Richmond, who was 18 at the time of Stasiak’s death, is scheduled to be sentenced to 12 to 18 years in prison on Sept. 15.

Senate panel drops Manafort subpoena

The top Republican and Democrat on the committee have said they want to question Manafort about a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer.