ELKHART, Ind. (AP) - The new owner of a northern Indiana ambulance factory has decided to shut it down, eliminating 165 jobs. SJC Industries has notified the state that it will start terminating employees from the Elkhart factory in July. The decision comes two weeks after Allied Specialty Vehicles bought SJC Industries.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - State health officials are urging people to use caution as they head for Indiana's lakes for summer recreation. The State Department of Health this week issued a list of health warnings for swimmers and others ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. Officials say one key to safe swimming is to be wary of activities that can spread germs, such as swallowing pool water.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives is seeking nominations for the Governor's Service Awards. The award honors residents and volunteer groups for their work in several categories including corporate service and youth service. The winners will be recognized in October.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A South Bend teenager who angered a judge by smirking during his sentencing for killing another teen has received the maximum prison sentence allowed under a plea agreement. Eighteen-year-old Damontray Lovelady was sentenced to 50 years behind bars yesterday in the death of 16-year-old Jhaelon Johnson. The judge said Lovelady's smirk showed a lack of remorse.
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