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  • Indiana Gov. Pence honors breastfeeding advocate INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is honoring a breastfeeding advocate as part of state and worldwide events celebrating the practice. The Indiana State Department of Health says Pence has recognized Terry Jo Curtis, the founder of the Indi

    August 5, 2014

  • 4 hit by careening truck at southern Indiana church camp SEYMOUR (AP) — Police say an Indianapolis boy was badly hurt when he was hit by an out-of-control truck at a southern Indiana church camp. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department says a pickup truck was pulling two wagons loaded with campers and coun

    August 4, 2014

  • Evansville-area arrests net 14 pounds of meth EVANSVILLE (AP) — Authorities say investigators seized 14 pounds of methamphetamine after two men tried to flee officers by driving between houses in a neighborhood near Evansville. The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department says investigators recei

    August 4, 2014

  • NWS-PT080314 state fair.jpg Vet team keeps animals, humans safe during State Fair INDIANAPOLIS — When a pig named Bruce stumbled as it was unloaded off a trailer and into the swine barn at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Thursday morning, Clint Shireman took notice.The Purdue University veterinary student spent the next half-hour wi

    August 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Warsaw man gets 120-year sentence in tire iron beating GOSHEN (AP) — A northern Indiana man has been sentenced to 120 years in prison for beating an 82-year-old man with a tire iron during a home invasion. An Elkhart County judge ordered the sentence Thursday for 26-year-old Jeffery Hunt of Warsaw after

    August 1, 2014

  • Semi crash coats I-465 lanes with spilled butter INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A semitrailer overturned on Interstate 465 in Indianapolis, spilling what police say are 45,000 pounds of packages of butter and other dairy products. The crash happened about 3:30 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of I-465 just

    August 1, 2014

  • Indiana State Fair gets underway for 17-day run INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana State Fair is getting underway with its usual confections and hearty treats as well as alcoholic drinks for the first time in nearly 70 years. Friday's start of the fair also marks the return of paid concerts in the fa

    August 1, 2014

  • Carmel mayor uses social media to promote businesses along U.S. 31 CARMEL (AP) — Indianapolis-area restaurant and shop owners say business is down significantly as construction continues along U.S. 31. Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard on Thursday asked residents to eat and shop at businesses along U.S. 31 every day in Augu

    August 1, 2014

  • Murder charge filed in missing Shelbyville woman case SHELBYVILLE (AP) — The former boyfriend of a missing central Indiana woman has told police he struck and strangled her and buried her body. A probable cause affidavit filed in Shelby Superior Court on Thursday says 46-year-old Scott Schuck confessed

    August 1, 2014

  • Notre Dame might appeal case to US Supreme Court SOUTH BEND (AP) — The University of Notre Dame might appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in its challenge to part of the federal health care law that forces it to cover contraceptives in its health insurance for students and employees. Recently filed co

    August 1, 2014

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