WASHINGTON–The World Health Organization says COVID-19 is no longer a global health emergency. The pandemic was discussed by the WHO’s International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Thursday and Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus agreed the public health emergency of international concern should be over. In a conference Friday, Tedros said the pandemic has been on […]

STATEWIDE — Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for a mom in your life?  If so, keep reading for a few Mother’s Day gift ideas. *A Note: This article is simply intended to provide you with a few gift ideas in various categories.  Prices can vary greatly between stores.* Quality Body Care If […]

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. — You may remember the Alabama inmate who escaped prison with the help of a jail guard, later caught in Indiana. That inmate has pled guilty. Casey White agreed to a plea of guilty for his jail escape back in 2022. In exchange, the felony murder case against him has been dismissed. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana-based pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company is hopeful about a new drug – aimed at slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease – that recently went through a large-scale clinical trial. Donanemab has so far been shown to slow the cognitive decline caused by the disease.  It seems most patients in the trial […]

WASHINGTON — You may remember when over 20 tornados touched down in Indiana, destroying homes and killing several people. Your senator is pushing for legislation to better prepare for another tornado outbreak. The TORNADO Act (Tornado Observation Research Notification and Deployment to Operations), authored by Indiana Senator Todd Young and Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker, would […]


NEW YORK– JPMorgan Chase is buying most assets of First Republic Bank after the nation’s second-largest bank failure ever. The deal was announced early Monday to protect the deposits of First Republic’s customers. The FDIC took control of First Republic and then immediately worked the sale with Chase, which is the nation’s largest bank. The […]

UPDATE: Officers have arrested 38-year-old Francisco Oropesa, who went on the run after possibly killing five people in Cleveland, Texas.  He was found hiding in a closet, underneath a pile of laundry, in a home a few miles from Cleveland. *Warning: This story could be disturbing to some readers.* CLEVELAND, Tex. – Police in Texas […]


WASHINGTON — Former Vice President and Indiana governor Mike Pence testified into a federal grand jury Thursday investigating former President Donald Trump’s role in the January 6th, 2021, riot at the Capitol. The testimony comes after former President Trump filed an emergency motion stop Pence from appearing. It’s the first time in modern history a […]

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — Police in Florida call the accused killer “demonic.” A man from Indiana has been arrested for a brutal murder in Pasco County, Florida. The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office in Florida says Oscar Solis, 30, of Indiana has been charged with murder, failing to register as a convicted felon and violation of […]


NEW YORK–Grammy-Award winning singer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is dead at the age of 96. The “King of Calypso” died of congestive heart failure. Belafonte was born in Harlem in New York City to emigrants from the Caribbean islands of Martinique and Jamaica. He dropped out of high school to join the Navy […]