Northern Indiana city designated dark sky site

The International Dark-Sky Association in Tucson, Arizona, has announced that Beverly Shores is the seventh community in the world to be recognized as an International Dark Sky Community.

Silver Alert issued for Hancock Co. man

Jody Eugene Scroggins, 56, spoke with family members late Monday night. When family went to his home Tuesday morning, they found his front door open. His personal items were left in the home.

State police on the lookout for hot trucks

It’s a problem Indiana State Police have been cracking down on for the last several years. Troopers are looking for trucks traveling up and down Interstate 65 with food spoiling in the back.

Explorer says Griffin shipwreck may be found

A debris field at the bottom of Lake Michigan may be the remains of the long-lost Griffin, a vessel commanded by a 17th-century French explorer, said a shipwreck hunter who has sought the wreckage for decades.

Runway repairs bring temporary silence to Grissom

The skies over Grissom Air Reserve Base have been quieter since June 1 — the day airplanes stopped flying from the military facility after it closed its runway for a 45-day repair project.

Boating death leads to arrest

Conservation officers determined that the victim got caught in the boat’s propeller when the driver began to back the boat away from an island. The driver is facing a felony charge.