Worker visas in doubt as Trump immigration crackdown widens

Skilled worker visas in doubt as Trump immigration crackdown widens; H-1B program seen as new target
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2 students at Indiana University-Bloomington have mumps

Health officials are investigating two confirmed cases of mumps at Indiana University in Bloomington
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Truck inspection turns up suspected cocaine; 2 men arrested

Two California men have been arrested after police in eastern Illinois found more than 110 pounds (50 kilograms) of suspected cocaine during a truck inspection
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Minnesota-based Toro to buy Oklahoma-based Ditch Witch maker

Bloomington, Minnesota-based The Toro Company has announced plans to purchase the Oklahoma-based company that manufactures Ditch Witch and other underground con
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DNA from 2006 rape leads to charges against Indiana man

A southern Indiana man faces rape and burglary charges after his DNA matched a sample taken following a 2006 sexual assault
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MMA fighter who escaped prison van denies killings

An MMA fighter facing murder charges who was recaptured after escaping from a prison van says he had "nothing to do with" two bodies found in a shallow grave in
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Illinois Senate backs $15 hourly minimum wage within 6 years

The Illinois Senate has agreed to hike the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour within six years, quickly advancing a top campaign promise of the newly elected
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Video aids recapture of MMA fighter suspected in killings

Police say surveillance video helped police locate an MMA fighter accused in two killings who escaped a prison van in Texas
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The Latest: MMA fighter wanted on murder charges captured

Authorities say an MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, has been captured after escaping from a prisoner transport van in Te
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Murder warrants issued for escaped Texas MMA fighter

Authorities say an MMA fighter suspected of killing two people, including an ex-girlfriend, escaped from a prisoner transport van in Texas
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The Latest: MMA fighter wanted on murder charges escapes

Authorities in Texas say two murder warrants have been issued for an MMA fighter who escaped from a private prisoner transport
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Sheriff: MMA fighter facing 'pending murder charges' escapes

Authorities in Texas say an MMA fighter facing three "pending murder charges" has escaped from a private prisoner transport
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Indiana, Kentucky join Planned Parenthood's western alliance

Planned Parenthood's affiliate overseeing Hawaii and three western states says it's adding Indiana and Kentucky, a first-of-its-kind pairing of organizations ai
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Rockford dips to -30, beats all-time record low from 1982

Rockford broke the record for its all-time lowest temperature Thursday morning when it hit 30 degrees below zero (-34 Celsius)
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Bitter cold breaks daily temperature records across Illinois

Wind chills dipped as low as 56 degrees below zero in northern Illinois as bitter cold weather moved into Illinois
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Purdue, Indiana, other universities drop classes over cold

Universities across Indiana have canceled classes Wednesday ahead of a deep freeze that's forecast to last through Thursday afternoon
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Schurz Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse Media

Schurz Communications says it's selling its publishing division including 20 newspapers in Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Dakota to GateHou
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Charles has season-high 25 in win for No. 11 Maryland women

Kaila Charles scored a season-high 25 points with 11 rebounds and No. 11 Maryland rolled past Indiana 76-56
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No. 5 Michigan keeps rolling with 69-46 win at Indiana

Ignas Brazdeikis scored 20 points and Zavier Simpson added 12 on Friday as No. 5 Michigan started fast and pulled away for a 69-46 victory
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2 militia members admit role in attack on Minnesota mosque

2 militia members from Illinois have pleaded guilty in a 2017 attack on a Minnesota mosque
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Indiana House backs moving up appointment of schools chief

The state schools superintendent would no longer be elected by voters under a bill approved by the Indiana House
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The Latest: Muslim leader: Life sentence for mosque attack

Muslim leaders in Minnesota are calling for life in prison for two men who admitted bombing a mosque in 2017
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The Latest: 2nd militia member pleads in mosque attack

A second militia member has pleaded guilty in the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque
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Militia member admits role in attack on Minnesota mosque

A militia member accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque and attempting to bomb an Illinois women's clinic has pleaded guilty to his role in the attacks
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