The biggest story to hit Indiana’s food scene recently has been the New York Times’ celebration of the fried chicken in the southern part of the Hoosier state. “If you see a steeple in southeastern Indiana,” wrote...
SUBJECT WARNING: This story contains graphic detail of a 1982 Lafayette, Indiana murder. It is one of the strangest and most horrifying murder cases in Lafayette history—a case that is still difficult to read...
The only thing crazier than the story of Bella Gunness is what’s been happening on her old property ever since. If you live in the Midwest, then you have heard of the famous...
The true story of Alice Gray, the wild woman called Diana of the Dunes by Indiana newspapers in the early twentieth century
Vincennes may be Indiana's oldest city, but even its residents have forgotten a sensational slice of local history -- the Vincennes murder that split a family and shook the city more than a century ago.
How Tragedy Hit the Department Store and Downtown Landmark The Wolf and Dessauer Department Store opened its doors to the people of Fort Wayne in 1896—the same year Henry Ford ran his...
Only in East Chicago can a homicide take place at a political fundraiser with four hundred guests just a room away and nobody see or hear a thing.
During World War II, the city of Evansville, Indiana manufactured vast amounts of armaments that were vital to the Allied victory. The city made a stunning contribution to the winning of World War II.
It may surprise you to know that the basis for Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin was not only social commentary. There is a real person underpinning the tale: Josiah Henson.
More than 14,000 state residents died that year as a result of the Indiana influenza epidemic. In the annals of Indiana Disasters, the Indiana influenza pandemic of 1918 stands out. The first official cases...

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