More than half of U.S. states have increased their cigarette taxes in the past 10 years, including other conservative states, but in Indiana, where more than 20 percent of adults say they smoke, lawmakers haven’t touched the current 99-cent a pack tax since 2007.
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education extended the deadline by about a month, making April 15 the final day to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
A project in Ohio to turn shipping containers into homes for traveling artists is moving ahead.
An October leak by the group included information that experts said might identify computers used to obscure U.S. electronic eavesdropping.
An effort was launched to help connect Carrier and Rexnord employees with resources they may need as layoffs start later this year.
A pair of Massachusetts students are facing animal cruelty charges after mutilating a mouse and posting the images on social media.
A historical marker was put on display in honor of IndyCar racer Bryan Clauson who died after a racing accident in August 2016.
Officials said they aren’t sure how many shots were fired or what the shooter’s motive was. However, police believe the three teens were targeted.
An Ohio jury has convicted a man with a history of arsons of setting fire to the Cleveland apartment building where he lived.
Highway officials from both Kentucky and Indiana are urging drivers to “stay alert, move over, and slow down” for the inspection crews.
Spanish police say 1,200 Portuguese students have caused tens of thousands of euros in damages during a stay at a hotel on the country’s southern coast.
The attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta was the latest in a series of assaults on Egypt’s Christian minority, which makes up around 10 percent of the population and has been repeatedly targeted by Islamic extremists.
Animal Control says a South Dakota city ordinance requires all pets to be leashed or restrained in public and that pet snakes can be held or kept in a container to comply.
The museum is installing solar panels on its roof, part of a project aimed at lowering the energy costs of one of the city’s largest electric customers.
The name and cause of death of the man killed in a deadly shooting at a Fort Wayne club has been released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.
Saint Francis took care of business and beat Spring Arbor of Michigan in two softball games on Saturday afternoon, 6-4 and 6-1.
Following 90 minutes of scoreless soccer, the Hoosiers dominated the shoot-out to beat the Irish.
Fort Wayne beat Quad City 6-1 in a preview of the opening round of the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs.
The Fort Wayne softball team walked off in style as the Mastodons won the second game of its doubleheader with Western Illinois 4-3 in eight innings to split the day.
Fort Wayne rallied to send the game to extra innings but fell in the end to Bowling Green in their home opener in 11 innings, 5-4.
Much of the international community rallied behind President Trump’s decision to fire the cruise missiles in reaction to this week’s chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of men, women and children in Syria
A spokesman for U.S. forces in Afghanistan says the soldier was mortally wounded during an operation in Nangarhar Province.
North Korea’s recent ballistic missile tests and continued pursuit of a nuclear program have raised tensions in the region, where U.S. Navy ships are a common presence and serve in part as a show of force.