Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey issued this statement today:
VATICAN CITY – Here is the official Vatican English translation of the Christmas Day message read in Italian by Pope Benedict XVI Tuesday:
From a report received Monday morning: The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a winter storm watch in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night.
From a report received Monday morning from the City of Kendallville:
From a report received Friday morning: A winter blast came through I&M's service territory late Thursday night and early Friday, with winds knocking down trees and downing power lines.
From a report received Friday morning: The Van Wert Police Department continues to investigate an incident where a 15 year old male sent a text to a 17 year old male stating he was going to bring a weapon to a school on Wednesday, December 19, 2012.
From a report received Friday morning: Scott Academy, 950 E. Fairfax Ave., is without power.
The National Rifle Association issued this news release today:
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Radius Indiana issued this news release today:
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From a report received Tuesday morning: Kosciusko County Deputies arrest a North Manchester man at gunpoint yesterday after officers caught him breaking into his girlfriend's residence with a firearm.
From a report received from the City of Warsaw Police Department: On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at approximately 4:45 p.m., Warsaw Police were notified of a robbery in progress at Freedom Express gas station, located at 425 S. Argonne Road, in Warsaw.
Purdue University issued this news release today:
From a report received Thursday morning: Fort Wayne Fire Department crews were dispatched to a reported house fire at 2509 Marcy Lane at 6:26 a.m., Thursday morning.
"The Salvation Army encourages everyone to go to the Village of Coventry Kroger store to cheer Steve on and keep him awake, especially throughout the night and early morning."
"Remodeling of the site is expected to begin in early 2013 with a fall grand opening."
From a City of Fort Wayne Traffic Engineering Department report received Wednesday morning: Please be advised Taylor St. is closed to all traffic between Ardmore Ave. and Jefferson Boulevard.
Update issued at 5:19 p.m.: The southbound lanes of I-69 in the area of the 314.5 mile marker have all been re-opened to normal traffic flow.
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"We're grateful for the partnership of many friends and business associates who share our hope for a cure."
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. issued this news release today:
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“I want to help a new generation prepare to become leaders, not just in the future, but now."
From a report received Tuesday morning from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department:
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“I want to congratulate the Indiana University men’s soccer team and coach Todd Yeagley on bringing IU its eighth soccer national championship with an exciting 1-0 victory over Georgetown on Sunday."
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"Initial discussions on the condemnation ordinance could occur at City Council’s final meeting of the year on Tuesday, Dec. 18."
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"A resolution on Legacy projects will be introduced and discussed at City Council’s meeting on December 11."
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“The residents have worked tirelessly alongside City leaders, non-profit groups, and private developers to breathe new life into the area and they should be proud of what they have accomplished."
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"If the company is certified, older workers may choose between regular TAA benefits or a wage subsidy of 50 percent of the difference between their new salary and old salary, up to $10,000."
Gov.-elect Mike Pence issued this statement today:
“There are so many books that they are currently being stored in eight tractor-trailers, and the microfiche collection has been stored in a large climate-controlled storage area."
“With our national economy struggling, many Hoosiers looking for work, and small businesses fighting to keep their doors open, I look forward to using this new committee assignment to help end the era of bailouts and over-regulation.”
The governor-elect will make additional hiring announcements later this week.
“This statistic speaks loudly, and underscores that consumers are not willing to repeat the mistakes of Christmases past by spending irresponsibly this year."
From a report received from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Law Enforcement: Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating two separate hunting accidents which hospitalized the victims.
According to the filing, the doctor's prescribing habits “are not medically sound and pose substantial risk to the safety of his patients.”
“With free activities from our Family Fun Day to the Inauguration Ceremony, we want this inaugural weekend to have something for everyone from every corner of the state."
"Allen Circuit Court Judge Thomas Felts was elected to the Indiana Judicial Conference Board of Directors on November 29, 2012."
"The mailing is often from a private company, with a government-like name, offering certified copies of your land deed for an excessive fee – up to $87."
“We embrace these character-driven initiatives and use them to prepare our student-athletes to be the best they can be, on and off the field or court."