| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.
A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
| May 15, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Indiana's Superintendent of Public Instruction called the results of the new IREAD-3 exam ‘good news’.
The March test to evaluate the reading skills of Indiana's third-graders show 84 percent of those students have what it takes to move on to...
| Feb 18, 2012
Reporting from New York -- Anthony Shadid, a journalist who gave voice to those muffled by the turmoil around them — from Iraqi families enveloped in civil war to young Libyans spurred to take up arms against a dictator — died while doing just...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Editor Russ Stanton announced the following honors from the Scripps Howard National Journalism Awards: Jason Felch, Jason Song, Doug Smith, Sandra Poindexter and Ken Schwencke on Friday were named winners of the public service award in the 57th annual...
| Apr 5, 2010
Craig Noel, the founding director of San Diego's Old Globe who established a vital regional community theater that eventually became a Tony Award-winning font of dramatic productions bound for Broadway, has died. He was 94.
Noel, who began his career...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 3:43 PM
During April and May, it was pencils down for Indiana's third through eighth graders taking the ISTEP. How'd they do? We found out Wednesday when the state's ISTEP results were released.
"Today is a very good day for Indiana education," said Dr. Tony...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 1:30 AM
1906: A devastating earthquake struck San Francisco, followed by raging fires; estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000.
1934: The first laundromat (called a ''washateria'') opened in Fort Worth, Texas.
1945: Famed American...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 1:52 PM
NEW YORK, NY -- Andy Rooney's college roommate and lifelong friend had a heart attack and was pronounced dead at the newsman's memorial service before being revived by paramedics, TMZ reported Wednesday.
The site initially said that the roommate, Bob...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:49 PM
An Indiana icon is getting a major honor this week and she's not alone.
Madame CJ Walker will be immortalized alongside other Hoosier heroes with a 6-foot tall column along Georgia Street in downtown Indianapolis.
The column will be unveiled Friday at...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:53 AM
I-STEP testing began Monday at many area grade and middle schools with some big changes.
Teachers, parents, and students worry that the new reading test could hold back 3rd-graders. At schools like IPS Ernie Pyle Elementary School, they have...
| Dec 30, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Every year since 1989, the National Film Registry -- a branch of the Library of Congress -- has chosen 25 movies to preserve for posterity. This year, as usual, most of its choices aren't the ones deemed the best of their day by Hollywood -- that is,...
| Mar 15, 2008
Bill Mauldin: A Life Up Front
By Todd DePastino
Norton, 370 pages, $27.95
In 1945 Gen. George Patton threatened to ban the U.S. Armed Forces newspaper, The Stars and Stripes, from his 3rd Army ranks if it did not stop carrying cartoonist Bill Mauldin's...