| Oct 13, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Dona Lee and John Ray Schmucker are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.
Donna Lee Marshall, the daughter of William and Hazel Marshall of Hooversville, married John Ray Schmucker, son of Rose and Frank Schmucker of Latrobe, in St. Peters...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Gart Westerhout, an internationally known radio astronomer who established the astronomy department at the University of Maryland, College Park and was scientific director at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, died Sunday of congestive heart...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29.
Tickets go on sale 10 a....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Country superstar Carrie Underwood is coming to Roanoke. Underwood will appear March 23rd at the Roanoke Civic Center Coliseum.
The Roanoke stop is one of 40 new North American dates added to Underwood's 2013 schedule and is part of her "Blown Away...
| May 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
The Bloomington Police Department said they are investigating if a man accused of murdering several women in southern Indiana is linked to missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer.
Bloomington police said a detective has been assigned to...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Chicago sci-fi fans are eager to see NBC's new series "Revolution." So eager, in fact, they voted online in droves to win a special theatrical screening Sept. 6 at Kerasotes Showplace ICON.
Now comes the difficult part. In order to attend, fans must go...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:49 AM
The Bloomington Police Department released a statement Thursday, just days before the one year anniversary of the disappearance of Indiana University student Lauren Spierer.
Police said the investigation is still “very active” and several...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 12:50 PM
When the great English poet Philip Larkin worked at the University of Hull, he liked to say that the need to change trains in Doncaster meant most journalists, academics and other London irritants didn't bother to harass him.
The American writer David...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:41 PM
State Farm Insurance has pulled direct sponsorship of Penn State football for the 2012 season in the wake of the sex abuse scandal at the university, a spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday.
The decision by the Bloomington, Ill.-based company was made in the...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:45 AM
One person was fatally shot early Wednesday, just one block away from where hundreds of people were gathering to apply for Section 8 housing in Bloomington, Ind.
Officers with the Bloomington Police Department responded to the 1000 block of North...