Pet of the Week: 5/17/16

Annie is a 1 year old unaltered female, white and black Netherland dwarf rabbit. She has been at the shelter since April 8, 2016.… More »

Feds: Amtrak engineer went ‘from distraction to disaster’

The engineer of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, was focused on radio traffic about a commuter train that had been hit by a rock just prior to the crash, federal investigators said Tuesday.

Tax measure could cause financial jolt to California smokers

A campaign to raise California’s cigarette tax by $2 a pack said Monday it has collected enough signatures to qualify the proposal for the Nov. 8 ballot and raise the prospect of a pocketbook jolt for smokers in the nation’s most populous state.

Test jurors to gauge publicity in slaying of IU student

The man accused of killing 2-year-old Hannah Wilson of Fishers says publicity over evidence linking him to the crime and related reports make it impossible for him to receive a fair trial in Brown County.

Haverhill teacher named SACS Teacher of the Year

Haverhill Elementary School teacher Meghan Skelton’s highly respected ‘can-do – will-do’ attitude earned her the Southwest Allen County School District’s 2016 Teacher of the Year award.