GO
Loading...

Indiana

More

  • Travelers, DuPont and IBM shares weighed on the Dow Jones industrial average. IBM also mentioned currency effects when it reported a fall in revenue late on Monday. DuPont ended the session 2.95 percent lower at $70.69 and IBM fell 1.14 percent to $164.26.

  • HOUSTON— A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases. Texas- based Blue Bell Creameries said Tuesday, a day after recalling all its products, that it is getting closer to pinpointing the cause of the...

  • EDINBURGH, Ind.— Indiana State Police have cited the driver of a Megabus that crashed with a semitrailer on Interstate 65 for speeding. Nineteen of the bus' 63 passengers suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the April 13 crash near the central Indiana town of Edinburgh. It was the fourth Megabus crash in Indiana since October.

  • S&T Bancorp posts 1Q profit Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 7:51 AM ET

    INDIANA, Pa. _ S&T Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $12.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 48 cents per share. S&T Bancorp shares have dropped almost 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Little Rock approves anti-discrimination protections Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:23 AM ET

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— After the state faced widespread backlash over measures critics cast as anti-gay, several Arkansas cities worried about the economic fallout are challenging the new laws by expanding their anti-discrimination protections. Arkansas earlier this year also became the second state after Tennessee to bar local governments from expanding...

  • Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:22 PM ET

    BRENHAM, Texas— Texas- based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria. Five others in Kansas and Texas were sickened with listeriosis, which can cause fever, muscle aches,...

  • The groups first sued after the EPA in October approved the herbicide's use in six states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The latest motions were filed after the EPA decided last month to allow its use in nine more states: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma and North Dakota.

  • Steel Dynamics tops 1Q profit forecasts Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 6:09 PM ET

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. _ Steel Dynamics Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $30.8 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 15 cents per share. Steel Dynamics shares have increased almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Escalade posts 1Q profit Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:12 AM ET

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. _ Escalade Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $3.5 million. The Evansville, Indiana- based company said it had profit of 25 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • The Indiana House voted 54-40 in favor of the repeal, even with 13 Republicans splitting from the GOP supermajority to join Democrats in opposing the measure. The House vote came a day after the Senate approved the repeal in a 27-22 and three days after a few thousand people attended an outdoor Statehouse rally opposing the bill. Martin Carbaugh of Fort Wayne...

  • Edsal Manufacturing Co. Inc., expects to begin hiring in Gary, including a large number of minimum-wage jobs, in a matter of weeks, according to the Chicago- based company's executive vice president Mitch Liss. The company, which makes commercial-grade steel shelving and storage systems, will move into the historic Chicago Steel Building in Gary.

  • New Jersey man, 2 companies plead guilty in biofuels scam Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:12 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— A New Jersey man and two companies he co-owns have pleaded guilty to federal charges in a biofuels scam that became one of the largest frauds in Indiana history and bilked taxpayers and fuel buyers out of tens of millions of dollars, prosecutors said. Prosecutors said Furando, his New Jersey- based companies, the companies' co-owner and executives...

  • FDA approves new type of heart failure drug from Amgen Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 4:53 PM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— Patients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a novel drug from Amgen Inc.. Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing another heart failure pill, from Novartis AG, and could approve it this...

  • Senate narrowly backs repeal of construction wage law Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:14 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— A Republican-led push to repeal the state law that sets wages for public construction projects narrowly passed through the Senate on Wednesday, despite concerns from both sides of the aisle about how the bill will affect Indiana's middle class and construction industry. Karen Tallian of Portage, who's been a major opponent of the measure,...

  • Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 12:34 PM ET

    EPA officials say the rule would protect public health, fight climate change and lower electricity costs by 8 percent by 2030.. Last month, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R- Ky., sent a letter urging the governors of all 50 states to defy the EPA by refusing to submit the compliance plans. Opponents also are getting support from an unlikely ally, Harvard Law...

  • Long-time Angie's List CEO Oesterle plans to step down Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Long-time Angie's List CEO William S. Oesterle will step down to pursue other interests, including becoming more civically involved in the consumer review site's home state of Indiana, the company announced Wednesday. Shares of Angie's List soared after the Indianapolis company announced Oesterle's plan and lifted a forecast for a measure of...

  • WASHINGTON, April 14- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner appointed five largely loyal Republican allies to a negotiating panel on Tuesday to work out differences between House- and Senate- passed budgets. The Republican negotiators are led by Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price and include panel vice chairman Todd Rokita of Indiana, Diane...

  • INDIANAPOLIS— The Republican-controlled Senate defeated several proposed changes Tuesday to a measure that would repeal the state's construction wage law, despite growing concerns over how the bill will affect Indiana's construction industry. John Broden, D- South Bend, proposed an amendment that he said would postpone the "seismic change to Indiana's...

  • Hackers keep trying new targets in search of easy data Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 12:02 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— The health care sector has become the hot target for hackers in recent months, according to researchers at Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company that says it's also seeing big increases in "spear-phishing,"'' ransomware "and efforts to exploit newly discovered vulnerabilities in software used by a wide range of industries.

  • CAIMANES, Chile, April 12- Alvaro Badillo remembers a time when his dad would take him fishing in the stream just a stone's throw away from the dusty streets of their small hometown of Caimanes in central Chile. It is the tailings dam for Los Pelambres, Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc's flagship copper mine, which holds enough leftover processed rock to fill some...