Tip leads to Plymouth parking lot pot bust

Three people were arrested and nearly 20 pounds of pot, eight pounds of pot butter and pot-laced cookies were confiscated on Monday following the tip from police in Illinois.

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.

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.

Tiny jellyfish reported in Lake Erie

Freshwater jellyfish — about the size of a penny or quarter — are translucent, slimy blobs that inhabit lakes, streams, ponds, and some rivers in Pennsylvania and much of the northeastern United States.

Advocates fear Trump budget will erode progress in housing

Sharron Liggins, executive director of the Continuum of Care Network of Northwest Indiana, said that if the proposed cuts come to fruition, it will “erode the progress” that’s been made in reducing homelessness.