First lady set to respond to school meal critics

The Tuesday event is an unusual move for the first lady, who has largely stayed away from policy fights since she lobbied for congressional passage of a child nutrition law in 2010.

Donnelly says Indiana VA sites not as troubled

U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly says administrators at Indiana’s VA hospitals have told him they don’t have the same kind of troubles as the 26 veterans facilities across the country facing complaints about long waits and backlogs.

Gas prices remain virtually unchanged

Average retail gasoline prices in Fort Wayne have risen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.78 a gallon on Monday, May 26, 2014 according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Fort Wayne.

Weather service rates North Dakota tornado an EF-2

A National Weather Service team headed to western North Dakota on Tuesday to assess the strength of a tornado that injured nine people, one critically, and destroyed at least eight trailers at a workers’ camp in the heart of the state’s booming oil patch.

Huntington University set to welcome disabled students

Huntington is working with Indiana University’s Institute for Disability and Community and its Center on Community Living and Careers to create work and academic experiences for students with intellectual disabilities.

Fire damages building at Old Fort

Fire damaged one of the small buildings at the Old Fort Tuesday morning. Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the blaze.

Nigerian native talks about country’s conflict

After weeks of searching, Nigerian government officials announced that they’ve located where hundreds of school girls kidnapped by the radical Islamic group, Boko Haram, are being held. However, the Nigerian military said they will not be able to use force to rescue the girls who were abducted in mid-April.

DNR: Drunk man sinks his own boat

According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Johnathan Heckaman, 33, was attempting to put the boat on the trailer at the Syracuse Public Access Site around 6:00 Monday night. He faces charges of Boating While Intoxicated.

Killer’s family tried to intervene before rampage

The mother went to her son’s YouTube channel and found the video in which he threatens to kill people. She alerted authorities and set off frantically with her ex-husband to Santa Barbara. By the time they arrived, it was too late: their son had killed six people and then, authorities say, himself.