The new stretch of rail, scheduled to be open by 2014, is aimed to assist regional employers and increase economic development.
Kokomo has received the 2012 IACT Community Achievement Award.
The number of women in Indiana prisons has increased 50 percent in the past decade, mostly because of drug-related charges.
Kokomo's mayor says city taxpayers are being unfairly double-charged for emergency dispatch services.
Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight says Howard County should not raise taxes even as it assumes more costs for emergency management and weights and measures.
A Kokomo school district is building a residence hall for international students, hoping to bring in more than $250,000.
The Chrysler plant in Kokomo is using 3D technology to install new equipment into its factory.
County Clerk Kim Wilson says she hopes for more transportation options, but says placing vote centers won't necessarily depend on it.
Realtors say homes with swimming pools may seem more appealing to potential buyers during the summer heat.
Thunderstorms made their way through central and northern Indiana on Friday, bringing rain and high winds.