Vehicles commute under snowfall northbound on the New Jersey Turnpike, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Ridgefield, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Winter storm socks Midwest, East, spawning accidents, deaths

There were dozens of crashes in Indiana — two of them involving fatalities — due to freezing rain and ice, officials said. It was not immediately clear how many people were killed. The roads were so slick that authorities had to move motorists stranded on an overpass with a ladder.

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2012, file photo, U.S. Sen. John Glenn talks with astronauts on the International Space Station via satellite before a discussion titled "Learning from the Past to Innovate for the Future" in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

Biden, other mourners choke up in tribute to John Glenn

Roughly 2,500 people gathered at Mershon Auditorium on the Ohio State University campus for “a celebration of life” for the former fighter pilot, history-making astronaut and longtime Democratic U.S. senator from small-town Ohio.


23 Burmese students honored in special ceremony

The ceremony recognized the commitment to the students as they learn their native Burmese language and encouraged the dedication of Burmese college students who continue their education through IPFW. Five college students each received $436.95 in scholarship funds.

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Bill to require DNA collection for state felony arrests

Indiana is proposing a bill that would allow it to join 30 states, the current draft of which would let people request their DNA be expunged from the database if they were acquitted after being arrested for a felony.

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3 hospitalized after snowmobiles collide head on

A 21-year-old was operating a snowmobile in Steuben County when she drove a hill. Another driver, a young girl, was driving over the same hill from the opposite direction which caused both drivers to collide with each other head-on.

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Travel advisory lifted, roads begin to clear

A travel advisory that was placed into effect Sunday morning has been lifted for Allen County . Many unincorporated roads remain snow covered, but treatments and sunshine have made them less hazardous.