IPFW police respond to UC Berkeley protests

Protests against a scheduled speaker at UC Berkeley turned hostile and dangerous. Police eventually had to cancel the event. They said those who vandalized and created a dangerous environment were from an outside group. IPFW Chief of Police Steve Kimbrough thought campus police in California did a great job intervening when they had no choice.

Purdue’s Swanigan named finalists for Malone Award

National Player of the Year and All-America candidate Caleb Swanigan is 1-of-10 players nationally named to the Karl Malone Award top 10 finalists list, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced today.

Congress clears measure to scrap Obama coal mining rule

The Interior Department said in announcing the rule in December that it would protect 6,000 miles of streams and 52,000 acres of forests, preventing coal mining debris from being dumped into nearby waters.

Catch The Big Game Tailgate!

Still figuring out the best way to make sure your Sunday football party is a hit? Then be sure to watch The Big Game Tailgate special Saturday at 7:30 pm on WANE-TV.

Tesla gets reprieve under protectionist Indiana bill

Tesla sells cars directly to consumers, cutting out third-party auto dealerships and giving them a competitive advantage. A bill that prohibits direct car sales would have driven the company from doing business in the state.

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GOP leadership: Time for serious discussion on Sunday sales

Grocery chains, convenience stores and pharmacies have pushed for years to have Indiana’s eight decades-old ban lifted but a compromise has been elusive. This year’s proposal creates a supplemental dealer’s permit for Sunday sales.

US 27 through Fort Wayne set to be repaved

U.S. 27 will be resurfaced from Paulding Road to Edgewood Avenue in Fort Wayne. The project could be bid out in late 2017 and construction would begin in 2018 or later.