| Nov 19, 2011
| 4:25 AM
Missionaries from Kokomo's Oakbrook Church came under attack in while serving on their mission trip.
Executive Pastor Morgan Young and other members of the team touched down at Kokomo's Municipal Airport Friday with a harrowing tale of narrowly...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:01 PM
MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days.
Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 10:27 PM
Our departure is upon us. Photojournalist Adam DeBacker and I will soon be boarding a plane to Port-au-Prince on a trip we’ve talked about making for a year an half. Adam and I have covered a lot of tragedies together- tornadoes, shooting sprees,...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:55 PM
So this is my first attempt at a blog.
I’ve been talking about doing this for awhile and now the chance to travel to Haiti at the end of the month has gotten me off my lazy bubble-goose and started writing. Right now I’m doing it all on my...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 9:03 AM
I feel naked. And naive.
Naked because I have no luggage, and naive to think my bag would have arrived in Port-au-Prince ten hours after bidding it adieu in Chicago.
It might get here tomorrow morning.
It might not.
No one here is in too much...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 5:06 PM
BERLIN -- New Zealand is perceived as the least corrupt nation on earth, and Somalia and North Korea are seen as the most corrupt, a German watchdog organization said in a report released this week.
The United States ranked 24th least corrupt on a...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Not everyone will thrive when given the tools.
But here in Haiti, it’s become evident that everyone deserves the opportunity to wield them.
When the earthquake happened, former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton joined together,...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:36 PM
One hundred thirty-five kids, at least as many volunteers, parents, workers — they all needed to be wrangled into some sort of order. So Nouha Hreish, who with her late husband Albert has run Noal Jewelry Designs for 30 years on Edinger Avenue,...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Picture it: two hundred of the big plastic soda bottles you buy at Jewel.
If you filled them with water, that's how many of those two liter containers an American consumes in one day for drinking, washing and cooking.
A Haitian uses just five of...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:05 AM
President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States of America, will come to DePauw University on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series. Students,...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Molly Hightower of Port Orchard dedicated her life to giving orphans in Haiti a better one. That work came to an end during the devastating earthquake last year. Hightower’s body was recovered in the rubble of the orphanage where she lived and...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:01 PM
CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran this week, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran's leader, a source close to the release process said on...