Indiana, Illinois schools shut out of NCAA tournament while local players thrive at out-of-state programs
VALPARAISO | Long after the nets are cut down this evening at AT&T Stadium, Indiana and Illinois residents alike will continue to look back on the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament with great disdain.
Drew Nellessen, far right standing, in "Good News" at Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut June 2013
John Scacchetti (left to right), Vaden Thurgood, Andrew Roubal and Drew Nellessen, holding Graham Keen, starred in "Good News" at Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut last June.
The meeting was brief. A few minutes tops.
BLOOMINGTON | Indiana coach Tom Crean got an idea of where his team stands entering Big Ten play, both good and bad.
NEW ORLEANS | Geno Auriemma has never lost an NCAA championship game.
INDIANAPOLIS | Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah knew nothing about the NFL when he was growing up. Now, he could be a first-round pick in April's draft.
VALPARAISO | The issues of safety and security in the schools should not become less important as recent school shooting events fade into the past, Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Michael Berta warned the board and residents Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | The city is applying for a grant to develop a coordinated plan with other Porter County agencies to improve school safety.
Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.
"Chester Raccoon stood at the edge of the forest and cried. 'I don't want to go to school,' he told his mother. 'I want to stay home with you. I want to play with my friends. And play with my toys. And read my books. And swing on my swing. Please may I stay home with you?'" — "The Kissing Ha…
LAKE STATION | The City Council at its last meeting of the year paid tribute to those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
INDIANAPOLIS | The governors of Indiana and Illinois are asking residents of both states to participate in a moment of silence and reflection at 8:30 a.m. region time Friday to remember the 20 students and six teachers murdered at that time one week earlier in Newtown, Conn.
There's snow on the ground in Londonderry, N.H., nearly 200 miles to the north of the still-raw slaughter at a Connecticut elementary school, and dad Eric Heenan found himself in a routine fuss with his 9-year-old son over boots.
INDIANAPOLIS | In the wake of last week's Connecticut school shooting, Gov.-elect Mike Pence announced Wednesday the state budget he proposes next month will include funding for a comprehensive evaluation of Indiana school security.
The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what to tell their children.
NEW YORK | The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football are considering making a break from the drastically reshaped conference — and how best to go about doing it.
Instead of making the traditional trek over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house, many Northwest Indiana residents are using the holidays as a time to get away from it all.
NEW YORK (AP) — Is there anything Ang Lee can't do?
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is set to become the only state in the country where adults cannot buy alcohol at any retailer on Sundays.
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