Local parent fights back against human trafficking

During the FBI’s Operation Cross Country, 84 minors were recovered. They were victims of sex trafficking. No minors were recovered in Northeast Indiana, but agents identified several traffickers here and arrested six pimps. As police work to get traffickers on the street, people locally are fighting back with education.

Mike Pence’s brother plans to run for Congress

Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence’s older brothers, has filed a tax document indicating he will seek the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years.

Older couples die together or cling to each other in fires

The vast majority of the 42 people killed in the wildfires that have ravaged Northern California were in their 70s and 80s. Several were couples who died together, including childhood sweethearts who had grown old together.

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier’s grieving family

The controversy over how Trump has conducted one of the most sacred of presidential tasks generated new turmoil in the White House. After one slain soldier’s father accused the president of going back on a promise to send a check for $25,000, the White House said the money had been sent.