FLORENCE, Ariz. | Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber and glanced at the people making preparation for his execution, locating the proper veins and inserting two lines into his arms.
The Arizona state prison where the nearly two hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood took place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is photographed in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Dietz, 29, and Gene Dietz, 55, at an auto repair shop in Tucson. (AP Photo)
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, allowed the Arizona executionof Wood to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding le…
Jeanne Brown, who had a father and sister murdered, leaves the room after speaking at a news conference after the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie…
Arizona Republic justice reporter Michael Kiefer describes what he saw as a witness to the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, which took more than an hour and a half at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Di…
Mariama Bangura, 17, poses for a portrait on the Northwest Side of Chicago. Bangura, 17, was arrested last year after she was accused of threatening a teacher. Though she was never charged, she worries that the incident could sink her adult ambitions. Chicago lawmakers, desperate to curb gun…
President Barack Obama speaks about the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014. A US appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low-and middle-…
A pickup drives along a road where a wildfire rages early Friday, July 18, 2014, near Brewster, Wash. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Tyler Tjomsland)
EL PASO, Texas | The world of sex-trafficking is complicated and complex, yet the solution may be as simple as education.
INDIANAPOLIS | The House Judiciary Committee has delayed a vote on a proposal to amend Indiana's constitution to ban gay marriage.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest.
INDIANAPOLIS | Supporters and opponents of the federal health care law brought their national battle to Indianapolis on Monday.
CHICAGO | Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley is blasting Gov. Pat Quinn for nominating Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli to the Chicago Transit Authority Board.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's effort to promote its attractions is losing ground to better-funded neighbors, but the state's top tourism official hopes to change that with a new plan to generate revenue and persuade people to explore all the Hoosier state has to offer.
INDIANAPOLIS | Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels pledged to promote academic freedom, not stifle it, when he became president at Purdue University in January.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, right, announces that revenue's and reserves are higher than projected during a press conference with State Auditor Tim Berry in Indianapolis, Thursday. The report shows the state ended fiscal year 2013 with a structural surplus of $483 million, which is $93 million …
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, right, announces that revenue's and reserves are higher than projected during a news conference with State Auditor Tim Berry in Indianapolis, Thursday. The report shows the state ended fiscal year 2013 with a structural surplus of $483 million, which is $93 million h…
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced a series of changes to the department's community policing program, including using social media and smart phones to help them fight crime in the city.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The Illinois Senate has passed an initiative allowing for the construction and operation of the long-awaited third Chicago area airport, along with two other major projects.
SPRINGFIELD | The head of the board that regulates Illinois' gambling said Tuesday that a proposed expansion calling for five new casinos raises so many questions about oversight of a Chicago casino that it should be separated into its own bill.
Follow The Times
Freeze Time, Capture Memories. Call LMS Photography for a Private Photo Shoot, I will Travel to You! (219) 487-7778
LMS Photography specializes in maternity photography, newborn …
Jelly Bean and Clowns Etc. is Your Local Source for Personalized Parties with Balloon Animal Sculptures, Face Painting & Comedy Magic in Northwest Indiana!
Get ready for some old-fashioned fun!
Our goal is to make your car buying experience the best possib…
When that next storm makes a mess of your trees and yard- call us!
The benefits from our martial arts programs are endless! Self-esteem, goal setting, learning to deal with bullies, respect, leadership and more! Stop by Northwest Indiana Martial Arts Academy today! (219) 595-7365
We have martial arts programs for students of all ages and adults!
Do you like Purdue University Northwest as the new name for the unified campuses?