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MARC CHASE: Protect victims, don't just punish monsters

MARC CHASE: Protect victims, don't just punish monsters

It's impossible to feel any measure of sympathy for convicted sex offenders, especially those who victimize children. The parent in me says hit these monsters with every possible penalty the law prescribes.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Driving recklessly in OWI litigation

MARC CHASE: Driving recklessly in OWI litigation

When do we stop creating more laws and demand prosecutors and judges enforce a plethora of legal measures already on the books?

March 20, 2014 12:00 am
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February 11, 2014 12:00 am
REGION COLLEGIANS: Thornwood’s Stallworth a record breaker at North Central College

REGION COLLEGIANS: Thornwood’s Stallworth a record breaker at North Central College

Ebony Stallworth is throwing out all the records.

February 02, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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JOHN DOHERTY: Waste from haste leaves more than bad taste

Driving home Saturday night after watching Butler play Dartmouth, my daughter and I were listening to the radio when Frank Sinatra's “Fly Me to the Moon” came on.

September 23, 2013 6:00 pm
Ag secretary calls for passage of immigration reform bill

Ag secretary calls for passage of immigration reform bill

Apples, cherries and other unpicked fruit could rot away if Congress doesn't pass an immigration reform bill soon, the nation's top agricultural official said.

July 09, 2013 5:30 pm

Ex-Cubs matinee idol DeRosa recommends patience for fans

Once Chicago’s matinee idol, clutch hitter and go-to guy for interviews on the Cubs’ last contending teams, Mark DeRosa now counsels patience to the fans who once protested his trade to the Cleveland Indians.

June 16, 2013 9:00 pm

Feds in Gary arrest 3rd person in crazy murder case

DAVENPORT, IOWA | Federal marshals in Gary have arrested a third person wanted in connection with the Dec. 6 shooting death of 41-year-old Robby Ray Kohn, of Davenport.

March 15, 2013 7:35 am
Illinois can't keep up in 71-58 loss to Michigan

Illinois can't keep up in 71-58 loss to Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Illinois started strong and seemed to be setting itself up for another impressive win after defeating top-ranked Indiana, Gonzaga, Butler and Ohio State earlier this season.

February 24, 2013 9:30 pm
Suspect in at least 17 bank robberies caught

Suspect in at least 17 bank robberies caught

MERRILLVILLE | A Carol Stream, Ill., man believed responsible for a string of at least 17 bank robberies, including ones in Hammond, has been arrested by Elgin, Ill., police in connection with his latest heist, the FBI announced.

January 21, 2013 8:33 pm
Purdue holds on over Illinois

Purdue holds on over Illinois

CHAMPAIGN | Ralph Bolden and his Purdue teammates have been through a lot, but they're one win from bowl eligibility following a 20-17 victory at Illinois Saturday.

November 17, 2012 10:00 pm

Aluminum, glass makers seek Indiana container deposit law

INDIANAPOLIS | Could 5 or 10 cents entice you to recycle that empty pop can or wine bottle sitting in your trash bin?

October 03, 2012 2:41 pm
'Iowa' revised for Indiana audiences

'Iowa' revised for Indiana audiences

For theatergoers who prefer less shock, Towle Theater's production of "Leaving Iowa" may be an appropriate fit in the eyes of Towle's executive director, Jeff Casey.

August 31, 2012 12:00 am

Summertime and the county fair living is greasy

WASHINGTON | My dipstick tells me my cholesterol is a quart low, so it must be time for some Porter County Fair food. My EEG has pretty much flatlined, so I should be able to handle the fair's aural onslaught of country music.

July 19, 2012 11:45 pm
Hunter-Reay wins third in a row with Toronto victory

Hunter-Reay wins third in a row with Toronto victory

TORONTO | Flat oval, banked oval or street course, the Midwest or Canada: Ryan Hunter-Reay is proving he can dominate anywhere on the IndyCar circuit.

July 06, 2012 10:00 pm
No. 23 Indiana tops struggling Minnesota 69-50

No. 23 Indiana tops struggling Minnesota 69-50

MINNEAPOLIS | Christian Watford went his last two games without making a basket. So Indiana coach Tom Crean told him to stay focused on his defense.

February 26, 2012 8:19 pm

Upsets plentiful in balanced Big Ten

Indiana gets it now.

January 23, 2012 10:00 pm
Twins Ann Landers (left) and Abigail Van Buren (right) in 1976 at their 40-year high school reunion

Twins Ann Landers (left) and Abigail Van Buren (right) in 1976 at their 40-year high school reunion

Twins Ann Landers (left) and Abigail Van Buren (right), rival syndicated advice columnists, shared a laugh and lunch when they returned to their hometown of Sioux City, Iowa in 1976 for their 40-year high school reunion.

January 18, 2012 12:00 am
Will Romney ride it out in Iowa?

Will Romney ride it out in Iowa?

DES MOINES, Iowa | The White House their goal, Republican presidential hopefuls raced across Iowa on Monday in final, full-day of frenzied appeals for support in precinct caucuses that open the 2012 campaign. "It is the race you make it," an upset-minded Rick Santorum told voters soon to pic…

January 02, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Appling leads No. 16 Michigan State against IU

Appling leads No. 16 Michigan State against IU

No. 16 Michigan State 80, No. 13 Indiana 65

December 28, 2011 9:30 pm
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