Indiana addresses potential water crisis

A 2016 survey found that Indiana utilities have an immediate need for $2.26 billion to replace water meters, hydrants, water mains, treatment plants, wells and other physical infrastructure.

Package thefts on rise; police offer tips

Fort Wayne Police records show from Nov. 1 through Dec. 10, 10 delivered packages have been reported stolen from homes. All told, 41 packages have been reported stolen in 2017.

2 die in northwest Ohio home fire

The Ohio state fire marshal and Hancock County coroner and sheriff’s office are investigating the fire’s cause.

‘One of my nightmares’: Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subway

A man inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation’s busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour Monday in a scenario that New York has dreaded for years, authorities said.

Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget

Republicans are determined to deliver the first revamp of the nation’s tax code in three decades and prove they can govern after their failure to dismantle Barack Obama’s health care law this past summer. Voters who will decide which party holds the majority in next year’s midterms elections are watching.

Trial set for ex-cop accused of supporting Islamic State

Jury selection begins Monday afternoon in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, in the case against Nicholas Young, who was a police officer in the region’s Metro system when he was arrested last year in a government sting.