Fed leaves key rate unchanged at Yellen’s final meeting

The central bank said it expects the steadily strengthening economy to warrant further gradual increases in its benchmark rate. Those additional rate hikes would likely lead, in time, to higher rates on some consumer and business loans.

Officials: No charges for officers who killed Dallas sniper

The Dallas County District Attorney’s office said in a release that investigators presented their findings to a grand jury more than a year after the July 7, 2016, attack by Micah Johnson, a 25-year-old Army reservist who investigators said was upset by recent shootings of black men by police.

Apple to respond to US probes into slowdown of old iPhones

The company acknowledged the probes after both The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg reported the U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission were investigating how investors have been affected by Apple’s handling of the situation.

AP source: Ammo dealer wasn’t involved in Las Vegas attack

Douglas Haig was publicly named as a “person of interest” by mistake Tuesday when his name wasn’t redacted in court documents released nearly four months after the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people.

FBI in public fight with Trump over releasing Russia memo

The FBI released a short and sharp statement, its first on the issue, and laid bare a Trump administration conflict that had previously played out mostly behind closed doors in meetings between top Justice Department and White House officials.

Purdue pulls away from Maryland for 18th-straight win

Isaac Haas had 20 points and nine rebounds, Carsen Edwards scored 17 points and No. 3 Purdue beat Maryland 75-67 on Wednesday night to extend the nation’s longest active winning streak to 18.

1/31 Prep Basketball Recap

Bishop Dwenger and Angola both rolled in 3A sectional girls action at Dwenger while Carroll topped Huntington North in a battle between two of the better boys teams in the area on Wednesday night.

Komets defenseman Culkin headed to AHL

Ryan Culkin has appeared in all 42 Komet games to date and leads Fort Wayne defensemen with nine goals and 29 points while posting a +16.

Video: Zip line across the Mississippi

Minneapolis is determined to show Super Bowl fans just how much fun they can have, despite the cold weather. 10,000 tickets were sold for a zip line across the Mississippi. Check out the view!