• NBC's 'Parks and Recreation' says farewell Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Viewers said farewell to Amy Poehler and the gang of Pawnee, Indiana, bureaucrats on NBC's " Parks and Recreation," in a finale that made more of a dent online than on television. CBS' duo of "NCIS" and "The Big Bang Theory" led the ratings last week, as is often the case. CBS easily won the week in prime-time, averaging 9.2 million viewers.

  • Accuride reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:21 AM ET

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. _ Accuride Corp. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $5.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Evansville, Indiana- based company said it had a loss of 10 cents per share. Accuride shares have climbed 23 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • EVANSVILLE, Ind.— Personal finance company Springleaf Holdings is buying Citigroup's OneMain Financial for $4.25 billion. The Citigroup subsidiary, originally founded as Commercial Credit, has about 5,600 employees. Citi said that it will use part of the proceeds from the sale to retire certain funding that currently supports Citi Holdings.

  • Tom Wolf on Tuesday proposed more than $4 billion in higher state taxes on income, sales and natural gas drilling to support new spending on schools and to cut property taxes as part of an overhaul of the way public education is funded. Wolf, a Democrat, is also asking the Republican-controlled Legislature to cut corporate taxes by hundreds of millions of dollars,...

  • MADISON, Wis.— Opponents of right-to-work have dominated more than eight hours of testimony in a Wisconsin state Assembly committee that's hearing the fast-tracked proposal. A Senate committee hearing on the measure was cut about 40 minutes short. The Senate passed the bill last week and the Assembly is expected to vote on it Thursday.

  • Endocyte reports 4Q loss Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 9:34 AM ET

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. _ Endocyte Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $8.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 24 cents per share. Endocyte shares have dropped roughly 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Indiana contractors and business leaders gathered at the Statehouse to praise the economic impact made by union contractor companies and recognize the 10,000th graduate to get an Ivy Tech Associate's Degree in partnership with union construction apprenticeship programs. The event, hosted by the Indiana Building Contractors Alliance, fell on the first...

  • GE to demolish a vacant buildings on Fort Wayne campus Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 5:46 PM ET

    FORT WAYNE, Ind.— General Electric plans to begin demolishing one of its 13 vacant buildings on its 32- acre campus in Fort Wayne in the next few weeks but hasn't decided what to do with the other 12 buildings or the iconic lighted sign that sits atop one of them. GE is discussing options with the city of Fort Wayne about the property, Conkrite said.

  • House Roll Call: Approving 1-week DHS funding bill Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:25 PM ET

    The 357-60 roll call Friday by which the House approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. Republicans— Aderholt, X; Brooks, N; Byrne, Y; Palmer, N; Roby, Y; Rogers, Y.

  • Ted Cruz of Texas told an influential anti-tax group Friday that he opposes Common Core education standards, a day after potential GOP presidential rival Jeb Bush endorsed the program. Cruz described Common Core as "national standards being dictated from Washington" during an appearance at the Club for Growth's annual winter meeting. Cruz and Bush are among...

  • Pence: 'Dramatically increase' defense spending Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 9:49 PM ET

    OXON HILL, Md.— Indiana Gov. The Republican state executive, who is considering a 2016 presidential bid, told conservatives that the next race for the White House would likely center on foreign policy for the first time in more than three decades. "With everything happening in the world, it is imperative, my fellow conservatives, that conservatives again embrace...

  • Theodore Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, has died at 97..

  • The box is actually a newborn incubator, or baby box, and it could be showing up soon at Indiana hospitals, fire stations, churches and selected nonprofits under legislation that would give mothers in crisis a way to surrender their children safely and anonymously. Indiana could be the first state to allow use of the baby boxes on a broad scale to prevent dangerous...

  • Stonegate Mortgage reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:09 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Stonegate Mortgage Corp. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $21.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. Stonegate Mortgage shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • "The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100" opens Saturday at Atlanta's High Museum and is set to run through Oct. 4. Coca-Cola is headquartered in Atlanta. The Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Indiana, developed the winning design in " Georgia Green" glass with a bulge in the center and ridges down the sides.

  • Feb 25- A leak caused the shutdown of a crude distillation unit at BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana, refinery on Wednesday, according to a report on the nwitimes news website. The refinery continues to produce gasoline and other fuels, the report said, citing BP spokesman Scott Dean. Reuters earlier reported the shutdown of the second-largest crude distillation unit, the...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 25- The largest U.S. refinery strike since 1980 continued through its 25th day on Wednesday with no movement toward renewed talks to end a walkout by 6,550 union workers at 15 plants, including 12 refineries accounting for one-fifth of domestic capacity. A spokesman for lead refinery owner representative Shell Oil Co, the U.S. arm of Royal Dutch Shell...

  • MADISON, Wis., Feb 25- The Wisconsin state Senate on Wednesday began debating a proposal to make Wisconsin the 25th right-to-work state in the nation, as thousands of demonstrators protested the measure at the state capitol. The Republican-led state Senate is expected to approve the bill, which would prohibit requiring private sector workers to join or...

  • Escalade posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:30 AM ET

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. _ Escalade Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4 million. On a per-share basis, the Evansville, Indiana- based company said it had net income of 29 cents. For the year, the company reported profit of $11.8 million, or 84 cents per share.

  • Republic Airways posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 5:03 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Republic Airways Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $11.7 million. The parent of Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America posted revenue of $345.2 million in the period. Republic Airways shares have increased roughly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.