Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership President and CEO John Sampson went to Indianapolis this week to urge lawmakers to approve the $42 million.

Lawmakers put off vote for $42 million for Regional Cities

The bill that would allot an additional $42 million for the Regional Cities initiative is in the hands of the Ways and Means committee, which put off voting on the bill this week.

Police guard the front door of Excel Industries in Hesston, Kan., Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, where a gunman killed an undetermined number of people and injured many more. (Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle via AP)

Sheriff: Kansas gunman kills 3, wounds 14, dies in shootout

A man who shot three people before storming into the central Kansas factory where he worked and shooting 15 others, killing three of them, had just been served a protection from abuse order that likely triggered the attack, a sheriff said Friday.

Flames rise at an apartment at 942 Ridgewood Drive in the Coliseum Park Apartments complex on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (Photo courtesy Chad Sloffer via ReportIt)

Resident escapes apartment fire

The fire happened just before 4 p.m. at an apartment at 942 Ridgewood Drive in the Coliseum Park Apartments complex.

The Flint River is shown near downtown Flint, Mich., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.   (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Cruz blocks vote on bill to resolve Flint water crisis

The Senate won’t vote on the tentative deal – a $220 million package to fix and replace the city’s lead-contaminated pipes, make other infrastructure improvements and bolster lead-prevention programs nationwide – until at least next week.