| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:53 PM
I have a confession to make.
I'm utterly addicted to tracing my family's roots. Vic says that kicking a heroin habit might be easier, but I have no intention of overcoming my addiction. I enjoy it too much.
I lay the blame on my mother and my Aunt...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 12:01 PM
If you were painting a Norman Rockwell portrait of America, you'd probably picture mom and an apple pie wrapped in the Star-Spangled Banner. But America's apples are disappearing.
A century ago, there were an estimated 20 million apple trees growing in...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 2:15 PM
Conner Prairie is working on a new multi-million dollar exhibit that will take visitors back to 1863 and the Civil War. The exhibit is called "The 1863 Civil War Journey: Raid On Indiana".
It will give visitors a feel of the biggest Civil War battle in...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 10:27 AM
NEW YORK -- The massive heat wave that baked half the country in triple digit heat indexes last week may have caused as many as 64 deaths in 15 states, the National Weather Service said late on Tuesday.
Forecasters said the area still suffering from...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 12:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal officials said today that lab testing found the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal’s electric dispersal barriers, aimed at keeping Asian carp out of Lake Michigan, were effective for fish 5.4 inches or longer.
| Aug 28, 2010
| 8:05 PM
The Cathedral Irish are not in a football conference. Thus, they have the luxury of scheduling whoever they want throughout the course of the regular season. This can often be a difficult task since most other teams in Central Indiana are bound by regular...
| May 7, 2011
| 7:05 PM
Memphis area residents were warned on Saturday that the Mississippi River was gradually starting to "wrap its arms" around the city and rise to record levels as flooding moves south.
"It's a pretty day here, and people get a false sense of security,"...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 6:29 AM
NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused of strangling his wife is poised to claim excessive caffeine from sodas, energy drinks and diet pills left him so mentally unstable he couldn't have knowingly killed her, his lawyer has notified a court....
| Jan 3, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Indiana's first major route connecting the Ohio River with Lake Michigan is on its way to being designated a historic state byway.
Organizers are seeking the designation for Michigan Road not only to preserve Hoosier history, but to tap into the...
| May 12, 2012
| 5:27 PM
A low pressure system to our south will keep around clouds for the overnight hours and into Sunday morning. But rain should stay to our southeast tonight closer to the Ohio River. The reason why it will be difficult for this rainfall to arrive is dry...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 8:44 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - How much rivalry exists between basketball All-Stars of the two Midwest states that border the Ohio River could be up for debate.
But the heat between Indiana and Kentucky's flagship schools is warmer than even-and arguing against that...