Former Mayor Richard Hatcher, who died Friday, is being remembered as a trailblazer who loved Gary and fought for it, no matter how daunting the challenges.
GARY — Former Mayor Richard Hatcher, one of the first black mayors of a major American city when he was elected in 1967 at age 34, and whose five terms made him Gary’s longest-tenured chief executive, died Friday.
Former state Rep. Julie Olthoff, R-Crown Point, is running next year to try to reclaim her Indiana House seat from state Rep. Lisa Beck, D-Hebron.
State Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, has a plan to immediately pay Indiana teachers more money, without increasing taxes or reducing spending on other state priorities.
NOIDA, India & SYDNEY, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- JustCall, a popular cloud phone system software for businesses, today announced that it ranked 54th on the Deloitte APAC Technology Fast 500(TM) 2019. A ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies in the Asia Pacific now in its 18th year. JustCall has grown 1367% over the past three years because of the organization's customer-centric approach. JustCall's core engineering & management teams operate from Noida and sales & support teams operate from the Philippines and United States.
ELIZABETH, Ind., Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials with Caesars Southern Indiana today celebrated the grand opening of the new $90 million land-based casino - part of the internationally-known Caesars gaming and entertainment brand. The new casino replaces the 21-year-old riverboat casino that operated as Horseshoe Southern Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ADISA, the nation's largest trade association for the alternative and direct investment space, announced today the new 2020 directors for its board, selected by its members.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) issued a positive opinion recommending a new indication and associated label update for CYRAMZA(® )(ramucirumab). The Committee agreed that the label should include an indication for CYRAMZA in combination with erlotinib for the first-line treatment of adult patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with activating epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations. The CHMP positive opinion is now referred for final action to the European Commission, which grants approval in the European Union.
ELKHART, Ind., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced that its Board of Directors approved, at their December 13, 2019 meeting, the payment of a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share.
WHITING, Ind., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Mascot Hall of Fame (MHOF) is excited to announce the four professional mascots being inducted into the Hall in June of 2020; Youppi! (Montreal Canadiens, NHL), Boomer (Indiana Pacers, NBA), The Oriole Bird (Baltimore Orioles, MLB), and Blue (Indianapolis Colts, NFL). The official announcement was made publicly at the MHOF's 2nd Annual Fur Tie Fundraiser held at the museum located in Whiting, Indiana on Wednesday, December 11th.
GARY — A 22-year-old Gary resident says he's gathering signatures of people who oppose the Common Council's recent proposal to prohibit basketball hoops in the streets in hopes of getting the ban scrapped.
The Chicago Board of Education voted Wednesday night to close Chicago Virtual Charter School. The school was overseen by ex-Gary superintendent Cheryl Pruitt until the leader was placed on leave pending an internal investigation reviewing school management and finance.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- American College of Education (ACE) has earned International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Recognition for its M.Ed. in Educational Technology program, becoming the first higher education program to earn the designation.
FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 414 drivers, warehouse and maintenance workers went on strike this morning at the Fort Wayne United Natural Foods, Inc. [NYSE: UNFI] distribution center to protest the company's violations of federal laws that protect workers' rights.
CHESTERTON, Ind., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hogan Consulting Group is pleased to announce its addition to the 2019 CRN Next-Gen 250 list. This list of 250 distinguished companies from across the country acknowledges IT solution providers who have successfully transformed their businesses to meet the demands of emerging technologies.
A change is in store for the Randolph County Superior Court. At the weekly meeting of the Winchester Rotary Club on Monday, December 9, the Honorable Judge Peter D. Haviza, who has presided over the court since 1999, announced that he would not seek re-election when his term expires. The Haviza family is well known throughout the area. Judge Haviza has been practicing law in the area since graduating from Indiana University School of Law in 1976. His father Vincent was a prominent educator and principal for many years.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that it has signed a joint marketing agreement in the United States with Fortelinea Software Systems that allows for the linking of Roche's VENTANA Connect middleware with Fortelinea's Prima lab tracking and management system to improve workflow for automated immunohistochemistry (IHC) and in-situ hybridization (ISH) testing in U.S. research laboratories.
Lansing police said the men entered a Subway, guns in hand, about 6:15 p.m. Monday and took an undetermined amount of money before fleeing on foot.
FRANKLIN, Ind., Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a new location in Franklin on Tuesday, December 10th and is conveniently located next to BMV and just east of Johnson Memorial Health Hospital. Athletico is looking forward to continuing its quality of care throughout the state of Indiana.
Former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel will compete next year against state Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, for the Democratic nomination for Indiana attorney general.
FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) announced today that it has consummated the sale of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 2.800% Notes due 2024 (the "2024 Notes") and $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.450% Notes due 2030 (together with the 2024 Notes, the "Notes"). The net proceeds from the Notes will be used to redeem or satisfy and discharge the entire $700 million of the Company's 5.125% Senior Notes due 2021 (the "2021 Notes") in accordance with the indenture governing the Company's 2021 Notes and for general corporate purposes.
INDIANAPOLIS — Steuben County Commissioner Lynne Liechty, R-North District, was elected president of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners Northeast District during the annual conference last week. Her peers have selected her to represent them.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Police Association announced today a $500 donation to the Cleveland Police Athletic League to honor and support their mission.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Theoris Software announced that its AppraisalVision platform for managing the residential appraisal process is now available through Encompass® by Ellie Mae®. The seamless, next generation integration allows lenders to access AppraisalVision through Encompass® by Ellie Mae®.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the opening of the LIBRETTO-431 clinical trial [NCT04194944] for selpercatinib, also known as LOXO-292, for treatment-naïve RET fusion-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. Enrolled trial participants will be randomized to receive either selpercatinib or platinum-based (carboplatin or cisplatin) and pemetrexed therapy with or without pembrolizumab as initial treatment of their advanced or metastatic RET fusion-positive NSCLC.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is calling on Indiana lawmakers to ban the use of mobile devices while driving, legalize speed enforcement cameras in work zones and raise the smoking age to 21.
The Lake County Council is crafting a plan for police to ticket and fine individuals caught with small amounts of marijuana, rather than arresting and hauling them off to jail.
The governor says he plans to prioritize further study of teacher pay, the effects of unfunded mandates on educators and response to the state's ILEARN exam in 2020.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers that enroll or renew their coverage in 2020 with Ambetter from MHS will have access to an enhanced member rewards program. My Health Pays(®) is a year-round rewards program that motivates members to complete simple healthy activities, allowing them to earn up to $500 in rewards.
There's no silver bullet for fixing the crowded jails in roughly half of Indiana's 92 counties, but Porter County is doing a lot of things right, according to the final report of the Indiana Jail Overcrowding Task Force.
RUSHVILLE, Ind., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cormo USA Inc., which utilizes technology to turn corn field waste into sustainable products has officially registered as an Indiana company. Earlier this year, Cormo announced they were establishing operations in Rushville, creating up to 250 new, high-wage jobs by the end of 2023.
Chicago Public Schools wants to close this virtual school formerly run by Cheryl Pruitt, citing poor academic performance while school management has come under investigation.
The Indiana chapter of the American Federation of Teachers believes state Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, is the best candidate for Indiana governor.
GARY — A Belgium art collector is suing the Gary Community School Corp., the city and others for allegedly reneging on a $20,000 winning bid he placed for a district-owned wooden Picasso sculpture in early 2019.
PLAINFIELD, Ind., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has increased its winter assistance funding for qualifying Indiana customers who may struggle to pay their winter energy bills.
Christin Ross, 18, was honored with a posthumous high school diploma from Thornton Fractional North High School. Ross was killed Oct. 10 in the River Oaks Center shooting.
ELKHART, Ind., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced results for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 ended October 31, 2019.
School funding is always a hot button issue in Indiana politics, but as we head into the 2020 session, I’m confused about what the Legislature is even driving at when considering the topic.
A large share of the $1 million in recently awarded Illinois coastal management grants will go to support programs and places in the Calumet Region.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced interim clinical data from the LOXO-305 global Phase 1/2 BRUIN dose escalation trial. LOXO-305 is an investigational, highly selective, non-covalent Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor. These data were presented today at the 2019 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in Orlando (abstract 501). At all doses studied, LOXO-305 delivered objective responses in patients who had received diverse prior therapies and had exhibited varied molecular mechanisms of acquired resistance.