Indiana Legislature taking pass on steps wooing Amazon

Indiana lawmakers are poised to wrap up this year’s legislative session without taking action to boost the chances of Indianapolis luring Amazon’s second headquarters and its tempting promise of 50,000 high-paying jobs.

Purdue mulls policy to limit WIFI access on campus

Purdue University officials are studying whether the school needs a policy limiting the campus’ WIFI access for students to browse gaming sites, social media and other non-academic material while classes are in session.

3/10: Regional Basketball Scoreboard

Teams from around the area were in action as they needed to win not one but two games on Saturday to advance to semi-state in boys basketball.

Spy poisoning is latest in string of suspicious cases in UK

Britain offers wealthy Russians many attractions: the great city of London, the bucolic countryside, exclusive schools, and a global financial hub. But for some former spies and other foes of President Vladimir Putin, it has become lethal.

Justice Department proposes banning rapid-fire bump stocks

The Trump administration said Saturday it has taken the first step in the regulatory process to ban bump stocks, likely setting the stage for long legal battles with gun manufacturers while the trigger devices remain on the market.

Michigan seeks changes to abuse reporting law after Nassar

Michigan is looking to shore up its law that requires certain people to report suspected child sexual abuse to authorities to address gaps that were exposed after disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar admitted to sexually assaulting female athletes.

Butler can’t climb out of early hole against Villanova

Mikal Bridges had 18 points and second-ranked Villanova scored the first 19 points and cruised toward its fourth straight trip in the Big East Tournament championship game in an 87-68 win over Butler on Friday night.

Komets crush Kalamazoo to open weekend

The Komets are back home Saturday and Sunday. They host the Cincinnati Cyclones at 7:30 p.m. Saturday for Championship Night then host the Wings at 5 p.m. Sunday on Hall of Fame Day.

Wartburg knocks Trine out of DIII national tournament

The No. 7 nationally-ranked Trine University women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end with a 78-54 loss against No. 2 nationally-ranked Wartburg (Iowa) College in a “Sweet 16” game of the 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament in Waverly, Iowa.

Komets add goaltender to roster

The Komets announced Friday that goaltender Cam Lanigan has signed an amateur tryout agreement (ATO) and has been added to the roster.