INDIANAPOLIS | Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt has offered $1 million cash to Republican U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock if he can prove pregnancies caused by rape are "something that God intended to happen."
CHICAGO | A Cook County judge has ruled the arrests of more than 90 Occupy Chicago protesters last October were unconstitutional.
The online version of a newspaper is a double-edged sword, particularly for those of us who write our opinions for a living.
INDIANAPOLIS | In his 36 years of working in law enforcement, former LaPorte County Sheriff Jim Arnold doesn't believe he ever knowingly entered a home illegally.
Hang around the political scene long enough, and you're bound to run into people looking for a handout. Except that this time, I'm talking about panhandling, not political pandering.
Today, Americans celebrate their freedom. Trouble is, many Americans don't even know what those freedoms are.
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CALUMET CITY | Fifth Ward Alderman Roger Munda publicly took aim Thursday at an entity he thinks has been unfair to his colleagues in Calumet City government: the largely anonymous group of people who post comments on the news stories published at NWI.com.
I have been involved in journalism education for 39 years (33 years as a high school journalism teacher/publications adviser and six years serving the Indiana High School Press Association).
Lake Central High School administrators took their time in making the right decision, but they deserve credit for reversing their decision and putting the student newspaper in the racks after all on Friday.
SPRINGFIELD | Lawmakers in Springfield are wondering what the fuss is about after Wednesday's behind-closed-doors meeting on state finances.
Deciding on a replacement for the Cline Avenue Expressway is of such wide interest that not only the Indiana Department of Transportation but also Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation have held public hearings on the issue. This is a hot public issue and should not be resolved behind c…
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