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MISHAWAKA – WSBT has learned clean-up at the former Baycote site in Mishawaka is now complete. A spokesperson with the Environmental Protection Agency says all the liquid and solid waste in the building has been removed. The Indiana Department...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A fire engulfed a sprawling mixed-use building near downtown Indianapolis filled with tires and wooden pallets Saturday, producing a towering pillar of black smoke that prompted the evacuation of a five-block area surrounding the...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — When she handed her son the last pack of noodles in their kitchen, Betty Mayfield came to a realization — she needed help. In 2009, Mayfield was the single mother of a toddler, a full-time student at the University of...
Tags: Agriculture, Media Industry, Conservation, Authors, Book
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An environmental group that helped push BP PLC to a multimillion-dollar settlement last year over air emissions at its northwestern Indiana oil refinery says the sprawling complex's revised wastewater permit falls short of what's...
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey house fire is being blamed on a homeowner's battle against bedbugs. A county spokeswoman says the homeowner in the southern New Jersey town of Woodbury was using a space heater, a hair dryer and a heat gun...
WSBT-TVGRANGER – A Granger woman is being called a hero after jumping into the St. Joseph River and saving a young girl's life. Jennifer Eaton, a mother of four, says she just keeps replaying what happened Tuesday afternoon in her head. Eaton was at...
Tags: Heroism, Energy Saving
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A coalition that opposes hunting wolves in Michigan is still making its case even though officials have scheduled a hunt for later this year. Wolves were taken off the endangered species list in the state last year, but...
Tags: Woodhaven, Wildlife, Conservation, Endangered Species
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – It's a popular place for families, but the EPA says it could also be dangerous. Local companies like Bendix used to dump things like asbestos and oil at LaSalle Park, a.k.a. Beck's Lake. People living in the area voiced their...
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND -- The family of a 6-year-old girl who was stabbed to death by her father is planning her memorial service. Preliminary autopsy results show Shirley Mundia died of multiple sharp force injuries. The result indicated her father Edward Mwaura...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Brendan Kearns has a warning for anyone who hops into his brown 16-foot, flat-bottom boat for a trip up the Wabash River. "If they get to jumping, guard your face," he told The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/13XhuiL ),...
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder showed no inclination Thursday to take a high-profile stand on gay marriage, even as the push to allow same-sex unions gains momentum nationwide and the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to make key rulings...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing to end recovery efforts for gray wolves across most of the U.S. and return management to the states. Friday's announcement comes after wolves rebounded from widespread extermination...
Tags: Conservation, Wildlife, Endangered Species
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