My Hometown: Creative Women of the World

10 years after her first trip to Haiti, Lorelei VerLee’s life will never be the same. About five years ago she started Creative Women of the World. It’s a nonprofit locally based store, dedicated to giving business training and offering distribution to artisans trained here and around the world.

Will Ferrell keeps USC laughing with lighthearted speech

He’s been a race-car driver, a Santa’s elf, a TV anchorman and now that he leaves the University of Southern California with an honorary doctorate in hand, Will Ferrell told fellow graduates Friday that he’s ready to deliver a baby on an airliner.

Rep Banks on Comey firing: “Timing is suspect”

Congressman Jim Banks believes the timing of FBI Director James Comey’s firing is suspect. The representative from Columbia City was in Fort Wayne Friday during a House of Representatives recess.

Caleb Swanigan to work out for Pacers on Monday

Swanigan will be joined in the workout by Jordan Bell (Oregon); Josh Hart (Villanova); Wesley Iwundu (Kansas State); Monte Morris (Iowa State); and Derrick White (Colorado).

Don’t call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

A year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlyn plummeted more than any other baby name, according to Social Security’s annual list of the most popular baby names.