Agriculture closes offices in 5 states after threats

USDA spokesman Matthew Herrick says in a statement on Tuesday that the department had received “several anonymous messages” that raised concerns about the safety of USDA personnel and facilities.

Coliseum, city bid to host 25 NCAA tournaments

If awarded, the Memorial Coliseum could host the first and second rounds of the Division 1 men’s basketball tournament and the Regional round of the Division I women’s basketball tournament.

Huntertown man hospitalized after ATV crash

Indiana Conservation officers and medics were called around 8 p.m. Monday to Fitch Road just west of Coldwater Road on a report of an off-road vehicle crash.

More reports of clowns in woods in South Carolina

News outlets report that Greenville County sheriff’s deputies were called to an apartment complex about 8:20 p.m. Monday that is about 20 minutes from a complex where people reporting seeing clowns last week.

University of Wisconsin-Madison is top party school in US

University leaders are chafing under a state-imposed tuition freeze and the football team didn’t crack the Top 25 preseason rankings. But no school in the country throws a better party, according to the Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of “The Best 381 Colleges.”

TinCaps topped by Whitecaps 10-2

The West Michigan Whitecaps (Detroit Tigers) stormed past the TinCaps, 10-2, on Monday night at Parkview Field.

Mastodons fall to Cincinnati 3-0

The Fort Wayne Mastodons men’s soccer team fell to the Cincinnati Bearcats 3-0 on Monday (Aug. 29) afternoon at the Warrior Athletic Field in their second contest of the 2016 season.

8/29 Inside The Zone – Conference Previews

With conference play beginning in earnest for many local conferences this Friday night The News-Sentinel’s Justin Kenny and WANE-TV’s Glenn Marini project how the conferences will stack up by the end of the season in this week’s edition of “Inside The Zone.”