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  • Missing woman found as sex slave

    September 8, 2014 7:51 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA- A couple in Indiana is charged with keeping a woman as a sex slave for two months. Ricky House, Jr. and Kendra Tooley face charges of rape, criminal confinement and kidnapping. Authorities say House picked up the woman in July and took her to the couple's... more »
  • Socks play a part

    September 3, 2014 8:07 PM

    HARTFORD CITY, INDIANA- A lawyer that always goes to court not wearing socks faces sanctions and possible fines if he does it again. Circuit Judge Dean Young issued an order to lawyer Todd Glickfield to wear appropriate attire, which includes socks and a tie if he has business in... more »
  • Fire extinguished following explosion at BP refinery Play Video

    August 28, 2014 3:17 AM

    WHITING, IN - A fire broke out after an explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, which rattled nearby homes. BP America spokesman Scott Dean said early Thursday that the refinery, which is just east of Chicago, had "an operational incident" on a process unit about 9 p.m. He... more »
  • School bus joyride

    August 5, 2014 7:48 PM

    LAFAYETTE, INDIANA- A 12-year-old faces charges for stealing a school bus, taking a joyride and crashing it through a yard and into the garage of a house. Witnesses called authorities after seeing the bus swerving all over the road. Deputies say the boy ignored their sirens and stop... more »
  • La. joins support of Indiana same-sex ban appeal

    July 25, 2014 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Attorney General's Office said they would join support for Indiana's appeal of a federal judge's ruling that found their state's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. Louisiana AG Buddy Caldwell joined nine other state attorneys general to file an amicus brief in support of the appeal.... more »
  • Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

    July 23, 2014 3:39 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The family of an Indiana teenage pilot killed in an ocean plane crash while seeking a world record says he knew his attempt held risks but had trained well for the adventure. Seventeen-year-old Haris Suleman died when his plane crashed after taking off from Pago Pago in American... more »
  • Heat take command of East finals, 102-90

    May 27, 2014 8:40 AM

    MIAMI, FL - LeBron James had 32 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Bosh added 25 points and the Miami Heat moved one win away from a return trip to the NBA Finals with a 102-90 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night. Dwyane Wade scored 15 points for the... more »
  • Indiana sued over abortion pill

    August 22, 2013 8:23 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS- Planned parenthood sued the state of Indiana because of a new restriction on reproductive rights involving the abortion pill. The Planned Parenthood clinic in Lafayette must either stop handing out the abortion pill or make internal changes, like adding surgical capabilities. Planned Parenthood calls it unconstitutional since the legislator... more »
  • Officials: 1 dead in Indiana plant explosion

    June 24, 2013 3:09 PM

    UNION MILLS, Ind. - An explosion at a fertilizer plant in northwest Indiana has killed one person. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Department confirmed that one person was killed in an explosion in Union Mills. Sheriff's Deputy Neil Lachmund says all other people are accounted for after the explosion... more »
  • Indiana court: School vouchers give parents choice

    March 26, 2013 10:47 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Supreme Court says the state's school voucher law primarily benefits families, not schools or religious institutions. The court upheld the law Tuesday. The justices rejected the argument that the law violates the state constitution's ban on public funds going to religious institutions, saying any benefit to... more »
  • Notre Dame AD encouraging Te'o to speak publicly

    January 18, 2013 12:51 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says he is encouraging linebacker Manti Te'o to speak publicly about being the victim of a hoax involving a dead girlfriend who never existed. Swarbrick says he believes Te'o has to explain exactly how he was duped into an online... more »
  • Top-ranked Duke, former No. 1 Indiana in action

    December 19, 2012 10:40 AM

    UNDATED - Duke is in action tonight for the first time since climbing to the top of the Associated Press men's basketball poll. The Blue Devils carry a season-opening nine-game winning streak into their game against visiting Cornell. No. 11 Cincinnati takes on Xavier for the first time since their... more »
  • Ind. man charged for threats to wife, school

    December 18, 2012 5:19 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - A judge has set bond at $100,000 for an Indiana man charged with threatening a school massacre and telling his wife he would stab her with a screwdriver and kill her children and grandchildren. Sixty-year-old Von Meyer of Cedar Lake has been charged with intimidation, domestic battery and... more »
  • No surprises so far in presidential race

    November 6, 2012 7:20 PM

    WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney has won in Indiana, a state won by President Barack Obama four years ago. Romney is also the winner in South Carolina, a state where Obama is deeply unpopular. Those states have 20 electoral votes between them. Obama has won his home state of Illinois, as... more »
  • 40 indicted in drug ring run from Indiana prisons

    August 23, 2012 12:33 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Two inmates housed at different Indiana prisons are accused of running a drug ring thanks to cellphones smuggled in by guards. A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday charges 40 people in connection with a scheme that involved methamphetamine, heroin and other drugs. The indictment also alleges that prison guards... more »
  • FDA names Ind. farm tied to salmonella in melons

    August 23, 2012 7:39 AM

    OWENSVILLE, Ind. - The Food and Drug Administration has identified a southern Indiana farm that produces cantaloupes linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak and says the operation has recalled its melons. The FDA says Chamberlain Farms of Owensville could be one source of the multi-state outbreak. A Chamberlain... more »
  • Indiana father admits strapping kids to car hood

    July 10, 2012 12:52 PM

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. - A northern Indiana man has pleaded guilty to several charges after driving three blocks with four children strapped to his car's hood while he was intoxicated. Twenty-nine-year-old Aaron Stefanski of Fort Wayne accepted a plea agreement with prosecutors Monday. Stefanski was arrested in May after someone... more »
  • Gambling Grandma found in Minden

    June 8, 2012 8:00 PM

    A grandmother accused of stealing and gambling $97,000 from her grandson's college fund was found in Minden after authorities in Indiana charged her with theft. Seventy-three year old Edna Sue Pate may never return to face charges after authorities in Indiana said they won't have her brought back to face... more »
  • La. police don't see link to missing Ind. student

    May 29, 2012 1:24 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette Police Department spokesman says investigators don't believe there are links between their investigation of a missing female college student and a case in Bloomington, Ind. Cpl. Paul Mouton told The Associated Press that police aren't releasing the details that make them believe the disappearance of Michaela... more »
  • Indiana missing girl case similar to Shunick disappearance Play Video

    May 28, 2012 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities in Indiana are sharing information with cops in South Louisiana investigating the disappearance of 22-year-old Mickey Shunick. Shunick vanished a week ago, riding her bike in Lafayette where she attends college. Over the weekend, her bike was found in the water of Whiskey Bay, under the... more »
  • Heat close out series with Pacers

    May 25, 2012 7:46 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Dwyane Wade scored 41 points, LeBron James added 28 and Miami finished off the Indiana Pacers, sending the Heat back to the Eastern Conference finals with a 105-93 victory in Game 6 on Thursday night. Miami wrapped up the best-of-7 series and will face either Boston or... more »
  • Ind. man arrested with 4 kids strapped to car hood

    May 8, 2012 12:24 PM

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Police in northeast Indiana say a man who drove three blocks with four children strapped to the hood of his car has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. Fort Wayne police spokesman John Chambers says a witness called police Monday evening after seeing a man... more »
  • School resumes for all from tornado-hit Ind. Town

    April 2, 2012 8:46 AM

    SCOTTSBURG, Ind. - Some 500 students are heading back to classes today for the first time since a tornado devastated their southern Indiana school a month ago. The Henryville Junior-Senior High School students are to arrive Monday morning at the Mid America Science Park in nearby Scottsburg, where conference rooms... more »
  • Tornado-hit Indiana students hope to land concert

    March 20, 2012 12:51 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana high school that was destroyed by tornadoes will soon find out if an online campaign, with support from students elsewhere, will land students a free Lady Antebellum prom performance. Schools from as far away as northern Wisconsin submitted YouTube videos urging the country trio to choose... more »
  • Baby found alive in Indiana field after storms

    March 3, 2012 3:37 PM

    LOUISVILLE,KY - Police say a baby girl found alone in an Indiana field after Friday's massive, tornado-spawning storms has been identified and remains in critical condition at a Kentucky hospital. Kosair Children's Hospital spokesman Brian Rublein said Saturday that family members are at the hospital with her. He did not... more »
  • Authorities: Extreme tornado damage in Indiana

    March 2, 2012 3:10 PM

    JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. - Authorities say tornadoes have left widespread damage in southern Indiana and a sheriff's official says at least one town is "completely gone." National Weather Service coordinator Bill Whitlock says the agency is tracking "extreme damage" in the Henryville area, about 20 miles north of Louisville, Ky. Clark... more »
  • Babysitter charged in Indiana girl's death

    December 27, 2011 3:09 AM

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - Relatives of a 9-year-old girl who was found dead in northeast Indiana say the man suspected in her death was a trusted family friend. Mike Plumadore is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday on a murder charge in the death of Aliahna Lemmon, whose family... more »
  • Sextortion Case

    September 14, 2011 7:34 PM

    A man released on bond for extorting a teen into sexual acts in Indiana is accused of victimizing other teens while he was out of jail. Trevor Shea of Mechanicsburg, Maryland agreed to plead guilty to charges of sexually exploiting children in both cases. Federal court documents say Shea coerced... more »
  • Star Spangled College

    August 24, 2011 7:43 PM

    A small college in Indiana that stopped playing the national anthem at sporting events will now play "America the Beautiful" instead. Goshen College says "America the Beautiful" is a better fit with the pacifist beliefs and traditions of the school which is affiliated with the Mennonite Church. Some students and... more »
  • Mom Accused of not Protecting Children

    July 27, 2011 7:44 PM

    The mom of a six year old shot and killed by his eleven year old brother is charged with neglect since she didn't protect her children from violence. Prosecutors in Martinsville, Indiana say Amanda Vadagrifft did not curb her son's behavior since he often threatened his siblings and allegedly held... more »
  • Amish man accused of sexting 12-year-old Indiana girl

    June 22, 2011 12:25 PM

    CONNERSVILLE, Ind. - Police have arrested a 26-year-old Amish man from eastern Indiana who they say showed up in a horse and buggy for what he thought was a meeting to have sex with a 12-year-old girl. Willard Yoder of Milroy has been charged with four counts of child... more »
  • Indiana teen pleads guilty to brother's strangling

    September 13, 2010 12:53 PM

    An Indiana teenager who police say strangled his 10-year-old brother to satisfy an urge he likened to hunger pleaded guilty to murder charges Monday, a court official said. Andrew Conley, 18, entered his plea as jury selection was to begin for his trial in the small Ohio River town... more »
  • American Taliban wants Group Prayer at Prison

    September 1, 2010 7:49 PM

    American-born Taliban John Walker Lindh wants a federal judge to overturn a ban on group prayer at a maxium security federal prison in Indiana. The ACLU made the request on behalf of Lindh and another muslin prisoner Enaam Arnaout. The prisoners contend having to pray alone in their cells once... more »
  • Indiana Rep. Souder says he'll resign over affair

    May 18, 2010 9:09 AM

    Indiana Republican Rep. Mark Souder says he'll resign from Congress effective Friday over an affair with a staffer. Souder says in a statement provided by his office that he has "sinned against God, my wife and my family by having a mutual relationship with a part-time member of my staff."... more »
  • Man charged with filing multiple false disaster claims

    March 26, 2010 12:50 PM

    A Georgia man who claims he was the victim of hurricanes in Louisiana, tornadoes in Indiana and flooding in New Hampshire has been charged with fraud. Authorities say 30-year-old Desima James duped the government out of more than $30,000. He has been charged with filing more than 30... more »
  • RV burns at gas station

    March 25, 2010 7:40 AM

    An Indiana couple's vacation came to an abrupt end in Terrebonne Parish when flames destroyed their RV after it caught fire at a gas station. According to The Courier, firefighters doused the vehicle with water and foam for about 30 minutes as it burned beneath the awning of the gas... more »
  • Man buys Saints flag displayed by Indiana governor

    March 5, 2010 10:58 AM

    A New Orleans Saints flag that Indiana's governor displayed outside his office from losing a Super Bowl bet is heading to Louisiana after it sold in an online auction for $6,852. The governor's office says Bryan Bossier, Sr. of Alexandria won the flag as bids in the final 30 seconds... more »
  • Indiana governor flies Saints flag for Super Bowl bet

    February 17, 2010 9:07 AM

    Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is flying a New Orleans Saints flag outside his Statehouse office after losing a friendly Super Bowl wager with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Daniels' office says in a statement that the flag went on display Tuesday in the Statehouse atrium, where it will remain for a... more »

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