LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes touched down in west-central Indiana earlier this week. The first tornado occurred near Pine Village Monday night and damaged some corn crops. The second twister touched down minutes later near the Putnam County town of Greencastle.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Wildlife officials say law enforcement officers chased a black bear from a residential area after residents reported it was walking on porches and standing against patio doors. The Department of Natural Resources says several Michigan City residents reported seeing the bear Tuesday evening. Police officers found the bear in a backyard and yelled at it before the animal walked off into a wooded area.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Amazon says it plans to add 2,100 workers at its locations in Indiana. The company announced plans Tuesday to add to its 7,000 workers currently in the state. Amazon is looking to bring on 1,400 new workers at fulfillment centers in Indianapolis, Plainfield and Whitestown, as well as an additional 700 workers at its Jeffersonville location.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An open house is scheduled this weekend at a new Army reserve training facility that was named for a Brookstone native who died in Iraq. The Spc. Luke P. Frist Army Reserve Center at Fort Benjamin Harrison will host the event on Saturday. Frist died in 2004 after his vehicle was struck by an explosive device.