| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:03 PM
On Friday night the St. Joseph County Democratic Party selected state senator John Broden to replace Butch Morgan.
You might remember Morgan resigned earlier this month amid an investigation of possible election fraud in the 2008 Indiana Primary....
| Nov 13, 2011
| 7:31 PM
SOUTH BEND - For the first time in two decades, north-central Indiana’s congressional district has a new Democratic leader.
Mike Schmuhl, who managed winning campaigns this year for Pete Buttigieg in the South Bend mayor’s race and last...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 3:25 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – State democrats want an investigation after $300 million that was intended for the general fund was instead sat somewhere else unnoticed for years.
"I don't know a better way to start than to say Christmas came early," said...
| May 23, 2011
| 2:18 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Ask Indiana lawmakers about tax increment financing, and many of them start by calling TIF “a good tool” for communities to fund infrastructure and attract new development.
Then they usually add an “if” or...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:22 PM
St. Joseph County leaders are mulling over how to react to a new Indiana law that will bar local governments from enforcing their own gun restrictions.
The new law, which takes effect July 1, means people could begin carrying firearms into public...
| Feb 5, 2012
A growing number of those involved in protecting Indiana’s children are alarmed at the quiet revamping of the state’s Department of Child Services — changes they say too often result in a reluctance to act appropriately on reports of...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:15 PM
SOUTH BEND -- County Prosecutor Michael Dvorak said Thursday that the investigation into the presence of fake signatures on ballot petitions in St. Joseph County remains ongoing but that he expects a charging decision soon.
Dvorak said he and a deputy...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 4:14 AM
By the time Travis Thieneman discovered that his girlfriend was pregnant with his child, the two had already split up.
The 26-year-old southern Indiana man says he was worried enough about their infant that he called the state’s child abuse hot...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:31 PM
A new report from Indiana's Department of Child Services says fewer children are dying from abuse and neglect, citing 25 state-wide deaths in 2010. But some local leaders say too many kids are still falling through the cracks.
CPS also says it had...