COVINGTON, Ind. — A county clerk in rural Indiana says she will not wear a mask while overseeing early voting despite the county’s surge of coronavirus cases and warnings from a state official.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Damage estimates from a rare wind storm that slammed Iowa and some other parts of the Midwest in August are growing, with the total now at $7.5 billion, according to a new report.
KOKOMO, Ind. — A city in north central Indiana has launched a website and began airing a TV commercial this week in an effort to recruit more police officers.
INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb hears lots of criticism over how he’s led Indiana during the coronavirus pandemic over the past seven months.
INDIANAPOLIS — A woman who spent 17 years in prison for a fire that killed her 3-year-old son will be compensated by Indiana for a wrongful conviction.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A grandfather accused in the fatal fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico last year pleaded guilty Thursday to negligent homicide.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has tested negative for COVID-19, his office said Thursday, a day after the state health commissioner announced she was infected.
HANOVER, Ind. (AP) — An inmate who escaped from a Kentucky jail last month by climbing through a hole in a jail window has been captured in southern Indiana, authorities said.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s governor decided Wednesday against reinstating tougher restrictions on businesses and crowd sizes despite the state’s sharp increases in COVID-19 hospitalizations and new infections, including a positive test for his top health adviser.
SOUTH BEND — A suspect died and a police officer and a police dog were shot during a shootout that ensued from serving an arrest warrant, authorities said.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s COVID-19 hospitalizations and rates of new infections continued sharp increases in statistics released Tuesday as the governor faces a deadline on whether to extend the statewide face mask order.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration is holding off on releasing a report with recommendations on teacher salaries until after the Nov. 3 election.
GRANVILLE, N.Y. — A fugitive from Indiana who was featured on “Tiger King” has been arrested in New York after flaunting photos of exotic animals at his sanctuary to someone who then reported him, officials said.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana state health officials reported a surge in cases and 19 new deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic Friday as the state proceeds with Stage 5 of its reopening plan.
INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly two months after Indiana officials said they would release a public dashboard to help track coronavirus cases among students and teachers, the online tool still lacks data from more than 1,000 schools.
WABASH, Ind. — A northern Indiana man who allegedly stabbed his 10-year-old son, leaving the boy with life-threatening injuries, was shot by officers Thursday after police said he fired several shots at officers, wounding one of them.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served as a “handmaid,” the term then used for high-ranking female leaders in the People of Praise religious community, an old directory for the group's members shows.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Evansville man was arrested Wednesday in the 2014 killing of a 15-year-old Illinois girl whose body was found nearly three years ago in a shallow grave in southeastern Illinois.
INDIANAPOLIS — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit that aimed to make mail-in ballots available to all Indiana voters for the November election because of the coronavirus pandemic, ruling that the limits included in state law don’t violate voters’ constitutional rights.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s attorney general candidates are divided over how the Republican governor has used the state’s emergency powers law to impose a mask mandate and other coronavirus-related executive orders that have stirred discord among conservative voters.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump ill with COVID-19, Vice President Mike Pence took the lead role in campaigning Monday, starting a swing through key states to bolster the president's chance for reelection.
INDIANAPOLIS — During what would normally be primetime for Midwest apple-picking, orchards around Indiana are running out of apples early this season following a late spring freeze that obliterated much of the state's crop.
FLOYDS KNOBS, Ind. — Police responding to a domestic disturbance at a southern Indiana residence shot an armed man early Monday after he refused to drop the weapon, state police said.
Anderson Police Detective Larry Crenshaw, who died Sunday afternoon after being attacked by hornets, was remembered Monday as a dedicated cop, community leader and devoted family man.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill could face a big bill from the disciplinary case stemming from allegations that he groped a state lawmaker and three other women during a party.
INDIANAPOLIS — About two-thirds of Indiana’s hotels could be forced to close permanently in the coming months if Congress doesn’t provide more financial relief to the beleaguered hospitality industry that’s been hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, a national lobbying group says.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana health officials on Saturday added 13 more coronavirus-related deaths to the state’s pandemic toll as the seven-day rolling average of new cases continued growing at record levels.
CROWN POINT — A northwestern Indiana city wants to install a facial recognition video network camera system downtown in hopes of slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
PHOENIX — An Arizona man who says he was sexually abused by an Indiana priest more than 40 years ago sued church officials in both states Thursday, saying they allowed the priest into a Navajo Nation school despite his predatory history.
CROWN POINT — A northwestern Indiana police officer has been placed on leave after the police dog she oversees escaped from her twice in the past week, leading to extensive searches for the canine.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s health commissioner is encouraging more Hoosiers to get tested for the coronavirus, saying that the state’s COVID-19 testing capacity is now “greater than it’s ever been.”
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal regulators Monday proposed listing as threatened two freshwater mussel species native to many eastern U.S. rivers and streams.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge's plans for drilling an oil pipeline tunnel beneath a channel linking two of the Great Lakes do not meet industry standards and pose significant hazards to workers and the environment, experts who reviewed project documents on behalf of opposition groups …
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A man wanted in a deadly shooting inside a northern Indiana shopping mall that police said followed an argument has surrendered to authorities.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s public pension funds for state and local government employees, including teachers, has apparently weathered the financial markets’ volatility during the coronavirus pandemic, new data from the state show.
INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis couple has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Child Services alleging the agency removed their two young children from their home under false pretenses, causing them to stay in foster care for months.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana health leaders say the wearing of face masks will be as important as ever to stem the coronavirus spread, even as most of the statewide restrictions imposed by the governor are lifted as of Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS — A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction allowing voters and candidates who experience roadblocks at the polls on Election Day to petition the local court to extend voting hours.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Most of Indiana’s coronavirus restrictions on businesses and crowd sizes will be lifted this weekend, but people will still be required to wear masks in public for another three weeks, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Wednesday
INDIANAPOLIS — With the rate of positive COVID-19 cases slowing, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday that the state will move to Stage 5 of the reopening plan first unveiled in the early days of the pandemic.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Indiana had 21 work-related deaths on farms deaths last year, the fewest number of documented cases since 2013, Purdue University announced Tuesday.
About this time last year, Penny Stevens was meeting with residents and city workers as she campaigned to become mayor of Alexandria.
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — At least one person was wounded when a shooting broke out as demonstrators marched from Milwaukee to Washington, D.C., in response to the police killing of George Floyd, police said.
INDIANAPOLIS — Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities account for more than 40% of COVID-19 deaths nationwide, though testing gaps and flawed record-keeping obscure the true spread of the virus.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana will have a statewide face mask mandate starting next week, joining many other states in the attempt to slow the coronavirus spread, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Wednesday.
At Indiana State University, as at other Hoosier colleges and universities, faculty have wide-ranging opinions about the return to campus and face-to-face classes this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
BUNKER HILL – Two U.S. representatives are asking that Grissom Air Reserve Base be considered as the new headquarters of the U.S. Space Command in a move that, if approved, could bring around 1,400 new jobs to the military installation.
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TOPEKA [mdash] Darlene Mae (Mehl) Sprunger, 85, of Topeka, Indiana, formerly of The Villages, Florida, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at 2:25 a.m. at Miller's Merry Manor in LaGrange, Indiana. She was born Oct. 26, 1934, the daughter of Darlo J. and DonnaBelle (Haller) Mehl. On July 4, 1…
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