Six more people died from COVID-19 in the Region, according to updated statistics provided Saturday by health officials.
A news release from Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday morning said that Region 10 (suburban Cook County) and Region 11 (Chicago) could return to Tier 1 mitigation on Saturday "if metrics continue to improve or are stable."
Practices will begin as soon as Monday for low-risk winter sports at TF South and TF North.
(The Center Square) - Indiana Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb wants to increase funding for K-12 schools by $377 million, and given that both houses of the state legislature have solid Republican majorities and leaders who work closely with him, it’s likely that he’ll get it, or something close to it.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Prevail Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PRVL). The acquisition establishes a new modality for drug discovery and development at Lilly, extending Lilly's research efforts through the creation of a gene therapy program that will be anchored by Prevail's portfolio of clinical-stage and preclinical neuroscience assets.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, today announced details for its fourth quarter 2020 earnings release and conference call.
A Tribal-State Gaming Compact inked Thursday will allow standard slot machines, table games, and sports wagering at the Four Winds Casino in South Bend.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, who is beginning her fourth full term, will preside over committee hearings when chairman Frank Pallone is not present, among other duties.
No start date is set, but Indiana is ready to expand vaccine eligibility to those age 65 and older once officials are confident of receiving sufficient vaccine supply from the federal government.
Chicago police negotiators and SWAT officers were called out when the man stopped at 99th Street and Jeffrey Avenue but failed to get out of the car, police said. He surrendered after about two hours.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Overconsumption of added sugars continues to be a major concern in the health and chronic disease prevention of Americans. To address this issue, two new publications(1)(,2) aim to support healthcare providers (HCPs) with tools to enable practical, actionable conversations to help their patients reduce added sugars consumption in the New Year.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) significantly reduced the risk of contracting symptomatic COVID-19 among residents and staff of long-term care facilities, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. The Phase 3 BLAZE-2 COVID-19 prevention trial - conducted in partnership with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) - enrolled residents and staff at skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, commonly referred to as nursing homes, across the U.S.
A newly introduced bill in the Indiana State House aims to ban the use of acoustic hailing devices over 150 decibels by law enforcement to control crowds within 100 feet.
No Trump supporters, opponents, or anyone else determined to make mischief showed up at the Indiana Statehouse before or after Biden's swearing-in Wednesday to protest the new federal administration.
(The Center Square) - In his State of the State address Tuesday, Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb boasted of Indiana’s strong financial position – which is stronger than might have been expected after 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic and massive disruptions to the way people in the state work and live.
CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage banking company Merchants Capital has established a tax credit syndication platform, a new business unit that infuses private equity from institutional investors into Low Income Housing Tax Credit multifamily housing projects. This launch reflects Merchants Capital's transformation into a full-service financing provider for affordable housing.
(The Center Square) – Sure, traffic can be thick around major cities. Of course, potholes dot roadways just like most other midwestern cities. However, Indiana ranks high when it comes to the best states for driving.
On Jan. 11, Katie Jenner took office as Indiana’s first Secretary of Education. Jenner, a former senior education advisor to Gov. Eric Holcomb (R), assumed the role after the former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jennifer McCormick (R), left office the previous week.
"Coming off 2020, I'm convinced 2021 can be the best ever," said Gov. Eric Holcomb in his annual State of the State address.
On Tuesday, suburban Cook County and Chicago moved into the Illinois Department of Public Health's Tier 2 mitigation level thanks to improving COVID-19 numbers.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Monument Circle Acquisition Corp. (the "Company") today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 250,000,000 units, which includes 3,200,000 units issued pursuant to the exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option. The offering was priced at $10.00 per unit, resulting in gross proceeds of $250,000,000, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by the Company.
BATESVILLE, Ind., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI) will hold a conference call and simultaneous webcast Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. ET. They will discuss the results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, which ended December 31, 2020. The live webcast, including a slide presentation, will be available at http://ir.hillenbrand.com under the "News & Events" tab and will be archived on the company's investor relations website through Friday, March 5, 2021.
(The Center Square) - Two Indiana legislators have introduced a bill calling for the formation of a Commission on Election Integrity that would review the security of all voting machines used in the state and consider whether election laws should be changed to increase confidence in the vote.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Medical Centers, the nation's leading occupational healthcare provider, announces today the third Indianapolis, Indiana location opening on February 1, 2021.
A blue four-door Sedan was seen draped in crime scene tape facing north in the shoulder of southbound lanes of the expressway at Thornton-Lansing Road.
OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois and Indiana (NANI), the largest Nephrology group in the United States, is the first practice in Illinois to adopt the Ellipsys(®) Vascular Access System, a revolutionary technology that provides easier access to the bloodstream for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who require life-saving hemodialysis treatments.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Techlogix, an Indianapolis-based IT managed services and solutions company, announces Hollie Doyle as Vice President of Service Operations. Doyle will manage service quality, analytics, client satisfaction, and training. She will also oversee the development of best practices, operational efficiencies, and reporting - both directly for clients and for internal operations.
WARSAW, Ind., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced that Ellison (Ellie) M. Humphrey has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Transformation Officer and will report directly to Bryan C. Hanson, President and Chief Executive Officer.
INDIANAPOLIS and UTRECHT, The Netherlands, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Loxo Oncology at Lilly, a research and development group of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), and Merus N.V. (NASDAQ: MRUS), a clinical-stage oncology company developing multi-specific antibodies, today announced a research collaboration and exclusive license agreement that will leverage Merus' proprietary Biclonics(®) platform along with the scientific and rational drug design expertise of Loxo Oncology at Lilly to research and develop up to three CD3-engaging T-cell re-directing bispecific antibody therapies.
Time is running out for top-ranked high school seniors interested in becoming teachers to apply for a renewable $7,500-a-year state-funded college scholarship.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is expected to speak about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Indiana and his proposals for ensuring life and business return to normal once more Hoosiers receive the vaccine.
"Some bills don't make as big of an impression. But this one, it possibly could change the way we do medicine in Indiana," said state Sen. Shelli Yoder, D-Bloomington.
Illinois National Guard troops and police officers remained stationed outside the Capitol Complex, the Governor’s Mansion and other nearby state buildings on Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- When the COVID-19 pandemic caused billions of people to work at home, few realized they were part of a paradigm shift in who holds the power of the workplace.
ANGOLA — A pretrial conference in the lawsuit between Metropolitan School District of Steuben County Superintendent Brent Wilson and the school district and its board has been continued until March.
SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- After 33 years of high-level supply chain and logistics roles with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and Defense Logistics Agency and a year as a private consultant, Jeffrey Curtis has joined SIMBA Chain as vice president of Defense and Supply Chain. Curtis had served as an independent consultant to the blockchain company since February 2020 after retiring from the federal government.
Not a single Trump supporter, opponent, or really anyone else showed up to protest, demonstrate or make a scene Sunday at the Indiana Statehouse.
Four more people in Northwest Indiana have died of COVID-19 and another 314 have tested positive for the respiratory disease.
The Region added more than 460 new COVID-19 cases across its five-county area, according to statistics provided Saturday by the Indiana State Department of Health and the Porter County Health Department.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Health announced that Hoosiers age 80 and older will be eligible to register for a free COVID-19 vaccine beginning Friday, Jan. 8.
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana National Guard has expanded its role within the COVID-19 pandemic by sending specialized teams of medics to provide patient support into hard-hit long-term care facilities facing critical staffing shortages.