| Aug 27, 2008
Governor Daniels says there is little the state can do to help the city of Gary with its $13 million budget shortfall this year. He tells the Gary Post-Tribune's editorial board that the city should do everything it can to get its financial house in order...
| May 13, 2009
From her quiet ranch near Lake County's Sugarloaf Mountain, Sandi White is working to find homes for her pointy-eared friends. She isn't rescuing typical pets such as dogs and cats. Instead, the 55-year-old animal lover has an established adoption...
| May 14, 2009
Dave Miksa is saving the world -- one queen bee at a time.
As a queen breeder Miksa is one of about 50 specialists who are maintaining the endangered bee population by providing thoroughbred royalty to raise colonies.
"Without honeybee pollination,...
| May 29, 2009
| 2:43 PM
(WGN-AM) - A California man who admitted raping and murdering an Indiana woman 25 years ago has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.
In February, 48-year-old Mark Erler pleaded guilty but mentally ill to murder in the perpetration of rape in the death...
| Dec 15, 2008
DNA evidence has been widely embraced over the last two decades as a powerful forensic tool to prove a defendant's guilt or innocence. But in Lake County, authorities have sometimes pressed for convictions even when the DNA doesn't match a suspect....
| Apr 20, 2010
| 12:32 PM
UMATILLA, FLA -- Dick Waters takes tiny sips from a small cup of the pure whiskey dripping out of his still -- an 8-foot-high copper contraption with a long tube jutting off the side and dipping into a large measuring container. "It has to have a...
| Sep 26, 2009
Thousands of people with criminal pasts that include violent felonies and hurting children have been hired to work in Florida's child-care centers during the past two decades, a ( Fort Lauderdale) Sun Sentinel investigation has found.
In October, a...
| Jan 23, 2005
This list of visitor offices was provided largely by the California Division of Tourism. It was edited for space.
More information: (800) 862-2543, http://www.visitcalifornia.com .
Amador County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, (800) 649-4988, fax...
| Feb 15, 2004
Felix Ramirez hadn't seen his soldier son since he presided over Eric Ramirez's wedding in August 2001, about 18 months before he shipped out to Iraq.
On Saturday, the Mascotte pastor and schoolteacher made plans to officiate at his son's funeral....