Craig Earley is a member of the Lowell Town Council.
SPRINGFIELD | Even before they go on sale to the masses, an Illinois lawmaker wants to ban motorists from wearing Google’s new computerized glasses while driving.
SAN FRANCISCO | An 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War who was detained for several weeks in North Korea arrived home Saturday in California.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | While Illinois Republicans have made solving the state's pension crisis their issue for years, far fewer GOP lawmakers than expected supported the watershed package of reforms passed by the Legislature Tuesday.
The international agreement to restrain Iran’s nuclear program has generated anxiety in Israel, and elsewhere. Middle East uncertainty underscores the growing importance of Turkey, a democracy with strong ties to both Iran and the West.
INDIANAPOLIS | Participants from at least 34 states will join Indiana Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne, at George Washington's Mount Vernon home in Virginia Saturday to discuss the state-led process for amending the U.S. Constitution.
Watching the reactions to former Lake County Surveyor George Van Til's guilty plea has been interesting. The comments I've read and heard say a lot about people's outlook on life, not just their political views.
INDIANAPOLIS | Ignoring data showing that Indiana's decade of trickle-down prosperity policies haven't improved the income, health or quality of life for most Hoosiers, Gov. Mike Pence promised Thursday to deliver still more business-centered programs in the upcoming legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is dispirited but not discouraged that a mediator made no progress Wednesday toward resolving ongoing conflicts between the Republican-appointed State Board of Education and Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-appointed State Board of Education and its chairwoman Glenda Ritz, the elected Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, met Wednesday with a mediator trying to resolve the procedural, policy and personal conflicts that have turned recent board meet…
PORTER COUNTY | The last day of the 2013 season for public access to the Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway, and the Boone Grove compost site, 546 S. County Road 400 West, will be Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Calumet Township official told a legislative panel Tuesday it is "impossible" for the township to reduce its tax rate enough to avoid new state sanctions.
INDIANAPOLIS | Brett Voorhies, an Indianapolis member of the United Steelworkers Union, was elected Tuesday president of the Indiana AFL-CIO, a federation of 800 local unions representing more than 300,000 Hoosier workers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Crown Point Community School Corp. will receive a payout topping $3 million later this month, its share of a securities fraud settlement between the Indiana secretary of state's office and the Indiana State Teachers Association.
Lake County Surveyor George Van Til has signed a guilty plea, saving the taxpayers the cost of a trial and prompting yet another discussion about ethics in government and government reform.
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