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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday make their most concerted effort of the year to change federal abortion law with legislation that would ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches the age of 20 weeks. The "Pain-Capable Unborn...
The following release was issued Wednesday morning by the Van Buren County Sheriff's Department: Sheriff Dale R. Gribler is pleased to announce that the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office K9s will be receiving bullet and stab protective vests thanks to...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Lawyers for a transgender girl and a Maine school that required the fifth-grader to use a staff bathroom instead of the girls restroom differ over whether the student's rights were violated. The state's highest court heard...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Students
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The statewide Planned Parenthood affiliates in Indiana and Kentucky will merge next month in a move aimed at expanding reproductive health care services offered by the nonprofit organization in both states. One goal...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND – Former South Bend Police Chief Darryl Boykins is suing the mayor and the mayor's chief of staff, claiming the two conspired to demote him based on his race. In a federal complaint filed Thursday, Boykins, who is black, cites "racial...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has given a Catholic diocese in northern Indiana permission to keep some records under seal as lawyers prepare for a possible trial over a former teacher's claim that she was fired because she had in vitro...
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...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An anti-abortion group seeking to ban Michigan health insurance plans from covering abortions without a supplemental policy cleared an early hurdle Wednesday in its effort to take the proposal to voters, even without Republican...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A citizen-led measure would prohibit Michigan health insurance plans from covering elective abortion unless individuals or businesses buy a supplemental policy. A group called No Taxes for Abortion Insurance soon plans to...
Tags: Government, Executive Branch, Politics, Abortion, Rick Snyder
LONG BEACH, Ind. (AP) — A Chicago man has surrendered to northwestern Indiana authorities in connection with the death of a teenager injured in a July Fourth beach fight. The LaPorte County Jail said 19-year-old James Malecek was expected to be...
Tags: Crimes, Assault, Indiana, LaPorte County, Crime, Law and Justice
BERRIEN COUNTY – A St. Joseph, Michigan teen allegedly bought soft drinks with food stamp money and planned to return the empty cans for cash. But it’s unclear whether his actions were illegal. Harding’s Supermarket manager Mike...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia doctor was sentenced Wednesday to a third life term for killing an aborted baby that he described as so big it could "walk to the bus." Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted this week of first-degree murder in the...
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