Man sentenced for killing woman in apartment complex’s gym
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man who admitted fatally stabbing a woman in a downtown Indianapolis apartment complex’s gym has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.
Twenty-six-year-old Cody Weir of Avon was sentenced Tuesday in Carina Rodriguez’s killing after pleading guilty to murder.
Hammond gang member sentenced to 28 years in prison
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana man has been sentenced in federal court to 28 years in prison for crimes that included a slaying prosecutors say was committed to further his standing in the Latin Kings street gang.
The U.S. Attorney’s office says 22-year-old Anton James Jr. of ...
Sexual harassment policy for lawmakers could be tightened
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislative leaders say they expect new policies prohibiting sexual harassment by lawmakers will be in place for their upcoming session.
Proposed policies for the House and Senate were advanced Tuesday by leaders, although they said ethics committees for each ...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A former Indiana University student is awaiting extradition to California, where he’s charged in his mother’s fatal stabbing.
Twenty-six-year-old Levente Laszlo Lazar is being held at the Monroe County Jail as he awaits extradition.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Archie Miller searched desperately for answers in the second half Tuesday night.
Eventually, Juwan Morgan came through. Again.
He scored 23 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, had four assists and made play after play in a closing flurry that helped ...
BMV branches closed Thursday, Friday for Thanksgiving
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles says all of its license branches will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
It says branches will resume regularly scheduled business hours on Saturday.
For a complete list of branch locations ...
Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant sold, to remain open
STARLIGHT, Ind. (AP) — A popular southern Indiana tourist attraction will remain in business after relatives purchased a portion of the land at auction.
Most the 156-acre Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant sold Saturday. A local businessman purchased much of the farmland in Starlight ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Senate’s first new leader in a dozen years doesn’t seem set on rocking the boat inside the Statehouse.
Members of the Republican-dominated Senate elected Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville as its president pro tem during the Legislature’s Organization Day ...
Fire that killed 2 in apartment building blamed on smoking
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — A fire that left two people dead and six others injured in eastern Indiana has been ruled accidental and is believed to have been started by a man smoking in his apartment.
Richmond Fire Chief Jerry Purcell says the fire appears to have started Monday evening on a ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts made a firm commitment to Matt Eberflus in January.
They stuck to it after the man who initially hired Eberflus to be Indy’s defensive coordinator, Josh McDaniels, reneged on a deal to become the next coach and they lived up to their promise after ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the Indiana Legislature’s Organization Day (all times local):
The Indiana Senate has a new leader for the first time in a dozen years.
Members of the Republican-dominated Senate elected Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville as its ...
Street sweeping plan in place for Indianapolis roadways
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of miles of Indianapolis roads are expected to be swept as part of a $2 million annual program.
Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Tuesday that the comprehensive street sweeping plan will be initiated beginning next spring by the city’s Public Works ...
State Police declines request to investigate Elkhart police
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — State Police have declined to investigate Elkhart’s police department following reporting which revealed that two police officers allegedly beat a handcuffed man.
State Police spokesman Capt. David Bursten said Monday the agency would not participate in the criminal ...
Michigan’s SpartanNash buying Indiana grocery chain
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A Michigan company is acquiring Martin’s Super Markets, an Indiana-based chain.
SpartanNash announced the deal Tuesday. Martin’s is based in South Bend and has 21 stores and 3,500 employees in northwestern Indiana and southwestern Michigan.
Teen charged as adult in killing gets 48-year sentence
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A teenager charged as an adult in the fatal shooting of a man has been sentenced to 48 years in prison.
A Marion County judge sentenced 17-year-old Jalen N. Thomas on Monday in the February 2017 killing.
Thomas was convicted in October of murder and robbery ...
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Pacers hit all right notes in 121-94 blowout over Jazz
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pacers coach Nate McMillan saw exactly what he wanted Monday night.
Big men Domantas Sabonis and Myles Turner showed off their strength. Bojan Bogdanovic knocked down shots from the perimeter. Indiana shared the ball and played defense.
With All-Star guard Victor ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck looks and sounds like his old self.
He’s smiling, cherishing each snap. He’s throwing touchdowns and winning games, staying healthy and chasing the kinds of milestones so many expected when the Indianapolis Colts made him the top overall pick in the 2012 ...
Richmond apartment fire leaves 2 dead, 7 others hurt
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana fire chief says two people have died and seven people have been injured in a fire at an apartment building.
Richmond Fire Chief Jerry Purcell tells
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Top Republican legislative leaders don’t expect lawmakers will take any action toward removing state Attorney General Curtis Hill from office even though the governor and other state officials have called on him to resign over allegations that he drunkenly groped four women ...
Indiana, Purdue seek finishing touch with bowl bid on line
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All season, Indiana coach Tom Allen told his players they needed to find a finishing touch.
He pointed to the handful of close calls in 2017, each a potential win that could have made the Hoosiers bowl-eligible. Instead, their offseason began shortly after Thanksgiving ...
Prosecutor: 27 carpenters ordered to repay $531K to union
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say 27 carpenters have been ordered to repay more than $500,000 to their union after pleading guilty to health care theft.
U.S. Attorney Thomas Kirsch of the Northern District of Indiana said Monday the 27 members of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio ...
DNR confirms black bear struck by car in southern Indiana
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Black bears are rarely seen in Indiana, but now one has been struck by a car on a major southern Indiana highway, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources confirmed Monday.
After a motorist reported possibly striking one Sunday night on Interstate 64 in the New ...
Kelly’s injury could force change on Colts’ offensive line
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts are trying to figure out how much time, if any, center Ryan Kelly will miss after injuring his knee in Sunday’s victory over Tennessee.
Kelly left early in the fourth quarter of a 38-10 win and limped to the bench.
Coach Frank Reich told ...
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Police: Officers fatally shoot man who fired at them at home
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed a man who fired at them from his Indianapolis home.
Police spokeswoman Genae Cook says officers responded to the home early Monday on the city’s south side after dispatch got an incomplete 911 call. Cook says the man began firing at ...
Man faces charges after Indiana crash kills 2 young people
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — A man is facing charges after the car he was driving collided with another vehicle in central Indiana, killing two young people and injuring three others.
The Howard County sheriff’s department says 26-year-old Treundon Johnson of Logansport was heading eastbound early ...
Health coalition renews push for Indiana cigarette tax hike
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A coalition of health and business groups is renewing its push for Indiana lawmakers to increase the state’s cigarette tax by $2 per pack.
The Raise It for Health Coalition held a rally last week at the Statehouse and 14 other events around the state to launch its ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — An overtime loss in the season opener might have proved instrumental for Arkansas in a narrow win against Indiana.
The Razorbacks squandered a late lead in a 73-71 overtime loss to Texas, and the same fate loomed large again Sunday as the Hoosiers erased a ...
Loss of Pees, Mariota complicate Titans’ tough Luck day
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel grabbed the headset and adjusted to calling the defensive plays as quickly as he could Sunday.
Andrew Luck kept the Titans off-balance the rest of the afternoon.
On a day quarterback Marcus Mariota left with an injured right elbow, the ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck followed the perfect plan Sunday.
He threw three more touchdown passes again, avoided getting sacked again and helped Adam Vinatieri achieve another record-breaking moment by leading the Colts to their fourth straight win.
Luck and T.Y. Hilton hooked ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Not many scrapbooks have estimated values in the six figures.
One that does contains World War II-era letters and other keepsakes about the events that inspired the best-known novel of Indianapolis-born author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. — “Slaughterhouse-Five.”
Police hope photo of blade can help solve 1978 killings of 4
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana State Police are hoping a photo of a knife blade used to kill one of four young Indianapolis restaurant workers slain in 1978 could lead to a break in the unsolved 40-year-old case.
The workers were abducted from a Burger Chef restaurant in Speedway on Nov. 17, ...
Indiana lawmakers move forward with hate crime bill
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Two Republican state lawmakers have released draft legislation that would address Indiana’s lack of a hate crimes law by giving judges the ability to consider bias as an aggravating factor when considering prison sentences.
The bill drafted by Sen. Ron Alting of ...
Cleanup project expected to start on Indianapolis canal
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Crews are expected to begin cleanup of the Indianapolis canal in coming days.
WRTV-TV reports that the canal will be drained Monday of algae and other ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With All-Star Victor Oladipo out for most of the game, the Pacers relied on a veteran and a rookie to put away the Hawks.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 22 points, hitting a late 3-pointer and a pair of free throws to seal the win, as Indiana beat Atlanta 97-89 on Saturday ...
No. 4 Michigan tops Indiana 31-20, aims for No. 9 Ohio State
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Wolverines looked like they were peeking ahead to playing Ohio State, turning an expected rout into a closely contested game.
Karan Higdon ran for a go-ahead touchdown early in the ...
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Jerry Nunez delivered a 27-yard field goal as time expired to give Indiana State its fifth straight win, a 15-13 victory over Western Illinois in the final Missouri Valley Conference game of the season Saturday.
The Sycamores finished the regular season 7-4 and ranked ...
Duke Energy expects to end remaining outages by noon Sunday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Duke Energy says remaining customers who lost power during the recent ice storm should have service restored by noon Sunday.
Duke said nearly 186,000 of its customers in Indiana experienced a power outage as a result of Thursday morning’s storm, and about 5,300 remained ...
Indiana casino boat with effect on Louisville turns 20
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two decades ago, a Las Vegas company bet a small fortune — $300 million — that a riverboat casino downriver from Louisville could strike a gusher of cash.
Now, as the former Caesars riverboat marks its 20th anniversary, there’s little question among community ...
US Army looks to social media for Midwest recruitment
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Army recruiters in Indiana and other Midwestern states where recruitment has consistently fallen short are exploring other recruitment tactics, such as social media, as they try to convince young people to enlist.
Data from the 3rd Recruiting Brigade shows that the ...
2 teens die in car-train collision in south central Indiana
TAYLORSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say two teenagers have died after the car they were riding in collided with a train in south central Indiana.
The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department says 18-year-old Matthew Newland and 17-year-old Carmyn Elkins were pronounced dead at hospitals ...
Indiana courthouse clock to get overhaul for 150th birthday
GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — A clock that’s told the time since the early 1900s from its perch atop a northern Indiana courthouse is getting a full overhaul ahead of its 150th birthday.
The $80,000 renovation, repainting and thorough cleaning of the Elkhart County Courthouse’s clock is expected to ...
Indiana’s high court to hear appeal in triple-murder case
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s high court is taking up the appeal of a man sentenced to life in prison for the stabbing deaths of three people in northwestern Indiana.
Twenty-six-year-old Derrick Cardosi was convicted of three ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler coach LaVall Jordan enjoyed the view from the best seat in Hinkle Fieldhouse on Friday.
He watched Paul Jorgensen deliver some early scoring punches at Mississippi then had a front row seat to watch Kamar Baldwin’s closing flurry.
Jorgensen scored 21 of his ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime USA Gymnastics chief operating officer Ron Galimore resigned Friday, the latest high-profile departure for the embattled organization in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal.
The move came as USA Gymnastics is facing decertification of its status as the ...
Evans scores 23 points to lead Pacers past Heat 99-91
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyreke Evans came off the bench and provided the spark that Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan knew he was capable of.
Evans hit five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 23 points in leading the Pacers to a 99-91 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
2 paintings belonging to LOVE artist sold at auction
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The estate of artist Robert Indiana, creator of the iconic LOVE series, auctioned off two paintings that belonged to him to raise money to defend against a lawsuit and to stabilize his deteriorating island home off the Maine coast.
Christie’s Auction House sold the ...